Here's your look at highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you should see.
This week's gallery includes hospitality staff members reacting after posing for a selfie during the opening session of China’s National People’s Congress; entertainer Mary J. Blige performing at the Oscars; a swimmer taking part in the Big Neva Cup of Ice Swimming in St. Petersburg, Russia; women marking International Women’s Day in Bangladesh and Madrid; Oakland Athletics' Marcus Semien being tagged out by Los Angeles Angels second baseman Ian Kinsler while trying to steal during a baseball game and features from around the globe.
This gallery contains photos from the week of March 3 - March 9, 2018.
90th Academy Awards
Mary. J Blige performs "Mighty River" from "Mudbound" at the Oscars on Sunday, March 4, 2018, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
Russia Ice Swimming
An open water swimmer takes part in an event in the the Neva river during the Big Neva Cup of Ice Swimming in St.Petersburg, Russia, Sunday, March 4, 2018. About 150 open water swimmers from twelve countries took part in the swimming competition in the ice water while temperatures dropped to -10C (14 °F). (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky)
Men try to shovel a vehicle out of a snowbank along Route 23 during a snowstorm, Wednesday, March 7, 2018, in Wayne, N.J. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
Spain International Women's Day
People, mostly women, shout slogans during a protest at the Sol square during the International Women's Day in Madrid, Thursday, March 8, 2018. Spanish women are marking International Women's Day with the first-ever full day strike and dozens of protests across the country against wage gap and gender violence. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
India Tibet Uprising Day
Indian para-military force soldiers push exiled Tibetan activists into a police bus during a protest outside the Chinese Embassy, in New Delhi, India, Friday, March 9, 2018. The protest was to mark the 59th anniversary of the March 10, 1959, Tibetan Uprising Day, against the Chinese rule, which was brutally quelled by Chinese army forcing the spiritual leader the Dalai Lama and thousands of Tibetans to come into exile. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup)
Bangladesh International Women's Day
Masked Bangladeshi women attend an International Women's Day rally in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Thursday, March 8, 2018. Marches and demonstrations in Asia are kicking off rallies around the world to mark International Women's Day. (AP Photo/ A.M. Ahad)
Hospitality staff members react after posing for a selfie during the opening session of China's National People's Congress (NPC) at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, Monday, March 5, 2018. China's government pledged Monday to deliver robust growth, pursue advanced technology and boost military spending while urging the public to embrace President Xi Jinping's rule as its ceremonial legislature prepared for changes to allow him to stay in power indefinitely. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
Argentina Abortion Bill
A pro-abortion activist with a Venus symbol painted on her face listens to a speech outside of Congress after the presentation of an abortion bill in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Tuesday, March 6, 2018. Under heavy pressure by women's groups that have taken to the streets in large numbers in recent years, over 70 legislators presented an abortion bill that will be first be discussed in several committees of the lower chamber. (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano)
Afghanistan Daily Life
An Afghan boy jumps off the turret of a Soviet tank on a hilltop on the the outskirts of Kabul, Sunday, March, 4, 2018. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)
Spain Daily Life
Winter trees are reflected in the Arga River as a rower practices during a winter evening, in Pamplona, northern Spain, Tuesday, March 6, 2018. (AP Photo / Alvaro Barrientos)
New Hampshire Daily Life
Clouds fill Tuckerman Ravine below Peter Arthur as he makes the final push to the summit of 6,288-foot Mount Washington, Tuesday, March 6, 2018, near Pinkham Notch, N.H. "I saw the weather forecast and knew I had to take the day off from work," said Arthur, who drove 6.5 hours through the night from his home in Remsen, N.Y. A second nor'easter in as many weeks is expected to hit New England on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)
Angels Athletics Spring Baseball
Oakland Athletics' Marcus Semien, right, is tagged out by Los Angeles Angels second baseman Ian Kinsler while trying to steal during the first inning of a spring baseball game in Mesa, Ariz., Thursday, March 8, 2018. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
Germany Turkey Protest
A man waves a flag with Kurdish symbols as he attends a demonstration of some thousand protestors against the Turkish offensive targeting Kurds in Afrin, northern Syria, in Berlin, Germany, Saturday, March 3, 2018. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
This gallery was produced by Courtney Dittmar and Donald King in New York.