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The week in pictures: December 31 - January 5

Viola Davis earns a star, Mariah Carey performs on New Year's Eve, and more
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    Turkish commandos, who play active role in fighting against terrorist organization PK|Getty Images

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    Mariah Carey performs during Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve at Times Square on D|Getty Images

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    Cuco Martina of Southampton clears the ball during the Premier League match between S|Getty Images

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    Head coach Dabo Swinney of the Clemson Tigers is doused with Gatorade during the seco|Getty Images

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    A reveler jumps a wave, a New Year's tradition in Brazil meant to bring good luck in |Getty Images

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    Fireworks light up the London skyline and Big Ben just after midnight on January 1, 2|Getty Images

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    Fireworks illuminate the city's skyline during BOCHK Hong Kong New Year countdown cel|Getty Images

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    Thai People hold up a picture late King Bhumibol Adulyadej light candles as they pray|Getty Images

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    Fireworks illuminate the city's skyline during New Year's Eve celebrations of 2017 on|Getty Images

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    Orel De La Mota, 27, and Alexa Lowery, 25, kiss in celebration of New Year's eve in T|Getty Images

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    Relatives and friends mourn at a coffin during the funeral of Ayhan Arik, one of the|Getty Images

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    A man gestures in front of the remains of a house destroyed by a fire in Valparaiso, |Getty Images

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    The Iconic Hollywood Sign Gets Changed To Read "Hollyweed" on January 1, 2017 in Holl|Getty Images

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    A horse shaped kite named Goldey takes to the sky as enthusiasts from the Northern |Getty Images

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    Pharrell Williams and Helen Lasichanh arrive at the 28th Annual Palm Springs Internat|Getty Images

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    Janelle Monae attends the 28th Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival Film A|Getty Images

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    Wide receiver Darreus Rogers #1 of the USC Trojans celebrates after defeating the Pe|Getty Images

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    Ryoyu Kobayashi of Japan soars through the air during his second trial jump of the Fo|Getty Images

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    A three-day young giraffe baby is cleaned by its mother in the 'Giraffe House' at Z|Getty Images

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    The relatives of Lebanese victim Elias Wardini, who was killed in an attack on the Re|Getty Images

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    Serena Williams of USA celebrates winning her match against Pauline Parmentier of Fra|Getty Images

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    Oprah Winfrey enters "The Late Show With Stephen Colbert" taping at the Ed Sullivan T|Getty Images

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    Illegal immigrants stand next to a body after their boat washed ashore in the Andalu|Getty Images

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    Youths play a traditional pillow fight game on a bamboo pole during festivities marki|Getty Images

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    Members of the New York City Fire Department carry an injured person away at the scen|Getty Images

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    Domen Prevc of Slovenia soars through the air during his first competition jump on Da|Getty Images

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    An attendee participates in a virtual reality presentation during an Intel press even|Getty Images

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    Buddhist devotees participate in a special religious prayer attended by Tibetan spiri|Getty Images

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    Kim Leyland and Hannah Kippax enjoy the sunrise at Loch Lomond on January 5, 2017 in |Getty Images

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    Viola Davis Honored With Star On The Hollywood Walk Of Fame on January 5, 2017 in Hol|Getty Images

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    Actors perform a special preview of "Confucius" at David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln C|Getty Images

A look back at 32 photos from December 31 through December 5 that shaped the week in news.


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