The most compelling photos from the week's news, January 9-15, 2016, including terror attacks and the Golden Globe Awards.
A murmuration of starlings performing their traditional dance before landing to sleep near the southern Israeli village of Tidhar, in the northern Negev desert, on January 14, 2016.
By CBSNews.com Senior Photo Editor Radhika Chalasani
Haiti - Political rally
A man puts a snake on his head as supporters of presidential candidate Jovenel Moise of PHTK political party attend a rally in support of the candidate in the commune of Petion Ville, Port-au-Prince, on January 8, 2016, during the first rally of Jovenel Moise as he campaigns for the second round of the presidential elections.
Haiti's presidential election will go to a runoff on January 24, between ruling party candidate Jovenel Moise and Jude Celestin.
Golden Globes - Leonardo DiCaprio
Leonardo DiCaprio holds his award for Best Actor, Motion Picture, Drama, for "The Revenant", at the 73rd Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, January 10, 2016.
"The Revenant," about a frontiersman's bitter struggle to survive in the wilderness, took home the award for Best Motion Picture Drama.
The film leads this year's Academy Award race with 12 nominations, including Best Picture.
Washington - Jumpsuit protest
Protesters in orange jumpsuits from Amnesty International USA and other organizations rally outside the White House to demand the closure of the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay, in Washington, January 11, 2016.
London - David Bowie memorial
A woman wearing Ziggy Stardust style make-up mourns as she visits a mural of David Bowie in Brixton, south London, January 11, 2016.
David Bowie, a music legend who used daringly androgynous displays of sexuality and glittering costumes to frame legendary rock hits "Ziggy Stardust" and "Space Oddity," died of cancer just after his 69th birthday, January 10, 2016.
Aung San Suu Kyi
Myanmar military members attend the opening ceremony of Union Peace Conference in MICC 2 at NayPyiDaw on January 12, 2016.
Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi was to address ethnic armed groups, organizers of a fresh round of peace talks said, after she outlined peace as a priority for her government when it takes power in March.
Istanbul terror attack
Flowers and candles form part of a makeshift memorial at the site of the January 12, 2016 terror attack in tribute to the victims in the Istanbul's tourist hub of Sultanahmet on January 13.
Turkey said on January 13 it had arrested a total of five suspects over a deadly suicide bombing carried out by an Islamic State (IS) jihadist that killed 10 German tourists in the historic center of Istanbul.
Tuskeegee Airman's funeral
U.S. Army Cpt. Craig Morin, left, presents an American flag to Nancy Leftenant-Colon during a memorial service for her brother, Tuskegee Airmen, 2nd Lt. Samuel G. Leftenant, Thursday, January 14, 2016, at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va.
While escorting bombers to Sankt Viet, Austria, Leftenant's P-51 was involved in a midair collision causing him to bailout of his damaged aircraft. He was reported "Missing-In-Action" on April 12, 1945 and declared dead in 1946, since he was never found.
Taiwan - Presidential election
Supporters of Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) presidential candidate Tsai Ing-wen attend an election rally in New Taipei City on January 15, 2016, ahead of the January 16 pivotal election.
Artist Ai Weiwei
Dissident Chinese artist Ai Weiwei is seen with Lego bricks on his face in this undated image taken from his Instagram account and provided by Ai Weiwei Studio, January 14, 2016.
Ai published photos of himself with Lego hanging off his mustache and beard on Wednesday, celebrating the toymaker's decision to back down on rules that blocked his bulk order of bricks.
Manila - Black Nazarene
Devotees climb on a carriage to reach the image of the Black Nazarene during the annual procession in Manila, January 9, 2016.
Charlie Hebdo anniversary
People gather at Place de la Republique square to pay tribute to the victims of last year's shooting at the French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo in Paris, January 10, 2016.
France commemorated the victims of last year's Islamist militant attacks on satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo and a Jewish supermarket with eulogies, memorial plaques and another cartoon lampooning religion.
Ukraine - Funeral
People take part in a funeral ceremony for Oleksandr Ilnytsky, a member of Police special battalion "Myrotvorets" (Peacemaker), who was killed in the fighting in eastern Ukraine, at Independence Square in central Kiev, January 11, 2016.
California - Powerball
7-Eleven store clerk M. Faroqui celebrates after selling a winning Powerball ticket in Chino Hills, California, January 13, 2016.
A winning ticket was sold there for the massive $1.59 billion Powerball lottery on Wednesday, officials said after drawing the winning numbers for the world's largest potential jackpot for a single player.
London - Millennium footbridge
City workers walk towards St Paul's Cathedral as they cross the Millennium footbridge during sunrise in central London, January 14, 2016.
Canada - Codemakers
A group of junior codemakers look through apparatus while taking a 3-D tour of parliament with Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau during the unveiling of Google's new Canadian engineering headquarters in Kitchener-Waterloo, Ontario, January 14, 2016.
New Hampsire - Bernie Sanders
A light reflects off the watch face of Democratic presidential candidate and Senator Bernie Sanders as he speaks during a campaign town hall meeting in Hanover, New Hampshire, January 14, 2016.
Austria - "No Pants Subway Ride"
People take part in the "No Pants Subway Ride" in Vienna, January 10, 2016.
The 'No Pants Subway Ride' is an annual event that has become a global celebration of bare thighs.
Iran - U.S. sailors detained
A photo released by Iran's Revolutionary Guards website shows American sailors sitting in an undisclosed location in Iran after 10 sailors aboard two U.S. Navy riverine patrol boats drifted into Iranian waters on January 12, 2016 and were detained.
All ten sailors were freed on Jan. 13.
Garissa University College reopens
Chairs are seen through a broken window at the Garissa University College as students return to the campus in Kenya's northeast town of Garissa, January 11, 2016.
The campus reopened nine months after an attack by Somalia-based al-Qaeda linked al-Shabaab Islamist militants.
Argentina - Dakar Rally
Antoine Meo (top) of France rides his KTM ahead of Juan Pedrero Garcia (C) of Spain on his Sherco TVS and Adrien Van Beveren of France on his Yamaha during the ninth stage of the Dakar Rally 2016 near Belen, Argentina, January 12, 2016.
Injured Iraqi child
An injured Iraqi boy, who fled hunger and jihadist rule in the Iraqi city of Hawijah with his family, receives assistance from Iraqi security forces in the area of Al-Fatha north of Salaheddin province on January 9, 2015.
Hundreds of families are fleeing Hawijah, around 220 kilometres (140 miles) north of Baghdad, which is one of the Islamic State (IS) jihadists' strongholds but the noose is tightening around it, with Kurdish peshmerga forces holding positions north and east, and federal forces as well as tribal fighters inching closer from the south and west.
Sumatra - Banana tree
Vehicles move past a banana tree in the midst of Kolonel H Barlian street in Palembang, South Sumatra province in Indonesia, January 11, 2016.
The tree was placed by a resident to cover a hole that had been causing accidents, local media reported.
DMZ - Fishing for trout
People fish for trout through holes in a frozen river in Hwacheon, south of the demilitarized zone (DMZ) separating the two Koreas, January 9, 2016.
Jakarta - Terror attack
Police officers react near the site of a blast in Jakarta, January 14, 2016. Several explosions went off and gunfire broke out in the center of the Indonesian capital on Thursday.
Indonesian security forces arrested three suspected terrorists linked to the attack that included bombs and bullets, which killed two and wounded 26 people. The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) claimed responsibility for the attack.
Women's World Player of the Year
Houston Dash's Carli Lloyd reacts after receiving the Women's World Player of the Year award next to FIFA's acting President Issa Hayatou during the FIFA Ballon d'Or 2015 ceremony in Zurich, January 11, 2016.
The Netherlands - Beached whales
Dead sperm whales are seen on a beach on Texel Island, The Netherlands, January 13, 2016.
Five sperm whales that beached on the Dutch lsland of Texel on Tuesday died overnight, Dutch media reported.
Sate of the Union - President Obama
President Barack Obama is greeted on the House floor on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, January 12, 2016, after giving his final State of the Union address before a joint session of Congress.
Leaving besieged Syrian town
A woman and child walk on the outskirts of the besieged rebel-held Syrian town of Madaya on January 11, 2016, after being evacuated from the town.
Dozens of aid trucks headed to Madaya, where more than two dozen people are reported to have starved to death, after an outpouring of international concern and condemnation over the dire conditions in the town. Some 42,000 people are living under a government siege.
Russia - Emergencies training
Members of the Russian Emergencies Ministry take part in a training session, part of the preparation for Russian Orthodox Epiphany celebrations, on the suburbs of Moscow, January 13, 2016.
Orthodox believers will mark Epiphany on January 19 by immersing themselves in icy waters regardless of the weather.
Gaza Strip - Mourning
A relative of Palestinian militant Mussa Zeater, who was killed in an attack by an Israeli aircraft, mourns during his funeral in the northern Gaza Strip January 13, 2016.
The Israeli aircraft attacked a group of Palestinians in the Gaza Strip on Wednesday who the military said planned to detonate a bomb at the border with Israel, and a Palestinian militant faction said one of its men was killed.
India - Hindu pilgrims
Hindu pilgrims walk after taking a dip at the confluence of the river Ganges and the Bay of Bengal, ahead of the "Makar Sankranti" festival at Sagar Island, south of Kolkata, India, January 13, 2016.
Pilgrims are making their annual trip to Sagar Island for the one-day festival of "Makar Sankranti" on January 15.
Israel - Worshipper
A Jewish worshipper prays at the gravesite of Rabbi Yisrael Abuhatzeira, a Moroccan-born sage and Kabbalist also known as the Baba Sali, during an annual pilgrimage held on the anniversary of his death in the southern Israeli town of Netivot, January 13, 2016.
Syria - Air strike
A boy inspects damage January 12, 2016 inside his school in Injara town, Aleppo, Syria.
Bombs dropped by suspected Russian warplanes killed at least 12 Syrian schoolchildren on January 11 when they hit a classroom in a rebel-held town in Aleppo province, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported.
Venezuela - Political dispute
Deputies of the Venezuelan coalition of opposition parties (MUD) Romel Guzamana (L), Julio Ygarza (2nd R), Nirma Guarulla (R), and the governor of the Amazonas state Liborio Guarulla (2nd L) attend to a meeting at the Supreme Court in Caracas January 13, 2016.
The three Venezuelan opposition lawmakers were giving up their seats on Wednesday to unblock a power dispute between President Nicolas Maduro's government and the newly opposition-led National Assembly.