A look at the best news photos from around the world.
Ryan Stassel from the U.S. competes in the men's snowboard slopestyle event at the Freestyle Ski and Snowboard World Championships in Kreischberg, Austria.
Former U.S. Vice President Al Gore attends a session of the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland.
An attendant of a patient suspected of swine flu virus rests on the ground in the premises of the Gandhi Hospital in Hyderabad, India. According to local reports, nine people died of the flu at the state-run hospital.
A seal pup climbs on the top of a pile of sleeping mothers and pups looking for a place to sleep along the rocky shoreline in La Jolla, California, Jan. 20, 2015.