A look at the best news photos from around the world.
Members of the press face the blowing snow caused by Marine One as it landed on the South Lawn before picking up U.S. President Barack Obama at the White House in Washington, Jan. 7, 2015. Obama is departing for a two-day trip to Michigan and Arizona.
People walk past the ice covered Josephine Shaw Lowell Memorial Fountain, in frigid temperatures in Bryant Park in the Manhattan borough of New York City. Schools in Chicago, Boston and other large cities closed on Thursday as sub-zero temperatures and bitter winds gripped central and eastern U.S. for a third day and meteorologists warned there was little relief in sight.
Pope Francis greets Angelina Jolie in the Apostolic Palace at the Vatican after screening her film Unbroken to some Vatican officials and ambassadors.
French riot officers patrol in Longpont, north of Paris. Police hunted down the two heavily armed brothers suspected in the massacre to make sure they don't strike again.