This week ushered in major moments from the Oscars, the royal family, and the fashion world. In the States, Michelle Obama got kids moving, while Jennifer Lawrence wrapped up her reign as the award-season darling with a win for best actress. Meanwhile, Prince Harry visited orphans in Lesotho, style icons flocked to France for Paris Fashion Week, and Pope Benedict XVI gave his final farewell. See all that and more with the week in pictures!
This week, love took over with heart-inspired fashions, giant flower arrangements, and wedding looks on the runway. Across the pond, the Duchess of Cambridge spoke with children at a women's treatment center while famous faces appeared at the Brit Awards in London. Meanwhile, Oscar Pistorius made headlines after being charged with murder on Valentine's Day. Catch up on all that news and more with the week in pictures!
This week started with the very rainy BAFTAs in London, a rockin' Grammy Awards in LA, and lively Mardi Gras celebrations. The fun continued with plenty of romantic Valentine's Day events and stylish soirees for Fashion Weeks in New York and London. There was dancing, cat-walking, kissing, and laughing this week from world leaders, politicians, celebrities, and everything in between. See highlights from around the globe with our weekly roundup of the best pictures of the past seven days!
It was a rouge-filled week of festivities ahead of Valentine's Day, the Chinese New Year, and New York Fashion Week. It may have been a chilly seven days, but hearts were warmed with the sight of adorable Girl Scouts, the first couple attending a prayer service, and women around the world taking part in cultural events. See what you may have missed with our roundup of the most news-worthy pictures of the week!
This week, some of the most high-profile women in politics and Hollywood made headlines. After the inauguration lip-syncing controversy, Beyoncé decided to show off her pipes at the Super Bowl press conference. Meanwhile, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton gave her final address, and across the pond, women enjoyed a pop-up beach in wintry conditions. Check out all that and more with the week in pictures!
This week America celebrated Barack Obama's second term and grieved the fact that Beyoncé lip-synced the national anthem, albeit beautifully, at the inauguration. Over in Europe, Prince Harry returned from Afghanistan, and Paris witnessed Haute Couture Fashion Week. See all that and more in the week in pictures!
The week started off with a glam bang thanks to the Golden Globe Awards, where we laughed along with hosts Tina Fey and Amy Poehler and cheered on Girls creator Lena Dunham as she won two Globes for her show. It also had some heavier moments, as President Barack Obama signed new gun laws after the Newtown, CT, massacre, and Oprah interviewed Lance Armstrong about his doping scandal. There were religious ceremonies, a no-pants subway ride, and princess sister bonding across the pond, as well. See all that you might have missed these past seven days with our week in pictures!
With a string of premieres and awards shows, it's been quite the busy week in Hollywood! Ryan Gosling hit the red carpet with his mom for the premiere of Gangster Squad, the industry's finest attended the People's Choice Awards and the Critics' Choice Awards, and HBO held an event for the season-two premiere of Girls. In London, Kate Middleton's official portrait was unveiled for public viewing, and a new installation lit up one of England's historic abbeys. Meanwhile in LA, PETA launched a new campaign featuring "sexy lettuce ladies," and The Bachelor star Sean Lowe showed off his abs — again — for the audience's viewing pleasure. See all that and more with the week in pictures!
Happy 2013! This week, the world welcomed the new year with fireworks, confetti, and midnight kisses — and while some people braved chilly waters for festive New Year's Day swims, Australians soaked up the sun during days of record heat. Back in the US, the Obamas celebrated the start of January with a trip to Hawaii, while New York women took part in the International Debutante Ball. See banned books, unique weddings, and more by checking out the week in the pictures!
Today's kids might look back on this time in 20 years and feel nostalgic, just like many of us do for the '90s. When they think about 2012, a batch of iconic photos from the year will help define it. These photos include Olympian McKayla Maroney's medal-worthy stink eye that launched an Internet meme, floating taxis following superstorm Sandy, the Obamas on the campaign trail, and, of course, lots of shots of the world's favorite young and in-love royal couple, Prince William and Kate Middleton. While it's still recent history, look back at some of the best pictures of the past year.