12 December 2014

10 Things to See: A week of top AP photos

A man carries an umbrella as he crosses Montgomery Street in San Francisco, Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014. The San Francisco Bay Area reached or exceeded normal annual rainfall totals for the first time in years.
A man carries an umbrella as he crosses Montgomery Street in San Francisco, Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014. The San Francisco Bay Area reached or exceeded normal annual rainfall totals for the first time in years.  

Members of the glaciology unit of Peru's national water authority walk on the Pastoruri glacier in Huaraz, Peru, Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014. The glaciology unit is studying the measurement of ice thickness.
Members of the glaciology unit of Peru's national water authority walk on the Pastoruri glacier in Huaraz, Peru, Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014. The glaciology unit is studying the measurement of ice thickness.  
Farmer Agustin Gomez Perez, 21, runs engulfed in flames after he was lit on fire as a form of protest outside the Chiapas state legislature in Tuxtla Gutierrez, Mexico, Friday, Dec. 5, 2014. Perez was demanding the release of his father, indigenous leader Florentino Gomez Giron, who was arrested last year on charges stemming from a series of demonstrations in 2011 that turned violent. Agustin was taken to a hospital, and his stepmother, Araceli Diaz, said he was “serious but stable” condition with second- and third-degree burns.
Farmer Agustin Gomez Perez, 21, runs engulfed in flames after he was lit on fire as a form of protest outside the Chiapas state legislature in Tuxtla Gutierrez, Mexico, Friday, Dec. 5, 2014. Perez was demanding the release of his father, indigenous leader Florentino Gomez Giron, who was arrested last year on charges stemming from a series of demonstrations in 2011 that turned violent. Agustin was taken to a hospital, and his stepmother, Araceli Diaz, said he was “serious but stable” condition with second- and third-degree burns.  
A boy walks on a deck, set in Dojran Lake, in southeastern Macedonia, Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014.
A boy walks on a deck, set in Dojran Lake, in southeastern Macedonia, Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014.  
Audience members applaud at the end of "Fidelio" at the Milan La Scala opera theater, Italy, Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014.
Audience members applaud at the end of "Fidelio" at the Milan La Scala opera theater, Italy, Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014.  
In this Nov. 23, 2014, photo, a child grabs food from a woman in the Guinean village of Meliandou, some 400 miles (600 kms) south-east of Conakry, Guinea, believed to be Ebola's ground zero.
In this Nov. 23, 2014, photo, a child grabs food from a woman in the Guinean village of Meliandou, some 400 miles (600 kms) south-east of Conakry, Guinea, believed to be Ebola's ground zero.   
Protesters rallying against a grand jury's decision not to indict the police officer involved in the death of Eric Garner stage a "die-in" at the Apple Store on Fifth Avenue, Friday, Dec. 5, 2014, in New York.
Protesters rallying against a grand jury's decision not to indict the police officer involved in the death of Eric Garner stage a "die-in" at the Apple Store on Fifth Avenue, Friday, Dec. 5, 2014, in New York.  
Barricades are set up by pro-democracy protester on a main road at the occupied area outside government headquarters in Hong Kong Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014.
Barricades are set up by pro-democracy protester on a main road at the occupied area outside government headquarters in Hong Kong Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014.  
Birds fly past as a man rows his boat in River Yamuna in the morning in New Delhi, India, Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014. Clogged with garbage, sewage and industrial runoff, the Yamuna, which is one of India’s major rivers, is also one of the most polluted.
Birds fly past as a man rows his boat in River Yamuna in the morning in New Delhi, India, Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014. Clogged with garbage, sewage and industrial runoff, the Yamuna, which is one of India’s major rivers, is also one of the most polluted.  
Arkansas's Michael Qualls, top, tumbles into Clemson's Sidy Djitte (50) while shooting a basket during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014, in Clemson, S.C.
Arkansas's Michael Qualls, top, tumbles into Clemson's Sidy Djitte (50) while shooting a basket during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014, in Clemson, S.C.  
A horse and driver take a lap on a snowy morning during training on the harness track at Saratoga Casino and Raceway on Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014, in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. Residents in a wide swath of upstate New York are digging out from under up to 2 feet of snow dumped by a lingering nor'easter.
A horse and driver take a lap on a snowy morning during training on the harness track at Saratoga Casino and Raceway on Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014, in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. Residents in a wide swath of upstate New York are digging out from under up to 2 feet of snow dumped by a lingering nor'easter.

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