This Week in Pictures: Feb. 6-12
Bernie Sanders won the New Hampshire Democratic primary this week, dealing an anticipated blow to Hillary Clinton as she tries to regain her footing. On the Republican side, Donald Trump easily defeated Ted Cruz, who was hoping to maintain the momentum he’d gained from winning the Iowa caucuses the week before.
The Chinese New Year and Carnival in Brazil kicked off this week in a flurry of festivities celebrated both near and far.
In Taiwan, a massive earthquake toppled buildings and left rescuers searching the rubble for survivors. In Mexico, more than 50 people were killed when a riot broke out in a prison. And in Germany, two trains collided head-on killing at least nine and injuring dozens more.