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Pictures of the Week: January 3 – January 10

From the polar vortex freezing over much of North America and the crisis escalating in South Sudan to a massive volcano erupting in Indonesia and the welcoming of newborn pandas in Washington and Taipei, TIME presents the best pictures of the week.

From the polar vortex freezing over much of North America and the crisis escalating in South Sudan to a massive volcano erupting in Indonesia and the welcoming of newborn pandas in Washington and Taipei, TIME presents the best pictures of the week.

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