Pictures of the Week: January 18 – January 25

Brooks Kraft—Corbis for TIME
Brooks Kraft—Corbis for TIME
Jan. 21, 2013. U.S. President Barack Obama places his hand on two bibles, held by first lady Michelle Obama, as he recites the oath of office during swearing-in ceremonies in Washington.

From the French intervention in Mali and the Obama daughters enjoying the Inauguration to the surreal, icy aftermath of a fire in Chicago and a headless princess in London, TIME presents the best images of the week.

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