Throughout the day, Associated Press photo editors comb through and designate a selection of the most newsworthy and visually breathtaking images as APTOPIX.
Today, we feature a selection of APTOPIX photos from the past few weeks.
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A person looks at the Piton de la Fournaise volcano in eruption, Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015, in the French Indian Ocean island of La Reunion. This is the second eruption in the past year at Piton de la Fournaise after 3-years of quiet. (AP Photo/Fabrice Wislez)
A reveler performs during the Banda de Ipanema carnival parade in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015. Rio’s over-the-top Carnival is the highlight of the year for many local residents. Hundreds of thousands of merrymakers are beginning to take to the streets in open-air “blocos” parties. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)
A baby is held at the window of a bus with people waiting to leave the town of Debaltseve, eastern Ukraine, Friday, Feb. 6, 2015. At left is a sign reading Slovyansk. Pro-Russia rebels and the Ukrainian authorities agreed Friday on a humanitarian corridor to evacuate civilians from the epicenter of fighting in eastern Ukraine as German and French leaders prepared to bring their peace plan to Moscow. (AP Photo/Evgeniy Maloletka)
India’s opposition Congress party supporters wait to enter the rally ground as policemen wait beside security gates during an election campaign rally ahead of Delhi state election in New Delhi, India, Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2015. Delhi goes to the polls on Feb. 7. (AP Photo/Tsering Topgyal)
Pavel Krotov, of Russia, trains for the men’s freestyle World Cup aerials, Friday, Jan. 30, 2015, in Lake Placid, N.Y. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)
Flowers lie on a concrete slab of the Holocaust Memorial to mark the International Holocaust Remembrance Day and commemorating the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi Auschwitz death camp in Berlin, Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
Supporters of Greece’s extreme right party Golden Dawn hold flares during a rally to commemorate a 1996 incident which cost the lives of three Greek navy officers and brought Greece and Turkey to the brink of war, in Athens on Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015. The extreme right, anti-immigrant Golden Dawn party, which has Nazi roots, appears headed for a third-place finish in last Sunday’s election. Its showing comes despite the fact that the party’s leader and most of its lawmakers are behind bars, facing charges of participating in a “criminal organization” accused of murders, brutal attacks on migrants and others, extortion and arson. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
Actress Amy Poehler, center, is kissed by Jason Hellerstein, left, and Sam Clark, who are dressed in drag, as she rides in a convertible through Harvard Square in Cambridge, Mass., Thursday Jan. 29, 2015. Poehler was honored as “Woman of the Year” by the Hasty Pudding Theatricals at Harvard University. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
Nashville Predators forward Mike Fisher (12) scores a goal against Toronto Maple Leafs goalie Jonathan Bernier (45) in the third period of an NHL hockey game, Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015, in Nashville, Tenn. Also defending for the Maple Leafs are Jake Gardiner (51) and James van Riemsdyk (21). (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
A couple walk through the snow at Stormont, Belfast, Northern Ireland, Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015. Heavy snow falls swept across many parts of the United Kingdom and Ireland closing hundreds of schools and causing widespread traffic woes for motorists. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo arrives to the site of a collision between a train and vehicle in Valhalla, N.Y., Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015. A packed commuter train slammed into a sport utility vehicle on the tracks and the front of the train and the vehicle burst into flames, authorities said. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
A pelican sits in the sun at Miami’s Pelican Harbor Seabird Station, Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015. Teresa Sepetuac, rehabilitation manager, reports 75 percent of the seabirds treated at the station were damaged by fishing line and hooks. The station uses almost 40,000 pounds of fish a year. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter)
Supporters of Aam Aadmi Party, or Common Man Party, cheer during an election rally addressed by their leader Arvind Kejriwal in New Delhi, India, Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015. Delhi will go to the polls on Feb. 7. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)
Edward Mercer, a nonnative wildlife technician with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, holds a Burmese python, Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015, in Miami. The invasive Burmese python has proliferated in the Everglades, and officials are now working to keep another species, the Northern African python, from slithering into the same territory. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
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