Britain's Kristan Bromley competes in the men's skeleton race while a brass band entertains the crowd during the FIBT Bobsleigh and Skeleton World Cup competition in Altenberg, Germany. Click through for a look at more of the week's most remarkable images from around the world.
THE WEEK'S AUDIOPHILE PODCASTS: LISTEN SMARTER
- How academia's liberal bias is killing social science
- Why Pakistan won't hunt down the terrorists within its borders
- Pope Francis' American problem
- A brief history of the Christmas present
- 10 things you need to know today: December 20, 2014
- 43 TV shows to watch in 2014
- The week's best photojournalism
- How to be the most productive person in your office — and still get home by 5:30 p.m.
- 4 things NASA can teach you about a good night's sleep
- Sorry, GOP, tax cuts don't pay for themselves
Subscribe to the Week