Photos of the Day for Friday, Jan. 23, 2015

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Ashley Maggard, right, embraces her husband, U.S. Army 1st Lt. Kyle Maggard, after he returned from Liberia to help with the U.S. response to the Ebola outbreak, Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015, at the Fort Carson Special Events Center in Colorado Springs, Colo. (AP Photo/The Gazette, Michael Ciaglo)

A look at some of the stories happening around the U.S. and world in photos.


Junko Ishido, mother of Japanese journalist Keni Goto taken hostage by Islamic State, speaks during a press conference in Tokyo, Friday, Jan. 23, 2015. Goto’s mother said her son went to Syria to try to secure a friend’s release, corroborating comments by others who said he was trying to rescue Yukawa, who was taken hostage earlier. The deadline for paying ransom for two Japanese hostages held by the Islamic State group was fast approaching early Friday with no signs of a breakthrough. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)

Mourners gather around the grave of Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah at the Al-Oud cemetery in Riyadh on January 23, 2015 following his death in the early hours of the morning. MOHAMMED MASHHUR/AFP/Getty Images

Anti-abortion demonstrators march past the Supreme Court in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015, during the annual March for Life. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

President Barack Obama talks with Akira Cooper during a visit to a classroom at the Community Children’s Center, one of the country’s oldest Head Start providers, in Lawrence, Kansas, January 22, 2015. SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images

President Barack Obama greets people after speaking at the University of Kansas Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015, in Lawrence, Kansas. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Del. Scott A. Sourvell, D-Fairfax, center, and Del. James E. Edmunds II, R-Halifax, right, photograph Douglas B. Chadwick as he checks the focus of his 1920 Cirkut panoramic camera, before taking a class picture of the Virginia House of Delegates at the State Capitol, Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015, in Richmond, Va. (AP Photo/Richmond Times-Dispatch, Bob Brown) ORG XMIT: VARIT106

An Indian school child, dressed as Mahatma Gandhi, gestures during a rally on the birth anniversary of Indian nationalist, Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose at Agartala, the capital of northeastern state of Tripura on January 23, 2015. ARINDAM DEY/AFP/Getty Images

Indian Army soldiers march in formation down Rajpath during the full Republic Day Dress rehearsal in New Delhi on January 23, 2015. India celebrates Republic Day on January 26 with US President Barack Obama, accompanied by his wife Michelle Obama, as chief guest. PRAKASH SINGH/AFP/Getty Images

Head of the leftist Syriza party Alexis Tsipras waves to his supporters during a party election rally in central Athens on January 22, 2015, ahead of Greece’s general election on January 25. ORESTIS PANAGIOTOU/AFP/Getty Images

A Palestinian boy climbs a big stone wall on January 23, 2015 that was painted by local artists at the sea port in Gaza City in an attempt to bring more vibrant colours to the city.MOHAMMED ABED/AFP/Getty Images

Afghan men and children reach out for food donated by a charity in Mazar-i-sharif on January 22, 2015. FARSHAD USYAN/AFP/Getty Images

Kaden Martel, right, of Flint, Mich., points out fish at SEA LIFE Michigan Aquarium during a press preview tour, Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015, at Great Lakes Crossing Outlets in Auburn Hills, Mich. The public grand opening is scheduled for Jan. 29. (AP Photo/The Flint, Jake May)

A bank robbery suspect wearing a motorcycle helmet lies handcuffed on the ground as a bomb squad robot searches his vest, Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015, in Salt Lake City. According to authorities, officers were struggling with the man as they tried to arrest him on suspicion of robbing a nearby bank when they noticed he was wearing a vest with wires. (AP Photo/The Salt Lake Tribune, Scott Sommerdorf)

A flamingo hides its head in its feathers on a cold Friday, Jan. 23, 2015 at the zoo in Cologne, Germany. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)

A model wears a creation by German designer Boris Bidjan Saberi during his men’s fall-winter 2015/2016 fashion collection presented in Paris, France, Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)

Yulia Kozyreva, a circus artist, performs with a lion during a show in Ukraine’s National Circus in Kiev, Ukraine, Thursday Jan. 22, 2015. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)

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