Top photos and video of the day: Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014

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When they said “potluck” dinner, one teacher allegedly put the emphasis on pot.

When you accidentally park too far from the gas pump, you move your car. But in Russia, they just lift the car closer to the pump.


A selection of some of the best photographs from around the world:

Siblings, Labena Breamsy, left, and Labeno Breamsy Jr., right, of Saginaw, Mich., pose for a photo at Zehnder’s Snowfest in Frankenmuth, Mich. | AP Photo

The New Jersey Devils’ Patrik Elias (26) scores a first period goal against the New York Rangers during the 2014 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series at Yankee Stadium. | Getty Images

Participants make their way round the course during the Tough Guy Challenge in Telford, England. | Getty Images

A huge crowd gives a rousing sendoff of the Seattle Seahawks while the bus goes by on the way to the SeatAc Airport, on their way to the Super Bowl. | AP Photo

A model walks the runway during the Curiel Couture fashion show at Altaroma Altamoda in Rome, Italy. | Getty Images

The body of Mikhail Zhiznevsky, 25, an anti-government protester who was killed in clashes with police, rests in the back of a hearse following a memorial service in his honor in Kiev, Ukraine. | Getty Images

Bob Orso of Covina, takes a closer photo of the historic locomotive Union Pacific Big Boy No. 4014 at Metrolink Station in Covina, Calif. The locomotive will head for Colton over the next several weeks before No. 4014 departs for Union Pacific’s Heritage Fleet Operations headquarters in Cheyenne, Wyo. | AP Photo

Women use traditional methods to make shea butter in Leo, south-central Burkina Faso. French cosmetics company L’Occitane has been working with women producing shea butter since the 1980s with the objective of co-development. | Getty Images

McRae Williams lands a jump on his third run during the Men’s Ski Slopestyle finals at the 18th edition of the Winter X Games at Aspen, Colo. Williams won silver with a score of 92.66. | Getty Images

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