Top photos and videos of the day: Monday, Jan. 27, 2014

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If you’ve ever wanted to see a tour bus crash through a building, today’s your lucky day.

Lori Rackl previews her picks for the best of the week on TV.


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

The frozen Chicago River is seen from Michigan Ave. in Chicago Monday morning. | Michael R. Schmidt-For Sun-Times Media

A “sundog” caused by ice crystals in the atmosphere appeared in Aurora Monday morning near South Farnsworth Avenue between Grantham Lane and West Hafenrichter Road. | Photo courtesy of Rose Ramirez

The decorative flames on the side of a Bar-B-Q wagon bring no relief to Gevinn Banks as she takes her morning walk in sub-zero tempereatures along South Halsted Street Monday morning. | AP Photo

David Lindeman waits for a Metra train with frosted glasses at the Naperville station early Monday morning. | Rich Hein/Sun-Times

A picture-perfect day at the lakefront Monday, despite the sub-zero temperatures. | Craig Newman/Sun-Times

A pedestrian speeds across Kinzie Street at State Street Monday morning. | Michael R. Schmidt-For Sun-Times Media

Hindu devotees perform evening rituals at Sangam, the confluence of the Ganges, Yamuna and mythical Saraswati river, during the annual traditional fair ‘Magh Mela’ in Allahabad, India. | AP Photo

White House press secretary Jay Carney holds up his iPhone and points it toward media in the briefing room of the White House as he explains that he has taken over the White House Instagram account. | AP Photo

The Olympic Cauldron is tested by fire crews at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Park in the Costal Cluster. | Getty Images

Honduran army soldiers salute the president during the swearing in ceremony of Honduras’ new President Juan Orlando Hernandez, in Tegucigalpa, Honduras. Hernandez faces many challenges as president since Honduras has one of the highest murder rates in the world and well as being one of the poorest countries in the Americas. | AP Photo

Tents set up for the participants in the Campus Party Brazil, a technological event that reaches its seventh edition, in Anhembi, northern zone of Sao Paulo, Brazil. About 160,000 visitors are expected to attend the event that runs through Feb. 2. | Getty Images

Israelis visit the Hall of Names at the Yad Vashem Holocaust museum, which commemorates the six million Jews killed by the Nazis during World War II. The international Holocaust Remembrance Day is marked today around the globe. | Getty Images

Ruslana Lyzhychko, the 2004 Eurovision Song Contest winner, sings the Ukrainian national anthem on Grushevskogo Street in Kiev, Ukraine. Unrest is spreading across Ukraine, with activists taking over municipal buildings in several towns and cities including the east of the country where President Viktor Yanukovych has enjoyed strong support. | Getty Images

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