spotlight Week in review: Top photos of the week from AP Feb 9, 2019 0 Facebook Twitter SMS Email Print Save Here are some of the top photos of the week, as selected by the Associated Press. APTOPIX Super Bowl Patriots Parade Football Confetti flies as fans watch the New England Patriots parade through downtown Boston, Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019, to celebrate their win over the Los Angeles Rams in Sunday's NFL Super Bowl 53 football game in Atlanta. The Patriots have won six Super Bowl championships. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola) Elise Amendola APTOPIX State of Union President Donald Trump turns to House speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., as he delivers his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, as Vice President Mike Pence watches, Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019. (Doug Mills/The New York Times via AP, Pool) Doug Mills APTOPIX Winter Weather A child plays at Westcrest Park in White Center in Seattle on Monday, Feb. 4, 2019. Winter weather pounded a swath of the U.S. West on Monday, closing schools, delaying hundreds of flights and turning coastal cities like Seattle that rarely get much snow unusually white, while the Midwest warmed up from a dangerous blast of cold last week. (Genna Martin/seattlepi.com via AP) Genna Martin APTOPIX New York Daily Life A photographer captures the sunrise behind the New York City skyline from across the Hudson River in Jersey City, N.J., Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019. (AP Photo/J. David Ake) J. David Ake APTOPIX Austria Europe Weather A hot air balloon makes his way above Zell am See, Austria, Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader) Matthias Schrader APTOPIX San Francisco Gas Explosion San Francisco firefighters battle a fire on Geary Boulevard in San Francisco, Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019. A gas explosion in a San Francisco neighborhood shot flames high into the air Wednesday and was burning several buildings as utility crews scrambled to shut off the flow of gas. Construction workers cut a natural gas line, San Francisco Fire Chief Joanne Hayes-White said. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu) Jeff Chiu APTOPIX Slovakia Astronomy In a picture issued on Feb. 8, 2019 the white glow of zodiacal light is visible in the night sky as photographed near Hajnacka, southern Slovakia on Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019. The faint light is caused by interplanetary dust reflecting sunlight. The astronomical phenomenon in the temperate zones is most clearly visible in February and March after sunset and in September and October before sunrise, when the zodiac is positioned at a steep angle to the horizon. (Peter Komka/MTI via AP) Peter Komka APTOPIX Russia Europe Weather A worker clears snow next to the snow covered statue of Soviet Union founder Vladimir Lenin at the Lenin Hut Museum in a forest near Razliv Lake, outside St. Petersburg, Russia, Monday, Feb. 4, 2019. Another cyclone caused a week of snowfall in St. Petersburg. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky) Dmitri Lovetsky APTOPIX West Virginia Texas Tech Basketball Texas Tech fans run onto the court to celebrate with Tariq Owens (11) and the rest of the team after an NCAA college basketball game against West Virginia, Monday, Feb. 4, 2019, in Lubbock, Texas. Texas Tech won 81-50. (AP Photo/Brad Tollefson) Brad Tollefson APTOPIX Iceland Aurora Borealis Lighthouse Aurora borealis or northern lights are visible in the sky above a lighthouse to the village of Grundarfjorour in Iceland, on Monday, 4 February 2019. Aurorae are caused by the interaction between energetic charged particles from the sun and gas molecules in the upper atmosphere of the earth, about 100 kilometres up. 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