This year in images includes people in hazmat suits both in the U.S. and in West Africa, protests in Ukraine, Ferguson and Hong Kong, the Sochi Olympics, the World Cup in Brazil, wars, death and selfies. The Associated Press and Time have released their choices for photos of the year, and if you’d like to take part in that choosing, Getty Images lets you vote in their current search for the most moving images.
Here are a few from the AP:
Time’s 12 picks include the massive celebrity selfie Ellen DeGeneres orchestrated at the Oscars:
— Ellen DeGeneres (@TheEllenShow) March 3, 2014
And Getty’s images, sorted by news, entertainment, sports and remembrance, including wreckage from the crash of the Air Malaysia flight and Ferguson: