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Nagasu makes Olympic history, Obama shows off his portrait, Carnival gets wild, and more.

Figure Skating - Winter Olympics Day 3Jamie Squire/Getty ImagesTriple ThreatWith one powerful leap, Mirai Nagasu became the first American woman to land the celebrated triple axel in the Olympics. See more stunning moments from Day 3 of the Winter Olympics.

US-POLITICS-ART-HERITAGE-OBAMASAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty ImagesPresidential Portrait UnveiledThe Obamas unveiled their official portraits at the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery on Monday. The former President’s was painted by Kehinde Wiley, while the former First Lady’s was done by Amy Sherald.

Russian Plane Crash: No Survivors DMITRY SEREBRYAKOV/AFP/Getty Images Russian Plane Crash: No Survivors The Saratov Airlines passenger plane crashed on Sunday minutes after taking off from Domodedovo International Airport, killing all 65 passengers and 6 crew members on board. Lights (Still) Out for Puerto Rico Anadolu Agency/Getty Images Lights (Still) Out for Puerto Rico An explosion at an electrical substation caused a blackout for northern parts of Puerto Rico this weekend, causing more problems for an already devastated area. Some 450,000 people are still without power following last year's Hurricane Maria.

Carnival Celebrated In HaitiSpencer Platt/Getty ImagesCarnival Kicks OffThe five-day festival—famous for its colorful costumes, thumping samba, and plenty of skin—got off to a raucous start. See the wildest photos from this weekend's celebrations.

China's Travel Rush Underway FRED DUFOUR/AFP/Getty Images China's Travel Rush Underway Authorities expect more than 390 million train trips to take place between February 1 and March 12 as travelers journey home to celebrate the Lunar New Year. The 40-day event is the largest annual migration on earth. Hot Commodity SAM PANTHAKY/AFP/Getty Images Hot Commodity The price of chilies is expected to rise due to lower crop yields this season. Last year, Indian farmers had to turn to producing cotton after the cost of chilies significantly dropped, leading to this year's price hike.

Brandon Maxwell - Runway - February 2018 - New York Fashion WeekJP Yim/Getty ImagesNYFW Struts OnFrom tomorrow's red carpet gowns to the most extra-street-style looks, see the latest from New York Fashion Week.

Horsing Around in Turkey Chris McGrath/Getty Images Horsing Around in Turkey The Cildir Golden Horse festival is a traditional Turkish festival that brings together horsemen from around the region to compete in various traditional horse-based events including sled racing, horse racing, and the traditional team sports of jereed and horseback buzkashi. Reg E. Cathey Dies at 59 Jason Kempin/Getty Images Reg E. Cathey Dies at 59 Emmy-winning actor Reg E. Cathey, known for his roles in "House of Cards" and "The Wire," passed away this weekend. Circumstances surrounding his death are still unknown.