UPI photographers captured 2017 in people and events around the world. From Donald Trump's inauguration as U.S. president -- and reaction to it -- to sports victories, celebrities in the limelight and people who witnessed it all, here are some of the images that shaped the year.
Houston Astros right fielder Josh Reddick climbs the right field wall to make a catch during Game 2 of the American League Championship Series at Minute Made Park in Houston on Oct. 14 against the New York Yankees. The Astros went on to win the World Series. File Photo by Kevin Dietsch/UPI
A Chinese woman uses her smartphone as she waits to perform a traditional play during an event to celebrate the start of China's New Year -- the Year of the Rooster -- in Beijing on Jan. 28. File Photo by Stephen Shaver/UPI