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The groundhog known as Punxsutawney Phil climbs on handler John Griffiths after the rodent was said to have seen his shadow, supposedly forecasting six more weeks of winter.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jeff Swensen / Getty Images

A woman on a bus looks out through a largely ice-covered window. The death toll from a weeklong deep freeze in Eastern Europe has risen to 122 people, many of them homeless, while at least 11,000 villagers have been trapped by snow in Serbia's mountains, authorities said.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Vadim Ghirda / Associated Press

Members of the Beach Bums chapter of the Punxsutawney Groundhog Club take their annual dip the cold (for Florida) water of the Atlantic Ocean.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Joe Cavaretta / Sun Sentinel

With a lighthouse in the foreground, the Costa Concordia lies on its side almost three weeks after running aground at the entrance to the port of the island of Giglio, where bad weather has forced a suspension of efforts to keep fuel and other pollutants from leaking into the pristine water.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Pier Paolo Cito / Associated Press

Giorgia Bronzini of Italy falls down in the second stage of the Tour of Qatar women's cycling race in al-Shamal, north of the capital Doha.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Karin Jaafar / AFP / Getty Images

A man outside a morgue after learning that a relative was killed in violence Wednesday at a soccer stadium that left at least 74 people dead.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Khalil Hamra / Associated Press

A scuffle breaks out at an election rally addressed by Congress Party leader Rahul Gandhi, the son of the late Indian leader Rajiv Gandhi. India's biggest state, Uttar Pradesh, will choose its state assembly in a test of the popularity of the Congress Party.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Gurinder Osan / Associated Press

Supporters of Mayawati, the chief minister of the state of Uttar Pradesh, wave as she arrives to address an election rally. Mayawati, a former schoolteacher who uses only one name, has risen in India's political landscape by appealing to those relegated to the bottom of Hinduism's caste structure.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Saurabh Das / Associated Press

A worker carries party flags to be put up at the venue of a rally that will be addressed by Mayawati, the chief minister of the state of Uttar Pradesh.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rajesh Kumar Singh / Associated Press

An elephant from the Lord Jagannathji Temple in Ahmedabad gets its daily wash.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Sam Panthaky / AFP / Getty Images

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