A man cleaning leaves on the rooftop of a garage near 8th Street and Hope is silhouetted against the supergraphic on the wall of Macy's Plaza in downtown Los Angeles.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mark Boster / Los Angeles TimesLink
A woman is glimpsed on a bus moving through heavy snow in Belgrade. The snow triggered traffic chaos in Belgrade and other Serbian cities, complicating relief efforts as Eastern Europe's harshest cold snap in decades spreads to the north of the country.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Darko Vojinovic / Associated PressLink
Schoolchildren cycle on freshly fallen snow between Franeker and Harlingen in Friesland. Snowfalls and sub-zero temperatures are on record in the region.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: CATRINUS VAN DER VEEN / EPALink
Frozen lake water offers gleaming surface travel in Lembruch. Severe cold has killed more than 100 people across Europe, where temperatures have in some areas plummeted to below minus 35 degrees Celsius.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: OLIVER KRATO / EPALink
As Super Bowl excitement heightens, members of the press take photos of the Vince Lombardi Trophy at the Super Bowl XLVI media center in Indianapolis.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: TIMOTHY A. CLARY / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
A performer takes part in a traditional dance during a ceremony anticipating the Lantern Festival in Beijing.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: DIEGO AZUBEL / EPALink
Egyptian protesters carry a wounded man during clashes with the security forces near the Interior Ministry in Cairo.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Khalil Hamra / Associated PressLink
A protester shows tear gas cartridges shot by the riot police during clashes near the Interior Ministry in Cairo. Protests have followed the deaths of more than 70 people in clashes between rival soccer fans following a match in Port Said.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Carsten Koall / Getty Images EuropeLink
An Indian disaster response worker inspects a derailed passenger train in Sathisarapa on the outskirts of Guwahati. Reports state that three people were killed and more than 50 injured.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: EPALink
Alatasi Tupou of Samoa tackles a man who came onto the field during play at the Rugby Sevens tournament.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: MARTY MELVILLE / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
Firefighters work at the scene of a fire that broke out at Sarris Candies in Canonsburg. There are apartments on the second floor.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Darrell Sapp / Pittsburgh Post-GazetteLink
A Japanese family participates in a traditional bean-throwing ceremony, said to cleanse the evil of the former year and drive away disease-bringing evil spirits.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: EVERETT KENNEDY BROWN / EPALink
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