Los Angeles firefighters bring out the smoldering contents of a residence that caught fire Tuesday morning at 6000 block of Estrella Avenue in in L.A.'s Vermont-Slauson neighborhood. The residents escaped, though the family dog died in the fire.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Irfan Khan / Los Angeles TimesLink
A Los Angeles firefighter sprays the remains of a vacant car dealership after a "suspicious fire" was tamed in Ladera Heights. Firefighters say that when they arrived, they rescued two from the roof of the building who then disappeared.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Al Seib / Los Angeles TimesLink
A woman walks away from a line of police blocking a street during unrest in central Kiev, Ukraine. Anti-government protesters held their ground through a night of violent street clashes in the Ukrainian capital, despite police moving in to dismantle barricades erected in a street leading to government offices. Police attempted to move in on the protest camp early Tuesday, but faced fierce resistance from demonstrators who tossed fire bombs and stones.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Sergei Chuzavkov / Associated PressLink
Men try to extinguish fire from burning cars ignited by an explosion in Haret Hreik, a south Beirut neighborhood considered a stronghold of the Lebanese Shiite movement Hezbollah. Two people were killed in the apparent suicide car bombing, Lebanon's National News Agency said.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: STR / AFPLink
A model presents a creation from the spring 2014 haute couture collection of French designer Stephane Rolland during the Paris Fashion Week.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: YOAN VALAT / EPALink
A solitary pedestrian walks through the snow in south Philadelphia. A storm is sweeping across the Mid-Atlantic and New England that is expected to bring up to a foot of snow to the region.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Matt Slocum / Associated PressLink
A dog in a purse poses for a photo as snow falls outside the New York Public Library.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: TIMOTHY CLARY / AFPLink
A worker inspects the arm of the Christ the Redeemer statue high above Rio de Janeiro. The famed statue is being examined after two fingers and the head were chipped during recent lightning storms. Officials say theyll place more lightning rods on the statue in an effort to prevent future damage.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Felipe Dana / Associated PressLink
Pedestrians walk behind a cyclist on La Promenade des Anglais, in Nice, France, where temperatures reached a relatively balmy 57 degrees on Tuesday.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Lionel Cironneau / Associated PressLink
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