Rosemary Bennett walks home during a winter storm in Greenville, Miss. Forecasters said 2 to 3 inches of snow were possible along with a quarter-inch of sleet and a up to a 10th of an inch of ice.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bill Johnson / The Delta Democrat-TimesLink
Ice accumulates on a stop sign during a severe winter storm in Avondale Estates, Ga. Ice and snow in the metro Atlanta area and north Georgia are expected to make travel treacherous and cut electricity to thousands of customers.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ERIK S. LESSER / EPALink
A youngster drives against Blake Griffin at Coolidge Park in Long Beach as Los Angeles Clippers players conducted a clinic for neighborhood children to mark the completion of a basketball court and playground.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Glenn Koenig / Los Angeles TimesLink
The winner of best in show at the 138th Westminster Kennel Club dog show is Sky, a female wire fox terrier, shown by Gabriel Rangel, center, in New York City.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles TimesLink
Spectators watch a water show in front of the Olympic Cauldron at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Morry Gash / Associated PressLink
Tina Maze of Slovenia kisses the snow in the finish area after her run in the Women's Downhill at the Rosa Khutor Alpine Center at the Winter Olympics. Maze won the gold medal.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Fredrik Von Erichsen / EPALink
Norway's Magnus Krog competes in the Nordic Combined Individual NH / 10 km Ski Jumping competition at the RusSki Gorki Jumping Center in Rosa Khutor, Russia.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: JOHN MACDOUGALL / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
A couple wade along a flooded road near Egham, west of London. Flooded communities in Britain faced a fresh battering from storms and high winds as emergency efforts in stricken areas picked up following criticism of a sluggish response.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: CARL COURT / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
A 5-month-old bear explores its enclosure with its mother Huanca at the zoo in Duisburg, Germany.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ROLAND WEIHRAUCH / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
An artist paints a picture of a barricade during the continuing protest in Kiev, Ukraine.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: SERGEY DOLZHENKO / EPALink
Demonstrators from the Botleng community near Delmas, South Africa march toward a coal mine during a protest. The community vented its anger toward the 13 coal mines operating in the area which keep employing labor from outside the community despite an agreement which was reached when the mining companies started their operation.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: STR / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Couples watch a performance during a mass wedding event held by the Unification Church in Gapyeong, South Korea. Unification Church members forming 2,500 couples from 52 countries were married -- only the second such event since the death of their "messiah" and controversial church founder Sun Myung Moon.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ED JONES / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
A resident works on a farm as smoke billows from Mt. Sinabung in Karo, Indonesia. More than 30,000 people have been displaced and 16 killed as the volcano continues spewing smoke and hot ash.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: SUTANTA ADITYA / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
A man cleans a pig carcass before the "La Phu" festival in Hanoi. Villagers decorate dead pigs and carry them around the village to the temple on 13th day of the first lunar month. After the festival, people will share the pork with every household in the village.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: LUONG THAI LINH / EPALink
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