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Jon Ward, daughter Gwen and son Jethro enjoy the snow on the west lawn of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Win McNamee / Getty Images

Walkways in Lafayette Park in Washington, D.C. are cleared of snow.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: KAREN BLEIER / AFP/Getty Images

Passersby cool off in the mist of a fountain at Exposition Park as temperatures in downtown Los Angeles reached the high 80s.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

Vendor Marshall Baker tries to attract people to his souvenir stand before the start of a St. Patrick'’s Day parade in Savannah, Ga.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Stephen B. Morton / Associated Press

A man smears the face of a woman with colors during celebrations marking Holi in Mumbai, India.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rajanish Kakade / Associated Press

Revelers are painted in metallic paint during Holi festival celebrations in Siliguri, India.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: DIPTENDU DUTTA / AFP/Getty Images

People celebrate Crimea's declaration of independence in Simferopol, Ukraine's Lenin Square.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: VASILY MAXIMOV / AFP/Getty Images

A young Ukrainian volunteer, right, applies for the newly formed national guard near Independence Square in Kiev, Ukraine.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ROBERT GHEMENT / EPA

Dozens of women in Paris throw their bras in the air during a rally organized by Pink Bra Bazaar to raise breast cancer awareness.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: FRANCK FIFE / AFP/Getty Images

An image taken by the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope shows the Monkey Head Nebula or NGC2174.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: NASA

An ultra-Orthodox Jewish boy wearing a costume walks in Jerusalem during the feast of Purim.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MENAHEM KAHANA / AFP/Getty Images

A supporter painted as the bull mascot of Democratic Party of Struggle, Indonesia's main opposition party, shouts slogans in a rally during the first week of the campaign for the legislative election in Surabaya, Indonesia.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JUNI KRISWANTO / AFP/Getty Images

The 26th anniversary of a gas attack by former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein to crush a Kurdish rebellion is observed in Halabja, Iraq.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: SAFIN HAMED / AFP/Getty Images

An Indian Sikh man who belongs to the armed Sikh order Nihang performs Gatka, an ancient form of Sikh martial arts, during Hola Mohalla in Anandpur Saheb, India.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MONEY SHARMA / EPA

Soldiers prepare the remains of Chinese war dead before placing them in a coffin at a South Korean army base in Paju, north of Seoul.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JUNG YEON-JE / AFP/Getty Images

In Phnom Penh, Cambodia, candles are lighted for the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: TANG CHHIN SOTHY / AFP/Getty Images

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Pictures in the News | March 17, 2014

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Pictures in the News | March 17, 2014

Monday’s Pictures in the News begins in the nation’s capital, where a family sleds down the west lawn of the U.S. Capitol. The Washington D.C. area was hit with 4 to 6 inches of snow on St. Patrick’s Day, four days before the official arrival of spring.

Savannah, Ga.: Street vendor Marshall Baker blows a horn to attract customers before the start of Savannah’s 190-year-old St. Patrick’s Day parade.

Mumbai, India: The celebration of Holi, the Hindu festival of colors, continues. Celebrated mainly in India and Nepal, the holiday marks the beginning of spring and the triumph of good over evil. More photos

Simferopol, Ukraine: People celebrate as they hold Russian flags in Lenin Square. Crimea declared independence and applied to join Russia while the Kremlin braced for sanctions after the flashpoint peninsula voted to leave Ukraine in a ballot that will likely fan the worst East-West tensions since the Cold War.

Jerusalem: An ultra-Orthodox Jewish boy in costume for the feast of Purim.

Halabja, Iraq: An Iraqi Kurd family visits a graveyard for the victims of a gas attack by former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein in 1988, as people mark the 26th anniversary of the attack in the Kurdish town.

Add stops in Los Angeles, France, Cambodia and South Korea to round out the report.

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