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 ImagesLink
Walkways in Lafayette Park in Washington, D.C. are cleared of snow.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: KAREN BLEIER / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
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 TimesLink
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 PressLink
A man smears the face of a woman with colors during celebrations marking Holi in Mumbai, India.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rajanish Kakade / Associated PressLink
Revelers are painted in metallic paint during Holi festival celebrations in Siliguri, India.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: DIPTENDU DUTTA / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
People celebrate Crimea's declaration of independence in Simferopol, Ukraine's Lenin Square.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: VASILY MAXIMOV / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
A young Ukrainian volunteer, right, applies for the newly formed national guard near Independence Square in Kiev, Ukraine.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ROBERT GHEMENT / EPALink
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 ImagesLink
An image taken by the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope shows the Monkey Head Nebula or NGC2174.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: NASALink
An ultra-Orthodox Jewish boy wearing a costume walks in Jerusalem during the feast of Purim.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: MENAHEM KAHANA / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
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 ImagesLink
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 ImagesLink
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 / EPALink
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 ImagesLink
In Phnom Penh, Cambodia, candles are lighted for the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: TANG CHHIN SOTHY / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
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