Cars are covered in a blanket of snow in Orchard Park, N.Y. The Buffalo area found itself buried under as much as five feet of snow, with another lake-effect storm expected to bring two to three more feet by late Thursday.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Derek Gee / The Buffalo NewsLink
A car whose driver didn't bother to completely dig it out of the snow rolls down Route 20 in Lancaster, N.Y.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Gary Wiepert / Associated PressLink
Visitors explore the Mazda MX-5 Miata at the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Marcus Yam / Los Angeles TimesLink
San Bernardino Fire Department arson investigators Steve Tracy, left, and George Ray work at the scene of a deadly fire that killed two children.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Irfan Khan / Los Angeles TimesLink
Students wait it line to have their bags checked by staff and security personnel upon returning to Mira Costa High School in Manhattan Beach after the school was closed for two days in response to a threat posted on social media.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mark Boster / Los Angeles TimesLink
Mary Leslie, left, kisses her wife Stacey Haugland after being married by Unitarian minister Nina Grey at the Gallatin County Law and Justice Center in Bozeman, Mont. Gay couples have begun exchanging vows at county courthouses in Montana a day after a federal judge threw out the state's ban on same-sex marriage.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Adrian Sanchez-Gonzalez / Bozeman Daily ChronicleLink
Santa Claus rides a stand-up paddle board past sufers off the coast of Varazze, Italy, near Genoa, where bad weather has created good surfing conditions in the Mediterranean Sea.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: OLIVIER MORIN / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Greek pensioners march in central Athens to protest against harsh austerity measures and pension cuts.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: LOUISA GOULIAMAKI / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Fellow students and parents of 43 students who have been missing for several weeks in Mexico take part in a protest in Acapulco demanding the government resolve their case.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: PEDRO PARDO / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
A boy walks on one of the trusses of the Quezon Bridge in Manila.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: NOEL CELIS / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
A resident pours a bucket of water on his burnt house after shelling destroyed several homes near the airport in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk, where pro-Russian militants are fighting to break away from the rest of Ukraine.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: MENAHEM KAHANA / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
A Thai woman raises a three-fingered salute outside a theater showing "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay -- Part 1" in Bangkok. Opponents of May's military coup in Thailand have adopted the film's three-fingered salute, which symbolizes rebellion against totalitarian rule in the film series, and the government has banned the gesture.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Sakchai Lalit / Associated PressLink
A student stands near burning tires while speaking on a bullhorn during a protest against fuel price increases in Padang, Indonesia. Indonesia raised the price of subsidized fuel by up to 35%.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ZULKIFLI / EPALink
Muslims offer evening prayers at Clifton beach in Karachi, Pakistan.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Fareed Khan / Associated PressLink
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