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Firefighters on Monday work the scene of an overnight blaze in west Philadelphia, where fire-hose water froze in place. Single-digit temperatures have gripped the region, prompting school closures.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jacqueline Larma / Associated Press

A worker clears snow from a walkway in Piers Park in East Boston. New England remained bitterly cold Monday after the region's fourth winter storm in a month blew through.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Michael Dwyer / Associated Press

Brian Kim and Connie Chung take a picture of themselves on Saturday in the Hollyhock House. They lined up at 6 a.m. to get into the house, which reopened to the public after three years of major renovation.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Barbara Davidson / Los Angeles Times

During a public sneak peek at the Broad Museum in downtown Los Angeles on Sunday, visitors play with shadows during the light projections of "Stillness," an art installation by Yann Novak.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Marcus Yam / Los Angeles Times

A Yorkshire terrier named Cali is groomed by Heather Sanzari at the Westminster Kennel Club show on Monday in New York City. The owners of 2,711 pooches are set to take part in the Super Bowl of dog shows.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Seth Wenig / Associated Press

Members of Samba Grande Rio perform during the Carnival parade in the streets of Rio de Janeiro on Sunday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: LUIZ EDUARDO PEREZ / EPA

A performer with the Academicos do Grande Rio samba school parades during Carnival celebrations at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro early on Monday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Leo Correa / Associated Press

Revelers participate in the street carnival Los Indianos (the Indians) in Santa Cruz de la Palma, on the Canary island of La Palma, on Monday. The event began Jan. 21 and finishes March 8.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: DESIREE MARTIN / AFP/Getty Images

Flowers and candles lay in front of the Jewish synagogue in Copenhagen where on Sunday a gunman killed one man and wounded two policemen.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jens Dresling / Associated Press

In Minya, Egypt, on Monday, men mourn for 21 Coptic Egyptians killed by Islamic State militants in Libya.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Hassan Ammar / Associated Press

In Donetsk, Ukraine, girls react on Monday during a funeral for a separatist. A ceasefire was strained by reports of fighting.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ALEXANDER ERMOCHENKO / EPA

People visit the historical Derawar Fort in the Cholistan Desert of Pakistan on Monday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: OMER SALEEM / EPA

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Pictures in the News | February 16, 2015

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Pictures in the News | February 16, 2015

Monday’s Pictures in the News begins on the East Coast, where another blizzard walloped the Northeast, caving in roofs and testing sanity as this winter shapes up to be one of the snowiest on record for some areas. More photos

New York: A Yorkshire terrier named Cali is groomed at the Westminster Kennel Club show, where owners of 2,711 pooches are set to take part in the Super Bowl of dog shows.

Rio de Janeiro: The city celebrates Carnival with some 4,000 dancers and musicians.

Copenhagen: Flowers and candles lay in front of a Jewish synagogue in Copenhagen where a gunman opened fire over the weekend.

Minya, Egypt: Egyptians mourn for 21 Coptic Egyptians killed by Islamic State militants in Libya.

Add stops in Los Angeles, Ukraine, Pakistan and the Canary island of La Palma to round out the report.

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