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 PressLink
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 PressLink
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 TimesLink
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 TimesLink
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 PressLink
Members of Samba Grande Rio perform during the Carnival parade in the streets of Rio de Janeiro on Sunday.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: LUIZ EDUARDO PEREZ / EPALink
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 PressLink
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 ImagesLink
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 PressLink
In Minya, Egypt, on Monday, men mourn for 21 Coptic Egyptians killed by Islamic State militants in Libya.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Hassan Ammar / Associated PressLink
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 / EPALink
People visit the historical Derawar Fort in the Cholistan Desert of Pakistan on Monday.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: OMER SALEEM / EPALink
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