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An aurora borealis, or the northern lights as they are commonly known, glows above Dunstanburgh Castle in Northumberland, England, early Tuesday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Owen Humphreys / Associated Press

University of Kentucky students walk home Monday after studying on campus even as classes were canceled for the day in Lexington. Central Kentucky received significant snow accumulations as a winter storm moved through the region.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: David Stephenson / Associated Press

A handler stands with a Saint Bernard during Tuesday judging at the 139th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York City.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: TIMOTHY A. CLARY / AFP/Getty Images

Visitors are silhouetted during a Presidents Day visit to the Ronald Reagan presidential library in Simi Valley.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ricardo DeAratanha / Los Angeles Times

Cargo ships anchor off the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach to await unloading as the movement of cargo has slowed while representatives of the dockworkers union and shippers try to work out a new contract.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

Cargo ships berthed on Terminal Island await unloading Monday as port employers and representatives of the dockworkers union try to work out a new contract.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

Revelers with the Unidos da Tijuca samba school perform during Tuesday's Carnival parade in Rio de Janeiro.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: YASUYOSHI CHIBA / AFP/Getty Images

A woman weeps after learning of the death of her brother in an accident during a Carnival celebration in Haiti. A high-voltage cable fell on a parade float in Port-au-Prince early Tuesday, killing at least 15 people.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: HECTOR RETAMAL / AFP/Getty Images

A rabbi on Tuesdays stands in a Jewish cemetery in Sarre-Union, France, in which about 250 graves were desecrated. A French prosecutor says five adolescents have been arrested in conjunction with the vandalism.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: PATRICK SEEGER / EPA

People in historical costume participate in a nostalgia race on Tuesday in Sankt Englmar, Germany.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ARMIN WEIGEL / EPA

A participant falls while taking part in the Great Spitalfields Pancake Race in East London. Shrove Tuesday, widely known in Britain as Pancake Day, is traditionally the last day for merrymaking before the start of Lent.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Matt Dunham / Associated Press

A participant in a Tuesday religious procession to mark the Hindu festival of Maha Shivratri in Allahabad, India.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: SANJAY KANOJIA / AFP/Getty Images

Security officials inspect the scene Tuesday of a suicide bombing that targeted police in Lahore, Pakistan. At least four people were killed and several injured.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: RAHAT DAR / EPA

A dead pilot whale lays Tuesday on a remote beach at the northern tip of New Zealand's South Island after beaching itself. More than 100 pilot whales stranded on the beach died, conservation officials said on Saturday, with volunteers trying to rescue others from the pod.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MARTY MELVILLE / AFP/Getty Images

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Tuesday’s Pictures in the News begins on the other side of the pond, where the aurora borealis, or the northern lights as they are commonly known, illuminate Dunstanburgh Castle in northern England.

Lexington, Ky.: University of Kentucky students walk home after studying on campus even as classes were canceled for the day after a winter storm moved through the region. More photos

Port-au-Prince, Haiti: A woman weeps after learning of the death of her brother following an accident during a Carnival celebration.

Sarre-Union, France: A rabbi stands at a Jewish cemetery in which hundreds of Jewish graves were desecrated.

Lahore, Pakistan: Pakistani security officials inspect the scene of a suicide bombing that targeted a police station, where at least four people were killed and several injured.

Add stops in New York, Los Angeles, Germany and New Zealand to round out the report.

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