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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

A resident looks out at submerged cars on Franklin Avenue in Hollywood Hills on Wednesday after a water main broke during the night.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bob Chamberlin / Los Angeles Times

At least four people were injured Wednesday morning in an explosion at the Exxon Mobile refinery in Torrance.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Christina House / For The Times

The red carpet is rolled out for the cameras in preparation for Sunday's Academy Awards ceremony in Hollywood.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Al Seib / Los Angeles Times

Heavy snow falls on Istanbul, Turkey, on Wednesday. Residents woke up to find the famed minarets and domes of the historic city's skyline layered in snow after a heavy fall overnight that has shown no sign of abating.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: IREM AHMETOGLU / AFP

Pro-Russian separatists stationed in the eastern Ukrainian city of Gorlivka launch missiles from Grad launch vehicles on Wednesday. Ukrainian troops pulled out of the town of Debaltseve after it was stormed by separatists in what the European Union said was a "clear violation" of an internationally backed truce.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ANDREY BORODULIN / AFP

A Malaysian Chinese man lights a giant joss stick on the eve of the Chinese Lunar New Year at a temple in Kajang, outside Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on Wednesday night.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: AZHAR RAHIM / EPA

People gather in Argentina's Plaza de Mayo to demand answers from the government in the mysterious death of prosecutor Alberto Nisman. Nisman was found dead of a gunshot wound Jan. 18, hours before he was to detail to Congress his explosive accusations that President Cristina Fernandez and top administration officials orchestrated a secret deal with Iran to shield officials allegedly responsible for the 1994 bombing of a Jewish community center in Buenos Aires.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Victor R. Caivano / AP

This aerial photo made available by the West Virginia governor's office shows a derailed train in Mount Carbon, W. Va., on Tuesday. The train carrying crude oil derailed Monday night, causing a large fire that forced hundreds of people to evacuate their homes and temporarily shutting down water treatment facilities.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Steven Wayne Rotsch / Office of the Governor of West V

An explosion at the Exxon Mobile refinery in Torrance on Wednesday caused major damage to the facility and injured four workers.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Christina House / For The Times

Workers roll out the red carpet on Hollywood Boulevard in front of the Hollywood and Highland complex as preparations continue for Sunday's 87th Academy Awards ceremony at the Dolby Theatre.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Al Seib / Los Angeles Times

The Lunar New Year was rung in with much fanfare at the Thien Hau Temple in Los Angeles' Chinatown. It is the Year of the Sheep and dragon dancers, firecrackers and music were part of the celebration.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Michael Robinson Chavez / Los Angeles Times

Performers dance at the 2015 Cathay Pacific International Chinese New Year parade in Hong Kong. The parade featured illuminated floats and local and international performing groups.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Anthony Kwan / Getty Images

Performers wearing traditional masks parade through the streets of Chinatown during celebrations of Chinese New Year in Bangkok, Thailand.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: RITCHIE B. TONGO / EPA

Robert Kent of the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power works to stem the flow from a ruptured water pipe on Dix Street in Hollywood.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bob Chamberlin / Los Angeles Times

Ice forms along the shore of Lake Michigan in Chicago. Temperatures have dipped to as low as minus-13 this week in parts of Illinois.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kiichiro Sato / Associated Press

Two polar bear cubs follow their mother as they venture outside their enclosures for the first time since they were born at Ouwehands Zoo in Rhenen, Netherlands.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Peter Dejong / Associated Press

Palestinians walk near the ruins of their house that was destroyed by Israeli shelling during a 50-day war in the summer of 2014 in the northern Gaza Strip town of Beit Lahia.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MOHAMMED ABED / AFP/Getty Images

Two pro-Russia separatists stop and question a man at gunpoint in the eastern Ukrainian city of Uglegorsk. A recent cease-fire in the region has been repeatedly violated.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: VASILY MAXIMOV / AFP/Getty Images

Fans of the Dutch team Feyenoord clash with police in Rome's Piazza di Spagna prior to the Europa League soccer match between AS Roma and Feyenoord at Olimpico Stadium.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: VINCENZO TERSIGNI / EPA

Models engaged by the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals and wearing only a banner draw a crowd outside the Somerset House arts and culture center in central London on the day before the start of London Fashion Week as they call on the fashion industry to stop using fur in garments.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: WILL OLIVER / EPA

A woman receives snail slime treatment -- the latest cosmetic regimen -- in northern Thailand.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: PONGMANAT TASIRI / EPA

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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Hollywood: Workers roll out the red carpet for Sunday’s 87th Academy Awards ceremony at the Dolby Theatre.

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.

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.

Uglegorsk, Ukraine: Two pro-Russian separatists stop and question a man at gunpoint amid a shaky cease-fire in eastern Ukraine.

The Lunar New Year was rung in with much fanfare at the Thien Hau Temple in Los Angeles’ Chinatown, in Hong Kong and in Bangkok, Thailand.

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