Flowers are seen outside the New York home of Philip Seymour Hoffman. Hoffman, 46, who won an Oscar for best actor in
2006 for his portrayal of writer Truman Capote in "Capote," was found dead Sunday in his apartment, with what officials said
was a needle in his arm. In January, Hoffman was photographed (left) at the Sundance Film Festival, in Park City, Utah.
Groundhog handler John Griffiths held Punxsutawney Phil after he saw his shadow
predicting six more weeks of winter during the 128th annual Groundhog Day
festivities on Sunday in Punxsutawney, Pa. 土撥鼠預測春天在六週後降臨。
A boy played on a swing as the Tungurahua volcano erupted in Banos, Ecuador,
Plows clear runways as snow falls at Newark Liberty International Airport in Newark,
N.J. Air traffic is disrupted in Ohio, the Mid-Atlantic and the Northeast as another
winter storm bears down on the eastern U.S., only a day after temperatures soared
into the 50s.
A volunteer jumps in the air as she poses for her
friend at Gorky Gorod 960 prior to the Sochi 2014
Winter Olympics at the Mountain Cluster in Sochi,
Performers prepare to
take part in the Chinese
New Year Twilight
Parade in Sydney,
Australia. Over 2,700
performers and 32
floats took part,
Beijing, Shaanxi and
Hunan in China.
Waves crash up against the seawall at Aberystwyth in Aberystwyth, Wales.
Clowns attend the annual service in memory of celebrated clown Joseph Grimaldi, at the Holy Trinity Church in London.
A construction worker smiles as he unloads rebar from a truck during a winter
snowstorm in Brooklyn, New York. After several days of mild weather, snow has
returned to the Northeast.
A man and child walk through Times
Square as it snows in the Manhattan
borough of New York.
A woman runs for cover as heavy gunfire erupts
in the Miskin district of Bangui, Central African
Course worker Svyatoslav Shirvel wears
headphones and goggles during
slopestyle snowboard training at the
2014 Winter Olympic Games in Rosa
An anti-government protester stands at a road block in Kiev on Monday.
British artist and 1987 Turner Prize winner Richard Deacon poses with his sculpture
‘Out of Order 2003′ at Tate Britain gallery in London during the launch of an
exhibition of his work
An employee at Tate Britain in Central London poses for a photograph next to
Richard Deacon's "After" during a press preview of the sculptor's major exhibition.
A worker dangles from the Olympic cauldron as preparations take place for the 2014
Winter Olympic Games, which begin on Friday
Iranian youths play with snow at Tochal mountain, just north of Tehran.
This image of Saturn, taken with the Cassini
spacecraft wide-angle camera on Nov. 23, 2013 and
released Monday, was taken using a spectral filter
that preferentially admits wavelengths of nearinfrared light centered at 752 nanometers.
People, one with a Ukrainian flag, attend a political speech
on a stage set in Kyiv's Independence Square, the epicenter
of the country's current unrest.
Pedestrians trudge through dirty snow and slush as they pass through
Union Square in New York. Another winter storm bears down on the
eastern U.S., only a day after temperatures soared into the 50s.
African asylum seekers, who entered Israel illegally via Egypt, take part in a protest in
the Mediterranean coastal city of Tel Aviv.
Damage after an earthquake at Lixouri port on the island of Kefalonia, western
Fans try to get closer look at Spanish actor Antonio Banderas and French actress
Juliette Binoche, in Santiago, Chile
Village headman Jo Kyu-sang, 92, takes video during Lunar New Year
celebration at Gangneung, South Korea.
A Colombian grower selects flowers in a farm in Facatativa for export before
Olympic rings are displayed in Paris, France, with images against restriction of speech
and freedom of information, repression of demonstrations, discrimination due to
sexual orientation and migrant's exploitation, as part of a protest by human rights
organizations a week before of the Sochi Winter Olympic Games.