Edition:
United States
Pictures | Sun Feb 14, 2010 | 5:55am EST

24 Hours - 13 Feb 2010

<p>Worshippers light incense near Dafo Temple in Chongqing Municipality on the first day of the Chinese New Year February 14, 2010. REUTERS/Stringer </p>

Worshippers light incense near Dafo Temple in Chongqing Municipality on the first day of the Chinese New Year February 14, 2010. REUTERS/Stringer

Worshippers light incense near Dafo Temple in Chongqing Municipality on the first day of the Chinese New Year February 14, 2010. REUTERS/Stringer

Close
1 / 24
<p>A U.S. Marine from Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 6th Marines, gestures as he tries to protect an Afghan man and his child after Taliban fighters opened fire in the town of Marjah, in Nad Ali district, Helmand province, February 13, 2010. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic  </p>

A U.S. Marine from Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 6th Marines, gestures as he tries to protect an Afghan man and his child after Taliban fighters opened fire in the town of Marjah, in Nad Ali district, Helmand province, February 13, 2010....more

A U.S. Marine from Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 6th Marines, gestures as he tries to protect an Afghan man and his child after Taliban fighters opened fire in the town of Marjah, in Nad Ali district, Helmand province, February 13, 2010. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

Close
2 / 24
<p>A child takes part in carnival festivities in the northeastern Brazilian city of Olinda February 13, 2010. REUTERS/Alex Almeida </p>

A child takes part in carnival festivities in the northeastern Brazilian city of Olinda February 13, 2010. REUTERS/Alex Almeida

A child takes part in carnival festivities in the northeastern Brazilian city of Olinda February 13, 2010. REUTERS/Alex Almeida

Close
3 / 24
<p>People play during the snow bath at the Quebec Carnival in Quebec City, February 13, 2010. REUTERS/Mathieu Belanger </p>

People play during the snow bath at the Quebec Carnival in Quebec City, February 13, 2010. REUTERS/Mathieu Belanger

People play during the snow bath at the Quebec Carnival in Quebec City, February 13, 2010. REUTERS/Mathieu Belanger

Close
4 / 24
<p>A man performs martial arts on the top of wooden totem poles during a show celebrating the Spring Festival at a park in Xiangfan, Hubei province, on the first day of the Chinese New Year February 14, 2010. REUTERS/Stringer</p>

A man performs martial arts on the top of wooden totem poles during a show celebrating the Spring Festival at a park in Xiangfan, Hubei province, on the first day of the Chinese New Year February 14, 2010. REUTERS/Stringer

A man performs martial arts on the top of wooden totem poles during a show celebrating the Spring Festival at a park in Xiangfan, Hubei province, on the first day of the Chinese New Year February 14, 2010. REUTERS/Stringer

Close
5 / 24
<p>A competitor speeds down the track in the first run of the men's singles luge event at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics in Whistler, British Columbia February 13, 2010. REUTERS/Tony Gentile </p>

A competitor speeds down the track in the first run of the men's singles luge event at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics in Whistler, British Columbia February 13, 2010. REUTERS/Tony Gentile

A competitor speeds down the track in the first run of the men's singles luge event at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics in Whistler, British Columbia February 13, 2010. REUTERS/Tony Gentile

Close
6 / 24
<p>Forensic experts look for evidence at the site of a bomb blast at the German Bakery restaurant in Pune February 14, 2010. REUTERS/Punit Paranjpe </p>

Forensic experts look for evidence at the site of a bomb blast at the German Bakery restaurant in Pune February 14, 2010. REUTERS/Punit Paranjpe

Forensic experts look for evidence at the site of a bomb blast at the German Bakery restaurant in Pune February 14, 2010. REUTERS/Punit Paranjpe

Close
7 / 24
<p>Simon Ammann of Switzerland reacts as he won the individual normal hill ski jumping at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics in Whistler, British Columbia, February 13, 2010. REUTERS/Michael Dalder </p>

Simon Ammann of Switzerland reacts as he won the individual normal hill ski jumping at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics in Whistler, British Columbia, February 13, 2010. REUTERS/Michael Dalder

Simon Ammann of Switzerland reacts as he won the individual normal hill ski jumping at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics in Whistler, British Columbia, February 13, 2010. REUTERS/Michael Dalder

Close
8 / 24
<p>A left-wing protester holds a banner reading "Lola I love you" during a demonstration against a planned march of right-wing demontrators in the streets of Dresden, February 13, 2010. REUTERS/Tobias Schwarz  </p>

A left-wing protester holds a banner reading "Lola I love you" during a demonstration against a planned march of right-wing demontrators in the streets of Dresden, February 13, 2010. REUTERS/Tobias Schwarz

A left-wing protester holds a banner reading "Lola I love you" during a demonstration against a planned march of right-wing demontrators in the streets of Dresden, February 13, 2010. REUTERS/Tobias Schwarz

Close
9 / 24
<p>A girl blows snow at Wuquanshan temple in Lanzhou on the first day of the Chinese New Year February 14, 2010.   REUTERS/Aly Song </p>

A girl blows snow at Wuquanshan temple in Lanzhou on the first day of the Chinese New Year February 14, 2010. REUTERS/Aly Song

A girl blows snow at Wuquanshan temple in Lanzhou on the first day of the Chinese New Year February 14, 2010. REUTERS/Aly Song

Close
10 / 24
<p>Russia's Vera Zvonareva bites her racket after loosing a point to Kazakhstan's Yaroslava Shvedova during their semi-final match at the WTA Tour PTT Pattaya Women's Open tennis tournament February 13, 2010. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj </p>

Russia's Vera Zvonareva bites her racket after loosing a point to Kazakhstan's Yaroslava Shvedova during their semi-final match at the WTA Tour PTT Pattaya Women's Open tennis tournament February 13, 2010. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Russia's Vera Zvonareva bites her racket after loosing a point to Kazakhstan's Yaroslava Shvedova during their semi-final match at the WTA Tour PTT Pattaya Women's Open tennis tournament February 13, 2010. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Close
11 / 24
<p>Wales' Martyn Williams (R) tackles Scotland's Rory Lamont during their Six Nations rugby union match at the Milennium Stadium in Cardiff, February 13, 2010. REUTERS/Phil Noble </p>

Wales' Martyn Williams (R) tackles Scotland's Rory Lamont during their Six Nations rugby union match at the Milennium Stadium in Cardiff, February 13, 2010. REUTERS/Phil Noble

Wales' Martyn Williams (R) tackles Scotland's Rory Lamont during their Six Nations rugby union match at the Milennium Stadium in Cardiff, February 13, 2010. REUTERS/Phil Noble

Close
12 / 24
<p>Actor Leonardo DiCaprio waves to supporters as he arrives for a photocall to promote the movie "Shutter Island" at the Berlinale International Film Festival in Berlin February 13, 2010.  REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch </p>

Actor Leonardo DiCaprio waves to supporters as he arrives for a photocall to promote the movie "Shutter Island" at the Berlinale International Film Festival in Berlin February 13, 2010. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch

Actor Leonardo DiCaprio waves to supporters as he arrives for a photocall to promote the movie "Shutter Island" at the Berlinale International Film Festival in Berlin February 13, 2010. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch

Close
13 / 24
<p>Apolo Anton Ohno of the U.S. carries his compatriot J.R. Celski as they celebrate winning the silver and bronze medals respectively in the men's 1500 meters short track speed skating final during the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics, February 13, 2010. REUTERS/Andy Clark</p>

Apolo Anton Ohno of the U.S. carries his compatriot J.R. Celski as they celebrate winning the silver and bronze medals respectively in the men's 1500 meters short track speed skating final during the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics, February 13, 2010....more

Apolo Anton Ohno of the U.S. carries his compatriot J.R. Celski as they celebrate winning the silver and bronze medals respectively in the men's 1500 meters short track speed skating final during the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics, February 13, 2010. REUTERS/Andy Clark

Close
14 / 24
<p>Egyptian Mohamed Al-Kamouni attends the first day of his trial in Qena, 700 km (435 miles) south of Cairo, February 13, 2010. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh </p>

Egyptian Mohamed Al-Kamouni attends the first day of his trial in Qena, 700 km (435 miles) south of Cairo, February 13, 2010. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

Egyptian Mohamed Al-Kamouni attends the first day of his trial in Qena, 700 km (435 miles) south of Cairo, February 13, 2010. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

Close
15 / 24
<p>Members of the "Diablada Autentica" perform during the Carnival parade in Oruro, some 200 km (124 miles) south of La Paz, February 13, 2010. REUTERS/Gaston Brito</p>

Members of the "Diablada Autentica" perform during the Carnival parade in Oruro, some 200 km (124 miles) south of La Paz, February 13, 2010. REUTERS/Gaston Brito

Members of the "Diablada Autentica" perform during the Carnival parade in Oruro, some 200 km (124 miles) south of La Paz, February 13, 2010. REUTERS/Gaston Brito

Close
16 / 24
<p>Police detain a Tibetan exile during a protest on the first day of the Tibetan New Year in front of the Chinese embassy in New Delhi February 14, 2010.  REUTERS/Adnan Abidi </p>

Police detain a Tibetan exile during a protest on the first day of the Tibetan New Year in front of the Chinese embassy in New Delhi February 14, 2010. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Police detain a Tibetan exile during a protest on the first day of the Tibetan New Year in front of the Chinese embassy in New Delhi February 14, 2010. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Close
17 / 24
<p>Simon Ammann of Switzerland (L) celebrates as he won the individual normal hill ski jumping event at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics in Whistler, British Columbia, February 13, 2010.  REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach</p>

Simon Ammann of Switzerland (L) celebrates as he won the individual normal hill ski jumping event at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics in Whistler, British Columbia, February 13, 2010. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

Simon Ammann of Switzerland (L) celebrates as he won the individual normal hill ski jumping event at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics in Whistler, British Columbia, February 13, 2010. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

Close
18 / 24
<p>Bayern Munich's Mario Gomez jumps over Borussia Dortmund's goalkeeper Marc Ziegler during their German Bundesliga soccer match in Munich February 13, 2010. REUTERS/Michaela Rehle </p>

Bayern Munich's Mario Gomez jumps over Borussia Dortmund's goalkeeper Marc Ziegler during their German Bundesliga soccer match in Munich February 13, 2010. REUTERS/Michaela Rehle

Bayern Munich's Mario Gomez jumps over Borussia Dortmund's goalkeeper Marc Ziegler during their German Bundesliga soccer match in Munich February 13, 2010. REUTERS/Michaela Rehle

Close
19 / 24
<p>Locals light fireworks and firecrackers to celebrate Chinese New Year on a street in downtown Shanghai February 13, 2010. REUTERS/Nir Elias </p>

Locals light fireworks and firecrackers to celebrate Chinese New Year on a street in downtown Shanghai February 13, 2010. REUTERS/Nir Elias

Locals light fireworks and firecrackers to celebrate Chinese New Year on a street in downtown Shanghai February 13, 2010. REUTERS/Nir Elias

Close
20 / 24
<p>Bantamweight boxer Gerry Penalosa (R) of the Philippines takes a punch from Eric Morel of Puerto Rico at the Las Vegas Hilton in Las Vegas, Nevada February 13, 2010. REUTERS/Steve Marcus</p>

Bantamweight boxer Gerry Penalosa (R) of the Philippines takes a punch from Eric Morel of Puerto Rico at the Las Vegas Hilton in Las Vegas, Nevada February 13, 2010. REUTERS/Steve Marcus

Bantamweight boxer Gerry Penalosa (R) of the Philippines takes a punch from Eric Morel of Puerto Rico at the Las Vegas Hilton in Las Vegas, Nevada February 13, 2010. REUTERS/Steve Marcus

Close
21 / 24
<p>Haitians run after a small quake hit downtown Port-au-Prince February 13, 2010. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado </p>

Haitians run after a small quake hit downtown Port-au-Prince February 13, 2010. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

Haitians run after a small quake hit downtown Port-au-Prince February 13, 2010. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

Close
22 / 24
<p>A motorcyclist rides past overturned cars on a street after a riot between North African and South American migrants in downtown Milan February 14, 2010. REUTERS/Paolo Bona </p>

A motorcyclist rides past overturned cars on a street after a riot between North African and South American migrants in downtown Milan February 14, 2010. REUTERS/Paolo Bona

A motorcyclist rides past overturned cars on a street after a riot between North African and South American migrants in downtown Milan February 14, 2010. REUTERS/Paolo Bona

Close
23 / 24
<p>Artist Vincent J.F. Huang's installation artwork "Suicide Penguins", a comment on global warming using glass penguins and a stuffed toy polar bear, hangs below the Millennium Bridge in London February 13, 2010.    REUTERS/Luke MacGregor</p>

Artist Vincent J.F. Huang's installation artwork "Suicide Penguins", a comment on global warming using glass penguins and a stuffed toy polar bear, hangs below the Millennium Bridge in London February 13, 2010. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

Artist Vincent J.F. Huang's installation artwork "Suicide Penguins", a comment on global warming using glass penguins and a stuffed toy polar bear, hangs below the Millennium Bridge in London February 13, 2010. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

Close
24 / 24

Next Slideshows

Editor's Choice

A selection of our best photos from the past 24 hours.

Feb 13 2010

Editor's choice

A selection of our best photos from the past 24 hours.

Feb 12 2010

Editor's choice

A selection of our best photos from the past 24 hours.

Feb 11 2010

Editor's choice

A selection of our best photos from the past 24 hours.

Feb 10 2010

MORE IN PICTURES

First 100 days of Trump

First 100 days of Trump

Major moments from the first days of the Trump administration.

Republicans pull healthcare bill

Republicans pull healthcare bill

President Donald Trump suffered a stunning political setback in a Congress controlled by his own party when Republican leaders pulled legislation to overhaul Obamacare, a major 2016 election campaign promise of the president and his allies.

Sunken South Korean ferry raised

Sunken South Korean ferry raised

The Sewol ferry that sank nearly three years ago, killing 304 people, most of them children on a school trip, slowly emerges from a gray sea.

Photos of the week

Photos of the week

Our top photos of the week.

The scramble for healthcare bill votes

The scramble for healthcare bill votes

GOP lawmakers struggle to overcome differences as a dramatic vote on healthcare looms.

Flashback: Egypt's Arab Spring

Flashback: Egypt's Arab Spring

A look back at the Egypt uprising that led to the overthrow of president Mubarak in 2011. Mubarak, the first leader to face trial after the Arab Spring protests that swept the region, was freed after six years in detention.

Highlights from Tokyo Fashion Week

Highlights from Tokyo Fashion Week

Backstage and collection highlights from Tokyo.

Iraqi forces edge further into Mosul

Iraqi forces edge further into Mosul

Iraqi forces enter Mosul's Old City as Islamic State militants put up fierce resistance from the close-packed houses and narrow streets.

Mourning for London

Mourning for London

The world grieves after a deadly attack near parliament in London.

Newer Slideshows Older Slideshows

Trending Collections

Pictures