Edition:
United States
Pictures | Wed Jan 29, 2014 | 6:45pm EST

Deadly ice storm turns Atlanta into parking lot, strands thousands

Icicles are seen forming on a fountain during winter at Jackson Square Park in New Orleans, Louisiana January 29, 2014. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

Icicles are seen forming on a fountain during winter at Jackson Square Park in New Orleans, Louisiana January 29, 2014. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

Icicles are seen forming on a fountain during winter at Jackson Square Park in New Orleans, Louisiana January 29, 2014. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman
Close
1 / 9
A man walks to work early Wednesday morning in New Orleans, Louisiana January 29, 2014. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

A man walks to work early Wednesday morning in New Orleans, Louisiana January 29, 2014. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

A man walks to work early Wednesday morning in New Orleans, Louisiana January 29, 2014. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman
Close
2 / 9
The on-ramp to the Crescent City Connection, a bridge that connects the east bank of the Mississippi River to the west bank, remains closed due to icy conditions in New Orleans, Louisiana January 29, 2014. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

The on-ramp to the Crescent City Connection, a bridge that connects the east bank of the Mississippi River to the west bank, remains closed due to icy conditions in New Orleans, Louisiana January 29, 2014. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

The on-ramp to the Crescent City Connection, a bridge that connects the east bank of the Mississippi River to the west bank, remains closed due to icy conditions in New Orleans, Louisiana January 29, 2014. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman
Close
3 / 9
Workers with the city of Mobile shovel dirt on a bridge as cold weather descends on Mobile, Alabama January 28, 2014. REUTERS/Lyle Ratliff

Workers with the city of Mobile shovel dirt on a bridge as cold weather descends on Mobile, Alabama January 28, 2014. REUTERS/Lyle Ratliff

Workers with the city of Mobile shovel dirt on a bridge as cold weather descends on Mobile, Alabama January 28, 2014. REUTERS/Lyle Ratliff
Close
4 / 9
A travel warning sign is seen along Interstate 65 as cold weather descends on Mobile, Alabama January 28, 2014. REUTERS/Lyle Ratliff (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENVIRONMENT)

A travel warning sign is seen along Interstate 65 as cold weather descends on Mobile, Alabama January 28, 2014. REUTERS/Lyle Ratliff (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENVIRONMENT)

A travel warning sign is seen along Interstate 65 as cold weather descends on Mobile, Alabama January 28, 2014. REUTERS/Lyle Ratliff (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENVIRONMENT)
Close
5 / 9
A "sun dog" atmospheric phenomenon appears over a farm in southern Minnesota, January 27, 2014. REUTERS/Eric Miller

A "sun dog" atmospheric phenomenon appears over a farm in southern Minnesota, January 27, 2014. REUTERS/Eric Miller

A "sun dog" atmospheric phenomenon appears over a farm in southern Minnesota, January 27, 2014. REUTERS/Eric Miller
Close
6 / 9
A "sun dog" atmospheric phenomenon appears as the sun rises in southern Minnesota, January 27, 2014. REUTERS/Eric Miller

A "sun dog" atmospheric phenomenon appears as the sun rises in southern Minnesota, January 27, 2014. REUTERS/Eric Miller

A "sun dog" atmospheric phenomenon appears as the sun rises in southern Minnesota, January 27, 2014. REUTERS/Eric Miller
Close
7 / 9
The back of a car is covered with dried road salt as it travels in Minneapolis, January 27, 2014. REUTERS/Eric Miller

The back of a car is covered with dried road salt as it travels in Minneapolis, January 27, 2014. REUTERS/Eric Miller

The back of a car is covered with dried road salt as it travels in Minneapolis, January 27, 2014. REUTERS/Eric Miller
Close
8 / 9
A park sign reflects an optimistic message in Minneapolis, January 27, 2014. REUTERS/Eric Miller

A park sign reflects an optimistic message in Minneapolis, January 27, 2014. REUTERS/Eric Miller

A park sign reflects an optimistic message in Minneapolis, January 27, 2014. REUTERS/Eric Miller
Close
9 / 9

Next Slideshows

European bat population bounces back from the brink: study

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Europe's bat population is vulnerable, but conservation policies have boosted it by more than 40 percent after years of decline, the...

Jan 29 2014

Marathon confirms small diesel spill into Mississippi river

(Reuters) - Marathon Petroleum Corp confirmed that two barrels of diesel spilled into the Mississippi river on Tuesday from its 490,000-barrel-per-day (bpd)...

Jan 29 2014

PGE seeks partners for Poland's $19.5 billion first nuclear plant

WARSAW (Reuters) - Poland's top utility PGE is looking for technology and financial partners for a long-term project to build Poland's first nuclear power...

Jan 29 2014

EU backs 6.5 billion euro deal to help end over-fishing

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - EU diplomats backed a 6.5 billion euro ($8.9 billion) deal to help fishermen adapt to new rules, ending years of debate over reforms of the...

Jan 29 2014

MORE IN PICTURES

What Islamic State left behind

What Islamic State left behind

Sifting through the rubble of Islamic State's abandoned strongholds.

Iraqi forces complete takeover of Kirkuk

Iraqi forces complete takeover of Kirkuk

Iraqi forces take control of the last district in the oil-rich province of Kirkuk still in the hands of Kurdish Peshmerga.

Battle for besieged Philippine city nears end

Battle for besieged Philippine city nears end

Some of the 200,000 residents of Marawi, driven from their homes during 150 days of battle between the Philippine military and pro-Islamic State rebels, return to start a long cleanup of their devastated city.

Puerto Rico after Maria

Puerto Rico after Maria

Residents of Puerto Rico start to rebuild after Hurricane Maria devastated the island.

Road to the World Series

Road to the World Series

Highlights from the MLB playoffs.

Today in Sports

Today in Sports

Our top sports photography of the day.

One month after Mexico's earthquake

One month after Mexico's earthquake

Residents grapple with the aftermath of last month's quake in Mexico City that killed over 300 people.

Photos of the week

Photos of the week

Our top photos from the past week.

Richard Spencer speaks on Florida campus

Richard Spencer speaks on Florida campus

Protesters chanting "Go home Nazis" sought to drown out the speech by white nationalist Richard Spencer at the University of Florida, as the campus erected barricades and deployed hundreds of police officers to guard against unrest.

Trending Collections

Pictures

Podcast