February 9, 2013
Published February 09, 2013
Residents start to dig out of the snow along a street in Providence, Rhode Island, USA. A behemoth storm packing hurricane-force wind gusts and blizzard conditions swept through the Northeast overnight.
A man rides down a hill on a toboggan, chased by his dog in Central Park in New York. A blizzard pummeled the Northeastern United States, killing at least one person, leaving hundreds of thousands without power and disrupting thousands of flights, media and officials said.
Protesters march during an anti-racism rally against the new headquarters of the extreme-right Golden Dawn party in Athens, Greece.
People decorate a temple with Thai banknotes ahead of the Chinese Lunar New Year celebrations in Bangkok's Chinatown, Thailand.
Spain's Rafael Nadal prepares to serve to compatriot Daniel Gimeno-Traver during the men's singles match at the Chilean Open tennis tournament in Vina del Mar city, Chile, February 8, 2013.
The Russian Knights aerobatic demonstration team flies in their Sukhoi SU-27s on the fourth day of Aero India 2013 at Yelahanka Air Force station in Bangalore, India.
People cross a river in a wooden boat in Ninh Kieu district of Can Tho in the Mekong Delta region of Vietnam, February 8, 2013. (Photo by Dungvo/Vietnam/VOA reader)
Revelers of X-9 Paulistana samba school perform during the first night of Carnival parades at Sao Paulo, Brazil, February 9, 2013.
A girl performs an acrobatic show during the temple fair in Ditan Park, also known as the Temple of Earth, in Beijing, China. The Lunar New Year, or Spring Festival, begins on February 10 and marks the start of the Year of the Snake, according to the Chinese zodiac.
China's Yu Jiyang, front, leads during a men's 1,000-meter quarter final race at the World Cup short track speed skating championship in Dresden, Germany.