January 6, 2013

    Published January 06, 2014


    Delta plane is de-iced at Chicago Midway International Airport, in Chicago, Illinois, USA. The bitter weather comes after a heavy snowstorm hit much of the region last week.


    A man wears a face mask and heavy clothes while walking through downtown Springfield, Illinois, USA, in blowing and falling snow as a strong winter storm moves through the Midwest, Jan. 5, 2014. Temperatures not seen in years are likely to set records in the coming days across the Midwest, Northeast and South, creating dangerous travel conditions and prompting church and school closures.


    A French soldier talks to curious children as he mans a roadblock in the Miskine neighborhood of Bangui, Central African Republic.


    Cars are partially submerged in floodwater following heavy rains in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.


    An Afghan child holds his boots in a camp for the internally displaced on the outskirts of Mazar-e Sharif, north of Kabul.


    Members of the Edo Firemanship Preservation Association display their balancing skills atop bamboo ladders during a New Year demonstration by the fire brigade in Tokyo, Japan.


    A large wave crashes over the promenade in Aberystwyth, mid Wales, Britain.


    Nuns attend a mass celebrated by Pope Francis in St. Peter's Basilica, at the Vatican, to mark Epiphany. The Epiphany day is a joyous day for Catholics in which they recall the journey of the Three Kings, or Magi, to pay homage to baby Jesus.


    Bulgarian men dance in the icy waters of the Tundzha River during a celebration for Epiphany Day in the town of Kalofer, some 150 km (93 miles) east of Sofia, Bulgaria.


    Slovenia's Robert Kranjec soars through the air during the first jump for the fourth jumping of the four-hills tournament in Bischofshofen, Austria.


    Bao Bao, the four-and-a-half-month-old giant panda, makes her public debut at an indoor habitat at the National Zoo in Washington, D.C. Bao Bao was born to the zoo's female giant panda Mei Xiang and male giant panda Tian Tian.


    Mount Sinabung releases pyroclastic flow as a church is seen in the foreground in Sibintun, North Sumatra, Indonesia.


    Kashmiri children walk on a snow-covered road on the outskirts of Srinagar, India.


    The yacht Princess 98 is carried by a truck to the fairground in Duesseldorf, Germany. The Princess 98 with a length of 30 meters (90 ft) weighs 100 tons and will be on display at the international boat fair in Duesseldorf from Jan. 18 until Jan. 26. The price will be around 7 million euro ($9.5 million).

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    by: Ellingsen from: California
    January 07, 2014 12:38 PM
    Love the pictures!
    What happened to January 4??