The Christ the Redeemer statue is seen on Corcovado mountain in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Feb. 6, 2015.
Would-be immigrants sit atop a border fence after attempting to cross from Morocco to the Spanish enclave of Melilla Feb. 10, 2015.
More than 600 immigrants tried to climb over the wire border fence. Thirty-five succeeded in making it into Mellila, said the prefecture of the enclave.
A man photographs fog rising from the Elbe River shrouding landmarks in the city center, including towers of the Residenzschloss Dresden palace, center, and the Catholic Hofkirche church, in Dresden, Germany, Feb. 12, 2015.
The city of Dresden was expected to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the 1945 firebombing attack by British and American bombers that devastated the city and killed at least 25,000 people Feb. 13.
Commuters walk between piles of snow on a street in downtown Boston Feb. 11, 2015.
The National Weather Service forecast a weekend storm that will bring another 12-24 inches to the coastal areas of New England, where record snowfall is already piled high.
Graduating New York State Police officers line up outside the Empire State Plaza Convention Center before a ceremony in Albany, New York, Feb. 10, 2015. The 202nd session graduated about 230 officers.
Municipal workers remove broken tiles near the fence of Beirut's seaside road, which was damaged by strong and high waves in Lebanon, Feb. 11, 2015.
The Middle East is being hit with a storm that has brought heavy winds, rain and snow to Lebanon's mountains. Lebanon's weather authorities said the wind was at a speed of 60 miles per hour.
James Hayney portrays President Abraham Lincoln in a parade organized by the Union League of Philadelphia for the former president's birthday in Philadelphia Feb. 12, 2015.
Two hundred and six years have passed sense Lincoln was born in 1809.
A man from Kosovo carries his baby as he illegally crosses the Hungarian-Serbian border near the village of Asotthalom, Hungary, Feb. 6, 2015.
The European Union is experiencing a steep rise in the number of Kosovo citizens smuggling themselves into the affluent bloc, with 10,000 filing for asylum in Hungary in just one month this year compared to 6,000 for all of 2013. It follows a relaxation of travel rules allowing Kosovars to reach EU borders via Serbia and has coincided with political turmoil and street unrest in Kosovo fueled by poverty, high unemployment and economically debilitating corruption.
Locals re-enact the 1573 battle of "Seljacka Buna" in Donja Stubica, Croatia, Feb. 7, 2015.
Team Bota Bota competes during the Quebec Winter Carnival ice canoe race on the St. Lawrence River in Quebec City, Canada, Feb. 8, 2015.
A firefighter works to extinguish a fire at a residential block, which was damaged by a recent shelling according to locals, on the outskirts of Donetsk, eastern Ukraine, Feb. 9, 2015.
Keegan, a Belgian Malinois, unveils the 2016 Ford Police Interceptor Utility vehicle during the media preview of the Chicago Auto Show at McCormick Place in Chicago Feb. 12, 2015.
The Chicago Auto Show will be open to the public from Feb. 14 through Feb. 22.
People watch as Mount Sinabung ejects ash into the air during an eruption in North Sumatra, Indonesia, Feb. 9, 2015.
A Massachusetts Bay Transit Agency green line subway train sits at a station during a winter snow storm in Brookline, Massachusetts, Feb. 9, 2015.
Boston and other areas of the Northeast, already buried under about a yard of snow, braced for up to two more feet while more rain and high winds were in store for parts of the Pacific coast, forecasters said.
President Obama meets with German Chancellor Angela Merkel to discuss the crisis in Ukraine at the White House in Washington, D.C., Feb. 9, 2015.
Namee Barakat, father of shooting victim Deah Shaddy Barakat, cries as a video is played during a vigil on the campus of the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, Feb. 11, 2015.
Stephen Hicks, who had posted anti-religious messages on Facebook and quarreled with neighbors, was charged with killing three young Muslims in what police said was a dispute over parking and possibly a hate crime.
The victims were newlyweds Deah Shaddy Barakat, 23, a University of North Carolina dental student, and his wife, Yusor Mohammad, 21, and Yusor's sister, Razan Mohammad Abu-Salha, 19.
A Buddhist monk plays with a tiger at the Wat Pa Luang Ta Bua, otherwise known as Tiger Temple, in Kanchanaburi province, Thailand, Feb. 12, 2015.
Thai officials raided the Buddhist temple that is home to more than 100 tigers and are conducting an investigation into suspected links to wildlife trafficking. Authorities from Thailand's Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation checked 143 Bengal tigers living at the temple and found them to be in good health.
Snowflakes sprinkle down onto a woman taking a walk through a forest near Seeg, Germany, Feb. 10, 2015.
Snow Safety Officer Luke Smithwick investigates the starting point of a massive avalanche that took the life of a local skier at the Gulmarg ski area near Srinigar, Kashmir, India, Feb. 11, 2015.
The ski guide and two clients entered onto the face and triggered the slide which ran the entire length of the 1,500-meter face to the valley below. The Kashmiri ski guide was killed while the two clients managed to escape the avalanche. The resulting crown measured four meters above the bed surface.
Students give the thumbs-up sign to wish the Indian cricket team luck as they hold a giant cut-out replica of the Cricket World Cup trophy at a school in the southern Indian city of Chennai Feb. 12, 2015.
The 2015 Cricket World Cup begins Feb. 14.
A couple takes a selfie as others observe the sunset at an oceanfront in the neighborhood of Miraflores in Lima, Peru, Feb. 9, 2015.
U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew, left, talks with International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde after a group picture during the G20 finance ministers and central bank governors meeting in Istanbul, Turkey, Feb. 10, 2015.
People look at the remains of a rocket shell on a street in the town of Kramatorsk, eastern Ukraine, Feb. 10, 2015.
Three people were killed and 15 wounded in the rocket strike on the town.
New York City Police (NYPD) officer Peter Liang departs the criminal court after an arraignment hearing in Brooklyn, New York, Feb. 11, 2015.
The New York City rookie police officer was charged with manslaughter in the second degree and five other offenses on Wednesday for the fatal shooting of an unarmed man in the darkened stairwell of a housing project last November.
A model presents a creation from Maria Escote's Fall/Winter 2015 collection during the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in Madrid, Spain, Feb. 10, 2015.
A Hindu holy man asks for alms as he walks among birds flying at a beach along the Arabian Sea in Mumbai, India, Feb. 11, 2015.
Branislav Ivanovic, left, of Chelsea grapples with Everton's James McCarthy during their English Premier League soccer match at Stamford Bridge, London, England, Feb. 11, 2015.
An orange toxic cloud is seen over the town of Igualada, near Barcelona, following an explosion in a chemical plant Feb. 12, 2015.
Three people were injured in the explosion at the chemical plant in northern Spain, and authorities advised residents of several small towns near Barcelona to stay indoors as the large toxic cloud spread over the area. Catalan authorities told people to shut their windows and stay inside as a precaution, and they cut off some roads in the area as well as a train line.
Former IMF head Dominique Strauss-Kahn leaves his hotel to attend the trial in the so-called Carlton Affair, in Lille, France, Feb. 11, 2015, where 14 people, including Strauss-Kahn, stand accused of sex offenses, including the alleged procuring of prostitutes.
Strauss-Kahn is charged with "procuring with aggravating circumstances." The trial is expected to run for at least three weeks, court officials said.
Sick California sea lion pups sit in an enclosure at the Marine Mammal Center in Sausalito, California, Feb. 12, 2015.
Scientists are struggling to figure out what is causing hundreds of sick and starving California sea lions to wash up on on California shores over the past three winters. Nearly 500 of the extremely emaciated pups have been found since the beginning of the year and are being treated at rehabilitation centers throughout the state. The Marine Mammal center has cared for over 170 of the pups so far this year.
People cross Pero's Bridge which has been transformed into a fog bridge by Japanese artist Fujiko Nakaya to celebrate the city's status as European Green Capital in Bristol, England, Feb. 12, 2015.
An employee holds a 100-Carat perfect diamond at Sotheby's auction house in London, England, Feb. 13, 2015. Forming part of the Magnificent Jewels sale in New York on April 21, 2015 it is expected to fetch between $19 - 25 million.
A bronze figure of Humphrey Bogart owned by Lauren Bacall is displayed in front of a photograph of the actress at Bonhams auctioneers in London, England, Feb. 13, 2015.
Items from the private collection of actress Lauren Bacall, who died in August 2014, are on display at Bonham's in London ahead of their sale in New York on March 31, 2015.
Kanye West, second from right, make final rounds before the showing of the Kanye West Adidas Fall 2015 collection at Fashion Week in New York, Feb. 12, 2015.
A youth plays pond hockey as the sun rises on Pigeon Lake in the region of Kawartha Lakes, Ontario, Feb. 4, 2015.
Hockey-mad Canadians are looking forward to one of the year's most anticipated televised events, CBC's "Hockey Day in Canada," which broadcasts five NHL games back to back Feb. 14. The photo was first published Feb. 12.