R&B singer Chris Brown appears in court for a probation progress report hearing on February 6, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. Brown pleaded guilty to assaulting his girlfriend, singer Rihanna, after a pre-Grammy Awards party in 2009. Prosecutors have alleged that he has failed to meet the terms of his probation.
A couple walks through Prospect Park on a foggy afternoon on February 11, 2013 in New York City. Following a massive snowstorm that left up to three feet of snow in some parts of New England, Monday saw warm temperatures and light rain which resulted in dense fog in many areas. All New York City airports experienced delays due to the fog.
President Barack Obama presents the Medal of Honor for conspicuous gallantry to Clinton Romesha, a former active duty Army Staff Sergeant, at the White House February 11, 2013 in Washington, DC. Romesha received the Medal of Honor for actions during combat operations against an armed enemy at Combat Outpost Keating, Kamdesh District, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan on October 3, 2009.
Members of the Scottish Republican Socialist Movement hold their annual Glencoe commemoration rally on February 10, 2013 in Glencoe, Scotland. The rally marks the anniversary of the Massacre of Glencoe when on the 13th of February 1692 members of the MacDonald clan were murdered in their home by soldiers under the charge of Archibald Campbell, 10th earl of Argyll.
Naga Sadhus, naked Hindu holy men, walk in procession after having bathed on the banks of Sangam, the confluence of the holy rivers Ganges, Yamuna and the mythical Saraswati, on the auspicious bathing day of Mauni Amavasya during the Maha Kumbh Mela on February 10, 2013 in Allahabad, India. The Maha Kumbh Mela, believed to be the largest religious gathering on earth, is held every 12 years on the banks of Sangam, the confluence of the holy rivers Ganga, Yamuna and the mythical Saraswati. The Kumbh Mela alternates between the cities of Nasik, Allahabad, Ujjain and Haridwar every three years. The Maha Kumbh Mela celebrated at the holy site of Sangam in Allahabad, is the largest and holiest, celebrated over 55 days, and is expected to attract over 100 million people.
An Indonesian man of Chinese descent carries joss sticks through the smoke filled Vihara Dharma Bhakti temple on the first day of the Chinese Lunar New year February 10, 2013 in Jakarta, Indonesia. Chinese people around the world are ushering in the Year of the Snake with prayers, feasts and fireworks.
Brooke Linsky knocks a snow-coverd branch in Central Park on February 9, 2013 in New York City. The park received almost a foot of snow, as New York was spared the worst of the massive snow storm that hit the U.S. Northeast.
A woman reacts to the snow after opening her front door on February 9, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. The powerful storm has knocked out power to 650,000 and dumped more than two feet of snow in parts of New England.
A snake shaped sculpture made from about 850 yellow sky lanterns looms over a road in Chinatown on February 9, 2013 in Singapore. Thousands gathered today to celebrate the Chinese New Year and welcome the the Year of the Snake, with new year's day falling on February 10. Chinese new Year is the most important festival in the Chinese calendar and is celebrated in Singapore and many other Southeast Asian countries with significant Chinese Populations.