Philadelphia firefighters work at the scene of an overnight blaze on Monday, February 16. The cold weather made icicles out of their water.
Dena D'Angelo spray-paints an Oscar statue on Wednesday, February 18, ahead of the Academy Awards show in Hollywood, California.
A bear sticks his nose through a cage Thursday, February 19, at a restaurant in Sochi, Russia. A court ordered two bears to be taken away from the restaurant's owner. The bears became alcoholics after visitors regularly gave them drinks.
Homeless people find warmth at a New York church on Friday, February 13, which was a bitterly cold day in the city.
Actress Cate Blanchett gestures during a news conference Friday, February 13, at the Berlin Film Festival. She was promoting the new film "Cinderella."
Shark ecologist Juan Oliphant signals to tourists that sharks are approaching Monday, February 16, during a shark dive tour in Haleiwa, Hawaii. Shark tours are a renowned form of ecotourism in Hawaii, and cageless diving is becoming increasingly popular as well.
Children in Douma, Syria, carry banners inside a cage on Sunday, February 15, during a protest against forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. The children wore orange jumpsuits, like those worn by victims of the ISIS militant group, as the protest compared al-Assad loyalists to ISIS.
A person is hit by an orange on Sunday, February 15, during the annual Battle of the Oranges in Ivrea, Italy. The food fight re-enacts a Middle Age battle when the Ivrea townsfolk overthrew an evil king. But instead of swords and crossbows, oranges are now the weapons of choice.
A woman shovels snow in front of her home in Norwood, Massachusetts, on Sunday, February 15.
Israeli border policemen detain a Palestinian man near the West Bank town of Abu Dis as they clear a land protest on Monday, February 16.
A costumed reveler takes part in the Rose Monday parade, a traditional Carnival celebration in Dusseldorf, Germany, on Monday, February 16.
Ukrainian servicemen play with a soccer ball on a road between the Ukrainian cities of Svitlodarsk and Debaltseve on Sunday, February 15.
A reveler dives during the Mud Block party, an annual Carnival celebration in Paraty, Brazil, on Saturday, February 14.
A couple kisses in Mexico City after being "married" by people dressed as comic-book characters during a Valentine's event on Friday, February 13. Couples received symbolic rings and a fake marriage certificate during the event, which was not legally binding.
A participant swings his pillow during the Great San Francisco Pillow Fight, an annual Valentine's Day tradition. Participants are encouraged to wear masks so they don't inhale feathers.
Benjamin Milley, a 20-year-old American, is gored by a bull during a Carnival event in Ciudad Rodrigo, Spain, on Saturday, February 14. He was recovering from his injuries in a Spanish hospital.