House Financial Services Committee Chairman Rep. Barney Frank, D-Mass., meets reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 17, 2009, where he joined the torrent of criticism aimed at American International Group (AIG).
Credit: AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite
Rielly Weathers watches a band pass by during the St. Patrick's Day parade Tuesday, March 17, 2009 in Savannah, Ga. Celebrated here since 1824, this coastal city's sprawling parade and street party have become its most lucrative tourist attraction, drawing up to 400,000 revelers every March 17.
Credit: AP Photo/Stephen Morton
View from the space shuttle Discovery as it closes in for docking with the international space station while orbiting Earth, Tuesday, March 17, 2009. Discovery is set to deliver one last set of solar wings to bring the orbiting outpost up to full power and will drop off badly needed equipment for the station's water-recycling system and a fresh crew member.
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British singer Amy Winehouse reacts as she arrives at Westminster Magistrates Court in London, Tuesday, March 17, 2009, where she faces a charge of common assault over an incident at a charity ball. Winehouse, 25, is accused of assaulting a female fan who tried to take her picture in London's Berkeley Square on Sept. 26, 2008.
Credit: AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth
A mostly empty train runs in the tourism tunnel Tuesday, March 17, 2009, in Shanghai, China. Communist leaders worry about rising job losses and possible unrest amid a trade slump that saw Chinese exports fall 25.7 percent in February from a year earlier. They have promised to spend heavily to create jobs and boost exports.
Credit: AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko
A white peacock flares out its plumage at the Giza Zoo in Cairo, Egypt, Tuesday, March 17, 2009. White peacocks are often mistaken for albinos but are in fact a color variation of the Indian Blue peacock, and are considered rare.
Credit: AP Photo/Ben Curtis
A pyre of weapons burn Tuesday, March 17, 2009, as they are destroyed in Nairobi, Kenya. Kenyan police destroyed over four thousand weapons that were used in crimes and were confiscated by the police since 2007.
Credit: AP Photo/Karel Prinsloo
Poised For Pope
Children await the arrival of Pope Benedict XVI outside the airport in Yaounde, Cameroon Tuesday, March 17, 2009. Pope Benedict XVI arrived in Cameroon Tuesday on his first trip to Africa, the fastest-growing region for the Roman Catholic church.
Credit: AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell
World champion diver and cancer survivor Bill Brown, of Orlando, Fla., performs a double somersault with a half twist dive during a high dive performance at the Space Center Houston on Tuesday, March 17, 2009, in Houston. The High Dive Spectacular included Brown's signature dive off an 85-foot high dive platform, twisting and turning at 55 miles per hour before splashing down into only nine and a half feet of water.
Credit: AP/Houston Chronicle, Julio Cortez