At The Zoo
Ah Meng Junior, a Bornean female orangutan born on Dec. 12, 2008, and the 35th orangutan born at the Singapore Zoo, left, is carried by her mother Anita, 24, on Thursday Jan. 29, 2009 in Singapore where its national zoo is actively involved in the conservation and education of wildlife reserves.
Credit: AP Photo/Wong Maye-E
My Beautiful Balloons
A woman sells variety balloons at the Longtan Temple fair during the Chinese New Year in Beijing, China, Thursday, Jan. 29, 2009. China Premier Wen Jiabao said Wednesday the pervasive global financial meltdown has had a "big impact" on his country, adding that growth would slow this year.
Credit: AP Photo/Andy Wong
Passengers passing information displays at the train station in Duesseldorf, Germany, Thursday, Jan. 29, 2009. Train unions called for a warning strike.
Credit: AP Photo/Martin Meissner
Andy Roddick of the United States makes a face during his Men's singles semifinal match against Switzerland's Roger Federer at the Australian Open Tennis Championship in Melbourne, Australia, Thursday, Jan. 29, 2009.
Credit: AP Photo/Andrew Brownbill
Michael Kandler, left, and Thomas Ulrich, right, measure a sand tiger shark (Charcharius taurus) at the Ocean Center at Burg on the Island of Fehmarn at the Baltic Sea, northern Germany, on Thursday, Jan. 29, 2009. The about 1,500 maritime animals are counted and measured presently for the annual inventory.
Credit: AP Photo/Heribert Proepper
German Chancellor Angela Merkel, on the podium right, and the Chinese Prime Minister Wen Jiabao, left, listen to the national anthems during the welcome ceremony in front of the Chancellery in Berlin, on Thursday, Jan. 29, 2009.
Credit: AP Photo/Gero Breloer
Checking The Calendar
A Palestinian boy checks a calendar on a wall in his house in Zeitoun, outside Gaza City, daubed with English and Hebrew graffiti left by the Israeli army when they withdraw from Gaza earlier this month, Thursday, Jan. 29, 2009. Inside and outside the home, graffiti had been daubed in Hebrew and English, with slogans including 'You can run but you can't hide', 'Gaza here we are' and 'Arabs: 1948 to 2009'.
Credit: AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus
A Kashmiri boatman rows his boat on a sunny day at Dal lake in Srinagar, India, Thursday, Jan. 29, 2009.
Credit: AP Photo/Mukhtar Khan
A Philippine National Police SWAT member points to a huge crater created by a fireworks explosion at a fireworks factory at Trece Martires city, Cavite province, 31 miles south of Manila, Philippines, Thursday, Jan. 29, 2009. At least six people were killed and scores injured when a powerful explosion obliterated a fireworks factory Thursday, officials said.
Credit: AP Photo/Bullit Marquez
U.S. actor Brad Pitt, right, and actress Angelina Jolie pose for photos on the red carpet during Japan premier of Brad Pitt's new film "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" in Tokyo, Japan, Thursday, Jan. 29, 2009.
Credit: AP Photo/Junji Kurokawa
A Baby black howler monkey (Alouatta caraya) clings onto its mother's back on Thursday Jan. 29, 2009 in Singapore where it's national zoo is actively involved in the conservation and education of wildlife reserves.
Credit: AP Photo/Wong Maye-E
Hundreds of Bangladeshi Muslim devotees gather at the Biswa Ijtema or World Muslims Congregation venue at the bank of River Turag in Tongi, outskirts of Dhaka, Bangladesh, Thursday, Jan. 29, 2009. More than 3 million devotees are expected to attend a three-day Islamic gathering beginning Friday on the banks of the river near Bangladesh's capital amid tight security, an official said.
Credit: AP Photo/Pavel Rahman
People view an instillation by Kader Attia entitled 'Ghost 2007' at the Saatchi gallery in London, Thursday, Jan. 29, 2009. The work made from aluminum foil is a large instillation of a group of Muslim women at prayer, in which the artist interprets their bodies as vacant shells, empty hoods devoid of personhood or spirit.
Credit: AP Photo/Alastair Grant
Icicles form on the grille of a Ford vehicle on a dealer's lot in Omaha, Neb. Ford reported a $5.9 billion fourth-quarter loss, Thursday Jan. 29, 2009 and says it still has no plans to seek federal aid.
Credit: AP Photo/Nati Harnik
A dead body is seen frozen in a block of ice located in an elevator shaft in a former Detroit Public Schools warehouse building Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2009 in Detroit, Mich. Investigators said they think the body was there for several months. The man's name and the cause of his death weren't immediately known.
Credit: AP/The Detroit News, Max Ortiz