An Afghan youth walks past a homeless man sleeping on a pavement in Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2010.
Credit: AP Photo/Musadeq Sadeq
A rope prevents access to the Spillway East chair lift, where work and evaluation continues at Sugarloaf mountain at Carrabasett Valley, Maine on Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2010. Eight people were injured when five chairs fell to the ground on Tuesday at the mountain.
Credit: AP Photo/Pat Wellenbach
This photo provided by Reporters Without Borders (RSF) shows the portraits of journalists Herve Ghesquiere, right, and Stephane Taponier projected on the Arc de Triomphe in Paris, early Wednesday Dec. 29, 2010. The mother of one of two French journalists held hostage in Afghanistan said Wednesday, as France marked the first anniversary of their capture, that she wants the government to take action to free them. Taponier and Ghesquiere were kidnapped on Dec. 30, 2009, east of Kabul.
Credit: AP Photo/RSF
Honor guards stand at the Tomb of the Unknown soldier outside the Kremlin wall in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2010. After the weekend's icy rains, a heavy snowfall hit Moscow on Wednesday.
Credit: AP Photo/Misha Japaridze
Italian Police bomb squad team experts stand outside the U.S. Embassy to the Vatican, in Rome, Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2010. Bomb squad teams were dispatched to the U.S. Embassy to the Vatican on Wednesday after it reported a suspicious package - but it was a false alarm, police said. Embassies in Rome have been on high alert for a week after anarchists mailed package bombs to at least three embassies in the Italian capital. Two exploded, injuring the people who opened them.
Credit: AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino
Front loaders clear snow from Broadway in preparation of the Times Square New Year's Eve 2011 celebration, Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2010, in New York.