The first light of dawn colors the eastern sky as Carolyn Sanford walks in 5 degree F. weather at Winslow Park, Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2009, in Freeport, Maine.
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A Palestinian worker takes a break inside a smuggling tunnel between Egypt and Rafah, southern Gaza Strip, Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2009. Smugglers bring in goods from Egypt through tunnels, though those routes may eventually be cut off. Egypt has recently begun installing border fortifications to block the tunnels, which also serve as a conduit for Hamas weapons.
Credit: AP Photo/Eyad Baba
Snow covered trees are seen along the banks of the Moskva River on the outskirts of Moscow on Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2009. A heavy snowfall hit Moscow on Tuesday and continued until Wednesday.
Credit: AP Photo/Mikhail Metzel
Pope Benedict XVI attends his weekly general audience in the Paul VI hall at The Vatican, Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2009.
Credit: AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino
Balloons fly over Sao Paulo's downtown area after members of the city's Commerce Association released them to celebrate the end of the year, Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2009.
Credit: AP Photo/Andre Penner
Over the Rainbow
A rainbow is seen on the street near where President Barack Obama is staying in Kailua, Hawaii Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2009. The Obamas are in Hawaii for the holidays.