Raindrops on a car window reflect a stop sign in Lowell, Mass., Thursday morning March 20, 2008. Heavy storms have dumped as much as a foot of rain in the Midwest and left behind more than a dozen deaths.
Holy Week Happenings
A girl takes part in the 'Virgen de la Esperanza' Holy Week procession in Zamora, northern Spain, Thursday, March 20, 2008. More than 1,500 women dressed in typical Spanish black dress and known as 'Manolas' participated in the procession. Hundreds of processions take place throughout Spain during the Easter Holy Week.
Britain's Sinead Kerr and John Kerr perform their original dance routine on the third day of the World Figure Skating Championships in Goteborg, Sweden, Thursday, March 20, 2008.
Vigil For Tibet
A Tibetan exile prays as he participates in a candlelight vigil in Dharamsala, India, Thursday, March 20, 2008. Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama said Thursday he was willing to meet Chinese leaders, including President Hu Jintao, as Chinese authorities acknowledged that anti-government riots in Tibet had spread to other provinces.
School children apply colored paint to each other to celebrate Holi, the Festival of Colors or Spring Festival, at Kumkum Vidhyalaya in Ahmadabad, India, Thursday, March 20, 2008. Holi is officially celebrated on March 22, 2008.
Kansas forward Darrell Arthur (00) dunks against Portland State during the first round of an NCAA Midwest Regional basketball game Omaha, Neb., Thursday, March 20, 2008.
A gorilla carries an Easter basket filled with eggs and treats at the Cincinnati Zoo, Thursday, March 20, 2008, in Cincinnati.
Celebrating Mohammad's Birth
A Palestinian boy wearing a headband that reads in Arabic "everything except Prophet Mohammad" looks on during a rally to mark the anniversary of Prophet Mohammed's birthday in the West Bank city of Ramallah, Thursday, March 20, 2008. Muslims celebrate Prophet Mohammad's birthday all over the world every year on the 12th Rabi-ul-Awal month on the Islamic calendar with traditional festivities and religious fervor.
Silver Star Recipient
Vice President Dick Cheney awards the Silver Star Medal to Army Spc. Monica Brown of Lake Jackson, Texas, Thursday, March 20, 2008, at Bagram Air Base, Afghanistan. Spc. Brown, 19, a combat medic, showed extraordinary heroism when she used her body to shield wounded soldiers from enemy gunfire and mortar shelling, then moved them to safety. She is the second woman since WW II to receive the Silver Star.