An Iraqi policeman holds his index finger close to the trigger of his gun at a vehicle checkpoint in Baghdad, Iraq, Thursday, March 8, 2007. The top U.S. commander in Iraq, said Thursday that insurgents have sought to intensify attacks during a Baghdad security crackdown and additional U.S. forces will be sent to areas outside the capital where militant groups are regrouping.
Credit: AP Photo/Khalid Mohammed
Firefighters work at the scene of a blaze that claimed the lives of nine people, including eight children, in a thee-story apartment building Thursday, March 8, 2007 in the Bronx borough of New York. An extended family trapped in the burning Bronx row house screamed for help in the night, and one woman tossed children from a second-floor window to try to save them.
Credit: AP Photo/Jason DeCrow
Dems Talk Deadline
Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., listens to colleagues speak during a news conference Thursday, March 8, 2007 in Washington. Democrats unveiled legislation requiring a pull-out of U.S. troops from Iraq by the fall of 2008.
Credit: GETTY IMAGES/Win McNamee
A member of the Indonesian Air Force guards the wreckage of Garuda Airlines Boeing 737-400 at Yogyakarta international airport Thursday, March 8, 2007, in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. The airliner crashed March 7 after overshooting the runway before bursting into flames after coming to a stop in a rice paddy. At least 22 people died and 118 survived the crash.
Credit: GETTY IMAGES
A riot police officer tries to arrest a protester during clashes at the central Syntagma Square in Athens, on Thursday, March 8, 2007. The clashes broke out during a student demonstration against education reforms by Greece's conservative government.
Credit: AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis
Day At The Beach
A couple walk along a snow-covered beach Thursday, March 8, 2007, in Atlantic City, N.J. Wednesday's winter blast to the area was giving way to sunshine and milder temperatures.
Credit: AP Photo/Mel Evans
Birds available for sale are contained in a cage at a bird market in Hong Kong, Thursday, March 8, 2007. Researchers in the U.S. believe they have found an easily-produced vaccine for the killer H5N1 bird flu that could halt a feared pandemic, according to a recent media report.
Credit: TENGKU BAHAR/AFP/Getty Images
Icy Women's Day Dip
A man presents a bunch of mimosa flowers to a woman swimming in a hole in the ice of the Moscow River, to mark the International Women's Day, Thursday, March 8, 2007.