The sun rises on a cold winter morning in St. Moritz, Switzerland, on Feb. 21. Arno Balzarini/Keystone/AP
Children cross a puddle of water after heavy rains at a makeshift tent camp in Cite Soleil in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on Friday. Seasonal rains and hurricanes bring increased dangers to the hundreds of thousands of people living in makeshift shelters after the destructive 7.0-magnitude earthquake. Carlos Barria/Reuters
A woman walks through slush as snow falls in downtown Grand Rapids, Mich., on Feb. 22. Chris Clark/The Grand Rapids Press/AP
Antelope stand on a field covered by newly fallen snow on Tuesday in Roswell, NM. Mark Wilson/The Roswell Daily Record/AP
Residents sled down the slope of Came Dawson Park in Montville Township, NJ on Feb. 25. Elbaliz Mendez/The Daily Record/AP
In Struga, Macedonia, people look at the river mouth between the River Drim and Ohrid Lake on Feb. 25. The water level of Ohrid Lake is almost eight inches above the critical point, local media reported. Ognen Teofilovski/Reuters
A camper looks at a large rock formation in Egypt's White Desert on Feb. 21. Winds have created strangely shaped limestone rocks in the middle of the White Desert. At dawn and dusk, the sediments in the rock shine brightly. Asmaa Waguih/Reuters
The Glen Span Arch at the southern end of the Ravine in New York City's Central Park is seen with a snowy stream running through it on Thursday. Eric Carvin/AP
Long Island Railroad Conductor Eric Logan waits for a delayed train to arrive as passengers board in Port Washignton, NY on Friday after a heavy snowstorm hit the region. Shannon Stapleton/Reuters
A driver stops as a tree hangs over a power line on the road in Farmington, NH on Friday. Thousands in the state are without power after an overnight storm with high winds knocked down trees. Jim Cole/AP
Wind from a medevac helicopter blows the yellow smoke marking a landing zone as Crew Chief Sgt. Robert Wengeler stays by his helicopter to provide security during a mission of the US Army's Task Force Pegasus in Marjah, Helmand Province, Afghanistan, on Feb. 23. Pegasus crews are providing the fast medical evacuation of those wounded in Marjah as US and Afghan troops take part in an assault on the Taliban stronghold. Brennan Linsley/AP
People enjoy a warm winter day in English Bay, British Columbia as the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics take place. Andy Clark
In Kirkuk, Iraq on Feb. 23, Iraqi policemen look at supporters waving flags from the semi-autonomous region of Kurdistan during a sand storm at a rally ahead of the March 7 elections. Ako Rasheed/Reuters
The celebrated Rafi Peer troupe got featured at this year's Lahore literary festival, after surviving Islamist bomb attacks. But civil society and free expression in Pakistan may still be measured as one step forward and two back.
The stage lights are coming on in the main hall of the modernist Alhamra Arts Center. It is the last night of the Lahore Literary Festival and the venue is packed with people sitting in the aisles and standing at the rear. Hundreds more are pressed together outside at a large screen, waiting for this Sufi-inspired music, drama and dance spectacular.