The US military is putting other ships on standby. In addition to assessing Haiti earthquake damage, officials are also keeping a close eye on the country's security and stability.
Residents rest on the street after an earthquake in Port-au-Prince on Tuesday. A powerful 7.0 magnitude earthquake caused major damage to Haiti when it hit off the coast of the Caribbean nation.
With more than 350,000 Haitians living in Florida, the emotional shock waves from Tuesday's earthquake are severe. In Miami, community leaders begin to organize Haiti disaster relief.
Ant, a British Giant Rabbit, sits with a white mouse on its head at the Whitehouse Farm Center in Morpeth, England.
Cold weather in the South was finally breaking Tuesday, leaving Florida growers to count the cost to their orange crop, which provides the US with 75 percent of its orange juice.
A thick layer of ice covers Florida oranges in Dover, Fla. on Jan. 11.
An orange is encrusted in ice on Jan. 11, as citrus growers in Winter Garden, Fla. continue spraying water on their citrus trees nightly to protect the fruit from sub-freezing temperatures.
The more pythons gone the better, says a Florida wildlife official. But snow and unusual cold are also straining survival of native species like sea turtles and snook in the tropical Sunshine State.
Bus engine oil is freezing in Norway, and Ireland is reporting its lowest temps in 50 years. In Britain, which looks like a baby Greenland on satellite images, Prime Minister Gordon Brown is turning into the nation's weather comforter-in-chief.
Afghan refugees are reflected in a small river while a man crosses it in a poor neighborhood in Rawalpindi, Pakistan, on Thursday.