Even the NFL, accustomed to hoopla from Super Bowl teams' home towns, must be a little taken aback by the pre-game buildup in New Orleans. As for copyrights to 'Who Dat?', the locals gave NFL the smackdown.
At the Super Bowl, the Saints will serve as ambassadors and symbols of a city reborn.
What drives Tim Tebow can be read in his eyes and under them. The biblical references the quarterback wrote on his eye black at Florida give clues about how the man set to appear in a controversial anti-abortion Super Bowl ad views faith and fame.
Women runners, including eventual winner Melissa Moon (front row c.), of Wellington, New Zealand, start the 33rd Annual Empire State Building Run-up in New York City on Tuesday.
The online celebrity look-alike fad has people swapping their profile pictures for shots of actors, musicians, athletes – even First Lady Laura Bush. How'd it start, how can you join in, and is it, um, legal?
A baby waits in a basket to board a train in Nanjing, northeastern China.
The Saints' run to the Super Bowl has come to symbolize New Orleans' post-Katrina revival. The result has been a party not seen for generations – even in the city that calls Mardi Gras home.
Ducks dive in search of food at a pond in Minsk, Belarus, on Monday.