A Jack Russell terrier performs in NYC; A father and son compete in The Masters at Alexandra Palace; Madrid celebrates the Chinese New Year and More.
Uggie, a Jack Russell terrier, visits the Empire State Building with his trainer Omar von Muller in NYC.
Neil Robertson of Australia is photographed with his son Alexander, after successfully competing in The Final on day 8 of The Masters at Alexandra Palace in London.
People celebrate the Lunar New Year in downtown Madrid. The event begins on Jan. 23 and marks the start of the Year of the Dragon, according to the Chinese zodiac.
Switzerland’s Roger Federer serves in the quarter final match against Juan Martin del Potro of Argentina during day 9 of the 2012 Australian Open in Melbourne, Australia.
Students gather around the statue of Joe Paterno, the former Penn State football coach, outside Beaver Stadium on Penn State’s campus. Paterno, 85, died from complications from lung cancer.
Onlookers watch as the Disney Fantasy cruise ship is hauled backwards by tugboats down Ems River after the ship departed from a shipyard in Papenburg, Germany. The newly-completed 130,000-ton ship can accommodate 5,450 passengers, cast and crew.
US President Barack Obama poses with members of the Boston Bruins in the East Room of The White House. The 6-time Stanley Cup champions were honored by the President for winning the 2011 Stanley Cup in June.
Volunteer Pam McComas shovels snow near Main Street during the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, UT.
Amateur artists perform a fire show to celebrate the Chinese Lunar New Year in Russia's Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk.
A woman runs by the Brooklyn Bridge in a morning snow in Brooklyn, NY. After an unusually balmy early winter, NYC and much of the Northeast received their first snowstorm of the year. Manhattan saw 3 to 5 inches of snow, while areas north of the city received up to 8 inches.
Model enthusiast Peter Smith poses with his collection of handmade-scale model coaches at the London Model Engineering Exhibition at Alexander Palace in London. The exhibition is the largest of its kind in Europe, attracting 15,000 visitors annually. Models range from large steam engines to boats, planes and tanks. This year the event ran from Jan. 20 to Jan. 22.
Actress Jennifer Lawrence (L) and Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences President Tom Sherak announce the Academy Award nominees for best supporting actress in Beverly Hills, CA. The 84th Annual Academy Awards will be presented on Sunday, Feb. 26.
Model Bianca Gavrilas wears a hand-embroidered cape made from the silk of the golden orb spider in the V&A Museum's Medieval and Renaissance Gallery in London. The cape is one of 2 golden spider silk textiles in the world. It was made in Madagascar over a period of 8 years, using the silk of 1.2 million spiders.
Switzerland's team Gregor Baumann (front) and Alex Baumann speed down the natural ice track during the first run of the 2-man competition, FIBT Bobsleigh and Skeleton World Cup tournament, in the Swiss mountain resort of St. Moritz.