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Punxsutawney, Pa.

John Griffiths, one of the handlers of weathe-predicting groundhog Punxsutawney Phil, holds Phil on Groundhog Day. The Groundhog Club said Phil saw his shadow on Saturday and predicted six more weeks of winter. Each Feb. 2, thousands of people descend on the town to celebrate what had essentially been a German superstition.

Kericho, Kenya

Little to play with

Children play a board game using bottle tops at a camp housing hundreds of displaced Kenyans, mainly from the Kikuyu and Kisii tribes, on Saturday. Ethnic clashes, set off by the disputed presidential vote, continued in western Kenya.

Parati, Brazil

Revelry in mud

A reveler smiles while immersed in mud before taking part in the traditional Bloco da Lama samba group performance at Jabaquara beach on Saturday.

Salt Lake City

Final goodbye to Mormon leader

At the funeral for Gordon B. Hinckley, members of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir cry and wave goodbye. The president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was remembered Saturday as a "giant among men." He died Jan. 27.