Kennedy Center Honors
The five recipients of the 2013 Kennedy Center Honors are, seated: Shirley MacLain, and Martina Arroyo. Standing, from left, are Billy Joel, Carlos Santana, and Herbie Hancock. (Pool photo by Ron Sachs/Abaca Press/MCT)
Lubavitchers traveling from New York to Israel make a visit to Via del Portico d'Ottavia, the main street of the Jewish Ghetto and the heart of the community where there are kosher restaurants, traditional jewish bakeries and stores that cater to the Jewish community in Rome. (Richard Sennott/Minneapolis Star Tribune/MCT)
A pit bull looks from its cage at the Waukegan Police Animal Control facility in Waukegan, Ill. Officials at the facility face an overload of pit bulls at area shelters. (Stacey Wescott/Chicago Tribune/MCT)
The new Ford Mustang is unveiled at the Ford Conference and Event Center in Dearborn, Mich. The Mustang will now be available with three engines: 5.0-liter V8, 3.7-liter and the new 2.3-liter EcoBoost engine. (Romain Blanquart/Detroit Free Press/MCT)
Museum is the smallest museum in New York measuring 50-square feet. Alex Kalman created the museum in Chinatown, where you can see things like toothpaste tubes and fake vomit from around the world. The museum is accessible 24 hours a day through two peep holes. (Alana Semuels/Los Angeles Times/MCT)
Ravens' Marlon Brown (14) caught a touchdown pass while being defended by Vikings' Audie Cole (57) in the final seconds of the fourth quarter as the Baltimore Ravens beat the Minnesota Vikings 29-26 at M&T Bank Stadium, Sunday in Baltimore. (Carlos Gonzalez/Minneapolis Star Tribune/MCT)
Mario Macias led runners in the first eight miles of the California International Marathon Sunday in Sacramento, Calif. (Jose Luis Villegas/Sacramento Bee/MCT)
Washington Wizards power forward Trevor Booker (35) blocks a shot by Denver Nuggets small forward Jordan Hamilton (1) during the second half at the Verizon Center in Washington, D.C., on Monday. Denver defeated Washington, 75-74. (Harry E. Walker/MCT)
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