Austria's Gregor Schlierenzauer soars through the air during his trial jump at the second stage of the four hills ski jumping tournament in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, southern Germany, Monday, Dec. 31, 2012.
Stanford wide receiver Jamal-Rashad Patterson, left, makes a catch against Wisconsin defensive back Shelton Johnson (24) during the first half of the Rose Bowl NCAA college football game, Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013, in Pasadena, Calif.
Darcia Anthony, left, and Danielle Williams react after participating in a wedding ceremony at City Hall in Baltimore, Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013. Same-sex couples in Maryland are now legally permitted to marry under a new law that went into effect after midnight on Tuesday. Maryland is the first state south of the Mason-Dixon Line to approve same-sex marriage.
Ukrainians walk on a frozen water reservoir in the Dnieper River outside Kiev, Ukraine, Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013. The temperature in the Ukrainian capital was -2 degrees Celsius (28 Fahrenheit) on Wednesday.
Florida linebacker Jon Bostic (1) hits Louisville quarterback Teddy Bridgewater (5) hard enough to dislodge his helmet in the first quarter of the Sugar Bowl NCAA college football game Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013, in New Orleans.
Pakistani schoolgirls, who were displaced with their families from Pakistan's tribal areas due to fighting between militants and the army, chant prayers during a class to pay tribute for five female teachers and two aid workers who were killed by gunmen on Tuesday, at a school in a slum on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan, Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013. Gunmen in northwest Pakistan killed five female teachers and two aid workers on Tuesday in an ambush on a van carrying workers home from their jobs at a community center, officials said.
School children and staff watch a self defense training program at a school in Mumbai, India, Friday, Jan. 4, 2013. An attack on a 23-year-old woman, who died of severe internal injuries over the weekend, has provoked a fierce debate across India about the routine mistreatment of females and triggered daily protests demanding action. Indian Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde announced a special recruitment drive for women police officers Thursday and ordered every police station in the capital to be staffed by at least nine female officers to make them more attentive to women's needs.