A woman raises her hand during a rally in support of acting President Nicolas Maduro registering his candidacy for presidential elections outside the national electoral council in Caracas, Venezuela, Monday, March 11, 2013. Presidential elections were announced to take place on April 14, after Maduro announced on March 5 that Chavez had died.
In this Monday, March 11, 2013 photo, devotees throw turmeric powder as an offering to the shepherd god Khandoba on 'Somavati Amavasya' at the Jejuri temple in Pune district, Maharashtra state, India. 'Somavati Amavasya' is the day when a New Moon falls on a Monday.
Comet Pan-STARRS is seen over the western horizon and just above Mount Taylor, from Albuquerque, N.M., Tuesday evening, March 12, 2013. The comet passed within 100 million miles of Earth last week.
Paul Gebhardt tilts his dog sled onto one runner as he makes a road crossing at Fort Davis near Nome, Alaska, during the finish of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race on Wednesday morning, March 13, 2013.
A Swiss guard salutes in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican, Wednesday, March 13, 2013. Argentine Jorge Bergoglio was elected pope Wednesday and chose the papal name Francis, becoming first pontiff from the Americas and the first from outside Europe in more than a millennium.
Syracuse's Michael Carter-Williams, left, and Pittsburgh's J.J. Moore fight for a rebound during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game at the Big East Conference tournament, Thursday, March 14, 2013 in New York.
A woman holds up her rosary wrapped hand in praise in front of a statue of the Virgin Mary at Saint Yves Catholic church in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Thursday, March 14, 2013. Latin Americans reacted with joy on Wednesday at news that Pope Francis, Argentina's former cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio, had become the first pope ever from the Americas. Francis began his first day as pope, on Thursday, making an early morning visit in a simple Vatican car to a Roman basilica dedicated to the Virgin Mary and prayed before an icon of the Madonna.
An Indian taxi driver waits for customers on a street in New Delhi, India, Thursday, March 14, 2013.
Jordanian and Syrian children participate in a candlelit vigil to mark the second anniversary of the Syrian revolution at the Citadel in Amman, Jordan, Thursday, March, 14, 2013.