[In picture]Mount Sinabung is seen during an eruption from Naman Teran village in Karo district, Indonesia’s North Sumatra province, January 20, 2014. More than 26,000 villagers have been evacuated since authorities raised the alert status for the volcano to the highest level in November 2013, local media reported.
Picture of the day: The US side of the Niagara Falls is pictured in Ontario. The frigid air and “polar vortex” that affected about 240 million people in the United States and southern Canada will depart during the second half of this week, and a far-reaching January thaw will begin, according to AccuWeather.com.
A relative waits as naval policemen continue their search for five missing persons at Meco beach, near Sesimbra, Portugal. Rescuers continued their search for five missing youths at Meco beach after seven friends aged 21 to 25 were swept away by a wave last Sunday. Of the friends, one survived, another was found dead, and four girls and a boy are still missing.