Pictures of the week

APTOPIX Fashion Halston Fall 2010

Lying on the floor under a table, a makeup artist paints the toenails of a model backstage before the Halston fall 2010 collection is shown at Fashion Week in New York. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

Vancouver Olympics Ice Hockey

Officials try to separate players as Slovakia goalie Jaroslav Halak (41) sits on the ice after he stopped a shot by the Czech Republic in the first period of a men’s ice hockey preliminary game at the Vancouver 2010 Olympics in Vancouver. Czech Republic won 3-1. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

APTOPIX China Lunar New Year

A Chinese boy wears tiger headgear as he stands in front of the tiger toys on display at a temple fair on the second day of the Chinese Lunar New Year in Beijing. Millions of Chinese celebrated the Lunar New Year of the Tiger which began on Sunday. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

APTOPIX Ukraine Military

A member of the Ukrainian honor guard wipes his boot during a memorial ceremony for those who died in the Soviet war in Afganistan (1979-1989) in Kiev, Ukraine, Monday. (AP Photo/Sergei Chuzavkov)

APTOPIX Brazil Carnival

A member of Vila Isabel samba school parades during carnival celebrations at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro, early Tuesday. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)