Top photos and videos of the day: Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014

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Ever wonder what a 12-pound baby looks like?

A large chunk of the Metrodome came tumbling down on Sunday:


The creepy bear in Sochi shed a tear during the closing ceremony:

RELATED POST: ‘Nightmare Bear’ also had an interesting way to put out the Olympic flame.


A selection of some of the best photographs from around the world:

An elderly woman sits on tires at a barricade in independence square in Kiev, Ukraine. Prime Minister Yanukovych is said to have left Kiev for a eastern stronghold as the country’s parliament voted to remove Yanukovych from office and call for new elections. | Getty Images

Rickie Fowler plays a shot on the third hole during the semifinal round of the World Golf Championships — Accenture Match Play Championship at The Golf Club at Dove Mountain in Marana, Arizona. | Getty Images

Austin Dillon, driver of the No. 3 DOW Chevrolet, is introdcued during pre-race ceremonies for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida. | Getty Images

People lay flowers and pay their respects at a memorial for anti-government protesters killed in clashes with police in Independence Square in Kiev, Ukraine. | Getty Images

A view of St Peter’s Basilica during a mass with newly appointed cardinals held by Pope Francis in Vatican City, Vatican. Pope Francis presided over Mass in Saint Peter’s Basilica on Sunday, one day after 19 bishops were added to the college of cardinals. | Getty Images

A costumed reveller takes part in an annual carnival in central Athens. Carnival celebrations in Greece will reach a peak over the coming weekend ahead of the beginning of Lent on Monday, March 3. | AP Photo

Russia’s gold medal winner Alexander Legkov, Russia’s bronze medal winner Ilia Chernousov and Russia’s silver medal winner Maxim Vylegzhanin, from right, rest in the finish area after the men’s 50K cross-country race Sunday in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. | AP Photo

Dancers perform during the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics Closing Ceremony at Fisht Olympic Stadium in Sochi, Russia. | Getty Images

Circus performers take part in the Closing Ceremony of the Sochi Winter Olympics at the Fisht Olympic Stadium in Sochi, Russia. | Getty Images

Fireworks explode over Olympic Park during the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics Closing Ceremony in Sochi, Russia. | Getty Images

South Korean artists perform during the closing ceremony of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. | AP Photo

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