Top photos and videos of the day: Monday, Feb. 3, 2013

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Richard Roeper takes a look back at the life of Philip Seymour Hoffman:

The goal is simple — dig the deepest hole you can in 30 minutes:

Woman battles intruder, and the woman wins:


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

A vigil of candles, flowers and portraits sits outside the apartment of actor Phillip Seymour Hoffman in the West Village neighborhood of New York City. Hoffman died yesterday of an alleged drug overdose. | Getty Images

Paralympian Lloyd Bachrach thanks the students at Maercker Intermediate School in Westmont for their attention following his performance. | Jon Cunningham/For Sun-Times Media

Bobby Brown, of the United States, trains during Ski Slopestyle practice at the Extreme Park at Rosa Khutor Mountain in Sochi, Russia | Getty Images

A restored P-40 Curtiss Warhawk fighter plane, one of only 32 known remaining in the world, is hoisted by crane to the second floor for permanent display at the National World War II Museum in New Orleans. The plane, painted in the scheme of the famed Flying Tigers, will be displayed in the museum’s new pavilion, Campaigns of Courage: European and Pacific Theaters. | AP Photo

An anti-government protestor listens as leader Suthep Thaugsuban speaks about the elections during his daily speech in Bangkok,Thailand. After disrupting the general election February 2, anti-government demonstrators are determined to keep up their campaign against Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra. The “Bangkok Shutdown” has been in effect for three weeks as the anti-government protesters continue to block major intersections. The Thai government imposed a 60-day state of emergency in Bangkok and the surrounding provinces in an attempt to cope with the on-going political turmoil, however this decree has had no effect on the mass protests. | Getty Images

Mount Sinabung spews pyroclastic smoke, seen from Payung village in Karo District, North Sumatra, Indonesia. The number of displaced people has increased to around 30,000 in Western Indonesia as Mount Sinabung continues to spew ash and smoke after a series of several eruptions since September. At least 15 people have been killed in a eruption of Mount Sinabung, as residents returned to their local homes after they were told by authorities that activity was decreasing. | Getty Images

Graffiti is the subject of an exhibition opening on Tuesday and running through Aug. 24 at the Museum of the City of New York. “City as Canvas: Graffiti Art from the Martin Wong Collection” is the first exhibition of the collection of graffiti art amassed by artist and pioneering collector Martin Wong in the 1970s and ‘80s. | AP Photo

George Galloway MP poses for a portrait before speaking on independence at the Assembly Rooms in Edinburgh, Scotland. Respect Party MP for Bradford West, will speak about his opposition to Scottish independence this evening as part of his Just Say Naw tour. | Getty Images

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