Photos from the red carpet of the annual MusiCares Person of the Year gala honoring singer and songwriter Carole King at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles on January 24, 2014. UPI/Jim Ruymen
A strong arctic airmass is moving down the east coast bringing with frigid temperatures and the chance for up to a foot of show in some places. Airlines have already canceled more than 2,900 flights according to the flight-tracking service FlightAware. UPI/Kevin Dietsch
Photos from the premiere of "Ride Along" at TCL Chinese Theatre in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles on January 13, 2014. In the film, fast-talking security guard Ben (Kevin Hart) joins his cop brother-in-law James (Ice Cube) on a 24-hour patrol of Atlanta in order to prove himself worthy of marrying Angela (Tika Sumpter), James' sister. UPI/Jim Ruymen
President Barack Obama welcomed the 2013 NBA Champions Miami Heat to the White House, in Washington, D.C. on January 14, 2014. The Heat defeated the San Antonio Spurs in the 2013 playoffs. UPI/Kevin Dietsch
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