Photos of the day: Thursday, Feb. 17

  • Bangladeshi dancers perform at the opening ceremony of the ICC World Cup of Cricket in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Thursday, Feb. 17, 2011. (AP Photo/Kevin Frayer)

  • Chinese people visit a lantern show for celebrating the Lantern Festival, on the last day of Chinese Lunar New Year celebrations, at Qianmen Avenue on February 17, 2011 in Beijing, China. The Lantern Festival, also known as Yuanxiao Festival, falls on the 15th day of the 1st lunar month in China. (Photo by Feng Li/Getty Images)

  • Protesters of Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's bill to eliminate collective bargaining rights for many state workers pack the rotunda at the State Capitol in Madison, Wis., Thursday, Feb. 17, 2011. (AP Photo/Andy Manis)

  • Cat lovers take part in a wool ball fight in front of the Royal Castle to mark the International Cat Day, in Warsaw, Poland, Thursday, Feb. 17, 2011. (AP Photo/Alik Keplicz)

  • Fashion from the Ralph Lauren fall 2011 collection is modeled on Thursday, Feb. 17, 2011, during Fashion Week in New York. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

  • Mark Ruffalo speaks during the Safe Drinking Water Act press conference on Capital Hill on February 17, 2011 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Kris Connor/Getty Images)

  • Driver Bobby Santos climbs from his car after a crash during practice for the NASCAR Nationwide series at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla., Thursday, Feb. 17, 2011. (AP Photo/David Graham)