Photos of the day: Thursday, March 3

  • A model shows a creation, part of U.S. fashion designer Rick Owens Fall-Winter ready-to-wear 2012, fashion collection, presented in Paris, Thursday. JACQUES BRINON/AP

  • First Lady Michelle Obama reads "The Cat in the Hat" to studetns during a visit to the Oyster Adams Bilingual School, with Mexico's first lady Margarita Zavala, Thursday, in Washington. JOSE LUIS MAGANA/AP

  • A boy is licked by a dog at the Dona Marta, one of several pacified slums in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday. RODRIGO ABD/AP

  • OSLO, NORWAY - MARCH 03: Andreas Kofler of Austria competes in the Men's Ski Jumping HS134 competition during the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships at Holmenkollen on Thursday, in Oslo, Norway. CHRISTOF KOEPSEL/BONGARTS/GETTY IMAGES

  • A government opponent holds a sign that reads in Spanish "Gadhafi murderer" during a protest against Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez's ties with Libya's leader Moammar Gadhafi outside Libya's embassy in Caracas, Venezuela, Thursday. Chavez has spoken with Gadhafi about creating a bloc of friendly countries to help mediate a resolution to Libya's crisis, Venezuela's information minister said Wednesday. ARIANA CUBILLOS/AP

  • A model shows a creation by designer Manish Arora as part of his Fall-Winter ready-to-wear 2012 fashion collection, presented in Paris, Thursday. FRANCOIS MORI/AP

  • Migrant workers who recently crossed into Tunisia from Libya line-up to receive food and water at a temporary camp on March 03, 2011 in Ras Jdir, Tunisia. As fighting continues in and around the Libyan capital of Tripoli, tens of thousands of guest workers from Egypt, Tunisia, Bangladesh and other countries are fleeing to the border of Tunisia to escape the violence. The situation is quickly turning into a humanitarian emergency as fledgling Tunisia is overwhelmed with the migrant workers. Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi has vowed to fight to the end. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)