Gallery: Photos of the day for Feb. 12
Published: February 12, 2013 02:29PM
Updated: February 12, 2013 02:25PM
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Performers from the Unidos de Vila Isabel samba school parade during carnival celebrations at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro, Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013. Rio de Janeiro's samba schools vied for the title of the year's best in an over-the-top, all-night-long Carnival parade at the city's iconic Sambadrome. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)

A collection of the best photos from around the world updated throughout the day Feb. 12, 2013.