Photos of the day - January 2, 2014

A helicopter from the Xue Long Chinese icebreaker unloads rescued passengers from the ice-bound Russian ship, Akademik Shokalskiy, in East Antarctica, in this handout courtesy of Fairfax's Australian Antarctic Division

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A car bomb rocks Beirut, the U.S. Northeast gets its first winter storm of the year and the annual animal count is underway at the London Zoo are just a few of our photos for the day for January 2, 2014.

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