Severe Beijing smog prompts unusual transparency - Article Photos 3/6

People visit a park near the Military Museum, seen in background, on a hazy day in Beijing, China, Monday, Jan. 14, 2013. Beijing schools kept children indoors and hospitals saw a spike in respiratory cases Monday following a weekend of off-the charts pollution in China's smoggy capital, the worst since the government began being more open about air-quality data. (AP Photo/Alexander F. Yuan)