Icicles form on Capitol Hill in Washington, Jan. 18. Freezing rain overnight left icy conditions, closing schools and delaying the opening of the Federal government by two hours
Against a backdrop of ice covered trees, national flags of China and the U.S. fly along Pennsylvania Avenue outside the White House. Chinese President Hu Jintao on Tuesday flew to the United States for a state visit.
Vice President Joe Biden greets China’s President Hu Jintao at Andrews Air Force Base
Patrick Mahoney of the Christian Defense Coalition is arrested by police outside the White House during his protest against President Hu Jintao and China’s human rights abuses
‘Free Tibet’ supporters protest in front of the White House
Icicles hang from the leaves of a tree in the Lafayette Park in front of the White House