Visitors admire ice sculptures in an exhibition in Roevershagen, northern Germany, Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2009. International ice artist had made the sculptures from a total of 260 tons ice for the exhibition, that will be open to the public until the beginning of March.
Mr. President Goes To The Hill
President Barack Obama approaches the media to make a statement on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2009, after meeting with lawmakers at the Capitol.
Renee Sapp dances with Pittsburgh Steelers safety Tyrone Carter during the team's media day for Super Bowl XLIII Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2009, in Tampa, Fla. The Steelers will play the Arizona Cardinals in the Super Bowl on Sunday, Feb. 1.
Rebecca Avila, 27, right, with her goddaughter Jessica Urquieta, 9, attend a community meeting at Holy Family Church in Wilmington, Calif., on Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2009 after finding out about the death of a family in their neighborhood.
A boy stands on a bike as officials of the departmental health services fumigate during a campaign against Dengue fever in Santa Cruz, Bolivia, Tuesday Jan. 27, 2009.
Ultra Orthodox Jewish visitors walk in the corridor of the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial in Jerusalem, Monday, Jan. 26, 2009. Tuesday is the International Holocaust Remembrance Day, which is designated by the United Nations General Assembly to commemorate the victims of the Holocaust.
A statue of the first U.S. President George Washington is seen in Statutory Hall on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2008.
White House Snow
A light snow covers the White House grounds in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2009, as a wintry mix is expected to his the Washington area.
No School Today
A young girl jumps over a pool of water after been turned away from school in Harare, Zimbabwe Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2009. The Zimbabwean government deferred the opening of schools by two weeks in order to facilitate the marking of exam papers following a strike by teachers.
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev takes part at a wreath laying ceremony at the Piskaryovskoye memorial cemetery in St. Petersburg, Russia, Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2009, marking the 65th anniversary of the battle that broke the Siege of Leningrad. More than 1 million people perished during the 900-day siege.
Year of the Ox
A woman ties a New Year's wish on to a wishing tree, as part of the traditional Chinese New Year celebrations at a park festival, in Beijing, China, Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2009. Chinese celebrate the arrival of the Year of the Ox according to the Chinese Zodiac.
A jockey is handed a bottle of water as he competes with his horse in the 120 km Al-Khalediah Endurance Ride in Tebrak, 69 miles east the Saudi capital Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2009.
Sudanese refugees board a bus shortly after arriving in Timisoara, western Romania, early morning, Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2009. According to the UNHCR, a group of 42 Sudanese refugees who have been stranded in a makeshift camp in the desert in Iraq were moved to an Emergency Transit Center in Timisoara to wait for their resettlement applications to be processed.
Gold Medal Yawn
U.S. Olympic gold medalist Michael Phelps reacts after hitting his knee on the table during a press conference at the 3rd Global Competitiveness Forum in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2009.
Defending Champ Djokovic Fails
Serbia's Novak Djokovic returns to Andy Roddick of the United States in a Men's singles match at the Australian Open Tennis Championship in Melbourne, Australia, Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2009. The third-ranked Djokovic looked increasingly woozy and had to give up while trailing 6-7 (3), 6-4, 6-2, 2-1, allowing No. 7 Andy Roddick to claim a spot in the semifinals.
Rohingya migrants show their wounds while waiting for treatment at the provincial hospital in Ranong province, southern Thailand Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2009. Thai authorities say a new boatload of 78 ethnic Rohingya migrants has been detained. Rohingyas are members of a Muslim ethnic group that fled persecution in Myanmar.
Members of the Russian Orthodox National Council arrive to attend the Council in Moscow's Christ the Saviour Cathedral, Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2009. A group of 711 of the church's faithful convene Tuesday for the start of the first election of a patriarch since the fall of the officially atheist Soviet Union.