Dried plants and trees covered with frost are seen in a forest near village Veragi, north of Minsk, Belarus, Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2008. The temperatures in Belarus dipped 21 degrees.
Norway's Eirik Rykhus is off-balance during a jump during a FIS Telemark World Cup Slalom in Tyon-Region, Switzerland, Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2008.
White House Press Secretary Dana Perino, sporting a black eye from the scuffle in Iraq during the shoe throwing incident over the weekend, responds to a reporter's question, Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2008, during her daily briefing at the White House in Washington.
Into The Mist
The pods of the London Eye almost disappear into the winter mist on the banks of the River Thames in London, Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2008.
School bus driver Marianne Delany of the REJ1 Gunnison Colorado School District sweeps the snow off one of the vehicles at the Crested Butte, Colo., school on Tuesday, Dec., 16, 2008. More then a foot of snow fell throughout the night in the area. A cold wave and storms had been implicated in at least 14 deaths. An avalanche in Colorado killed a Ski Patrol member.
Students light candles in the shape of the peace symbol in front of the Greek Parliament in central Athens, Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2008. Greece had seen its worst riots in decades after 15-year-old Alexandros Grigoropoulos died Dec. 6 in a police shooting. The riots quickly spread from Athens to more than a dozen cities.
Rate Rock Bottom
Trader Jeffrey Vazquez watches monitors on the trading floor of the New York Stock Exchange after the decision of the Federal Reserve to lower its key interest rate to from 0 to .25 percent, Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2008.