U.S. Park Police officers stop “zombies” from crossing the street to the Lincoln Memorial at dawn Monday. They were to swarm the monument as part of a publicity campaign staged in major cities around the world for AMC’s “The Walking Dead” TV series. The zombies were turned away from the Great Emancipator’s memorial because they failed to secure a permit.
Vice President Joe Biden waits to conduct a mock swearing-in ceremony with Sen. Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, in the Capitol's Old Senate Chamber, December 2, 2014. Schatz was sworn in to serve the remainder of his term since he was appointed to the seat after Sen. Daniel Inouye, D-Hawaii, passed away.