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.
Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., right, hugs Harold Schaitberger, General President of the International Association of Fire Fighters, after the Congressman spoke at the IAFF's Legislative Conference General Session at the Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill, March 9, 2015. The day featured addresses by members of Congress and Vice President Joe Biden.