US President Barack Obama greets supporters, local politicians and store employees after delivering remarks at Costco in Lanham, Maryland on Wednesday. Repeating some of the same policy proposals from his State of the Union speech the night before, Mr Obama is beginning a two-day, four-state tour to promote immigration reform and an increase in minimum wage. Read more
A man walks past a sculpture covered by a light dusting of snow in the US city of Baltimore
A man stands in quiet protest outside the War Memorial building in Trenton, New Jersey. Governor Chris Christie is being sworn in today for his second term.
A wildfire burns in the hills north of the San Gabriel Valley community of Glendora, California. Authorities have ordered the evacuation of houses at the edge of the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains Read more
A worker power-washes the West Wing of the White House in Washington D.C. Read more
The tower of New York’s One World Trade Center pierces a blanket of fog. This photo is taken looking south from the 48th floor at 42nd Street and 11th Avenue in Midtown Manhattan. Read more
Twenty Fifth Annual North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The new Toyota FT-1 is announced at the North American International Auto Show, at the Cobo Center. The North American International Auto Show is one of the largest car shows held each year in the United States, and opens to the public 18 January 2014. Read more
A passenger takes part in the annual No Pants Subway Ride in New York on Sunday. The event started in 2002 in New York and has spread to 60 cities in 25 countries.
Commuters find refuge in Manhattan’s Grand Central train terminal as temperatures drop below freezing in New York city. Read more