Buffalo's Curtis Brown, center, looks to deflect a shot as Atlanta
goalie Milan Hnilicka, Petr Buzek, left, and Frantisek Kaberle,
right, defend. The Thrashers won, 2-1, on Thursday in Buffalo, N.Y.
Oklahoma quarteback Nate Hybl, above, and Texas QB Chris Simms will
face each other Saturday in an OU-UT game that - because of their
lofty rankiings - will have considerable national prominence.
St. Louis' Mark McGwire connects for a three-run home run. McGwire
drove in five runs as the Cardinals clobbered the Brewers, 10-3,
Thursday in Milwaukee.
LAWRENCE HIGH GOLFERS Whitney Juneau, left, Nichole Rapp and Diane
Riat react on Thursday to Riat's chip shot that rolled over the
hole on the first green at the Lawrence Invitational at Lawrence
Country Club. The LHS threesome took fifth with a 42 score.
Smoke jumpers AL Cramer, left, Phil Stanley, middle, and Dave
Ratigan are shown in this 1943 photo taken in Missoula, Mont.
During World War II, religious conscientious objectors like Phil
Stanley served as "smoke jumpers," who battled forest fires in the
western United States.
Songs of praise fill the air during a lively old-fashioned tent
revival hosted by praise Temple Church of God in Christ, 315 E.
Seventh St. Paul Fisher, a member of a traveling evangelist team
from Edna, right, provided guitar music for several gospel songs
during the recent Pentecostal Crusade.
Rickey Henderson heads for home with his record-breaking run.
Henderson scored No. 2,246 on Thursday in San Diego
Kendall Harris, 11, left, and Chad Clarke face off in the Sony
PlayStation 2 NCAA Football 2002 Challenge. Clarke, playing Texas
Tech, edged Harris' Kansas team, 13-8, Tuesday on the plasma TV at
the Sunflower Broadband offices.
San Francisco's Barry Bonds celebrates his 70th home run of the
season. Bonds hit his record-tying homer Thursday in Houston.
San Francisco's Barry Bonds hits his 70th home run. Bonds tagged
his record-tying homer in the ninth inning against the Astros on
Thursday in Houston.
Jeff Ferguson, foreground, and Travis Seetin, both from Lawrence,
left on Sept. 14 for New York after the Salvation Army made a
request for heavy-equipment operators to help with cleanup and
rescue units. Eighteen-hour workdays, nights spent sleeping in
chairs near Ground Zero and the sights and sounds of a
broken-hearted city made their trip to New York something to
Ig Nobel Prize winner Viliumas Malinauskus, of Lithuania, holds up
a plaque with the bust of Josef Stalin. Malinauskus was awarded the
prize for creating the amusement park known as "Stalin World."
Asa Collier, right, alleges that an officer in plain clothes
roughed him up and then arrested him for damaging a police vehicle
shortly after 2 a.m. Saturday. Collier and his girlfriend, Claire
Springer, posed Thursday at the intersection of 10th and
Massachusetts streets, where the incident occurred.
Police fire tear gas to disperse opposition supporters gathering in
front Yugoslav federal parliament in Belgrade in this Oct. 5, 2000,
file photo. One year later many Serbs are dissatisfied with the
slow pace of reforms promised by the new pro-democratic government
that replaced ousted President Slobodan Milosevic.
Mohammed M. bin Laden, a brother of accused terrorist leader Osama
bin Laden, bought properties in the 1990s in and around Boston
including condos at the ritzy Flagship Wharf, shown here, which
overlooks Boston Harbor.
Members of the media stand outside the home of Bob Stevens in
Lantana, Fla. Stevens, 63, has been hospitalized with inhalation
anthrax, an extremely rare and lethal disease mentioned as a
possible biological weapon. U.S. officials said there was no
evidence of terrorism but promised "a very intense investigation."
Staff at Beacon Central High School in Owensboro, Ky., use visual
aids in their smoking awareness program. From left, Angela Bell
holds a diseased human lung; Richie Duke has a bottle of the tar
accumulated in the lungs in just one year; and Lura McElhearn shows
models of the mouth of a smokeless tobacco user and of a smoker.
The number of teens who started smoking in 1999 was 33 percent
lower than in 1997.
Smoke continues to rise from of the wreckage of the World Trade
Center as the landmark Woolworth tower stands lighted in the
backround. The World Trade Center disaster will cost New York's
economy as much as $105 billion over the next two years, city
officials said Thursday.
Christopher Vazquez of the 933rd Military Police unit of the Army
National Guard patrols the customer check-in area of Chicago's
O'Hare International Airport. The National Guard has begun
providing extra security at the nation's airports in response to
the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.
The FBI has released fresh details about the activities of Mohamed
Atta and Abdulaziz Alomari, who were in Portland, Maine, on the
night before the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. Surveillance video
captured hijackers at two ATMs, a gas station and a Wal-Mart hours
before they boarded a commuter flight that linked up with one of
the jetliners that crashed into the World Trade Center.
Anti-aircraft missiles are fired during a military exercise near
Kerch in Crimea, Ukraine, in this image from television. A Russian
chartered airliner from Tel Aviv to Siberia exploded in flight
Thursday and crashed off the Black Sea coast with at least 76
people on board. A senior U.S. military official said that it may
have been downed accidentally by a missile fired during a military
exercise in Ukraine.