Nobel Peace Prize winner Jimmy Carter signs the guest book in the
Nobel Institute in Oslo, Norway, as his wife, Rosalyn, looks on.
Carter, 78, will be honored today for his decades of peace efforts
throughout the world, especially his mediation of the 1978 Camp
David peace accord between Israel and Egypt.
Eudora's Michelle Deluna, left, and Tina Lauber, right, knock the
ball away from Kansas City Ward's Allison Rank. Ward won Monday's
game at Eudora.
Kentucky coach Guy Morriss watches from the sideline during a game
earlier this year. Morriss resigned at Kentucky and will be in
introduced as head coach at Baylor on Wednesday.
UW-Green Bay's Greg Monfre, center, pushes the ball away from
Missouri's Jimmy McKinney, left, and Jefferey Ferguson during
Monday's game in Columbia, Mo.
Indiana's Bracey Wright, front, is fouled by Vanderbilt's Corey
Smith during Monday's game in Bloomington, Ind.
Utah's Greg Ostertag, left, is restrained by Matt Harpring after
Ostertag was ejected by referee Derrick Stafford, right, during
Sunday's game in Los Angeles.
Orlando's Darrell Armstrong (10) rejects a shot by Boston's Eric
Williams (55) during the first half of Monday's game in Boston.
Chicago Bears quarterback Jim Miller (15) hands the football to
running back Leon Johnson behind the blocking of Kevin Dogins (73)
and Olin Kreutz (57) during a heavy rainstorm. The Dolphins
defeated the Bears, 27-9, on Monday at Pro Player Stadium in Miami.
Kansas State coach Bill Snyder, center, walks the sideline.
Snyder's team will play in the Holiday Bowl for the third time
since 1995 when they take on Arizona State on Dec. 27 at San Diego.
The gold mask of King Tutankhamun is reflected in glass as a
tourist takes a photo inside the Egyptian museum in Cairo. The
Egyptian Museum, which was opened in 1902, began celebrations
Monday to mark its centenary anniversary.
Arrie van Wyk, project manager of the world's largest game park,
looks out at grazing elephants in the Kruger National Park in South
Africa. The new cross-border reserve, the Greater Limpopo
Transfrontier Park, will link three game reserves along the borders
of South Africa, Zimbabwe and Mozambique.
U.S. Army 1st Lt. Keith Zieber explains strategy to his mortar
platoon before military excercises in the Kuwaiti desert. The
military is conducting maneuvers there in preparation for possible
conflict with Iraq.
United Airlines CEO Glenn Tilton hugs a customer at United's
terminal at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport. Tilton greeted
customers and employees before and after addressing the media about
the airline's Monday filing for Chapter 11 federal bankruptcy
Director Baz Luhrmann and his designer wife, Catherine Martin,
left, take the stage during the curtain call at the conclusion of
the Broadway debut of Luhrmann's production of Puccini's 'La
Nelly performs during the show at the MGM Grand Hotel and Casino in
Las Vegas. He took home awards in six categories.
Robert Marx, a local homeless man, gets a push by a friend as they
head to LINK for lunch Thursday afternoon. Shelters and other
agencies are reporting more people using their services even as
state funding dwindles.
Lawrence Police officer Leo Souders talks with a homeless person on
Massachusetts Street to see if he needed assistance getting to a
shelter. More homeless are seeking Lawrence services, officials
This bag of flour, produced in the 1950s in Kansas, was exported to
Cuba before a trade embargo was put in place. Some Kansas officials
are working to renew trade with Cuba.
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez faces increasing pressure from an
opposition strike that has sparked economic shortages and choked
oil exports. Rafael Villaran waited Monday for his wife at a
supermarket in Caracas.
A decorative wall hanging at the Leach home in Leavenworth County
bears Randy's name.
The last time Harold and Alberta Leach of Linwood saw their son,
Randy, was the morning of April 15, 1988. He disappeared after
attending a party that night. The Leaches are pleased that the
Leavenworth County Sheriff's Office and the Kansas Bureau of
Investigation are renewing efforts to solve their son's
Marta Kwiatkowska, a massage therapist at Renu Day Spa in
Deerfield, Ill., works on client Jennifer Ernst, 15, from Highland
Park, Ill. Ernst is one of many teens who frequents the spa to
Jessica Schwartz, 17, of Deerfield, Ill., gets a manicure from
Kasia Bogucka at the Renu Day Spa in Deerfield. Schwartz is a
regular client at the spa and one of many teens who goes there to
de-stress themselves from things such as homework, boys and all the
things going on in the world. "I think it's really decadent. But
it's probably cheaper than psychology," her mother said.