In this handout photo from the U.S. Air Force, the bodies of three
U.S. service members arrive at Kadena Air Base, Okinawa, Japan. The
bodies were recovered from the accident site where a U.S. Army
MH-47 helicopter crashed at sea in the southern Philippines before
President Bush and first lady Laura Bush take a tour of the Great
Wall of China in Badaling. The Great Wall was the Bushes' last stop
Friday on their weeklong tour of Asia.
American Apolo Anton Ohno works out on the ice. Already the winner
of short-track gold and silver medals, the speed skater will try
for two more medals tonight.
Baldwin's Kyle Flory wrestles Atchison's Jake Welshear in the Class
4A state quarterfinals. Flory won, 18-3, Friday at Wichita and will
wrestle for the 171-pound state title today.
Tri-State crematory owner Ray Brent Marsh walks past news cameras
as he arrives for a court hearing Friday in Lafayette, Ga. Marsh,
28, faces 16 counts of theft by deception for allegedly discarding
hundreds of bodies instead of cremating them.
Police take David Westerfield, center, into custody from his
lawyer's office in San Diego. Westerfield, 49, was arrested Friday
in connection with the kidnapping of Danielle van Dam. Police say
they found the 7-year-old's blood on a piece of Westerfield's
clothing and in his motor home.
Clay Goodell, a former member of the Take 5 boy band, holds a
selection of the group's memorabilia at his home in Dellwood, Minn.
The Orlando, Fla.-based organization of music impresario Lou
Pearlman, who helped launch the band, is under investigation by the
Florida Department of Labor and Employment Security for possible
violations of the state's child labor laws.
Free State's Justin Stevens works for control against Mike Bowyer
of Wichita Heights. Stevens defeated Bowyer, 3-2, on Friday at
Wichita in the first round of the Class 6A state tournament.
Stevens will wrestle for the 189-pound championship today at Kansas
Joyce Wolf, president of the Indian Hills Neighborhood Assn., is
leading a coalition of neighborhood associations opposed to Home
Depot's potential home at 31st and Iowa streets.
Members of the United States hockey team celebrate a first period
goal by their teammate Bill Guerin during Team USA's semifinal
match with Russia. The Americans defeated Russia 3-2 Friday to
advance to the gold medal game against Canada.
The Shiray Shabbat band has added a musical touch to Friday night
services at the Lawrence Jewish Community Center. Band members
include, front row from left, Sue Shafer-Landau, Keren Pomp, Susan
Elkins, Debbie Goldberg-Johnson, Diane Whitten, Liz Kundin and
Lauren Mattleman-Hoopes and back row from left, Micah Salkind, Rick
Frydman, Charlie Rose, Sheldon Whitten-Vile and Adam Galblum.
Access control systems are rising in popularity at commercial
locations, says Dave Rueschhoff, owner of Rueschhoff Security
Systems, 2441 W. Sixth St. With handheld credential cards or key
fobs (below) and a proximity reader like the ones Rueschhoff
demonstrated Friday, employers can control and monitor who comes
and goes, at what times, and at which entrances.
Jennifer Ditch, Topeka Northern Hills ninth-grader, is duct-taped
to the wall by a classmate. Although some students clung to the
wall for nearly three minutes, Ditch became unstuck in only two
seconds. The contest was part of KU's annual Engineering Expo.
Area schoolchildren and their teachers watch eagerly as Kansas
University engineering student T.J. Huhn gauges the strength of a
bridge made of pasta. Some bridges, which were glued together, held
nearly 75 pounds. About 800 middle and high school students
registered to compete in this and other events at KU's Engineering
Expo on Friday.
Amy Probst, right, reads a novel for her Kansas University English class during her two-hour shift camping near a men's restroom at the north entrance of Allen Fieldhouse. The Waterloo, Iowa, freshman is in a group of 30 KU students who take turns camping at the fieldhouse waiting for the chance for choice seats in the student section at men's basketball games. More than a dozen such groups camp for days before every home game. In the background is Allison Johnson, St. Louis freshman, who camps for a different group that calls itself "The Smiths," short for "Naismith." KU closes out its home season Wednesday against Kansas State.