Rockfour formed in Holon, a suburb of Tel Aviv.
Members of Rush are, from left, Geddy Lee, Neil Peart and Alex
Carnegie Mellon University computer scientist Reid Simmons
manipulates the expressions on the face of GRACE, Graduate Robot
Attending Conference, a prototype robot in the lab at the school in
Pittsburgh. The group Simmons works with hopes to have GRACE
register itself at the registration desk, find its way to a
conference room to give a speech about itself and answer questions
from people at a robotics convention this weekend in Canada.
Pope John Paul greets the crowd at the ceremony for World Youth Day
Thursday at Exhibition Place in Toronto, Ontario.
Marilyn Layman, superintendent of the DeSoto school district, and
Charles Stallard, adjunct associate professor of educational
technology at George Washington University, listen as a parent
expresses concern about technology initiatives at Shawnee's
Zacarias Moussaoui's standby lawyers, from left, Edward McMahon and
Frank Dunham talk with reporters outside federal court in
Alexandria, Va. Thursday, Moussaoui declared he was guilty of four
of six charges accusing him of conspiring with the Sept. 11
hijackers, then withdrew his attempted plea after arguing with the
Area law enforcement and emergency personnel listen to Baldwin City
Administrator Larry Paine lecture on the possibility of area
communities suffering an emergency situation or terrorist attack.
Area officials gathered at Baker University Thursday for a disaster
Fire came within two miles of the giant sequoias in the Trail of
100 Giants near Johnsondale, Calif. The trail is home to many of
the planet's oldest and largest trees. A California woman is being
held on suspicion of starting a 57,000-acre fire that has gobbled
swaths of Sequoia National Forest.
Megan Mento, 9, and her mother, Nicole Mento, holding her other
child, Jimmy, pray near where nine coal miners are trapped in a
mine in Somerset, Pa. Rescuers brought in a huge drill Thursday to
try to save the coal miners trapped 240 feet underground in a dark
shaft filling up rapidly with millions of gallons of cold water.
Devin Mottern, 6, Cartersville, Ga., was one of thousands who
enjoyed the Harley-Davidson 100th Anniversary Open Road Tour in
Atlanta, the world's largest rolling birthday party. Atlanta was
the first stop of a 10-city worldwide celebration that leads to
Milwaukee. The second leg of the tour will be Aug. 16-18 in
Baltimore at the Pimlico Race Course.
Lesleigh Lee, a student at Florida A&M University in
Tallahassee, Fla., talks about her career goals with Sandra
McCurdy, assistant dean of the Kansas University School of
Medicine. Lee was one of about 60 students who participated in the
Health Careers Pathways program this summer at KU.
Zacarias Moussaoui stands before Judge Leonie Brinkema in U.S.
District Court in Alexandria, Va., in this artist's rendering.
Moussaoui declared Thursday that he was guilty of four of six
charges accusing him of conspiring with the Sept. 11 hijackers,
then abruptly withdrew his attempted plea after arguing with
Lt. Dan Affalter, commander of the Lawrence Police Department's
investigation division, discusses neighborhood safety issues with
members of the Barker Neighborhood Assn. during a meeting at
Victory Bible Church, 1942 Mass. About 45 people attended
Thursday's meeting in the wake of a recent double homicide and
several burglaries in their neighborhood.
Stacie McClelland, Damien C. Lewis' former girlfriend, says she is
being blamed for his actions and is being treated unfairly.
McClelland, pictured Thursday outside her apartment at 1600 Haskell
Ave., said her tip led police to tie Lewis to the slayings of Pete
Wallace and Wyona Chandlee at their home at 1530 Learnard Ave.
McClelland says she worries about her safety since the killings.
Boston's Pedro Martinez delivers against Tampa Bay. Martinez
pitched two-hit ball through eight innings as the Red Sox blanked
the Devil Rays, 6-0, Thursday in Boston.
Iowa State quarterback Seneca Wallace leaves one interview room on
his way to another. The two-day Big 12 media days started Thursday
Lance Armstrong leads the pack during the 17th stage of the Tour de
France. Dario Frigo of Italy won Thursday's stage, but Armstrong
maintained his overall lead.
Raiders first baseman Cassidy Thompson, standing, awaits a throw as
a Shawnee Mission West player dives back into the bag. The Raiders
rallied for a 6-5 victory on Thursday at Free State High.
Oklahoma football coach Bob Stoops, left, and players Andre
Woolfolk, center, and Trent Smith meet the press. The Sooners
participated in Big 12 media days on Thursday in Houston.
New Kansas football coach Mark Mangino answers a question during the first day of the Big 12 media days in 2002 in Houston.
Darin Furhman poses on his machine on the infield of the Kansas