President Bush and first lady Laura Bush are shown at their ranch
in Crawford, Tex. The Bushes were waiting last week for a visit by
Chinese President Jiang Zemin. The president at times gets himself
in hot water with both his critics and his wife for his terms of
Mount Etna spews lava and ash in Linguaglossa, near Catania,
Sicily. Mount Etna, Europe's biggest and most active volcano, came
to life again on Sunday, with a river of lava coming out of its
mouth and a series of small earthquakes damaging buildings on its
slopes, officials said.
Nathaniel O. Osbourne, left, and his lawyer Kenneth R. Sasse are
shown in this artist's rendering in federal court in Flint, Mich.
Osbourne, 26, was ordered Sunday to be held without bond.
Former Vice President Walter Mondale, left, is applauded by former
President Jimmy Carter at a ceremony to dedicate a hall named in
Mondale's honor at the University of Minnesota Law School in
Minneapolis in this May 17, 2001, file photo. The family of late
Sen. Paul Wellstone has asked Mondale to replace Wellstone on the
Nov. 5 ballot, and Mondale is likely to accept, according to a
source who has spoken to Mondale.
Voters in Harris County, Tex., are going high tech. Instead of
perforating punch cards, voters will use electronic machines when
they go to the polls Nov. 5.
Jared Klug, 12, wears a costume to complement the ghostly decor
outside his house at 3425 W. 10th Place. The Klug family
decorations also feature a oak tree decorated with lights and a fog
Niki Osburn, middle, and her family Kirsten, 13, and Ryan, 6, are
sure to spook their share of trick-or-treaters this Halloween.
Pictured at left is their life-size witch with her cauldron.
The highlight of Ed Boyle's house at 310 Elm St. is his spooky
front window complete with a hanging skeleton.
Life-size, creepy creatures haunt the front yard of 305 Stetson
Drive. The Osburn family creates and dresses witches, ghosts and
monsters around their house every year to celebrate Halloween.
A police officer, left, speaks with relatives of freed hostages
attempting to enter the City Clinical Hospital No.13, where dozens
of ex-hostages were treated after the Moscow theater hostage
crisis. Hundreds of freed captives were taken to area hospitals,
most of them suffering from sleeping gas that had been sprayed
through the building before the raid.
A girl places flowers Sunday outside a theater in downtown Moscow.
On Saturday, Russian special forces ended a hostage crisis at the
theater with gunfire and sleeping gas that killed at least 116
World Series MVP Troy Glaus holds the hardware. Glaus was named MVP
after the Angels beat San Francisco, 4-1, on Sunday in Anaheim,
San Francisco's Barry Bonds throws his helmet after being stranded
on base in the fourth inning. The Giants lost Game 7 of the World
Series, 4-1, to the Angels on Sunday in Anaheim, Calif.
Atlanta Falcons kicker Jay Feely (4) is hoisted into the air by
holder Chris Mohr and tight end Reggie Kelly (89) after making the
game-winning field goal as time expired. The Falcons defeated the
New Orleans Saints, 37-35, on Sunday at the Superdome in New
Former Kansas basketball player and legendary North Carolina coach
Dean Smith hassles former Missouri basketball coach Norm Stewart
while introducing Kansas coach Roy Williams. Smith, Stewart and
numerous other former KU coaches and players attended the 12th
Annual Sports Nite, a benefit for the Kansas City Jewish Community
Center, on Sunday at the Downtown Marriott.
Kansas coach Roy Williams displays his hardware. Williams was
honored by basketball greats like Dean Smith and Norm Stewart
during the Jewish Community Center of Kansas City's fund-raiser
Sunday night at the Downtown Marriott.
Kansas City running back Priest Holmes (31) avoids Oakland's Trace
Armstrong. Holmes had 184 yards total offense as the Chiefs knocked
off the Raiders, 20-10, on Sunday at Kansas City, Mo.
Oakland quarterback Rich Gannon (12) is drilled by Kansas City's
Greg Wesley in the second half. The Chiefs' defense held the NFL's
highest-scoring offense in check during their 20-10 victory Sunday
in Kansas City, Mo.
Anaheim's Garret Anderson hits a three-run double in the third
inning. The Angels beat the Giants, 4-1, in Game 7 of the World
Series on Sunday in Anaheim, Calif.
Anaheim closer Troy Percival, center, and Tim Salmon celebrate with
teammates. The Angels won Game 7 of the World Series, 4-1, against
San Francisco to win the championship Sunday in Anaheim, Calif.