Kansas quarterback Bill Whittemore (4) gets into the end zone for
the Jayhawks' first touchdown this season. Regardless, KU fell to
UNLV, 31-20, on Saturday in Las Vegas.
Kansas City's Raul Ibanez hits a single to score Michael Tucker.
Ibanez's first-inning single wasn't near enough Saturday at Kaufman
Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., as the Mariners beat the Royals, 9-2.
The coffin of Azimullah Khaksar, draped in the Afghan flag, is
carried out of a mosque to be buried in a martyrs' cemetery in
Kandahar. The 19-year-old died Thursday trying to disarm a gunman
during an assassination attempt on President Hamid Karzai.
Khaksar's burial was Saturday.
Cleveland's Bill Selby ducks away from a pitch thrown by Chicago's
Damaso Marte in the eighth inning in Chicago. The Indians won, 4-2.
Oklahoma running back Renaldo Works (47) breaks into the open while
Alabama cornerback Anthony Madison (9) pursues. Works' gain set up
the No. 2 Sooners' go-ahead touchdown late in their 37-27 victory
over Alabama on Saturday in Norman, Okla.
Miami's Jason Geathers (3) celebrates with quarterback Ken Dorsey,
center, and David Williams after catching a fourth-quarter
touchdown pass. Top-ranked Miami hammered Florida, 41-16, on
Saturday in Gainesville, Fla.
Ricky Chavis looks back to see who is in the courtroom just before
the verdict is read in his trial for the murder of family friend
Terry King. Chavis' trial ended a week ago, but the verdict was
sealed until a trial for King's sons, Alex, 13, and Derek, 14, was
finished Friday. The boys were convicted of murdering their father;
Chavis was acquitted.
Diane Johnson, founder of Operation WildLife holds a Peregrine
falcon used in the organization's education program. The program
uses animals that cannot be released into the wild to educate the
public about wildlife.
North and South Korean soccer players carry a unification flag
after a match between both Koreas at the World Cup Stadium in
Seoul. The teams, playing their first match against each other in
12 years, battled to a scoreless draw on Saturday.
A man reacts after driving his car into high water underneath a
railroad crossing overpass in San Antonio. The man drove in despite
another car, right, already being stuck in the high water on
Saturday. Tropical Storm Fay is moving across south Texas, and
rains Saturday morning in San Antonio ranged from 2 to 4 inches.
Miss North Carolina Rebekah Revels attends a "Breakfast at
Tiffany's" event in Philadelphia. Miss North Carolina runner-up
Misty Dawn Clymer, 24, also attended the Miss America event
Saturday. Revels and Clymer both will represent the state at the
pageant until a court resolves which one should carry the title,
organizers said Friday. Revels is suing to rescind her resignation
tendered after the pageant learned of photos in which she appeared
Vet Harris drives a horse-drawn hearse as he leads a funeral
procession for jazz musician Lionel Hampton on New York's Upper
West Side. Several hundred people joined Saturday in the New
Orleans-style street procession with music by Wynton Marsalis and
the Gully Low Jazz Band.
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Kathleen Sebelius makes a point
while Republican candidate Tim Shallenburger listens during the
race's first debate at the Kansas State Fair in Hutchinson.
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Kathleen Sebelius waves to
well-wishers while Republican candidate Tim Shallenburger looks on
at the end of a debate at the Kansas State Fair in Hutchinson.
Saturday's meeting was the first of a series of debates scheduled
for the governor's race.
Operation WildLife founder Diane Johnson points out the small X-ray
specks that are shotgun pellets in a Red Shoulder Hawk. The hawk
was recently brought to Operation WildLife after being removed from
WildCare. After surgery, two rods were not removed when they should
have been, leaving the bird permanently unable to fly.
Laura Ramberg, a volunteer with WildCare, left, holds a red-tailed
hawk as naturalist Bruce Wolhuter, with Kansas Wildlife and Parks,
gives a presentation on birds of prey at the Clinton State Park
during Labor Day weekend. WildCare is now under investigation by
the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service after numerous complaints were
filed about the level of care given to birds of prey at the clinic.
WildCare volunteer Paula Halleran-Hodge shows a great horned owl to
campers during an educational program on birds of prey at the
Clinton State Park during Labor Day weekend. WildCare and its
director are targets of a federal investigation after several birds
of prey were found to be malnourished at the center.
Ruins in Chaco Canyon show the evolution of the Chacoans' building
techniques. The technologically advanced methods allowed buildings
up to five stories high.
Chaco Canyon National Historic Park is in northwestern New Mexico,
near Farmington. The canyon was the heart of an elaborate system of
more than 150 great houses throughout the San Juan Basin of
northwestern New Mexico built more than 800 years ago, and was the
system's political, economic and ceremonial center for more than
Scattered wind chimes among Remple's flowers set music to the air.
Henry Remple, 1922 Countryside Lane, waters his daisies that blend
with his yard.
A formal dinner place setting is used to teach a course on table
etiquette at the Smoky Creek Summer School for Girls in Bogalusa,
La. For the past 18 years, Dixie Gallaspy has spent one week each
summer in this small timber town imparting the importance of
gracious living to girls from Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama,
Texas and elsewhere.
In Dixie Gallaspy's day, young ladies of the South learned poise
and grace at home. For the past 18 years, the 60-something interior
designer has spent one week each summer teaching etiquette, manners
and self-confidence at an English Colonial house in Louisiana.
Caroline Bauer-Hanstein, one of the owners of Tail End Resort and
Spa in Davie, Fla., relaxes with one of her charges.
This is a potato peeler, not an apple peeler. The peeler was made
in the late 19th century by White Mountain, a company that is still
working. The potato peeler sells today for $75.
The Alpen Spielers, a polka band that has toured Europe, will play
Saturday afternoon at Oompahfest in South Park. The German festival
is from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Robert Mirabal and his performance ensemble RareTribalMob will
perform "Music From a Painted Cave" at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the
A silver and lapis bracelet by David Nieto, Lawrence, is among the
works in the Lawrence Indian Arts Show.
"Mohawks in Beehives, 1991," a hand-colored photograph by Shelly
Niro, is among the works in "Four Photographers: Zig Jackson,
Victor Masayesva Jr., Shelley Niro, Hulleah Tsinhnahjinnie," an
exhibit at the Helen Foresman Spencer Museum of Art at Kansas
A large pot by Jane Osti of Tahlequah, Okla., won the Best of Show
Award in the three-dimensional category.
Joyce Colton, historian of the Kaw Valley Quilters Guild, explains
the story behind a quilt titled "George Washington Crossing the
Delaware." The piece was made by Lawrence quilter Chris Wolf Edmond
in 1976 and is part of the guild's exhibit of patriotic quilts
being displayed at Watkins Community Museum of History.
Lawrence business leaders said spending by Kansas University
students, like the ones pictured in this file photo, helped the
area economy fare better than most after the Sept. 11 attacks.