Houston quarterbacks Tony Banks (12) and David Carr work out during
practice. The Texans went through drills Tuesday in Houston.
Karl Malone chats with the media after the U.S. Olympic qualifying
basketball team's practice. The squad worked out Tuesday in New
Cleveland's Ryan Ludwick watches the first of his two home runs.
Ludwick's homers helped the Indians defeat Minnesota, 9-6, Tuesday
night in Minneapolis.
Sergio Garcia laughs on the third tee box during practice. He was
getting ready Tuesday for the 85th PGA Championship, which begins
Thursday at Oak Hill Country Club in Rochester, N.Y.
Kansas City quarterback Jonathan Quinn (12) is sacked by San
Francisco's Byron Frisch (74). The Chiefs lost Saturday's
exhibition game, 24-6, in Kansas City, Mo.
New York first baseman Jason Giambi, left, tags out Kansas City's
Mike Sweeney for the final out in the eighth inning. Giambi was
forced to tag Sweeney when the throw from third baseman Aaron Boone
pulled him off the bag. The Yankees shut out the Royals, 6-0,
Tuesday night at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo.
Safety Zach Dyer, left, breaks toward the ball carrier as Kansas
University football coach Mark Mangino watches. Dyer, a senior
co-captain and former quarterback, is competing to be the Jayhawks'
starting strong safety this fall.
Sen. Paul Feleciano, D-Wichita, right, addresses a budget
conference committee at the Statehouse in this May 4 file photo.
Feleciano was appointed Tuesday to the Kansas Parole Board.
With the start of the school year, students at all Biloxi, Miss.,
schools will have cameras in the room and halls of the schools. The
computer lab at Beauvoir Elementary School in Biloxi has two
cameras to monitor the classroom.
Unidentified U.S. Army 3rd Infantry Division soldiers return from
Iraq to Hunter Army Airfield in Savannah, Ga. While these troops
returned Monday after spending nine months in Operation Iraqi
Freedom, soldiers still in Iraq were told Tuesday to expect to
serve at least a one-year tour of duty.
Michael Forsythe, of Hagerstown, Md., says his corn production has
sharply rebounded from last year's drought. Overall, corn planted
in states east of the Mississippi River has gotten plenty of
sunshine and rain, increasing the likelihood that farmers would
harvest a bumper crop of 10.1 billion bushels this fall, the
Agriculture Department said Tuesday.
Patrons make their way into the new Chef Mac's Cafe in Orlando,
Fla. The new cafe is a departure from McDonald's standard fast-food
restaurant. The company also is testing a Cajun-style restaurant in
Leavenworth County Deputy Sheriff Charlie Yates reviews the
accident scene near 254th Street and Stillwell Road.
This house at 1706 E. 1500 Road will be the topic of a County
Commission meeting tonight as officials discuss a proposal to clean
up debris from the property. The 6:35 p.m. meeting is at the County
Kendra Haines, 7, a student at Sunset Hill School, gets a firsthand
lesson in making a mud fort like early Lawrence settlers used to
create. Haines and others built a fort Tuesday at Constant Park,
Sixth and Tennessee streets, as part of a Lawrence Parks and
Recreation program taught by historian Katie Armitage.
Arnold Schwarzenegger is shown in character as "Conan the
Barbarian" in this 1982 photo. Network broadcasters are unlikely to
air Schwarzenegger's films during the campaign for the California
recall election, because doing so would allow rival candidates to
demand equal time.
Mohammed, the 12-year-old brother of Islam Qteishat, 17, of the
Palestinian militant group Hamas, weeps as he holds a picture of
his brother at their family house in the Askar refugee camp in the
West Bank town of Nablus. Qteishat on Tuesday blew himself up
outside the Jewish settlement of Ariel, killing one Israeli and
seriously injuring two others.
Army Sgt. Vannessa Turner is seen outside of the John F. Kennedy
federal building in Boston. Turner, who nearly died from a mystery
illness in Iraq, needed intervention from Sen. Edward Kennedy just
to get a doctor's appointment in the VA system.
Goat Cheese & Tomato Bruschetta, from "Good Housekeeping
Grilling Cookbook" (Hearst Books, 2003, $19.95), is a tasty twist
to the traditional tomato bruschetta recipe.
Grilled T-bone steaks inspire debate over whether marinades or dry
rubs produce the tastiest steaks.
The smile on Eliza Haase-Divine, 2, says it all. Eliza takes a mouthful of watermelon Monday night during a watermelon feed at HIllcrest School, 1045 Hilltop Drive. Parents and teachers met to get acquainted before the start of the school year.
Anita Vail, Lawrence, and her granddaughter Chelsie Grammer, 8, stop to look over sunflowers in a field near Tonganoxie. The sunflower field, owned by Ted Grinter, is an annual attraction along Kansas Highway 32. Vail and her granddaughter were among those visiting the site Tuesday.
Matt Riley, 16, stretches for a flying disc. Riley, who starts school today at Lawrence High School, spent his last summer break day in South Park with his friend Buddy Jeans on Tuesday.
The Gardner, Collins and Ross families gather at the Grant family house for a night of food and fun. The Gardners moved to Moreno, Calif., about two years ago but came back to Lawrence to visit the two other families. From left are Rex Gardner; Mitch Grant, 16; Craig Grant; Gina Ross; Zach Gardner, 15; Kyle Gardner, 12; Pat Ross, 15; Dave Collins; and Jeanne Gardner. Judy Grant took the picture, and Craig Grant submitted it.