Cuban schoolchildren head to school by the way of Batista's former
castle in Havana, Cuba. The castle is a landmark that might be on
the itinerary of Kansas University students now that KU has learned
it is one of 200 American universities with a travel license to
Cuba from the U.S. Department of the Treasury.
Jacob Cox, 13, of the Eudora 4-H Club, puts one of his Rhode Island
Red chickens into its pen at the Douglas County Free Fair. Cox
brought in his birds for the poultry competition check-in Tuesday.
Austria-born actor Arnold Schwarzenegger and his wife, Maria
Shriver, arrive for the German language premiere of his movie
"Batman & Robin" in Graz, Austria, in this June 20, 1997, file
photo. Schwarzenegger has become a national obsession as
speculation swirled on whether he might run for governor of
California. An adviser said Monday that the actor was leaning
against running in the recall election of Gov. Gray Davis.
Dustin Stoneking, who works for Brien Plumbing Co., digs out an old
sewer line in the Western Hills subdivision. The city is requiring
residents in this subdivision to hook on to the city sewer line,
but costs originally estimated to be about $7,600 have risen to
Employees for Professional Moving & Storage Inc. Samuel Parker,
left, and Harold McClendon roll a piano through Bishop Seabury's
new building Tuesday afternoon.
Elisabeth Lee, a teacher at Bishop Seabury Academy, sits in her new
classroom, renovated from the former Alvamar Racquet and Swim Club.
The academy moved Tuesday into its new quarters.
Judge Carol Beier, right, speaks at a news conference after being
appointed to the Kansas Supreme Court. Gov. Kathleen Sebelius,
left, announced the Court of Appeals judge's appointment to the
state's highest court on Tuesday.
Bernice Golden, right, the mother of Feraris "Ray" Golden, awaits
the outcome of an inquest into her son's death alongside her
common-law husband, Henry Drummer, at the West County Courthouse in
Belle Glade, Fla. Feraris Golden, who was found hanging from a
tree, committed suicide, Circuit Judge Harold Cohen ruled Tuesday
after a rare public inquest.
Boston's Bill Mueller, left, is greeted by teammate David Ortiz
after they scored on Mueller's grand slam in the seventh inning.
Mueller hit three homers -- including two grand slams -- against
Texas Tuesday at Arlington, Texas.
Cincinnati manager Dave Miley watches his team from the dugout.
Miley managed his first major league game Tuesday at Cincinnati
after being named interim manager Monday. Colorado beat the Reds,
Green Bay defensive tackle Gilbert Brown runs a play at training
camp. The former Kansas University standout joined the Packers
Tuesday for the first time this summer at Green Bay, Wis., after
signing a six-year contract.
Kansas City center Casey Wiegmann participates in drills during
practice. Wiegmann, who was working out Monday in River Falls,
Wis., is expected to anchor the Chiefs' offensive line this season.
Kansas City's Desi Relaford, right, is met at the dugout by
teammate Jose Lima (25) after scoring on Joe Randa's. The Royals
lost to Chicago, 9-6, Tuesday night in Kansas City, Mo.
Chicago's Paul Konerko (14) is congratulated by teammate Magglio
Ordonez after hitting a two-run home run against Kansas City. The
White Sox tied a season high with 16 hits, and dumped the Royals,
9-6, Tuesday night in Kansas City, Mo.
Keith Gilbertson, center, speaks after being introduced as
Washington's new football coach. Gilbertson met with the media
Tuesday in Seattle along with athletic director Barbara Hedges,
right, and Jim Daves, athletic department spokesman.
With the Inglewood, Calif., City Hall in the background, Mitchell
Crooks, at podium in baseball cap, the man who videotaped Inglewood
police officers in their controversial arrest of Donovan Jackson,
talks to those assembled at a peace vigil. A coalition of
religious, political and community leaders had gathered Tuesday to
urge prayer and calm after the verdict in the case of the officer
accused of assault. The case resulted in a hung jury Tuesday.
Dan Sieber slices up tomatoes at Free State Brewing Co., 636 Mass.
The Lawrence restaurant features garden tomatoes in many of its
dishes during the summer.
Chuck Magerl picks tomatoes from his 23,000-square-foot garden just
east of Lawrence. Magerl uses the tomatoes in dishes at his
restaurant, Free State Brewing Co., 636 Mass.
Alabama Gov. Bob Riley addresses Prattville Rotarians about his
proposed tax package during a meeting in Prattville, Ala. The new
governor is trying to persuade voters to approve the biggest tax
increase in state history by telling them it is their Christian
Sen. Byron Dorgan, D-N.D., left, and Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., appear
at a news conference on Capitol Hill to call on the Pentagon to end
a program aimed at predicting possible terrorist events. Dorgan and
Wyden said Monday they wanted the project stopped before investors
began registering this week. The Pentagon decided Tuesday to cancel
the commodity-market style trading system in which investors would
be able to bet on political and economic events in the Middle East.
Golf legend Jack Nicklaus, second from left, discusses plans during
a tour with, from left, Chris Rule, the on-site designer; Jim Lipe,
senior designer with Nicklaus Design; and Roger Lessman, an owner
and developer of the Old Greenwood golf course. The course was
under construction during the tour June 30 near Truckee, Calif.
Police officers escort a couple to identify what used to be their
car at the Colombier camping site in Frejus, southern France. About
30 fires broke out almost simultaneously Monday evening and raged
through nearly 20,000 acres of some of the most prized vacation
areas in the Var region.
A man who goes by the name Prince Elkanann, 64, and 2-year-old
Yizharia, a friend's child, spend time in a park in Dimona,
southern Israel, where their close-knit community of "Black
Hebrews" is based. The Israeli government has given permanent
residence status to the group, which followed Chicago bus driver
Ben Carter to Israel in the 1960s.
Kansas University facilities and operations employees Eldon Ferrell, left, and Richard Koontz aim sprinklers for ideal coverage on the lawn in front of Watson Library. With barely an inch of precipitation recorded for the month, residents and institutions are watering their landscapes to keep them green.