Minnesota's Jose Offerman, right, is tagged out by Kansas City
shortstop Andres Blanco in a rundown. Offerman, a former Royal, and
the Twins won, 4-2, Sunday in Kansas City, Mo.
Minnesota's Torii Hunter (48) is congratulated by Jacque Jones (11)
and Cory Koskie after hitting a three-run homer off Kansas City's
Brian Anderson. The Twins defeated the Royals, 4-2, Sunday at
Kansas City, Mo.
Chicago Cubs' Aramis Ramirez, right, is congratulated by Moises
Alou, left, after Ramirez's two-run home run against the New York
Mets. The Cubs won, 4-1, Sunday in Chicago.
New York's Derek Jeter grimaces after striking out in the first
inning against Boston pitcher Pedro Martinez. The Red Sox beat the
Yankees, 2-0, Sunday in New York, completing a three-game sweep.
Designer Zac Posen, 23, has embarked on a joint venture with music
mogul P. Diddy. The deal, announced last week, will allow Posen to
expand his trendy collection, develop an accessories business and
explore licensing opportunities.
This is the Mini Remote Controller offered by Overhead Door. It
features the CodeDodger Access Security System.
Jackie Andre, a certified public accountant at Brown Smith Wallace
LLC, invests mostly in companies that are keeping operations in the
United States. Andre, 32, has started a 401(k) account and has
bought a second house to convert into rental property. She said the
recent economic downturn has made her a more cautious investor.
Dan Ryckert, right, a Kansas University sophomore from Olathe, is
filmed for a scene by Ben Coldham, a KU freshman from Chicago, in
Oldfather Studios on the KU campus. Ryckert, who has been making
films since junior high, created the student-produced comedy
"Foghat Live," shown on KUJH-TV.
For a college student, getting up early is no laughing matter, but
KU juniors Liz Morel, Lawrence, and Alan Dibos, Lenexa, try to make
the best of the situation as they study before an early class.
"Honestly, even anything before 11:30 a.m. is pretty early," said
Dibos, as he and Morel went over classwork before an 8:30 a.m. math
Marines of Fox Company, 2nd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 1st and
2nd Platoons, crowd around combat cameraman Lance Cpl. Sean Cook,
21, center, from Cincinnati, as he shows them a combat video that
he shot about an hour earlier of 2nd Platoon's ambush on insurgents
in northwest Fallujah, Iraq. No Marines were injured in Saturday's
attack, they reported. Starting Tuesday, the Marines will begin
joint patrols with Iraqis in Fallujah.
Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, D-N.Y., right, talks with Vanessa
Kerry, daughter of Democratic presidential candidate Sen. John
Kerry, D-Mass., on the Mall in Washington, as hundreds of thousands
of women gather for an abortion-rights rally and march. Sunday's
rally focused on women's reproductive rights.
An anti-abortion demonstrator watches the abortion-rights rally
wind past on Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, D.C. Sunday's march
included advocates from nearly 60 countries.
A queen bee (top) mingles in a hive next to a worker bee. Erratic
winter weather and a deadly mite have taken a toll on both
domesticated and wild bee colonies in the area.
Kansas University entomology professor Chip Taylor inspects a bee
colony near Foley Hall on KU's west campus. The combination of a
rough winter and lethal mite has decimated the bee population.
Taylor and James Snow, a KU sophomore from Eudora, searched bees
for Varroa mites on Wednesday.
The Dalai Lama begins morning prayers in Toronto during his 19-day visit in Canada. The spiritual leader of Tibet was in Toronto on Sunday.
From left, Can Dolek, Josh Gaston and Jonathan Blum, all Free State High School students, display a sign asking for donations or pledges for the Douglas County AIDS Project in front of Plymouth Congregational Church, 925 Vt. Several residents and church members counterdemonstrated after a group of Fred Phelps followers picketed the church Sunday morning. At the far left, a Phelps supporter drags an American flag on the ground. Last week the church voted to welcome gays and lesbians into the congregation.
Hannah Moore, 11, does her best Elvis impression before heading out to trick-or-treat. She is the daughter of Scott and Sheryl Moore, Lawrence, who submitted the picture. Also pictured is Buddy, the family dog.