Ken Jennings, of Salt Lake City, will make an unprecedented 29th
appearance tonight on the syndicated quiz show "Jeopardy!" He has
earned $920,960 in winnings since his first appearance aired June
AIDS activists shout slogans during a demonstration on the opening
day of the 15th International AIDS Conference in Bangkok, Thailand.
More than 20,000 delegates from around the world are expected to
attend the weeklong conference, which began Sunday.
Douglas Hamilton, left, a descendant of Alexander Hamilton, and
Antonio Burr, right, a descendant of Aaron Burr's cousin, walk to
their positions for the re-enactment marking the 200th anniversary
of the Hamilton-Burr duel, in Weehawken, N.J. The July 11, 1804,
duel left Hamilton mortally wounded and a sitting vice president's
Lea Fastow, left, wife of former Enron Corp. chief financial
officer Andrew Fastow, leaves the federal courthouse in Houston
with her attorney, Nanci Clarence, in this May 1, 2003, file photo.
Lea Fastow must report today to the federal lockup in downtown
Houston to start serving 12 months on her conviction of signing a
fraudulent tax return to help her husband hide ill-gotten income.
A Bosnian cries during the funeral for 338 victims of the
Srebrenica massacre in the memorial center of Potocari. Up to
10,000 Bosnians gathered during Sunday's funeral for the newly
Nazi signs reading "Jews out" and swastikas are painted at the
entrance of a Jewish cemetery in Herrlisheim, eastern France, in
this April 30, 2004, file photo. In the latest of a series of
anti-Semitic incidents, a gang of young men attacked a woman riding
a suburban train with her infant on Friday, cutting her hair and
drawing swastikas on her stomach, believing she was Jewish.
Dan Mandane and Juvy Yutuc, cousins of Angelo dela Cruz, the
Fiipino worker abducted by Iraqi militants, offer a prayer for his
safety as the deadline set by his abductors elapsed early this
morning in a village in Pampanga, north of Manila. Iraqi militants
threatened to behead their captives unless the government pull out
its troops in Iraq.
Kansas University professor Bill Tuttle is researching and writing
an essay for the U.S. Parks Service about the 1921 Tulsa, Okla.,
race riot, in which about 300 people were killed. Tuttle is
pictured last week at his home office.
Framed by a ladder, Lawrence High School custodian Oscar Soto
paints the walls of an office. The custodial staff prepared the
facility Friday for the return of teachers and students in August.
Budget cuts have affected almost every area of the Lawrence school
district, including custodial staffing, which reportedly is down 10
to 15 people compared to the 1990s.
Lawrence Aquahawk -- and Kansas University senior -- Amy Gruber
catches her breath after racing in the 400-meter freestyle. Gruber
won the event Sunday at the Roger Hill Invitational at Lawrence
Indoor Aquatic Center.
Aquahawks coach Mike Soderling provides instruction during the
Roger Hill Invitational.
Lawrence catcher Cole Massey throws to first base for an out.
Lawrence Outlaws infielder Matt Falk winds up to throw to first
base for a force out against Ottawa. The Outlaws won the
third-place game of their own tournament, 14-6, Sunday at Free
Lawrence Outlaws' Chris Gabriel shouts encouragement to teammates
in their 14-6 victory over Ottawa. The victory Sunday at Free State
High gave the Outlaws third place at their own tournament.
Sprinter Maurice Greene celebrates after winning the 100-meter
final in 9.91 seconds during the Olympic Track and Field Trials.
Greene won the title Sunday in Sacramento, Calif.
Tony Stewart holds the trophy after winning the NASCAR Tropicana
400. Stewart won Sunday at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Ill.
San Francisco pitcher Jason Schmidt hurls against Arizona. Schmidt
earned the win -- pitching eight innings and allowing five hits
while striking out ten -- as the Giants prevailed, 9-2, Sunday at
SBC Park in San Francisco.
Chicago left fielder Carlos Lee leaps high against the outfield
wall to rob Seattle's Raul Ibanez of a home run. The White Sox
handed the Mariners their ninth consecutive loss, 4-3, Sunday in
A family's home on Terri Court shows damage from an early Sunday
fire. A mother and three children awoke to smoke detectors and got
out of the burning home uninjured.
Casey Anzek, 14, left, and James Hatch, 16, go fishing at Mary's
Lake, east of the intersection of 31st Street and Haskell Avenue.
City commissioners are considering asking for state money to widen
31st Street, between Haskell and O'Connell Road, to four lanes. "I
hope the vibrations from the traffic wouldn't bother the fish,"
James said as he baited his hook. Two other road projects also are
up for consideration at Tuesday's City Commission meeting.
Yasmine Jakmouj, 5, swam underwater at the pool Sunday.
Aldo Zini, CEO and president of Aethon, shows off his robotic
helper named Tug at Magee Women's Hospital in Pittsburgh. Tug,
pictured July 2, is a self-guided robot that transports medical
supplies in hospitals.
Justin Riley, Lawrence, of Zen Zero Art and Design team, takes his turn at kickball. Sunday's game was at South Park.
Chase Alan Freeman, Calabasa, Calif., celebrated his third birthday at Universal Theme Park in Hollywood, Calif. Linda Davis, Lawrence, Chase's maternal grandmother, helped Chase on this plastic horse. Lonnie "Von" and Amy Freeman, Chase's parents, were hosts of the event Jan. 11. Lonnie Freeman was born and raised in Tonganoxie. Davis submitted the photo.