President George W. Bush greets the Rev. Leo Barbee, pastor of
Lawrence's Victory Bible Church, at Forbes Field in Topeka. The
president later spoke at Monroe Elementary school, the Brown v.
Board of Education National Historic Site.
Angela Muggenburg gets her lunch at a drive-through McDonald's in
Springfield, Mo. The busy mom is one among many Americans whose
chaotic schedules have them picking up more than an occasional meal
to eat on the go.
Family members of victims killed in the Sept. 11 attack on the
World Trade Center, Bill Doyle, second from left, Carol Ashley,
second from right, and Mary Fetchet, right, examine a joint
congressional report on the attacks on Capitol Hill in this July 24
file photo. The Sept. 11 commission comes to Manhattan this week,
and officials are warning families that video footage of the attack
and collapse of the towers will accompany detailed witness
Shiite militiamen take up a position in the center of Karbala,
Iraq. Fighting continued Sunday between coalition forces and Shiite
militiamen in the holy Iraqi city. The supreme ayatollah of Iran
criticized the ongoing U.S. offensive against forces loyal to
Muqtada al-Sadr, a young Shiite cleric wanted by U.S. forces on
David Rudeurick, 34, left, and Michael Hight, 39, both of
Somerville, Mass., kiss inside City Hall in Cambridge, Mass. The
couple, who have been together for four years, were among the
same-sex couples who gathered Sunday to wait for marriage licenses
to be issued at midnight. They will marry today.
Lecompton elementary students, from left, Colbi Kilburn 8, Jeff
Kirk, 8, and Allissa Christman 9, take part in a program called
Physical Activity Across the Curriculum, an experimental KU-backed
program that tries to battle childhood obesity by having students
do exercise and classroom study at the same time.
The Rev. Jesse Jackson gives his sermon during church services at
Mount Carmel Missionary Baptist Church in Topeka. Jackson gave the
sermon Sunday as part of the celebration of the 50th anniversary of
the Brown v. Board of Education ruling.
Free State graduate Jacob Smith raises his arms and shouts "I love
you, Mom" while walking to pick up his diploma. Free State High
School's Class of 2004 graduated Sunday at Kansas University's
Filmmaker John Woo plays "Metroid: Prime Hunters" on Nintendo's
Game Boy DS, the new dual screen hand-held system, at the
Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles. Nintendo and Woo are
exploring opportunities for a Metroid motion picture.
Katie Stone, 27, far right, plays Nintendo's "Donkey Konga" at the
Electronic Entertainment Exposition in Los Angeles. Last week's
exposition was the world's leading interactive entertainment trade
Lori Alexander, a dispatcher in the Douglas County Emergency
Communications Center, automatically knows the location of every
person calling 911 using a landline phone in Douglas County. County
officials are looking to extend such "enhanced 911" capabilities to
calls from wireless phones, to provide dispatchers with even more
potentially life-saving information.
Central Junior High School ninth-grader Vincent Culp paints a trash
can during art class. Art students painted famous pieces of art on
the aluminum cans, which are being offered for sale through a
silent auction at the school to raise funds to help the family of
heart transplant patient Rose Naughtin, a student at the school.
Former Kansas University Dean of Women Kala Stroup speaks during a
memorial service for Emily Taylor. About 250 people attended the
event Sunday at the Lied Center. Drew Catan, Taylor's nephew,
center, and Donna Bales, right, also spoke at the service.
Kansas University pitcher Ryan Knippschild gets ready to hurl a
fastball against Missouri. Knippschild improved his record to 6-8
with the Jayhawks' 4-3 victory Sunday at KU.
Kansas University first baseman Travis Metcalf fails to tag
Missouri's Cosme Caballero in time during a pick-off play. The
Jayhawks won the third and final game of the weekend series, 4-3,
Sunday afternoon at Hoglund Ballpark.
Lawrence High's Nathaniel Spencer leads the city golf squads into
their Class 6A regional today in Olathe. LHS coach Ron Commons
called Spencer "the best player to come through Lawrence."
Toronto's Roy Halladay pitches to a Boston batter in the sixth
inning of the Blue Jays' 3-1 victory. Halladay outpitched Pedro
Martinez on Sunday in Toronto.
Houston pitcher Roger Clemens (22) delivers against the Mets' Mike
Piazza during the second inning. Though Piazza was 0-for-2 Sunday
against Clemens, Piazza's two-run home run in the ninth helped
prevent Clemens from picking up his eighth straight win in New
York's 3-2, 13-inning victory over the Astros in Houston.
New Jersey's Kenyon Martin slams early in the Nets' 81-75 loss to
Detroit. The outcome Sunday in East Rutherford, N.J., forced a Game
7 in the teams' second-round NBA playoff series.
Lawrence High School graduates celebrate by singing a karaoke version of Cheap Trick's "I Want You To Want Me." From left are classmates Liz Stuewe, Kendra Verhage, Rachel Hillmer and Mick Cottin. The four partied Sunday at Project Graduation, which was held from 10 p.m. to 3 a.m. at Abe & Jake's Landing, 8 E. Sixth St.
The Lawrence Bruins display their medals after placing third in the Oskaloosa Winter Classic basketball tournament. The tournament included fifth- and sixth-graders from around northeast Kansas. Back row, from left, are Jack Bush, Adam Petz, Mike Lisher, Skylar Malone, Josh McDermott and coach Rich Lorenzo. Front row, from left, are Johnny McDermott, Chris Grolock, Mason Bertrand, Seth Dirks-Ham and A. J. Gilbert.