Santa Fe Trail's Chris Sadler snags a rebound against Holton's Andy
Goodman in the Chargers' 50-38 victory. SFT won its sub-state
opener Monday in Carbondale.
Members of the Chicago Police Department stand outside the home of
U.S. District Judge Joan Humphrey Lefkow as their colleagues work
inside Monday in Chicago.
Protesters wave Lebanese flags at the Martyr's Monument in Beirut,
Lebanon. In a show of mass support for the opposition in Monday's
parliamentary debate, about 25,000 people defied a protest ban and
demonstrated calling for Syria to withdraw its army.
Pitt's Antonio Graves cheers after he hit a jumper against Boston
College. The Panthers won, 72-50, Monday in Newton, Mass.
Texas' Daniel Gibson (1) moves around the defense of Oklahoma's
Terrell Everett. The Sooners beat the Longhorns, 74-58, Monday
night in Austin, Texas.
new york's stephon marbury, right, and L.A. Laker Lamar Odom
scramble for a loose ball. The Knicks won, 117-115 in overtime,
Monday in New York.
Oscar host Chris Rock makes a mock presentation of Price-Waterhouse
accountants during the 77th Academy Awards Sunday in Los Angeles.
Lacey Bonine, of Manhattan, left, testifies during the murder trial
of Kansas State University professor Thomas E. Murray, who is
accused of killing his ex-wife, Carmin D. Ross. Bonine, Murray's
baby sitter, was asked Monday to identify a jacket of Murray's,
modeled by prosecutor Tom Bath, at right.
Viewed through one of the plane's portholes, flight engineer Philip
Grassa works in the cockpit of the GlobalFlyer in a hanger at the
Salina Municipal Airport in Salina Monday.
Pilot Steve Fossett shakes hands with Sir Richard Branson as he
prepares to take off in the GlobalFlyer at the Salina Municipal
Airport. Fossett embarked Monday on an attempt to fly the
GlobalFlyer around the world nonstop without refueling. Branson,
head of Virgin Atlantic, is financing the mission.
The GlobalFlyer, piloted by Steve Fossett, takes off Monday evening
from the Salina Municipal Airport. Fossett hopes to return Thursday
morning to Salina.
Kansas University basketball coach Bill Self, at right, speaks at
his weekly news conference. Self spoke Monday in Hadl Auditorium
about Wednesday's Senior Night game against Kansas State.
Kansas University men's basketball coach Bill Self speaks at his
weekly news conference a day after the Jayhawks beat Oklahoma State
for sole possession of first place in the Big 12 Conference. Self
spoke Monday in Hadl Auditorium.
Michael Jackson acknowledges fans as he walks out of court with his
mother Catherine and brother Jermaine following the opening day of
his child molestation trial at Santa Barbara County Superior court
Monday in Santa Maria, Calif.
Milkweed is a main food source for caterpillars, but disappearing
farmland and the increase of genetically modified crops are
affecting the supply.
Inside a pupa tent in the Monarch Watch garden are caterpillars,
soon to become monarch butterflies, who are eating parts of a
milkweed plant in this September 2004 photo.
AvaLea Denton, foreground right, and her husband, John Denton, vote
in the City Commission primary during advance voting at the Douglas
County Courthouse. Advance voting ended Monday at noon, and polls
are open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. today.
High school senior Robin Lindquist navigates an H&R Block Web
site offering free online tax preparation for young adults at her
parent's home in Prairie Village. The program, offering free online
services to workers 18 and under who earn less than $10,000, is
part of a growing trend among tax preparers catering to young
'Waves of life'
By Brenna Daldorph
Without warning, the waves crashed in.
Nothing was how it had been.
You can make a difference
It's up to you and me
To reach our hands across the lands
and help anyone in need.
He saw the picture on TV --
A flooded house, a broken family.
He sent his coins across the sea
To a wave-ravaged land.
It would take just a little longer
To buy drums for his band.
Her house, her family -- they were gone.
She stood in line for oh so long,
But it was worth the wait.
She got some rice to fill her empty, broken plate.
Bandages patched her bloody knee
As she silently thanked people like you and me.
Michelle Dalva, director of Habitat for Humanity's Global Village
in Americus, Ga., looks over a sign announcing a Sri Lankan home
under construction Monday. Habitat plans to build 25,000 houses,
some similar to the one pictured, for victims of the Indian Ocean
tsunami. The group will focus on hard-hit Sri Lanka, Thailand,
Indonesia and India.
A Haitian woman yells for Brazilian U.N. peacekeepers to get out of
Haiti after Haitian police allegedly killed a man during a protest
march by supporters of former Haitian president Jean-Bertrand
Aristide calling for his return on the one year anniversary of his
ouster in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Monday.
Overland Park-based Yellow Roadway Corp. has agreed to buy rival
USF Corp. in a deal worth about $1.37 billion in cash and stock.
Federated Department Stores, owner of Macy's, announced a merger
with May Department Stores Co. that would create a company with
nearly 1,000 department stores and $30 billion in annual sales.
This Macy's store is located in New York's Herald Square.
Tiara Barrett, 10, and Madisen Barrett, 6, celebrated Halloween with a boo bash. Joining them were, back row from left, Spencer Finkbiner, 6, Chelsea Kielman, 8, Evan Byers, 10, Erin Stanwix, 8, Kate Stanwix, 6, Kimberly Messenio, 10, Tiara Barrett, and Ian Finkbiner, 8; second row from left, Madisen Barrett, Sam Fanshier, 6, Jakob Farrar, 7, and Emily Byers, 7. Emma Stanwix, 4, is in front. Tiara and Madisen are the daughters of Alneata and Bradley Barrett, who submitted the picture.