Iraqi youngsters shout while walking on the tread of a U.S. Army tank damaged by a roadside bomb in Ramadi. Saturday's attacks occurred after three straight days of bombings and shootings in Baghdad and elsewhere.
A Metra commuter train sits off the tracks after derailing Saturday in Chicago. At least two people were killed and at least 80 were injured in the derailment on Chicago's South Side, officials said.
Teresa and Eric Martinez, with Teresa's daughter, Kimber Thomas, walk down the midway after they were married Saturday at the Kansas State Fairgrounds. The couple won the wedding after winning an Internet vote.
Dan Schoenberger, left, with his granddaughter, Samantha Sammelman, 16, both of Garden City, ride the 'Sling Shot' Saturday at the Kansas State Fair in Hutchinson.
Neighborhood friends, from left, Sydney Davis, 7; Kellie Stofac, 8; Alyssa Raye, 8; and Hailey Johnson, 8, sell lemonade during the Labor Day weekend. The girls raised more than $100 for victims of Hurricane Katrina. Sydney is the daughter of Allen and Liesha Davis, Kellie is the daughter of Tom and Lisa Stofac, Alyssa is the daughter of Barent and Sonja Raye, and Hailey is the daughter of Greg and Lisa Johnson. Lisa Stofac submitted the picture.
Coach Lori Navarro talks with the Liberal High School varsity soccer team during a practice in Liberal. Everyone on the team - players, coaches, trainers and managers - are Hispanic, and both English and Spanish are spoken.
"Sex and the City" author Candace Bushnell presents the swanky, jet-setting lives of three super-successful 40-something New York women at the white-hot peak of their careers in her new book, "Lipstick Jungle."
Maevis chills out on the front porch with a pair of Elvis-style shades and sideburns. Maevis belongs to Julie and Tim Goulding, whose daughters, Jane and Grace Goulding, took the photo.
Musician Charlie Sexton's 1985 debut album yielded "Beat's So Lonely," which became an unexpected hit and turned the blues guitar prodigy into a 17-year-old MTV heartthrob. It also made him the butt of critics' jokes and gave him the reputation of rock 'n' roll pretty boy, better known for his chiseled cheekbones than his songwriting skills.
Afghan President Hamid Karzai votes in the parliamentary election in Kabul. Afghans are voting for parliamentary candidates today in another crucial step toward democracy.
Workers carry plywood at a factory in Curitiba, Brazil. Amid soaring prices for building materials in the United States caused by Hurricane Katrina, Brazil's wood industry is poised to ramp up production, betting plywood exports to the U.S. could increase $500 million this year alone.
Curtis James, of Omaha, Neb., works to free a "lineman" in distress Saturday at the International Lineman's Rodeo at the Agriculture Hall of Fame in Bonner Springs. This annual event allows electricians and support personnel to engage in work-related competitions and skills.
UCLA's Andrew Baumgartner (37) celebrates his touchdown catch against Oklahoma with teammate Marcedes Lewis. The Bruins beat the Sooners, 41-24, Saturday in Pasadena, Calif.
Tennessee's Inquoris Johnson (29) is brought down by Florida's Markus Manson (2) as Florida's Tremaine McCollum (18) and Bryan Royal trail the play. The Gators beat the Volunteers, 16-7, Saturday in Gainesville, Fla.
Rebecca Curtis, a Kansas University assistant professor of English, will be awarded one of six Rona Jaffe Foundation Writers' Awards, given to some of the top fledgling women writers in the country to develop their writing careers.
Poet Jim McCrary and Artist Lee Chapman, circa 1970, stand at the doorway of the Tansy Bookstore, 12th and Oread. The bookstore was a familiar hangout for poets and artists in those years. Both are featured in the Lawrence issue of Black Spring, a New York-based journal of poetry and essays.
Carol Eller McCaffrey with her parents, Leo and Dorothy, who had just driven her to Ogunquit, Maine, for a summer of waitressing.
Judy Denton Tudor on an outing in Baldwin in 2000 with her sisters Joanne, left, and Cindy.
Judy Denton Tudor, now living in Steamboat Springs, Colo., with her daughters Jessica and Audrey.
Nancy Pat Sanders posing for her fifth-grade class photo at Cordley School.
Nancy Maloney Rich in 1963.
Many of these women have been friends since grade school and all were members of Lawrence High's Class of 1963. They finally all got together at the Circle S Ranch north of Lawrence this summer. Front row, from left: Carol Sullivan Wohlford, Debbie Allen Nelson, Carol Eller McCaffrey, Judy Denton Tudor and Marian Allen. Top row: Nancy Maloney Rich, Carole Hadl and Nancy Pat Sanders.
Debbie Allen Nelson with her husband Tom in 1975 sitting in front of their handmade cabin in New Hampshire.
Carol Sullivan Wohlford modeling her sleeping garb in the breezy cabin she was sharing decades ago with her classmates in Ocean Park, Maine.
Debbie Allen Nelson and Tom Nelson on their wedding day. They were married in their cabin in the New Hampshire woods.
Marian Allen and Carol Sullivan Wohlford singing a duet in Ocean Park, Maine.
Carol Eller McCaffrey with a restaurant co-worker, John-John, at the beach in Oqunquit, Maine.
A snapshot taken during a 1982 trip to Colorado of, from left: Judy Denton Tudor, Nancy Maloney Rich, Carole Hadl and Carol Sullivan Wohlford, all 1963 graduates of Lawrence High School.
Shirley Abston, left, is comforted by Fanceen Money following the funeral for her brother, James Moultrie Jr., Saturday at the Biloxi City Cemetery in Biloxi, Miss. Moultrie drowned during Hurricane Katrina on Aug. 29.
Vinita Smith, of Panora, Iowa, and Lynn Schulde, of Prole, Iowa, talk with Sen. Sam Brownback, R-Kan., at the annual Polk County Republicans picnic Saturday at the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines, Iowa.