Kansas City running back Larry Johnson runs for a gain against Houston. The rap group SBL posted a song - which it has since removed - allegedly performed by Johnson. The song contains profanity and attacks Chiefs general manager Carl Peterson.
Oklahoma State defender Jacob Lacey, left, breaks up a pass intended for Troy's Mykeal Terry. The Cowboys lost, 41-23, Friday night in Troy, Ala.
Overall leader George Hincapie, of the Discovery Channel team, receives kisses after getting the yellow jersey Friday, Sept. 14, 2007, after the fourth stage of the Tour of Missouri in Columbia, Mo.
The Buffalo Bills medical staff tries to stabilize the head of Kevin Everett, who suffered a severe neck injury in the season opener Sept. 9. Everett voluntarily moved his arms and legs Tuesday, prompting a neurosurgeon to say Everett would walk again, contrary to the grim prognosis given a day earlier.
Kansas city's David DeJesus slides safely into home as Cleveland catcher Victor Martinez waits for the ball. DeJesus scored on Mark Grudzielanek's two-run single, but the Royals lost, 5-4, Friday in Cleveland.
Douglas County Emergency Management honored volunteers in its Skywarn and Auxiliary Communications Team on July 28. In the back row, from left, are Rob Perez, Aman Reaka, Floyd Craig Sr., Reid Crowe, Marvin Wiedeman Jr., Joe Johnson, Wayne Deaver and George Penn III. In the front row are Andy Anderson, Debbie Liddel, Louis "Jim" Eckler, Jane Perdue, Linda Randel, Mark Randel, Wayne Adams and Matt May. Not pictured were Bud Waugh, Doug Fay, Greg Thompson, Will Shockley, Rex Lockwood, Charles McCollum, Bryan Hey, David Hinds, Drew Loftin, Kate Dinneen, Rod Heine, Ray Chao, Joe Slaugh, Gary Crowe, Jeanette Spencer and Kevin Carr.
From left, Pattie Johnston, Jane Pracht and Bob McColl attend AARP Chapter 1696's annual picnic at the Douglas County 4-H Fairgrounds. The event was Aug. 24.
From left, Opal Goodrick, Lura McAlexandra and Mark Christy check in at the annual picnic sponsored by AARP Chapter 1696. The gathering was Aug. 24 at the Douglas County 4-H Fairgrounds.
Attending the annual picnic sponsored by AARP Chapter 1696 are, back row, from left, Phyllis Cross and Suzanne McColl; front row, Mary Chrisman and Noreen Hein. The gathering was Aug. 24 at the Douglas County 4-H Fairgrounds.
The 2008 confirmation class at Corpus Christi Catholic Church took a weekend retreat to Prairie Star Ranch in Williamsburg. The gathering was Aug. 18 and included prayer and reflection as well as challenge courses, group discussions, fellowship and Mass.
Hunter Peirce and Mariah Dickson participate in a discussion group during a retreat for the 2008 confirmation class at Corpus Christi Catholic Church. The gathering was Aug. 18 at Prairie Star Ranch in Williamsburg.
Austin Neidow, Josh Shump, Jamison Montes de Oca, Dylan Orth, Guin Toalson, Jackie Garcia and Dawson Conway huddle up for prayer during a retreat for the 2008 confirmation class at Corpus Christi Catholic Church. The retreat was Aug. 18 at Prairie Star Ranch, the archdiocesan youth camp in Williamsburg.
From left, Bobby Jones, Lee Ice, Kent Ferguson and Jim Moore won third place in Zig and Mac's Charity Golf Tournament. The event, which was a benefit for the Lawrence Schools Foundation, was July 16 at Eagle Bend Golf Course.
Taking second place in Zig and Mac's Charity Golf Tournament were, from left, Dave Gillette, Dirk Wedd, Joe Baker and Jim Fender. The benefit for the Lawrence Schools Foundation was July 16 at Eagle Bend Golf Course.
From left, Bob Darkenwald, Rich Yeakel, Aaron Weber and Tyler Yeakel won first place in the inaugural Zig and Mac's Charity Golf Tournament. The event, a benefit for the Lawrence Schools Foundation, was July 16 at Eagle Bend Golf Course.
from left, Cooper Belt, 11, Osawatomie, displays the mail bag that was given to him by Billy Barcus, 8, Paola, Friday in Baldwin City. Barcus rode into Baldwin City to deliver a note to Mayor Gary Walbridge and exchange the mail bag with Cooper, who took the bag to its next stop in Edgerton. Baldwin City was the first of several stops in a re-enactment of the Pony Express this weekend. The U.S. Postal Service set up the Pony Express in conjunction with the Great Santa Fe Trail Horse Race.
Outgoing Attorney General Alberto Gonzales waves as he walks off stage after his farewell ceremony on his last day of work as attorney general Friday in the Great Hall at the Justice Department in Washington.
Jose Morales, 78, standing in the kitchen of his San Francisco home on Thursday, moved into the modest Victorian house in the working-class Mission District in 1965, shortly after emigrating from Peru. The rent was $80 a month; the rent is now $864.
Simon and Jennifer Morris, and children Ethan, 3, and Layla, 7 months, enter their apartment at St. Luke's Life Works on Aug. 8 in Stamford, Conn. Simon, a carpenter, is now the family's sole breadwinner and makes up to $1,000 per week. The family lives in a multipurpose social service center and shares a combination kitchen-common room with four other families. They also have an 11 p.m. curfew on weeknights.
Amin Fahim, second from left, announces the return of Pakistan's former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto on Friday in Islamabad, Pakistan. Bhutto's party announced Friday she would return from an eight-year exile to Pakistan on Oct. 18. The government said she was free to come back but would have to face corruption charges.
An Indonesian woman on Friday collects usable items from her house that was destroyed by an earthquake in Lais, Bengkulu province, on Sumatra island, Indonesia. A powerful earthquake rocked western Indonesia on Friday, triggering the latest in a series of tsunami warnings that have rattled residents along the coast, the meteorological agency said.
Freshmen from the last class to graduate from the original South Junior High School building gather around the school sign. In the back row, from left, are Michael McCabe, Mason Bertrand, Nathaniel Mehl, Scott Brenn, Caitlyn Beasley, Marcus Ray, Taylor Gentry, Tor Fornelli, Taylor Coleman, Antoinio Garcia, Shelby Miller, Cornelius Edwards, Ricky Bellinger and Chase McElhaney. In the front row are Haley Fischer, Elle Weber, Meghan McBride, Katie Stites and Seth Dirks-Hamm. Terri McBride, Lawrence, submitted the picture.