A basketball court stands in Camp 4 at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. The detention center houses the worst of the worst in the war on terror. Dan Simons, president of the electronics division of The World Company, joined a delegation visiting U.S. military installations, including "Gitmo." Read his report on Page 7B.
A horse parades around the arena at Campbell's Sale Barn near Linwood. The barn has been the site of a weekly horse auction for the past 22 years. For a variety of reasons, the bottom has fallen out of the horse market.
Jockey Kent Desormeaux rides Big Brown to victory. Big Brown won by nearly five lengths Saturday at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky.
Track personnel try to hold down Eight Belles after the 134th Kentucky Derby. Eight Belles was euthanized Saturday after breaking both front ankles following a second-place finish in Louisville, Ky.
Clint Bowyer holds the winners trophy in Victory Lane. Bowyer won the NASCAR Crown Royal 400 Sprint Cup on Saturday at the Richmond International Raceway in Richmond, Va.
New Orleans Hornets guard Chris Paul (3) passes around San Antonio Spurs forward Manu Ginobili (20). The Hornets won the teams' second-round playoff series opener, 101-82, on Saturday in New Orleans.
Kansas City pitcher Joakim Soria, right, celebrates with catcher John Buck after the Royals beat Cleveland, 4-2. Soria earned his seventh save Saturday in Cleveland.
Anthony Kim watches his tee shot on the fifth hole. Kim fired a 6-under 66 in the Wachovia Championship on Saturday in Charlotte, N.C.
Jose Cruz Alfaro, 17, of Nampa, Idaho, performs rope tricks at the 15th Annual Cinco de Mayo celebration Saturday at Gabiola Fields in Caldwell, Idaho.
Arkansas Gov. Mike Beebe, right, speaks with Charlene Maders next to her tornado-damaged home Saturday in Center Ridge, Ark. Smoke rose from burning heaps of wreckage as residents of rural Arkansas cleaned up what was left of their homes after deadly tornadoes hit a state that has been plagued by severe weather this year.
The German-based Artis Piano Quartet perform in front of a mixed gender audience at a government-run cultural center Friday in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The concert was Saudi Arabia's first performance of European classical music in a public venue before a mixed gender audience.
Alaska Governor Sarah Palin and her husband, Todd, hold their baby boy, Trig, in Anchorage, Alaska, in this April 23 file photo. Trig, Palin's fifth child, was born April 18 with Down syndrome.
George Tsapoitis displays an electric smart meter in his home in Milton, Ontario. Tsapoitis uses his computer to visit an online control panel that configures his home's energy consumption. He chooses its temperature and which lights should be on or off at certain times of the day.
A man examines an ambulance destroyed in an apparent U.S. airstrike Saturday in the Shiite stronghold of Sadr City in Baghdad. The strike wounded nearly two dozen people.
Zac Efron, left, greets Abby Ilardi, 11, in Hollywood, Calif., on the set of his forthcoming film "Seventeen Again." Abby is the daughter of Steve and Maria Ilardi, Lawrence. Steve Ilardi submitted the picture.
The cell of a compliant detainee at Camp Delta, Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. All detainees get a copy of the Koran, and compliant detainees are given extra comfort items, such as games and an exercise mat.
"The Indiana Jones Handbook: The Complete Adventurer's Guide" (Quirk Books, $18.95), by Denise Kiernan and Joseph D'Agnese
Donald Ray Pollock, author of "Knockemstiff," stands at Grandview Cemetery in Chillicothe, Ohio, which overlooks the paper mill where Pollock used to work.
This garden gate is a one-of-a-kind piece of folk art that sold recently for $650 at Brunk Auctions in Asheville, N.C. Unpainted pine and rusty vintage tools were combined to make a unique piece.
Dandy, 2, has it made. When she's not running and chasing birds, she rests up in her favorite spot. She lives with Darlene and Neal Hart, Lawrence.
Fifteen-year-old Amber was not as enthusiastic as the rest of the family when it came time to open Christmas presents last year. She belongs to Royce and Cathy Parsons and Bill Van Reekum, all of Lawrence.