Children run as a rumor spreads that a truck will deliver food to a camp for displaced people Sunday in Kibati, just north of Goma in eastern Congo. Tutsi-led rebels have tightened their hold on newly seized swaths of eastern Congo, forcing tens of thousands of frightened, rain-soaked civilians out of makeshift refugee camps and stopping some from fleeing to government-held territory.
From as far east as Arma to as far west as Goodland, more than 100 towns gave more to Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama's campaign than to Republican contendor Sen. John McCain.
Texas Rangers escort Texas football coach Mack Brown, bottom left, through a throng of Texas Tech students on the field after the Red Raiders upset the No. 1 Longhorns, 39-33, in dramatic fashion on Saturday in Lubbock, Texas.
President William McKinley was called "the Napoleon of Protection" because of his high tariffs. These 1896 political pitchers are shaped like McKinley or Napoleon. The tallest pitcher is 10 1/2 inches high. The four sold as a group for $757 at a September 2008 Mastro auction.
This photo of the Douglas County Courthouse is included in Sara Aufdemberge's 2009 calendar featuring courthouses in Kansas.
"At the Top of the Hill" by Deb Clemente
"KU Spring" by Michael Duane
"Potter Lake" by Kathleen Anderson.
"Danforth Chapel" by Ariel Heckler
Kathleen Cobb, of Topeka, paints the KU Campanile. Her art is part of "A Spring Day on the Hill."
Rick Frisbie, an artist from Salina, paints on the Kansas University campus during "A Spring Day on the Hill."
Mary Binford Miller, of El Dorado, paints a scene at Kansas University's Potter Lake. Miller is one of 63 artists exhibiting in "A Spring Day on the Hill" at SouthWind Gallery in Topeka.
Inmate Robert Knowles pitches plant stalks into a compost pile Oct. 17 at the Cedar Creek Corrections Center in rural southwest Washington. The minimum-security prison has adopted many environmental and cost-saving practices.
Party411.com has developed a Patriotic Kit For 25. People should be all too ready to celebrate after a tense, drawn-out campaign season. Unlike Congress, party planners can find ways to splurge on festivities without racking up a $700 billion bailout for one's budget. Finally, keep the celebrations as bipartisan as possible by inviting friends from both parties.
Friends, from left, Andrew Williams, 7, Hudson Hack, 6, Sean Callahan, 7, Sara Pavlyak, 7, and Tiffany, 7, and Jack Rea, 6, gather for a fishing day in west Lawrence. They are the children of Jesse and Kim Williams, Bill and Michelle Hack, Mark and Robin Callahan, Greg and Katie Pavlyak and Terry and Colleen Rea, all of Lawrence. Colleen Rea submitted the picture.
Lawrence High's Ben Wilson celebrates with teammates after learning the Lions had won the Class 6A state cross country title Saturday at Rim Rock Farm.