Hurricane Gustav relief efforts are underway at the Republican National Convention.
Ryan Kriegshauser at the Republican National Convention
UCLA running back Raymond Carter (20) celebrates with teammate Trevor Theriot after scoring a touchdown in the second half. UCLA defeated No. 18 Tennessee, 27-24, in overtime on Monday in Pasadena, Calif.
Mary Louise Reed
Richard Bezet looks over damage to the living room of his Baton Rouge, La., home after a tree fell through the roof of their house from Hurricane Gustav winds.
Cindy McCain, wife of Republican presidential candidate Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., left, speaks as first lady Laura Bush listens Monday during the opening session of the Republican National Convention in St. Paul, Minn.
Iraqi security forces carry Iraqi flags during a handover ceremony parade Monday at the government headquarters in Ramadi, capital of Anbar province, in Iraq. The U.S. military handed over control of the once brutally violent Anbar province to Iraqi forces Monday, marking a major milestone in America's plan to eventually send its troops home, but American officials warned that the struggle against insurgents was not over in the western region.
A driver surveys the damage to a Conoco gas station Monday after Hurricane Gustav stormed through Houma, La.
Shawna Gilkey, 8, gets ready to enjoy a special KU cake in honor of the Jayhawks' national championship victory. She is the daughter of Josh Gilkey and Elizabeth Barnhart, Lawrence. Her grandmother, Nellie Barnhart, submitted the picture.
A volunteer with Students Partnership Worldwide poses for a photo with her students in Tanzania. Recent Tonganoxie High School graduate Krista Jobst soon will join the organization as a volunteer.
Flood victims are rescued Monday from their marooned villages near Madhepura, 12.5 miles northeast of Patna, India. Indian authorities rushed doctors and medical equipment to flood-devastated northern India on Monday to ward off disease outbreaks.
Students in Uganda gather with their peer educator from Students Partnership Worldwide for a discussion after taking a walk. Tonganoxie High School graduate Krista Jobst soon will be volunteering through the program in Tanzania.