In this photo from television, President Bush speaks in a prime-time address from the Cross Hall of the White House in Washington, Wednesday.
Texas quarterback Colt McCoy (12) escapes a handful of Rice defenders as he scrambles over his right end for an eight-yard touchdown Saturday in Austin, Texas. McCoy later passed Major Applewhite for the Texas all-time record in touchdown passes with 62.
Missouri quarterback Chase Daniel prepares to throw against Buffalo on Saturday in Columbia, Mo. Daniel set a Big 12 record for consecutive completions in a game last week with 20.
Sticking together has the been key for the Free State High cross country team this season. In this photo, taken in the later stages of last Saturday's race in Baldwin, are (from left to right) Hailey Donley, Amy Meyers, Lynn Robinson, Morgan Flannigan and Hayley Francis.
Naomi L. "Nonie" Planz
The last of the New Carissa, a freighter that ran aground in 1999, is shown Tuesday in Coos Bay, Ore. Titan Salvage crew hopes to cut up the 200-ton chunk of the wreckage, believed to be the aft part of the engine, and load the pieces onto a barge by today, when the forecast is for rough weather. Officials of the Florida-based company said three small metal pieces remain underwater, and divers will try to reach those when the weather improves.
Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin meets Afghan President Hamid Karzai on Tuesday in New York.
This is an image taken from the Web site of Matti Juhani Saari on Tuesday. Saari killed 10 people before shooting himself in the head at his trade school in western Finland.
Bill Wilson, Eudora, stands next to a hay bale that ended up in a soybean field after a tornado hit eastern Douglas County on Sept. 12. Several bales, which weigh about 1,200 pounds each, were rolled by the winds about 300 yards, mowing down the soybeans in their paths. Wilson's son, Brad Wilson, submitted the photo.
Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson, from left, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke, Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Christopher Cox, and Federal Housing Authority Director James Lockhart testify Tuesday on Capitol Hill in Washington before the Senate Banking Committee.
South Korea's Taesungdong Elementary School students participate Tuesday in an athletic meet as U.S. soldiers from the United Nations Command cheer them on. Taesungdong Elementary School is located in the only South Korean village inside the demilitarized zone between North and South Korea.