Malia Obama runs Tuesday with new dog Bo, a 6-month-old Portuguese water dog, on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington.
In this July 2, 2002 file photo, Philadelphia Phillies announcer Harry Kalas looks out over Veterans Stadium in Philadelphia before the start of the New York Mets-Phillies game. Kalas, who punctuated innumerable home runs with his "Outta Here!" call, died Monday, April 13, 2009 after being found in the broadcast booth before a game against the Washington Nationals. He was 73.
Palestinian Subhy Awadallah, 10, feeds his family’s camels Monday at a farm on the outskirts of the West Bank city of Ramallah. Awadallah’s family depends on selling the milk and the meat of the camels for a living.
Kansas City starting pitcher Zack Greinke throws in the first inning. Greinke ran his scoreless streak to 25 innings in the Royals’ 4-2 victory over the Indians on Monday in Kansas City, Mo.
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Duane Robinson installs wires during a class on solar panels recently at San Jose City College in California. Students and colleges are betting that President Barack Obama’s campaign to promote alternative energy and combat global warming will create millions of green jobs that pay well, cannot be outsourced and do not require a four-year degree. See story, page 7B.
A prairie chicken is shown in this photo handed out Dec. 23, 2008, by the Missouri Department of Conser-vation.
Crew members of the Maersk Alabama attend a news briefing Monday at the port of Mombasa, Kenya. In a daring high-seas rescue Sunday, U.S. Navy snipers killed three Somali pirates and freed the American sea captain being held at gunpoint. The operation was a victory for the world’s most powerful military but one that is unlikely to quell the scourge of piracy off the African coast.
Frank Eddy leans on his vintage Dodge truck near a large pile of uprooted peach trees that he will burn this winter on his orchard near Shepparton in Victoria, Australia. Scientists say problems in Australia epitomize the “accelerated climate crisis” that global warming models have forecast.
Lou Phillips, left, and Carolyn Phillips, right, both of Lawrence, wear their Egyptian galabeya attire during their vacation cruise along with their riverboat “Anuket” waiter. Don Sneegas, Lawrence, submitted the picture.
David McFeely talks to students about a sun path analyzer during a recent class on solar panel installation at San Jose City College in San Jose, Calif. Students and colleges are betting that President Barack Obama’s campaign to promote alternative energy and combat global warming will create millions of green jobs that pay well, cannot be outsourced and do not require a four-year degree.
Ozzie Backus V has been without his beloved bass since it was stolen in December in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. Backus, a graduate of the New England Conservatory of Music, has ordered a new bass which costs $18,000.