Linda Hanney of Berryton sent in this photo of a robin all dressed up but with nowhere to go.
Victoria Kennedy, widow of Sen. Ted Kennedy, hugs Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, of Nevada, Thursday, Dec. 24, on Capitol Hill in Washington, as Sen. Banking Committee Chairman Sen. Christopher Dodd, D-Conn., looks on at center, after the Senate passed the health care reform bill.
Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, leaves the Senate on Saturday in the snow following an early morning vote on Capitol Hill in Washington. Senators have been working odd hours lately, but the job has its perks.
Workers and police investigators sift through debris surrounding the cracked fuselage of American Airlines flight AA331, which crash landed overnight Wednesday on a flight from Miami to Jamaica, just beyond the runway of Norman Manley International Airport in Kingston. More than 40 people were injured, at least 4 seriously, and there were no fatalities, according to officials, after the plane overshot the runway when it landed in heavy rain.
An Indonesian man rides a three-wheeled pedicab Wednesday with a fiberglass statue of U.S. President Barack Obama flashing a peace sign, on a street during an art festival in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. The statue, created by local artist Wildan Syahnur, was meant as criticism to Obama for keeping U.S. troops in Iraq and Afghanistan despite receiving a Nobel Peace Prize. Syahnur added bandages after the statue sustained some damage after falling from the pedicab in a similar event last week.
Members of Girl Scout Troop 7745 attend “A Day on the Train” badge workshop at the Midland Railroad Depot in Baldwin City. Kim Taylor, Lawrence, submitted the picture.
Tania Ramirez, 34, of Gaithersburg, Md., helps her children Sarah, left, Esteban and Cynthia wrap a present for their father. The couple is struggling to make payments on mortgage loans. Still, as Christmas approaches, the mother of five focuses on the family’s traditions.
Anne Marie Carr