Michael Phelps poses with a cereal box during a news conference in this file photo from Sept. 25, 2008. Kellogg Co. has decided not to renew its sponsorship with Phelps, prompting marijuana advocates to cry foul.
Handler Scott Sommer and his Sussex spaniel Stump wait for their turn in the ring during the Sporting Group competition, which Stump won, during the 133rd annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show on Tuesday in New York. Stump was named best in show.
U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, left, and Gov. Kathleen Sebelius speak during a news conference at Kansas State University’s Biosecurity Research Institute in Manhattan on Tuesday. Napolitano is on a two-day visit to the state.
Iranian men lead a donkey draped in a representation of a US flag, and a hat representing an Israeli flag, in a rally Tuesday commemorating the 30th anniversary of the 1979 Islamic revolution that toppled the late U.S.-backed Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, at the Azadi Square in Tehran, Iran.
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A driver stands by a vehicle stuck in a ditch, which was hidden by flood water Tuesday, in Writtle, Essex, England. Much of England and Wales were battered by heavy rain and fierce winds Tuesday as melting snow added to fears of flooding. Almost 200 schools closed, fire brigades were swamped with emergency calls and travel plans were thrown into chaos as flights and trains were cancelled and roads shut.
Olivia Isaacks, 5; Kaden Doleman, 5; Ella Isaacks, 2; Kadynce Thompson, 3; Trinidy Thompson, 7; and Madison Isaacks, 6, meet with Kansas University cheerleaders at a recent women’s basketball game. Amanda Doleman, Lawrence, submitted the picture. The kids are all grandchildren of John and Donna Isaacks, Grantville.
Country Fire AUthority firefighter David Tree shares his water with an injured Australian koala at Mirboo North after wildfires swept through the region Monday. Wildfires raging across southeastern Australia have killed or panicked wild animals such as koalas and kangaroos, as well as livestock. The human death toll stood at 181 today and was expected to rise. A count of animals killed has not been made.
An Antipasti Dinner is a fun and delicious Valentine’s Day meal that doesn’t require any cooking skills.