A dragonfly lands on grass near a garden pond in central Salina.
Fireworks illuminate the Eiffel Tower in Paris during a Bastille Day celebration late Tuesday. The annual holiday parade marks the July 14, 1789, storming of the Bastille prison in eastern Paris that helped spark the French Revolution.
Ann Hines holds an undated photo of her husband, former soul and funk guitarist James Hines, in her home in Allendale, S.C., in this April 2 file photo. Employees of a funeral home cut the legs of Hines, a 6- foot-7 man, without the family’s permission so the corpse would fit in a casket.
The Butner Federal Correctional Complex is seen Monday in Butner, N.C. Disgraced financier Bernard Madoff has been moved out of a New York lockup and sent to the Butner federal prison to begin serving his 150-year sentence.
Anita Preston and her 5-year-old granddaughter Ashlyn Preston read a book at her home in Kennesaw, Ga., in this June 26 photo. Ashlyn is visiting from Florida to stay with her grandparents for the entire summer in lieu of day care or summer camp.
Participants in the Tour of Lawrence on the Fourth of July race around the city. Henry Russell submitted the picture.
“First rule in roadside beet sales: Put the most attractive beets on top. The ones that make you pull the car over and go, ‘Wow, I need this beet right now.’ Those are the money beets.”
— Dwight K. Schrute, NBC’s “The Office,” season 3