Ricky Barnes points to the crowd after his birdie putt on the 17th hole during the third round of the U.S. Open. Barnes, who was ranked No. 519 in the world before the weekend, is tied for the lead entering today’s final round in Farmingdale, N.Y.
U.S. Marines from the 2nd Marine Expeditionary Brigade, 2nd Battalion, 3rd Marines, ride inside their vehicle Saturday near Now Zad in Afghanistan’s Helmand province. From right to left are Chief Warrant Officer John Daly, of Collingdale, Pa.; Staff Sgt. Luke Medlin, of Mishawaka, Ind.;1st Lt. Brendan Mahoney, Redmond, Wash.; and an unidentified Marine.
Aisha Smith chooses a DVD at a Redbox rental unit in a north Seattle grocery store. Redbox, which is now owned by Coinstar Inc., puts its bright red kiosks in places like supermarkets and Wal-Marts, stocks them with new releases and charges $1 per day. At that price, it’s no wonder budget-friendly Netflix is worried — its cheapest plan runs $5 for two movies a month, or $2.50 each.
Yuli Ziv, president and co-founder of My It Things, is helping to craft an ethics policy for about 15 Web sites to help bloggers become more professional. Right now there are no set guidelines on whether bloggers can accept money or gifts for reviewing a product.
A rendering shows Kansas University Hospital’s new Addition, which is scheduled to open in 2011. The 183,000-square-foot building will provide centralized office space for 211 physicians and 219 residents from Kansas University Medical Center. Doctor’s offices are currently scattered throughout the hospital’s campus, making it difficult for patients to find their doctors.
Modular white bookcases line a wall in the Washington, D.C., condo of bibliophiles David Joy and Offy Ismojo.
Oliver, a wire-haired Dachshund, searches for badgers in the backyard. He is the pet of Galen and Susie Tarman, of Lawrence.
Kate McCurdy, 13, and hairdresser Amy Scheibler are pictured at Salon 708. Kate donated her hair to Locks of Love. Kate’s mother, Amy McCurdy, Lawrence, submitted the picture.
Abby Solcher, 7, left, Lawrence, attended a recent rodeo in Granby, Colo. She participated in the “Mutton Bustin’” contest and received first place. She is pictured with her dad, Scott Solcher. Abby’s mother, Diane Solcher, submitted the picture.