Former Nebraska running back Thunder Collins, left, is led by a sheriff's deputy at the Douglas County Court, in Omaha, Neb., Thursday, Nov. 12, 2009.
The circled area in this map shows the 1,000 foot boundary around the blast area on the Kansas Turnpike bridges over the Kansas River. No spectators will be allowed inside the restricted zone. The map is oriented with north at the top; the former Tanger Outlet Mall is in the lower right-hand part of the circle, and the East Lawrence interchange ramps to the turnpike are at center right of the map.
Battalion commander ROTC cadet Lt. Col. Michelle Lee salutes Wednesday at a Veterans Day ceremony at the University of Washington in Seattle. The school dedicated a new memorial to recognize all Medal of Honor recipients and specifically the eight Washington alumni who hold the award. Washington has more Medal of Honor recipients among its alumni than any other public school in the country except service academies. The award is the nation’s highest award for military valor.
Joe Takach, in this Oct. 30 photo, talks to his friend Lillian Landry as she spends her last days in the hospice wing of an Oakland Park, Fla., hospital. She made her end-of-life decisions on how she wanted to die and to be buried. Democrats in the U.S. House are trying to nudge more Americans to make their end-of-life decisions.
Crime scene investigators dig around a tree line as they look for evidence Wednesday on a rural property in Bates City, Mo. Crews were scouring several acres of a land in connection with the arrest of five men charged with sexually abusing children.
Trinity In-Home Care’s executive director, Kelly Evans, receives a $1,000 donation from members of Cans for the Community. Kayleigh Nichols, of Trinity In-Home Care, submitted the picture.
Shoppers browse store windows Wednesday on 47th Street in New York’s diamond district, where gold is bought and sold. The price of gold set a new record Wednesday of $1,119 an ounce.