The Lewis Brothers and friends tailgate for the KU football game against Oklahoma. A big KU Jack-o'-lantern stands besides a large KU helmet, accompanied by a smaller OU Jack-o'-lantern and helmet.
Oklahoma State quarterback Zac Robinson.
Flags, a cross, and artificial flowers with tags bearing names of some 200 soldiers killed in action fill a temporary memorial that has been in place for several months near an entrance to Fort Lewis, Wash. Eight American troops were killed in two separate bomb attacks Tuesday in southern Afghanistan, making October the deadliest month of the war for U.S. forces since the 2001 invasion to oust the Taliban. The deaths bring to 55 the total number of American troops killed in October in Afghanistan.
Workers shuck oysters Monday at P&J Oysters in New Orleans. Federal officials plan to ban sales of raw oysters harvested from the Gulf of Mexico unless the shellfish are treated to destroy potentially deadly bacteria — a requirement that restaurants say could deprive diners of a delicacy cherished for generations.
Senate Finance Committee Chairman Sen. Max Baucus, D-Mont., right, answers a reporter’s question Tuesday on Capitol Hill in Washington as Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., center, listens.
American Medical Response operations manager Ken Keller talks about the specially equipped ambulance used for obese patients at the company’s Topeka facility in this August 2009 file photo. The company charges more to transport obese patients.
Taliban militants stand beside burnt trucks, background left, on the main Ghazni- Kandahar highway in Ghazni, west of Kabul, in this file photo taken Oct. 19. As debate intensifies about whether to send more troops to Afghanistan, NATO and U.S. estimates of Taliban strength suggest the insurgents already are outnumbered by 12-1.
Veritas Christian School honors its alumni who are enlisted in the armed forces at halftime of a recent home football game. From left are head football coach Doug Bennett, Daniel Metcalf, Adam Nicholson, Ben Reynolds, Casey Woods and Michael Humphrey. Angie Bennett took the photo, and Carol Rau, the school’s development director, submitted it.
Bottles of Budweiser Select 55 are seen on a shelf at a grocery store Tuesday in Des Moines, Iowa.
Teen models Jourdan Dunn, left, and Chanel Iman are shown on the cover of the November 2009 issue of Teen Vogue in this magazine cover image released by Teen Vogue. Dunn, 19, reveals in a story in the magazine that she is pregnant and is expecting a boy in December. Some parents worry about the message the magazine is sending to its readers about teen pregnancy.
A few snack-size candy bars quickly add up to a full-size candy bar — or more.