Oakland quarterback JaMarcus Russell (2) throws over Kansas City Chiefs cornerback Maurice Leggett in the fourth quarter. Russell struggled early, but caught fire late to lead the Raiders to a 13-10 victory Sunday in Kansas City, Mo.
A Pakistani girl stands next to her painting during a painting contest at her school Saturday in Mingora, the main town of Pakistan’s troubled Swat Valley. The resumption of schools may be the most psychologically critical step yet for authorities trying to revive Swat. After all, destroying schools, girls’ schools especially, was a favorite Taliban activity.
Thomas, 4, and Kate Robberson, 2, wait to be encircled by a giant bubble at a museum in Wichita. They are the children of Josh and Jenny Robberson, Wichita, and the great-grandchildren of Bob and Charline Freitag, Lawrence, who submitted the picture.
Before heading back to school, A.J. Quisenberry, 7, decides to relax in the Chi Omega Fountain at Kansas University. Aaron Quisenberry, Bonner Springs, submitted the picture.