Ann Kindle (left) and Tonja Jackson paint two USM fans' after the Kansas football team defeated Southern Miss on Saturday, September 26, 2009.
President George W. Bush, right, bestows the Presidential Medal of Freedom to journalist William Safire during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in this Dec. 15, 2006, file photo. Safire, a Pulitzer Prize-winning conservative columnist, language expert and former White House speechwriter, died Sunday at age 79.
Competitors run past the Eiffel Tower at the start of the Paris-Versailles Race on Sunday in Paris.
An Iranian Tondar missile is launched in a drill near the city of Qom, 80 miles south of Tehran, in this photo released by the Iranian semi-official Fars News Agency. Iran said it successfully test-fired short-range missiles during military drills Sunday by the elite Revolutionary Guard, a show of force days after the U.S. warned Tehran over a newly revealed underground nuclear facility it was secretly constructing near Qom.
Kathleen Sebelius, secretary of Health and Human Services, from left, talks with Mayo Clinic Vaccine Research Group Director Dr. Gregory A. Poland and American Academy of Pediatrics President Dr. David T. Tayloe at the National Press Club in Washington in this Sept. 10 file photo. An unprecedented system to track possible side effects from swine flu vaccinations will begin next month.
Philadelphia quarterback Michael Vick (7) passes under pressure from Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Corey Mays (51), defensive end Tamba Hali (91) and defensive tackle Glenn Dorsey in the first quarter. Vick and the Eagles routed the Chiefs, 34-14, Sunday in Philadelphia.
Rep. Dennis Moore, D-Kan., presents Eudora Elementary School Principal Jan Irby with a flag during a formal dedication ceremony Sunday at the school, as Eudora Superintendent Don Grosdidier looks on. The flag was flown July 21 over the U.S. Capitol in honor of the new $27 million school that houses students in first through fifth grades. The new state of the art school has been open since August. “People in our area and the whole state of Kansas basically have shown they place great value on education, which is an opportunity for quality learning for our children, our grandchildren and future generations in this country,” Moore said.
Dinosaurs duke it out with light sabres — with the help of electroluminescent wire — as part of “Darwin the Dinosaur.”