President Barack Obama is seen in a television monitor Saturday during his visit to Capitol Hill to meet with House Democrats in Washington.
A portion of a human skull lies on the ground Friday where at least two suspected clandestine graves were found during a routine police patrol in the town of El Vergel, on the outskirts of the violence plagued northern border city of Ciudad Juarez, Mexico.
Maria Carmelle Jean, center, sells rice and dry products Saturday at a downtown street market in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Decades of cheap imports, especially rice from the U.S., punctuated with abundant aid in various crises, have destroyed local agriculture and left impoverished countries such as Haiti unable to feed themselves.
Indonesian anti-terror police squad members take part in a drill ahead of President Barack Obama’s visit, which has been delayed, Saturday in Kuta, Bali, Indonesia.
Frightened Rabbit performs at the Day Stage Cafe at the Austin Convention Center during the South by Southwest music festival on Thursday in Austin, Texas.
Kansas State head basketball coach Frank Martin yells at forward Curtis Kelly (24) during the first half of an NCAA second-round college basketball game against BYU, Saturday, March 20, 2010, in Oklahoma City.
Baylor forward Quincy Acy (4) reacts after dunking the ball against Old Dominion during the first half in New Orleans, Saturday, March 20, 2010.
House Rules Committee Committee Chair Louise Slaughter, D-N.Y., at the beginning of the committee meeting today to discuss the health care legislation on Capitol Hill in Washington.
Players and coaches on the Saint Mary's bench react during the second half of an NCAA second-round college basketball game against Villanova in Providence, R.I., Saturday, March 20, 2010.
Players and coaches on the Saint Mary's bench react during the second half of an NCAA second-round college basketball game against Villanova in Providence, R.I., Saturday, March 20, 2010. Saint Mary's won 78-65.
A girl walks through standing water at a homeless earthquake survivors camp during heavy rains Friday in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. A 7.0-magnitude earthquake hit Haiti on Jan. 12, killing and injuring thousands and leaving more than a million people living in makeshift camps. Heavy rains hit this week, and flooding is expected to be a problem in the camps as Haiti approaches its rainy season.
Darrell Nelson wades through water caused by overland flooding from the Sheyenne River to check his mail Friday outside Harwood, N.D. Forecasters lowered their flood crest predictions for the area Friday, predicting the Red River in Fargo to crest at 19.5 feet above the flood stage on Sunday, a half-foot lower than previously expected.
Anti-war activists congregate in front of City Hall on Friday after marching through downtown Milwaukee, Wis., on the seventh anniversary of the Iraq war. The participants were some of the few across the country to mark the day.
President Barack Obama delivers remarks on health insurance reform during an event Friday at George Mason University in Fairfax, Va.
A Palestinian climbs an electricity pole Friday as he waves a Palestinian flag during clashes in the West Bank city of Hebron. Palestinians in east Jerusalem and the West Bank lobbed rocks at Israeli security forces, set garbage bins and tires ablaze and torched an Israeli flag in a new outbreak of violence over contested Jerusalem building plans and unsubstantiated rumors about threats to the city’s holiest shrine.
Missouri’s Kim English (24) takes a shot in front of Clemson’s Devin Booker (31). Mizzou rallied to defeat Clemson, 86-78, on Friday in Buffalo, N.Y.
Syracuse’s Brandon Triche (25) shoots under pressure from Vermont’s Joey Accaoui. Syracuse coasted by Vermont, 79-56, on Friday in Buffalo, N.Y.
Oklahoma State’s James Anderson (23) is defended by Georgia Tech’s Glen Rice, Jr. The Cowboys fell, 64-59, on Friday in Milwaukee.
Christian recording artist and former American Idol finalist Phil Stacey answers questions about himself and his career for Veritas Christian School students during a visit before performing at convocation. April Phillips, Lawrence, submitted the picture.
Jordan Barnett, far left, prepares for a picture with his great-grandmother, Charlott Engstrom, 104, at McCarthy’s in Pittsburg in this photo taken Wednesday. Continuing right are Engstrom’s granddaughter Carol Hadley; Leslie Harrison, Engstrom’s great-granddaughter; and Karin Barnett, Engstrom’s granddaughter, taking the picture. Engstrom and her family have made a tradition out of celebrating her birthday, which falls on St. Patrick’s Day, with green beer at McCarthy’s.
The exhibit “Deadly Medicine: Creating the Master Race,” developed by the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, opens at the National Archives in Kansas City, Mo., in this March 10 photo. The sensitive material has prompted recommendations that only those who are high school age or older visit the exhibit.
Paul D. Oelschlaeger
Mark Shaw, fisheries biologist for the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks, releases rainbow trout in the South Fork of the Solomon River near Stockton in this Jan. 28 photo. The trout are being released there for a seasonal stream trout fishery upstream of Webster Reservoir.
A one-year-old alpaca named Pisco, accompanied by his coach, Peruvian surfer Domingo Pianezzi, surfs a wave Wednesday at San Bartolo beach in Lima, Peru.
Maryland's Jordan Williams, left, moves in to block Houston's Maurice McNeil, in the second half of an NCAA first-round college basketball game in Spokane, Wash., Friday, March 19, 2010. Maryland beat Houston 89-77.
Jane Buxton, co-chairwoman for the 2009 United Way Campaign, left, and Jeanne Fridell, principal at Woodlawn School, treated the school’s faculty to a Mexican fiesta in recognition of their outstanding United Way campaign last fall. Woodlawn’s fundraising efforts encouraged nearly 80 percent participation and an increase of more than 200 percent from the previous year’s gifts. The Jan. 15 dinner was at the Fridell home.
Faculty members of Woodlawn School were treated to a Mexican fiesta on Jan. 15 in recognition of their outstanding United Way employee campaign last fall. From left, seated, are Julie Fouts, Lori Sinclair, Kenna Heim and Barbie Hofer.
Lawrence High School seniors Derrick Weishaar and Jordyn Tolefree were crowned Winter Court 2010 King and Queen during half-time of the Lawrence High-Olathe East basketball game on Feb. 12. Derrick is the son of Gary and Beth Weishaar, and Jordyn is the daughter of Brian and Eve Tolefree. Other queen candidates were Whitney Demby, Olivia Dykes, Kristy Gerard, Carrie Klemencic, Hannah Lopez, April Miller and Kaley Tesdahl. Other king candidates were Mason Bertrand, Chase Billings, Drake DeBiasse, Cody Jones, Michael McCabe, Chase McElhaney and Marcus Ray.