Israeli soldiers light memorial candles at graves of fallen soldiers at the Mount Herzl military cemetery Monday in Jerusalem. Today, Israel is marking its memorial day for soldiers killed since the creation of the Jewish state in 1948.
Carl Edwards’ car leaves a trail of debris after it went airborne and hit the catch fencing on the final lap of the Aaron’s 499 on Sunday in Talladega, Ala. Despite the crash injuring several fans, NASCAR said it was satisfied with its current safety standards.
Shannon O'Shea, left, and Julia Davidson, both Bishop Seabury Academy seniors, work on the school's production of the musical "Grease." Davidson plans to seek further acting opportunities after graduation.
Gen. David Petraeus talks Monday during the Landon Lecture Series at Kansas State University in Manhattan.
Jodi Linley of Iowa City, Iowa, left, holds 18-month-old Norah, the couple’s daughter, as her partner, Brenda Linley, celebrates after applying for a marriage license Monday at the Johnson County Administration Building in Iowa City. Same-sex couples began applying for marriage licenses at government offices across Iowa on Monday, and several gay and lesbian couples quickly tied the knot in ceremonies in Des Moines.
Brian Heere is having a good season with his glove, but a better one with his bat.
The Kansas River at the Lecompton Bridge spreads out beneath the bridge well beyond the banks of the river Monday. The National Weather Service in Topeka issued a flood warning for the Kansas River at Lecompton Monday. The warning is effect until Tuesday evening.
Kansas City starting pitcher Brian Bannister throws in the third inning. Bannister pitched the Royals to a 7-1 victory over the Blue Jays on Monday in Kansas City, Mo.
Reunited friends Gene Kean, right, and Anh Vo look through some of Kean’s memorabilia from his military years Monday at Kean’s house in Lawrence. Kean is a retired U.S. Army first lieutenant and Vo is a retired lieutenant colonel who fought against the Vietcong with the South Vietnamese army during the Vietnam War. The two met in 1958 when Vo was being trained by the U.S. Army at Fort Belvoir, Va.Vo found Kean by way of the Internet, and the two reunited Saturday for the first time in 50 years.