Riot police shoot tear gas canisters Wednesday toward supporters of ousted Honduras President Manuel Zelaya during protests outside the Congress building in downtown Tegucigalpa. Zelaya was ousted in a military coup on June 28.
Miley Cyrus performs at the Teen Choice Awards on Sunday in Universal City, Calif. Some parents oppose the use of a pole in her dance routine.
Aleah Garber, gets some words of encouragement from her father, Micah Garber, before heading into her classroom at Langston Hughes School on the first day of the 2009-2010 school year.
Jerry Aller of Hiawatha makes a statement Wednesday at U.S. Rep. Lynn Jenkins’ town hall meeting on health care Wednesday in Topeka.
Douglas County District Judge Robert Fairchild dismissed a juror in the Matthew Jaeger trial Wednesday and appointed an alternate juror to take his place.
U.S. Rep. Lynn Jenkins, R-Topeka, listens to Paul Degener of Topeka at a meeting on health care Wednesday at the Holiday Inn-Holidome. Degener was saying the federal government should not be involved in health care. More than 200 people attended the meeting. Jenkins' district includes west Lawrence.
President Barack Obama presents the 2009 Presidential Medal of Freedom to Billie Jean King, known for winning the “Battle of the Sexes” tennis match and championing gender equality issues, during ceremonies Wednesday at the White House in Washington.
Sama Wareh walks along the sand dressed in swimwear designed for Muslim women Newport Beach, Calif., in this Feb.15, 2007, file photo. A French Muslim was denied entry to a swimming pool for wearing an Islamic-style full-body swimsuit.
The Knights of Columbus Council 1372 recently prepared and served dinner after the 5 p.m. Mass at the St. Lawrence Catholic Campus Center. John Callewaert, Lawrence, puts out dessert. Brian Walter took the picture, and Callewaert submitted it.
YMCA of Burlington County Wellness Director Joann Agoglia helps cancer survivor Gay McArthur of Smithville, N.J., with a weightlifting exercise program Tuesday in Mount Laurel, N.J.
Joyce Dance checks newly manufactured plastic bottles on an assembly line at Merrill’s Packaging in Burlingame, Calif. Some winemakers are turning to plastic instead of glass bottles, citing the economic benefits.
LOuisville men’s basketball coach rick pitino has apologized Wednesday for what he called an “indiscretion” and says he plans to coach at Louisville as long as he can.
Tiger Woods signs autographs after his practice round for the PGA Championship on Wednesday in Chaska, Minn.
Prairie Park School principal David Williams, far right, greets new Lawrence school superintendent Rick Doll on the first day of school Aug. 12, 2009. Doll just completed his first year as USD 497 superintendent.
Kansas junior receiver Johnathan Wilson has been voted “Biggest Surprise” for two straight years by his teammates.