Clint Bowen, left, was a player at Kansas University who worked his way up the ranks as an assistant coach. He's about to enter his second season as the Jayhawks' defensive coordinator.
Kayden Frick plays with a Thomas the Tank Engine toy from his cot during nap time in the 4-year-old classroom at the Ballard Center in North Lawrence. Ballard Community Services, which operates a preschool and food bank, is a local organization that receives support from the United Way.
Crews this summer poured a sealer in the cracks of pavement all over town. As this fix in the 800 block of Kasold Drive shows, the sealant sometimes interferes with lane striping and other pavement markings that help drivers keep their bearings.
Muhammad Yunus, center, chats with friends before a function at the Foreign Correspondents Club in Bangkok. Yunus, known as the “banker to the poor,” founded Grameen Bank, which has lent more than $8 billion to nearly 8 million people in Bangladesh who have had a 98 percent repayment rate.
a U.S. soldier carries a bed frame in Camp Carver on the outskirts of Madain, Iraq, about 15 miles southeast of Baghdad, in this May 27 file photo. The U.S. military is packing up to leave Iraq in what has been deemed the largest movement of manpower and equipment in modern military history, shipping out more than 1.5 million pieces of equipment from tanks to antennas along with a force the size of a small city.
Jack Houley, 10, of Annapolis, Md., prepares to have his blood drawn before receiving a shot of a trial vaccine for the swine flu from Linda Wadsworth, of the University of Maryland, right, as Infectious Disease Specialist Dr. Julia Hutter, left, takes notes during a visit Thursday to Annapolis Pediatrics.
Smoke from a wildfire fills the San Gabriel Valley on Sunday in this view from Monterey Park, Calif. Two firefighters were killed Sunday when their vehicle rolled down a mountain amid the intense flames of a wildfire that threatened 12,000 homes.