A coffee vendor on Tuesday rides past the statue of U.S. President Barack Obama as a 10-year-old boy at Menteng Park in Jakarta, Indonesia. The statue has been targeted in a Facebook campaign by thousands who say it should be removed.
This photo provided by the Oswego, Ill., police was taken after a fatal crash April 6. Oswego police Detective Rob Sherwood said the wind had blown the snow over the red light, causing a driver to run the light and hit the vehicle of 34-year-old Lisa Richter, who was making a left turn. She was killed.
People gather Tuesday in one of the halls of the Bella Center in Copenhagen where the U.N. Climate Summit is under way. U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says rich and poor countries must “stop pointing fingers” and raise their climate targets to salvage faltering talks on a global warming pact.
Iraqi war veteran and former Army Pvt. Margaret Ortiz, 27, sits in front of the women’s shelter in Long Beach, Calif., earlier this month. The $15,000 Ortiz had in the bank when she left Iraq is long gone, spent on alcohol and cocaine. She joined a program called U.S. Vets to receive counseling and rehabilitation.
A flock of migratory flamingos drinks Tuesday from a pond on the outskirts of Ahmadabad, India. According to news reports, ornithologists have warned the number of birds migrating could be much lower this year due to indiscriminate habitat changes.
St. Louis’ Cam Janssen, left, fights with Calgary’s Brandon Prust. The Blues upended the Flames, 4-3, Tuesday in St. Louis.
Tennessee’s Wayne Chism, top, shoots over Wyoming’s Adam Waddell (15) and A.J. Davis (51). Tennessee won, 77-58, Tuesday in Knoxville, Tenn.
Texas-Pan American guard Ben Smith, front, turns into the forearm of Texas guard Avery Bradley. Bradley’s 18 points led the Longhorns to a 104-42 rout Tuesday in Austin, Texas.
Chuck Long, right, then as the San Diego State head coach, congratulates running back Atiyyah Henderson after Henderson scored a touchdown against Idaho on Sept. 27, 2008, in San Diego. Long is now the offensive coordinator for the Kansas University football team.
A veined octopus hides in an coconut shell Thursday in this photo taken near Indonesia and released by Museum Victoria. Australian scientists have filmed the octopus collecting coconut shells for shelter, unusually sophisticated behavior that the researchers believe is the first evidence of tool use in an invertebrate animal.
Santa, or Roger Kugler, greets the crowd during a parade down Massachusetts Street during the recent Tour For Tots Motorcycle Ride to benefit the Douglas County Toys for Tots Program. Mary Jones, Lawrence, submitted the picture.
Consumer Reports found that certain products, such as Lay's potato chips, are half-filled.
Boeing Co. employees cheer as a Boeing Co. 787 airplane takes off on its first flight Tuesday at Paine Field in Everett, Wash.
Nancy Dixon, Bert Nash Community Mental Health Center admission specialist, left, and Savina Cascone, case coordinator, right, work Tuesday at the center. State budget cuts will reduce revenue at the center by $785,000 in 2010, and that has caused program and staff reductions.
An outbuilding near a home known for its elaborate Christmas light display south of Eudora caught fire Tuesday afternoon. The shed, in the 2200 section of North 1300 Road, was a total loss.
Trees are covered in ice around the house at the southeast corner of 17th and Tennessee that was destroyed in a fire Monday night.