The United States’ Ashley Hansen smiles after hitting a grand slam against Australia in the third inning of their World Cup game. The U.S. won, 8-0 in five innings, Sunday in Oklahoma City.
Sandinista supporters toss a demonstrator in the air Sunday in Managua, Nicaragua, as they take part in a rally marking the 30th anniversary of the Sandinista revolution that overthrew the country’s Somoza dictatorship in 1979.
From left, Apollo 11 astronauts Buzz Aldrin, Neil Armstrong and Maj. Gen. Michael Collins, along with former Sen. John Glenn pose for a photograph in front of a lunar module at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum in Washington on Sunday. Today is the 40th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing in which Armstrong and Aldrin became the first humans to walk on the moon.
Wade McGillis, professor of Earth and Environmental Engineering at Columbia University, stands near his rooftop carbon dioxide monitor last month at an elementary school in the Harlem neighborhood of New York. Researchers are using the urban experiment to track how much of the heat-trapping gas a city, neighborhood or building puts in the atmosphere, and how much the urban environment can suck out.
Gage Lutz enjoys his fourth birthday at his grandparents’ house in McLouth. Gage is the son of Kimberly and Craig Lutz, Eudora. Trudy Bowen submitted the picture.
Kayleigh Anderson, 15, was inspired by concentric design for the pattern of her bench. Students in the summer art program at Van Go Mobile Arts are finishing benches that are commissioned by local businesses and organizations.
Astronaut Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin walks by the footpad of the Apollo 11 lunar module in this July 1969 file photo.
Chris Berg, 17, pulls a bit of loose fur from his cat Chloe Thursday at his home. Berg, like many 4-H’ers, has been busy perfecting his skills of animal training and showmanship for this year's Douglas County Fair.
Stewart Cink holds up the trophy after winning a playoff to win the British Open.
Lifeguard Ingrid Perez, Lawrence, keeps a watchful eye over the pool Friday, July 17, 2009 at the Lawrence Outdoor Aquatic Center. Lifeguards will be among the most affected when the federal minimum wage goes up to $7.25.
Parveen Razvi, left, and her friends Zoya Hamid, center, and Ambreen Zaidi, all of Canton, Mich., look over necklaces in the shop area during the Muslim Congress in Dearborn, Mich., in this July 4 photo.