Tom Watson watches his shot from the first fairway during the final round of the British Open on Sunday in Turnberry, Scotland. The 59-year-old Watson finished second.
A staff member holds newly born giant panda cubs Monday at the giant panda base in Chengdu, in southwest China’s Sichuan province, in this photo released by the Xinhua news agency. A giant panda named Li Li gave birth to the twin female cubs at the breeding center Sunday morning, the first twin giant panda cubs born this year, according to Xinhua.
President Barack Obama greets Apollo 11 astronaut Neil Armstrong on Monday in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington on the 40th anniversary of the Apollo 11 lunar landing.
"Dea" and Joe Lieber, on vacation in Italy.
Eleven-year-old Tait Holter uses what his mother, Maria, refers to as a “pod” to communicate that he would like help finding a lost object in his Lawrence home. Tait, who is autistic, uses various forms of technology to assist with communication. By pressing a combination of keys and icons, Tait can express his feelings and desires with the device, which will articulate the command. Maria and Mark Holter, pictured Friday, are applying to have Tait enrolled in a program at Kansas University that will pair graduate students in speech-language pathology with individuals who use communication devices.
A screen shows numbers with accompanying sign-language symbols on Tait’s “pod.”
From left, Incoming freshmen Jeff Jasperson, Tyler Click and Will Marsh attend a welcome picnic for new students and their parents on Wednesday at KU’s Adams Alumni Center. The economy has forced families to think differently about how to finance a college education, especially through financial aid, scholarships and loans.
A 1997 Oldsmobile 88, front, considered a “clunker” in the terms of the proposed Cash for Clunkers program, was recently traded in for a 2009 Chevy Malibu, next to it, which gets higher gas mileage. With the vehicles at Riverside Chevrolet in Wetumpka, Ala., are salesmen Bill Moody, left, and Jerry Duke.
From left, Natty Hoopes, 11, radio host Garrison Keillor, and Alex Hoopes, 15, share a moment on the Fourth of July at the 35th anniversary of “A Prairie Home Companion” in Avon, Minn. Natty and Alex are the children of John and Lauren Hoopes, Lawrence.