An Iranian groom talks with his bride as they arrive Friday at a polling station to vote for the presidential elections in downtown Tehran, Iran. Iranians packed polling stations from boutique-lined streets in north Tehran to conservative bastions in the countryside Friday.
Madonna and her son David Banda along with photographer Stephen Klein watch the Veuve Clicquot Manhattan Polo Classic on May 30 in New York. Madonna can adopt a second child from Malawi, the southern African country’s highest court ruled Friday.
This April 21 file photo shows General Motors world headquarters in Detroit. With GM still righting itself, “it’s just too soon” to think about a name change, company spokeswoman Susan Garontakos said. But she acknowledged the idea is part of discussions within the company.
Test pilots do a preflight inspection before making a test flight in a Cessna Citation Mustang business jet in this June 15, 2005, file photo in Wichita. Aircraft maker Cessna announced 1,300 more layoffs Friday in a new round of cuts.
Melanie Lyke, left, discusses Avon products with her client, Jennifer Jarnagin, right, May 15 in Jarnagin’s home in Franklin, Tenn. Lyke sells Avon products as a way to earn a second income.
From left, Eden Rodriguez, Alex Wilson, Emily Silvers, Molly Weishaar and Sammie Stuber, all 5, are a few of St. John Catholic School’s 2009 graduating preschool class. Prudence Wilson, Lawrence, submitted the picture.
The Jayhawk student section displays an enlarged and modified version of artist John Steuart Curry’s Tragic Prelude painting which features abolitionist John Brown holding a rifle and in this case the 2008 national championship trophy at the men’s basketball game against Missouri on March 1 at Allen Fieldhouse.
Replicas of the John Brown pike are shown on display at Harpers Ferry National Historical Park on May 20 in Harpers Ferry, W.Va.
Carlos Pascual receives an honorary Master of Military Art and Science degree from Dr. Wendell King during the graduation ceremony at the Army’s Command and General Staff College in Fort Leavenworth on Friday. Pascual, Obama’s nominee to be the next ambassador to Mexico, is the vice president and director of the foreign policy program at Brookings Institution and a former ambassador to Ukraine.
Relay for Life teams participated in the 12-hour event walking around the track at South Junior High School. One group dressed as gnomes and carried a sign hoping for “gnome more cancer.”
Andre LaPAR sets up flags Friday at Clinton State Park in preparation for this weekend’s Ironman 70.3 Kansas. Below: Triathletes hit the water at Clinton Lake at the start of last year’s Ironman event.
The 2009 Relay For Life of Douglas County started off with survivors leading the way to the track under an arch of balloons. Teams participated in the 12-hour event by walking around the track to celebrate cancer survivors, support current patients, and remember loved ones.
The 2009 Relay For Life of Douglas County started off with cancer survivors taking the first lap around the track at South Junior High School.