This film publicity image released by Sony Pictures shows the movie poster for Michael Jackson’s “This is It” film.
A personal locator beacon made by ACR Electronics Inc.
Audiologist Elizabeth Alsgaard, pictured Oct. 16 outside her home in the Playa Vista area of Los Angeles, tried custom-mixed “bioidentical” hormones to deal with menopause. For years, medical groups have warned against custom-compounded hormones.
Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates speaks at the “Get Schooled” conference and premiere hosted by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Viacom in this Sept. 8 file photo in Los Angeles. The foundation is spending millions of dollars to influence federal education policy. The image at left illustrates average wages according to education levels in America.
Iraqis gather as firefighters respond to a massive bomb attack near the Iraqi Ministry of Justice building, seen at rear, Sunday in Baghdad. Iraqi police say a pair of powerful explosions rocked downtown Baghdad in front of the headquarters of the Baghdad provincial administration and near the Ministry of Justice building during the morning rush hour as people headed to work. At least 147 people were killed.
Israeli policemen detain a Palestinian youth during clashes Sunday in the Arab neighborhood of Ras Al Amud in east Jerusalem. Israeli forces Sunday stormed the Jerusalem’s holiest shrine, known to Jews as the Temple Mount and to Muslims as the Noble Sanctuary, firing stun grenades to disperse hundreds of Palestinian protesters who were pelting them with stones.
then-Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin addresses members of the media and legislators in Juneau, Alaska, in this Aug. 1, 2008, file photo after the state Senate approved a TransCanada proposal to build a natural gas pipeline.
From left, New York’s Derek Jeter, Alex Rodriguez and Mark Teixeira celebrate after winning Game 6 of the American League Championship Series. The Yankees beat the Angels, 5-2, on Sunday in New York.
Kansas University defender Shelby Williamson, center, heads a ball out of midfield between Iowa State’s Jordan Bishop (5) and Lauren Fader. KU beat the Cyclones, 1-0, Sunday at the Jayhawk Soccer Complex.
Chiefs coach Todd Haley walks off the field following a 37-7 loss to San Diego on Sunday, Oct. 27, 2009, in Kansas City, Mo.
Lawrence doctors, surgeons and other health care professionals discuss a cancer patient’s care during a weekly Multidisciplinary Tumor Conference at Lawrence Memorial Hospital. Since 2004, the conference allows doctors to better coordinate cancer patient care. Every new case of breast cancer that is treated at LMH is discussed in the conference.
Shannon Gorres, pastor of Hispanic Ministries at Plymouth Congregational Church, standing at left, talks with teacher Rocio Sanchez Ares during an English as a second language class as a student and volunteer work together, in the foreground. Gorres started the program this year at the church.
South Park provides a colorful setting for Patty Henricks and her children to capture some family photographs. Tossing leaves for a seasonal snapshot on Saturday were Ian, 10, and Reghan, 8.
Dr. Darren Klish, a radiation oncologist at the Lawrence Cancer Center, gets a hug from one of his patients, Lisa Flanders, in this 2009 photo. Flanders had been diagnosed with breast cancer a year earlier.