Juan Pablo Montoya takes the checkered flag. Montoya won the Sprint Cup race Sunday in Watkins Glen, N.Y.
With just under four weeks remaining until the start of the 2010 college football season, five Big 12 Conference teams are seeking an answer to the starting quarterback spot.
A man watches the stars in front of his tent Saturday on the Tschuggen hill, about 2,050 feet above sea level, in Arosa, Switzerland, as light from a village in the valley illuminates the mountains in the background.
The Rev. Jervis Burns blesses fishing boats docked Sunday in Bayou Delarge in Theriot, La., during the pre-shrimp season tradition known as the “Blessing of the Boats.” Louisiana fishermen are hoping to once again fish for shrimp when the season officially opens next Monday.
The family of Cheryl Beckett, 32, above, says she was one of 10 members of a medical team gunned down in Afghanistan. The family said in a statement Sunday that she was part of the team providing eye care and medical aid in northern Afghanistan.
Val and Jamie Carlisle, Tonganoxie, stand near one of their coffee bean roasters. A faulty filter in a second roaster caused carbon monoxide emissions in their house, putting them at risk of death had they not called for medical assistance when they did.
A man stands above the rubble of buildings in flood-damaged Leh, India, on Sunday. Officials say rescuers are digging through crushed homes and piles of mud as they search for hundreds of people still missing after flash floods sent massive mudslides down remote desert mountainsides in Indian-controlled Kashmir. From Pakistan and India east to China and North Korea, flooding is ravaging landscapes and putting millions of people at risk.