Members of the 1960 U.S. Olympic team applaud as Jerry West, second from right, and Oscar Robertson, right, shake hands during ceremonies at the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame on Friday in Springfield, Mass. At far left is former Jayhawk guard Al Kelley.
Rotary District 5710 Governor John Vandewalle, left, member of the Overland Park South Rotary Club, is greeted by Jayhawk Rotary President Bruce Roberts. The district governor spoke July 22 to the Jayhawk Breakfast Rotary Club. The club meets at 7 a.m. every Thursday at Alvamar Country Club.
Matt Kuchar reacts after missing a birdie putt on the 15th hole in the second round of the PGA Championship. Kuchar led all scores in a shortened second round on Friday in Sheboygan, Wis.
Secretary of State Chris Biggs discusses campaign issues Thursday in his office in Topeka. Biggs is a Democrat appointed to the office in March 2010.
Kris Kobach, Republican candidate for Kansas secretary of state, discusses his voter initiative proposal July 27 outside the Statehouse in Topeka. The proposal would allow voters to put proposed laws and constitutional changes on the ballot without going through the Legislature.
New Mexico Motor Vehicle Division employee Catalina Chavez enters data from a customer’s driver’s license Aug. 5 at a motor vehicle field office in Albuquerque, N.M.
An Indian Muslim boy takes shade behind men offering Friday prayers at the Feroz Shah Kotla Mosque in New Delhi, India. Muslims throughout the world are marking the month of Ramadan, the holiest month in the Islamic calendar where the observant fast from dawn till dusk.
Kieron Williamson, an 8-year-old painting prodigy, works on a drawing in Holt, Norfolk, in England. He’s Britain’s most talked-about young artist, and his paintings sell for thousands of dollars.
Work is progressing on the new U.S. Highway 59. This photo looks north toward Lawrence. The road in the foreground that’s running east and west is Douglas County Road 458, which is the same road that Wells Overlook Park is on. Completion of the new U.S. 59 — the $103.2 million, 11.1-mile stretch in Douglas County — is slated for late 2012. The nearly nine-mile long section in Franklin County has already been completed.
A crescent moon sits in the western sky Thursday night over the Campanile on the Kansas University campus.
Barry Carver, who lives at 1032 Holiday Drive in Lawrence, was trying to beat the heat on Friday while having a two-day yard sale, as temperatures were in the 100s for a sixth day in a row.