A driver takes a nap Monday under his truck in a traffic jam on an entrance ramp to the Beijing-Tibet Highway in Guoleizhuang township, in north China’s Hebei province.
Drills work on the San Jose collapsed mine Tuesday where 33 miners are trapped in Copiapo, Chile. The miners, who have been trapped since the shaft they were working in collapsed on Aug. 5, were confirmed to be alive Sunday when they were reached by rescue teams via a small hole through which they could pass messages and see the miners with a camera.
Ken Martin, Baldwin City, second from right, took fourth place at the World Horseshoe Tournament in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, this summer in the Elders G-2 division. Also pictured, from left to right, are fifth-place winner Roy Larzelere, third-place winner Ralph Hummel, first-place winner Bill Sprague, second-place winner Jim Ganther and sixth-place winner Paul Van Evercooren. Wynne Mihura, Lawrence, submitted the picture.
Pacific Union International agent Sheila Gallagher, at right, takes notes Tuesday during inspection of a home she recently sold in Alameda, Calif. Abbey Hange, 18-month-old daughter of the new homeowner, is pictured at left.
A bullet hole from a gun battle in Ciudad Juarez is seen on the wall of El Paso Assistant City Manager Pat Adauto’s office in El Paso, Texas, in this June 30 file photo. Juarez and the area where the gun fight took place can be seen out the window of Adauto’s office.
Sick Pakistani children and their mothers sit on a bench as they wait for their checkup at the District Headquarters Hospital in flood-affected Muzaffargarh district, Punjab province, Pakistan, on Tuesday. Pakistan’s medical system has been badly hit by weeks of flooding, with hundreds of health facilities damaged and tens of thousands of medical workers displaced, the prime minister said as the country braced for the spread of disease.
Kansas junior Marcus Morris, left, talks with NASCAR driver Clint Bowyer in the KU locker room on Tuesday.
Jose Jimenez, of Kansas City, Mo., works around a large Jayhawk on the field of Hoglund Baseball Stadium at Kansas University. He was part of a crew installing artificial turf on Tuesday.