Soccer fans wait for the start of the World Cup’s third-place game. Germany edged Uruguay, 3-2, Saturday in Port Elizabeth, South Africa.
Leonard Ramsey photographs workmen removing the large mural of LeBron James on a building on Saturday in downtown Cleveland. James, who played seven years for the Cleveland Cavaliers, signed with the Miami Heat after becoming a free agent.
Country Music star Sarah Buxton will perform July 22 at the Granada to benefit the Lawrence Memorial Hospital Endowment Association. This year’s show is expected to raise about $25,000.
Marcos Martinez, left, and Steven Torres, parishioners of San Francisco de Asis Church in Ranchos de Taos, N.M.,apply mud to the thick adobe walls of the church June 14 as part of an annual ritual that has been done for nearly 200 years.
Germany’s Sami Khedira, center, celebrates with teammate Per Mertesacker after scoring his team’s third goal during the World Cup third-place match between Germany and Uruguay. At right is Uruguay’s Martin Caceres. Germany won, 3-2, on Saturday at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in Port Elizabeth, South Africa.
The Kansas City Royals’ Wilson Betemit leaves the field after being forced out at second to end the game against the Chicago White Sox. The Royals lost, 5-1, on Saturday in Chicago.
Revelers run from a Dolores Aguirre Ybarra ranch fighting bull, during the fourth run of the San Fermin fiestas Saturday in Pamplona, northern Spain.
Sylvie Nelson, executive director for the Saranac Lake Area chamber of commerce, center, attends a ribbon cutting ceremony for a yoga studio June 18 in Saranac Lake, N.Y. Nelson, a 44-year-old white woman, keeps getting snared at the Canadian border because she apparently shares some key identifying information with a black man, possibly from Georgia, who is in trouble with the law.
Jose Briceno, of Cambridge, Mass., raises his fist during a rally against Arizona’s immigration law Saturday in Boston. Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer is attending the annual meeting of the National Governors Association this weekend in Boston.
The Lawrence Civic Choir performs at Hyde Chapel, with Steve Eubank, director, and Geoffrey Wilcken, accompanist, at the YMCA of the Rockies in Estes Park, Colo. Paul Fairchild submitted the picture.
In this image taken from video provided by BP PLC, the arms of a remotely operated vehicle works Saturday on the well head at the Deepwater Horizon oil spill site in the Gulf of Mexico. Robotic submarines removed the cap from the gushing well on Saturday, beginning a period of at least two days when oil will flow freely into the sea. It’s the first step in placing a tighter dome that is supposed to funnel more oil to collection ships.
A patient stands as he adjusts his intravenous line Friday at the State University of Haiti Hospital in Port-au-Prince. Haiti’s most important general care facility, the State University of Haiti Hospital is struggling to care for patients six months after the earthquake. The American Red Cross has pledged to help pay salaries of long-underpaid doctors.
A girl walks in a Walking Ball at an entertainment center in the town of Logoisk, 25 miles north of Minsk, Belarus.
Lilah Ward, 3, of Wichita, chases some ducks in Riverside Park in Wichita, as she and her father, Trent Ward, walked through the park on Saturday.
An Amazon river dolphin swims in the Airao River in Amazonas state, Brazil, in this November 2005 photo released by Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazonia (INPA). Researchers say Amazon river dolphins are increasingly being slaughtered and used as fish bait in Brazil and the practice threatens to wipe out local populations of the mammals, which have already died off in other parts of the world.
This July 7, 2008, photo released by South Korea’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission shows human skeletons unearthed at a site in Gongju, South Korea. Shutting down its inquiry into South Korea’s hidden history, a century of human rights abuses, the commission will leave unexplored scores of other suspected mass graves believed to hold remains of tens of thousands of South Korean political detainees summarily executed by their government early in the 1950-53 war, sometimes as U.S. officers watched. In a political about-face, the commission, also investigating the U.S. military’s large-scale killing of Korean War refugees, has ruled the Americans in case after case acted out of military necessity.
Twelve-year-old Ben Novorr passes a spoon to Ala Wyrick as he gathers all the components of a root beer float for her Saturday at Hy-Vee, 4000 W. Sixth St. As part of his bar mitzvah project, Novorr spent the morning and afternoon with his parents and younger brother Jon, 10, back, selling floats to raise money for Douglas County Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children.
Attendants listen Saturday to a speaker give his account of an incident of wage theft that occurred to him during the Lawrence Worker Justice Coalition meeting at Plymouth Congregational Church, 925 Vt.
Mason Dick tries to coax his drive on the second hole during the first day of the LAGA city tournament. Dick shot a 69 on Saturday at Eagle Bend.