Kerry Altenbernd portrays an older John Brown Saturday at the 154th anniversary re-enactment of the Battle of Black Jack near Baldwin City.
Members of the Pro-Slavers from Missouri fire their guns Saturday during a re-enactment on the actual site of the Battle of Black Jack near Baldwin City in celebration of the battle’s 154th anniversary.
Henry Clay Pate, left, played by Gregg Higginbotham, tells the story of the Battle of Black Jack during the 154th anniversary Saturday near Baldwin City.
Vietnam veteran Duane Wagner of Arizona unloads his bike Saturday after checking in with race officials. Wagner will be competing in the bike portion for team Operation Rebound in the Kansas Ironman event at Clinton Lake.
Carol and Dale Huffman have a special bicycle with a wheelchair attached to the front for their daughter Becky, who has cerebral palsy. The family is preparing for a trip to Lima, Peru, to help at a school that serves about 700 people with disabilities.
A motorist dodges a pothole Friday on Connecticut Street near 15th Street. After a long, hard winter, city officials and motorists are seeing a lot of them and figuring out how to fill them or avoid hitting them.
Brandon Hildebrand, right, moves to the couch to watch TV with his wife, Wendy, in this May 28 photo inside their Hutchinson home. Brandon and Wendy Hildebrand have had to reorganize their lives after a motorcycle accident left Brandon paralyzed.
Chrissie Wellington, who was the women’s winner in last year’s Kansas Ironman 70.3, is scheduled to defend her title in today’s race at Clinton State Park.
Kansas City relief pitcher Blake Wood wipes his face after giving up a two-run double to Detroit’s Carlos Guillen in the eighth inning. The Royals lost, 4-2, Saturday in Kansas City, Mo.
Kansas City’s Scott Podsednik walks away from the plate after striking out in the seventh inning against Detroit. The Tigers won, 4-2, Saturday in Kansas City, Mo.
Drosselmeyer, left, approaches the finish of the 142nd Belmont Stakes. Jockey Mike Smith led the 13-to-1 underdog to victory on Saturday in Elmont, N.Y.
Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin poses for a photo as her husband, Todd Palin, right, stands behind her. The Palins attended the Belmont Stakes on Saturday in Elmont, N.Y. The horse First Dude, who finished third, is named for Todd Palin.
An Indian boy takes a dip in the River Yamuna with froth from industrial pollution floating on the surface Saturday in New Delhi, India. World Environment Day 2010 being marked Saturday calls for an urgent need to conserve the diversity of life on earth.
Plaquemines Parish coastal zone director P.J. Hahn lifts his boot out of thick beached oil Saturday at Queen Bess Island in Barataria Bay, just off the Gulf of Mexico in Plaquemines Parish, La.
Job seekers line up to speak with potential employers during the ninth annual Skid Row Career Fair on Thursday at Los Angeles Mission in Los Angeles.
President Barack Obama announces James Clapper, left, as Director of National Intelligence, his choice to oversee the nation’s 16 spy agencies, during a ceremony Saturday in the Rose Garden at the White House in Washington.
This photo provided by family shows Darren James LaBonte, 35, in Afghanistan in 2007. LaBonte was one of seven CIA employees who died when a suicide bomber blew himself up at a U.S. base in Khost, Afghanistan, on Dec. 30, 2009.
Daniel Steilley, 13, left, of Overland Park, plays the rhythm bones while Carl Anderton, of Merriam, plays the five-string banjo Saturday at the 154th anniversary of the Battle of Black Jack near Baldwin City.
Vietnam veteran Duane Wagner of Arizona will be competing in the bike portion for team Operation Rebound in the Kansas Ironman event at Clinton Lake. The double amputee proudly wears his colors on his prosthetic legs.
Israeli army and navy soldiers on boats are seen approaching the Gaza-bound 1,200-ton Rachel Corrie aid ship in this image made from video released by the Israeli Defense Force on Saturday. Israeli forces seized the Gaza-bound aid vessel swiftly and without meeting resistance, preventing it from breaking a naval blockade of the Hamas-ruled territory days after a similar effort turned bloody.
Police officers escort Joran Van der Sloot, center, during a press conference Saturday at a police station in Lima. The young Dutchman wanted in the murder of a 21-year-old Peruvian woman, and who also remains the lone suspect in the 2005 disappearance of U.S. teen Natalee Holloway, arrived in Peru’s capital Saturday to face justice, after being handed over by Chilean police on Friday at the two countries’ border.