Swiss players celebrate after their 1-0 upset of Spain in their Group H World Cup match on Wednesday in Durban, South Africa.
The new Apple iPhone 4 is shown in this June 7 photo in San Francisco. On Wednesday, Apple announced it had stopped taking orders for shipment by June 24.
Roland Unruh, 72, receives an autograph on his bald head from Danielle McCray, Kansas University women’s basketball player. Jo Unruh, Lawrence, submitted the picture.
A sold sign is posted outside a home under construction in this June 2 photo in Cincinnati. Home construction plunged last month to the lowest level since December as builders scaled back without a federal tax credit to lure buyers. Building permits also fell, a sign the construction industry won’t fuel the economic recovery.
Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, left, and billionaire investor Warren Buffett are seen during the annual Berkshire Hathaway shareholders meeting May 6, 2007, in Omaha, Neb. Gates and Buffett are launching a campaign to get other American billionaires to give at least half their wealth to charity.
The river Artuby floods the streets in Draguignan, southern France, on Wednesday.
Cupidtino founder Mel Sampat is seen with his Apple laptop Monday in San Francisco. Cupidtino aims to connect Apple aficionados with like-minded “Machearts.”
A dolphin swims in the Barataria Bay near oil from the Deepwater Horizon spill Wednesday near Grand Isle, La.
Uzbek men pray during a funeral ceremony Wednesday for the remains of victims killed during ethnic rioting between Kyrgyz and ethnic Uzbeks, in the southern Kyrgyz city of Osh. The official death count from the past week of violence rose to 189 on Wednesday, with 1,910 wounded, the Health Ministry said. Kyrgyzstan is observing three days of mourning for the victims of the recent mass-scale riots in the republic’s southern regions.
BP Chief Executive Officer Tony Hayward, left, BP America Chairman Lamar McKay, center, BP Chairman Carl-Henric Svanberg, second from right, and other BP representatives, arrive Wednesday at the White House for a meeting with President Barack Obama.
People dance and cheer before the World Cup soccer match between Brazil and North Korea at Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro.
A group of friends (clockwise from front left), Chloe Riedemann, 13; Krista Griffin, 11; Nora Birchfield, 11; Sophi Riedemann, 10; and Maddie Birchfield, 13, paddle past the train at Buford M. Watson Park after the rain had stopped and the flood water had somewhat receded Wednesday.
Flood waters nearly reach the net of the basketball goals in Buford M. Watson Park after heavy rain June 16, 2010. In the background, a car drives through a water covered Tennessee Street near Seventh Street.
Mario Chalmers signs autographs following the alumni scrimmage Wednesday, June 16, 2010 at the Horejsi Center.
Former Kansas basketball player Keith Langford, who graduated from KU in 2005, has a younger brother, Justin Wesley, who will play for the KU men's basketball team during 2010-11 season.
Lawrence police officers and Douglas County sheriff deputies detain a suspect in a stabbing incident along the bike path near Clinton Lake. William E. Nichols was arrested after a 15-minute manhunt in the area between the YSI softball fields and the Clinton Lake Dam Wednesday, June 16, 2010.
Kansas Athletic Director Lew Perkins expresses his excitement in solidifying the future of the Big 12 Conference during a press conference Wednesday, June 16, 2010.
The Journal-World All-area boys track team members are, from left: Jess Bahner, Santa Fe Trail; Tony Weiss, Baldwin; DJ Lindsay, Tonganoxie; Justin Ballock, Eudora; Keene Niemack, Free State; Roy Wedge, Lawrence; and Kain Anderson, Free State.
The Journal-World All-Area girls track and field team, from left: JaBryanna Wellington and Katie Kehl, Baldwin; coach of the year Ted Zuzzio, Baldwin; Andie Jeannin, Tonganoxie; Danelle Topil, Eudora; and Katie Hirsch, Perry-Lecompton.