Hutchinson Correctional Facility inmate and hospice volunteer Rudy Anderson laughs with a hospice patient in the prison clinic with other inmate hospice volunteers in this Sept. 24 photo.
Tamika Catchings, left, of the United States shoots the ball past Spain’s Anna Cruz Lebrato. The U.S. routed Spain, 106-70, in the semifinals of the Women’s World Championships on Saturday in Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic.
British middle distance runner Colin McCourt runs on a machine for research Tuesday in a lab at St. Mary’s University College in London. Some experts say adding beetroot juice to your diet could give you a performance boost.
Chief Justice John Roberts and Justice Elena Kagan stand for photographers after a formal investiture ceremony for Kagan on Friday at the Supreme Court in Washington.
Herve Diebholt from France poses for photographers during the “European Beard Championship “ Saturday in Leogang, Austrian province of Salzburg.
Activists gather at the Lincoln Memorial in the nation’s capital to participate in the “One Nation Working Together” rally to promote job creation, diversity and tolerance Saturday in Washington, D.C.
This artist rendering provided by SOMA Architects on Friday shows an exterior view of the proposed Park51 community center and mosque.
Focusing on a single leaf draws attention to the bright color and contrast. I photographed the leaf against a dark background to keep the attention on the leaf.
Paper Jamz guitars
J.C. Barr, the auctioneer and broker for the sale of the White Ranch overlooks one of the highest points on the ranch near the Indian Guide monument, near Peabody in this Sept. 22 photo.
Fred Viebrock and his great-grandson, Jackson Janeway, 3, enjoy the Friends and Family Reunion picnic at Lawrence Presbyterian Manor. Juli Viebrock, Lawrence, submitted the photo.
From the top of a vehicle, President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, right, Workers Party presidential candidate Dilma Rousseff, left, and first lady Marisa Leticia, bottom, wearing a red hat, greet supporters during a campaign rally Saturday in Sao Bernardo do Campo, Sao Paulo state, Brazil. Brazil will hold general elections today.
A Pakistani border guard stands near Afghanistan-bound NATO trucks parked on the roadside Friday in Pakistani tribal area of Khyber. Pakistan closed the Khyber Pass supply route for U.S. and NATO troops in Afghanistan on Thursday.
Jesse Eisenberg, left, and Joseph Mazzello are shown in a scene from “The Social Network.”
A photo-enforced stop sign camera and warning sign are seen Tuesday at the Top Of Topanga overlook in Topanga, Calif.
Jay R. Tunney, the author of “The Prizefighter and the Playwright: Gene Tunney and Bernard Shaw,” says researching the book gave him a deeper understanding of what the Irish bard’s relationship with his father was about.
Kansas players, including Steven Johnson (52), Chris Harris (16), Prinz Kande (4), Lubbock Smith (1) and Corrigan Powell (10) wait out the final possession of the Jayhawks' 55-7 loss to Baylor Saturday, Oct. 2, 2010 at Floyd Casey Stadium in Waco.
Parents Jim and Holli Joyce, Lawrence, are only a couple blocks away from their son Alek, now a freshman at Kansas University, but it feels much farther. The family is adjusting the change in their family. Jim and Alek were photographed Saturday on the KU campus.
Haven Shelton, 4, Lawrence, was invited to wear a "princess cape" while watching a Viking living-history demonstration at the Douglas County Fairgrounds. The exhibit was part of Saturday’s Nordic Heritage Festival.
Lawrence High’s Zach Wustefeld celebrates a goal. Wustefeld, Justin Riley and Robert Lyan scored goals for the Lions in their 3-1 victory against Topeka High on Saturday at Lawrence High. The victory improves the Lions to 2-6-1.
Lawrence High’s Caitlin Broadwell (5) spikes against St. James Academy. The Lions tied for 10th at the Joan Wells Invitational on Saturday at LHS.