Pat Hubbell, pharmacist and owner of Sigler Pharmacy, fills out a prescription order Sept. 21, 2010, near a large jar of discarded medicine. The collection amounted to about six months of unused medications dropped off at Sigler Pharmacy, 4951 W. 18th St.
Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., center, leads a news conference Tuesday on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., before the Senate vote on the Defense authorization bill. From left are Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, McCain, Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., and Senate Minority Whip Jon Kyl of Arizona. A Republican-led filibuster blocked efforts to repeal the “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy on gays in the military, shelving an Obama administration priority at least until after the November election. See story, page 2A.
A visitor studies an exhibit by photographer Manuel Pandalis on Tuesday at the Photokina imaging fair in Cologne, Germany. The world’s leading photo fair opens its doors until Sunday, with about 1,250 exhibitors from 45 countries showing all aspects of photographing and imaging.
Former U.S. Marine Morningstar Vancil, right, is hugged by Robert C. Potter after speaking with a reporter Tuesday at the Alexander Hamilton American Legion Post 448 office in San Francisco. According to its website, the Alexander Hamilton Post 448 is the only post whose membership is predominantly gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered.
Amber Aylor, a Perry-Lecompton high school junior and marching band member, left, rehearses formations with the band on Tuesday. The Marching Jayhawks and the University of Kansas School of Music will host Perry-Lecompton and over 30 other high school marching bands for the 63rd annual Band Day on Saturday, Sept. 25.
Betty Taylor and Freddy Simon got to see each other for the first time since 1942 when they were both in high school in Maize. On Tuesday, they met again at Simon’s namesake restaurant, Freddy’s Frozen Custard and Steakburgers, at 23rd and Iowa streets.
Brian Hirch, sales manager for Protect A Bed, wears a bed bug hard hat Tuesday during the first North American Bed Bug Summit in Rosemont, Ill. The event’s sponsor, BedBug Central, says the two-day summit will play host to 14 of the nation’s leading entomologist and bed bug specialists, along with a gathering of bed bug-industry related vendors.
Audience members record video as Tea Party Patriots founders and coordinators Mark Meckler, left, and Jenny Beth Martin take part in a news conference Tuesday at the National Press Club in Washington to announce that the organization received a major donation.
Italian financial police officers talk to each other in front of St. Peter’s square Tuesday at the Vatican. Just when the Catholic Church didn’t need another scandal, Italian authorities have seized $30 million from a Vatican bank account and begun investigating top officials of the Vatican bank in connection with a money laundering probe.
Two television networks, seen Tuesday in the Goldman Sachs cubicle on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, broadcast the news that the Federal Reserve had left rates unchanged in their final meeting before the mid-term elections.
Lawrence High’s Justin Riley, center, leaps up to take control of the ball in front of Free State’s Diego Gonzalez (10). The Lions and Firebirds played to a 0-0 tie in two overtimes on Tuesday at LHS.
Kansas university quarterback Jordan Webb watches the final moments against Southern Miss from the ground last Friday in Hattiesburg, Miss. The Jayhawks’ coaching staff has tried to take the pressure off Webb as much as possible since he’s still a red-shirt freshman. Results have varied.
Nate Barbee, right, gets a fist bump from teammate Doug Quinones after the final round of the Kansas Invitational. The Jayhawks finished sixth on Tuesday at Alvamar.
Philadelphia’s Roy Halladay, left, pitches to Atlanta’s Martin Prado. Halladay got the win Tuesday in Philadelphia.
Kansas City’s Jarrod Dyson is congratulated after scoring on a Mike Aviles single in the fifth inning.
Kansas City second baseman Mike Aviles (30) lands on top of Detroit’s Johnny Damon on a force out to the end the game. The Royals beat the Tigers, 9-6, on Tuesday in Detroit.
Oklahoma defensive back Jonathan Nelson, right, moves in to aid cornerback Jamell Fleming, left, with a tackle of Air Force wide receiver Jonathan Warzeka, center, in the Sooners’ victory Saturday in Norman, Okla. Oklahoma will play its first road game on Saturday in Cincinnati.
Valerie Jennings has come up with a crunchy delight called Hippie Chow that was recently picked up by Dean & Deluca and is being sold nationwide. Seventy-five percent of her ingredients are locally purchased.
By adding the cranberries last, Valerie Jennings gives her Hippie Chow a certain texture and keeps things from sticking together.
Valerie Jennings mixes her sweet topping. Everything is weighed out for the right recipe.
Frescos discovered in the Herodium complex, in the West Bank, south of Jerusalem, are pictured Tuesday. Israeli archaeologists have excavated a lavish private box in a 400-seat theater located at King Herod’s winter palace in the Judean desert.
Calumet County District Attorney Ken Kratz reads from a prepared statement announcing that he will step down from his position during a news conference at the Calumet County Courthouse on Friday in Chilton, Wis.