November 27, 2014
Columbia College athletic director and basketball coach Bob Burchard
Battle High School defensive back Tyler Vincent scores a touchdown during a game against Camdenton on Nov. 7.
A waitress holds up her hands on Aug. 18 while watching from a restaurant balcony as protestors march in Atlanta in response to the fatal shooting of Michael Brown. ‘Hands Up, Don’t Shoot’ has become a rallying cry despite questions whether Michael Brown’s hands were raised in surrender before being fatally shot by a Ferguson police officer.
Several children aided by their parents put the finishing touches on a dragon painted on plywood in downtown Ferguson, Mo., on Thursday. The unpainted plywood was placed on a Chinese restaurant, and on other buildings in Ferguson to prevent vandals from causing damage after a grand jury chose not to indict a white Ferguson police officer in the shooting death of an unarmed black man.
Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson (81), defended by Chicago Bears cornerback Kyle Fuller (23), catches a 25-yard reception for a touchdown during the first half of Thursday's NFL game in Detroit.
Phillips Academy players Craig Elmore (right) Kelvin Washington (left) and Anthony Davis (back) walk from school to their practice field on the south side of Chicago.
Santa Claus waves at the crowd during the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on Thursday in New York.
Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Dwayne Bowe (82) is tackled by Oakland Raiders cornerback Brandian Ross (29) and defensive back Neiko Thorpe during last week's game in Oakland, California.
Diners and volunteers ate in Stamper Commons at Stephens College during Almeta Crayton's Everybody Eats Thanksgiving on Thursday. The meal included turkey, beef stroganoff, macaroni and cheese, cornbread, green beans, mashed potatoes, sweet potatoes, stuffing, rolls, cranberry sauce, yogurt, ice cream, cookies and several varieties of pie.
Guests at Almeta Crayton's Everybody Eats Thanksgiving posted notes with their connections to Crayton and each other on a paper tree in the dining room of Stamper Commons at Stephens College on Thursday. The goal of the tree, volunteers said, was to highlight people's connections to one another as a way to help build community.
Deedie Wilborn, left, and Debby Barksdale serve side dishes to guests at Almeta Crayton's Everybody Eats Thanksgiving on Thursday. It was Wilborn's first year as a volunteer.
Debby Barksdale serves macaroni and cheese to guests at Almeta Crayton's Everybody Eats Thanksgiving on Thursday. It was the first year she had volunteered to serve food, Barksdale said, but she had helped prepare the meal in the past.
Diners and volunteers eat in Stamper Commons at Stephens College during Almeta Crayton's Everybody Eats Thanksgiving on Thursday. The meal included turkey, beef stroganoff, macaroni and cheese, cornbread, green beans, mashed potatoes, sweet potatoes, stuffing, rolls, cranberry sauce, yogurt, ice cream, cookies and several varieties of pie.
Bette Flanagan, left, and her best friend Sharon Conley, right, eat and listen to others at their table during Almeta Crayton's Everybody Eats Thanksgiving on Thursday. Flanagan and Conley both said they had decided not to cook this year. "I've been coming the past couple years," Flanagan said.
Arkansas offensive tackle Dan Skipper celebrates after Arkansas defeated Mississippi 30-0 last week. Skipper is part of college football's largest offensive line — one that could make it difficult for a sack-minded Missouri defense.
Author P.D. James discusses her novel "The Lighthouse" during a 2005 interview in New York. Publisher Faber and Faber says mystery writer P.D. James, who brought realistic modern characters to the classical British detective story died Thursday.
Handlers steer Thomas the Tank Engine and Paddington Bear balloons through the parking lot at CitiField in New York on Nov. 8. The two balloons were taken for practice runs along with four other new character balloons in preparation for the 88th annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.
This picture was taken in 1939 while Alice Delmez was traveling and studying in Greece.
Nancy Rogers with her godmother's teacup.
Nancy Rogers was able to buy these teacups that had belonged to her godmother, Alice Delmez, at an estate sale.