May 29, 2011
Carl Edwards, front, leads Brad Keselowski, back, out of Turn 4 during the NASCAR Sprint Cup series Coca-Cola 600 auto race in Concord, N.C., Sunday. Edwards finished 16th in the race.
Washington senior infielder Jenn Salling slides safely into second after a quick tag by Missouri senior infielder Abby Vock during the second game in the NCAA Super Regionals at University Field on Sunday, May 29.
Missouri pitcher Chelsea Thomas is swarmed by teammates after the Tigers pulled off their NCAA Super Regional win against Washington 6-3 on Sunday evening. There were 2,604 people in attendance.
President Barack Obama tours an area damaged by last Sunday's tornado, Sunday afternoon, May 29, near Joplin High School.
Brennan Lynch, 10, sits along Newman Road as he waits for President Obama's arrival at Missouri Southern State University on Sunday, May 29.
An American flag, 35 feet by 25 feet, is hung on Sunday, May 29, on 20th Street in Joplin. The flag was tied to broken power and phone lines and a debarked tree.
Nicholas Hickman, 12, peers down the street to see if he can spot President Barack Obama's motorcade as he arrives to speak during the memorial service at Missouri Southern State University on Sunday. The service was to remember those who died in the tornado a week ago.
Mark and Crystal Haase hold their heads low while listening to the memorial ceremony at Missouri Southern State University on Sunday, May 29. Thousands of people from all over the country showed up to support those affected by last Sunday's tornado.
People wait for President Barack Obama to arrive in Joplin for a memorial service honoring those who died in the tornado, while showing their American spirit on Sunday, May 29, on Newman Road. President Obama and Gov. Jay Nixon spoke at Missouri Southern State University.
A B-25 Mitchell Bomber named "Show Me!" greets the crowd at the 23rd annual Salute to Veterans Airshow at the Columbia Regional Airport Sunday, May 29. The bomber sports a popular World War II-era pin-up paint scheme.
One of the members of the Canadian Forces Parachute Team performs a maneuver called the "candy cane" at the 23rd annual Salute to Veterans Airshow at Columbia Regional Airport on Sunday, May 29. The parachuter completed 11 loops on his descent.
Air show attendees find relief from the sun under the wing of a display aircraft at the 23rd annual Salute to Veterans Airshow Sunday, May 29.
Capt. Joe "Rifle" Shetterly prepares for a slow-motion barrel roll in front of the crowd in his A-10 West Thunderbolt II fighter jet at the 23rd annual Salute to Veterans Airshow at Columbia Regional Airport on Sunday, May 29. In addition to rolls, Shetterly demonstrated simulated attacks and vertical climbs for the audience.
Three-year-old Brendan Callahan and his grandfather, William Beal, watch a C-17 fly overhead at the 23rd annual Salute to Veterans Airshow at Columbia Regional Airport on Sunday, May 29. Beal served with the 1st Air Cavalry in Germany and Vietnam.
Showgoers form a line to get a close-up look inside of the Lockheed Martin USN P-3 Orion at the Salute to Veterans Airshow on Sunday, May 29.
Capt. Leslie Morgan sits in front of the P-51 he flew in World War II at the 23rd annual Salute to Veterans Airshow on Sunday, May 29, at Columbia Regional Airport. Morgan served with the 5th and 13th Air Force combined divisions from 1940 to 1947.
From left, Austin Stake, Pepper Pencoast and Timothy Baker take donated items onto a truck and get ready to set out for Joplin on Sunday, May 29. The Delta Chi fraternity received various donations from Columbia residents over the course of four days.
Delta Chi fraternity member Pepper Pencoast carries items to be donated to those affected by the Joplin tornado on Sunday, May 29. The fraternity divided the items into categories, including clothing, shoes, blankets, water and toys. "We even received Teddy Bears," says Pencoast. "People give what they have."
Delta Chi fraternity member Timothy Baker carries donated tissues from Delta Chi house to the parking lot and gets them ready to load up for delivery to Joplin on Sunday, May 29.