Alternative treatments for HIV/AIDS [Photo]

William Folk gives a presentation on alternative medicines and drugs used to treat HIV/AIDS on Monday evening. Folk is the principal investigator and co-director of an international research center that studies indigenous phytotherapies used for the treatment of AIDS. The quilt behind him is one of four that were put together to honor those who have recently died of AIDS, and it will be on display at the Bond Life Sciences Center.

A closer look [Photo]

Johann Faulstich is part of a team making parking brakes at Otscon Inc. on Monday.

Working as a team [Photo]

John Kessler, Matt Harlow, Christina Turner and Johann Faulstich work as a team to make parking brakes for Honda Civics at Otscon on Monday. Kessler oversees the process and inspects the finished product before packaging.

Checking the brakes [Photo]

John Kessler inspects parking brakes for Honda Civics at Otscon Inc. on Monday. Kessler has been working at Otscon, an auto part manufacturer, for two and a half years. He oversees the eight people who make parking brakes.

stored salt [Photo]

Columbia public workers unload their trucks Monday afternoon at the salt dome on Big Bear Road. The salt dome holds 5,000 tons of salt, but only about 2,000 tons were used during the 2007 winter. Workers expect to have another early morning to handle the suspected snow showers on Wednesday.

Snow trouble [Photo]

Doug O'Connor steers the Ford Escape up the hill as it's towed on Monday morning on U.S. 63, just north of the Grindstone Parkway intersection. The vehicle, owned by John Black, 78, was rear-ended before sliding off the highway. Black's vehicle came to a halt at the bottom of the hill, more than 40 feet from the road.

Obama announces security team [Photo]

President-elect Barack Obama takes questions from reporters after announcing his new national security team at a news conference in Chicago, Monday, Dec. 1, 2008. From left to right are: Attorney General-designate Eric Holder; Homeland Security Secretary-designate Janet Napolitano; Defense Secretary Robert Gates; Vice President-elect Joe Biden; Obama; Secretary of State-designate Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, D-N.Y.; National Security Adviser-designate Ret. Marine Gen. James Jones; and United Nations Ambassador-designate Susan Rice.

Fire at 1302 Elleta Blvd. Sunday night [Photo]

A firefighter works to extinguish a fire at 1302 Elleta Blvd. on Sunday night.

Fire at 1302 Elleta Blvd. [Photo]

Crew members from the Columbia Fire Department work to extinguish a fire at 1302 Elleta Blvd. on Sunday night.

Slideshow: Schooling at home [Slideshow]

Elise Wilson, mother of five, home schools her children at their Rocheport home.

Ashten Kimbrough [Photo]

Ashten Kimbrough is a guest columnist.

MU men's basketball player Leo Lyons against Oral Roberts [Photo]

Missouri's Leo Lyons, left, takes on Oral Roberts defender Kyron Stokes in the Tigers' victory Nov. 29 at Mizzou Arena.

Mother home schools children [Photo]

Elise Wilson home schools her children at their Rocheport home. From left, Daniel, 9, is in third grade; Luke, 13, is in ninth grade; Megan, 10, is between fourth and fifth grade; and Joshua, 5, is in kindergarten.

Range Line Connections [Graphic]

Lustron advertisement [Photo]

An advertisement for the Lustron home.

Ryland House on the move [Photo]

The Ryland House, photographed Nov. 21, will be moved to the Boone Junction History Village.

Soldiers and Sailors [Photo]

This piece is called Soldiers and Sailors and is part of the Transcendent Tower Exhibit in Memorial Union. The exhibit explores the history and construction of the union, which was put on hold when the United States entered World War I.

Embellished Emblems [Photo]

This piece is called "Embellished Emblems" from the Transcendent Tower Exhibit in Memorial Union at MU. The exhibit showcases the architectural history and significance of the building, where current students and alumni can gather.

Pride of Mizzou [Photo]

This piece is called the "Pride of Mizzou" and it is part of the Transcendent Tower Exhibit at Memorial Union at MU.

News release from Interim Chief of Police Tom Dresner's e-mail address [Document]