November 19, 2014
Ryan Rosburg catches the rebound during the Missouri men's basketball game against Oral Roberts on Wednesday at Mizzou Arena. The Tigers won the game 78-64.
Chancellor Loftin greets cheering fans in the student section during the Missouri men's basketball game against Oral Roberts on Wednesday at Mizzou Arena. The Tigers won the game 78-64.
Keith Shamburger attempts a shot during the Missouri men's basketball game against Oral Roberts on Wednesday at Mizzou Arena. The Tigers won the game 78-64.
Eileen Guelich-Ingram comments on a discussion during the 2014 Homelessness Awareness Conference hosted by the Governor's Committee to End Homelessness on Wednesday at the Hampton Inn.
Bridget Teixeira, a forward for Stephens College, raises her hand to ask a question as the coach explains the next routine the team will practice on Wednesday.
Stephens College forward Bridget Teixeira prepares to shoot the ball during basketball practice at Silverthorne Arena on Wednesday.
Stephens College forward Bridget Teixeira looks for an open teammate to pass to during a drill during practice on Wednesday.
Tennessee linebacker A.J. Johnson lines up during a college football game against Kentucky on Saturday in Knoxville, Tennessee.
Texas A&M head coach Kevin Sumlin, right, and Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn meet after a college football game on Nov. 8 in Auburn, Alabama. Texas A&M won 41-38. Texas A&M, LSU and Kentucky are off this week, and five other teams in the Southeastern Conference get a respite from the rigors of league play with nonconference games.
Jason Collins, a 13-year NBA veteran and the NBA's only openly gay player, announces his retirement at a news conference before a basketball game between the Milwaukee Bucks and the Brooklyn Nets on Wednesday in New York. Collins joined the Nets in February and played 22 games for the team, but was not on the roster this season.
St. Louis Rams quarterback Shaun Hill, left, throws under pressure from Denver Broncos defensive end Malik Jackson during Sunday's game in St. Louis.
Kansas City Chiefs nose tackle Dontari Poe, right, sacks Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson during Sunday's game in Kansas City, Missouri. The Chiefs won 24-20.
A robot named GlaDOS demonstrates tai chi for a kindergarten class at Parkade Elementary School on Wednesday as part of the school's technology day program. GlaDOS also performed dances, including Michael Jackson's "Thriller," and told the stories of "Star Wars" and "The Cat in the Hat."
First-graders at Parkade Elementary School wait eagerly for a demonstration showing how a GoPro camera can be used underwater during Hi-Tech Day on Wednesday. Six-year-old Journey Gaines, left, demonstrated the camera's ability to work underwater.
Matt Villasana, an instructional technology specialist for Columbia Public Schools, attaches a GoPro camera to ski goggles Brett Wallace, 6, wears during a demonstration at Parkade Elementary School's Hi-Tech Day on Wednesday. Wallace wore the camera on his head as he pushed a scooter around the classroom.
Tayden Tauch, 5, smells the arm of a Tyrannosaurus rex made from wood during Parkade Elementary School's Hi-Tech Day on Wednesday. Tauch was among a class of kindergartners who put together a Tyrannosaurus rex and woolly mammoth puzzle from pieces of wood that Hickman students had cut with lasers.
Ken Koster controls a green screen with an iPad as Malia Wright, 5, throws a ball for Koster's dog, General. Malia stood in front of the green screen, commanded General to sit and mimed playing fetch with him. Koster is an instructional technology specialist for Columbia Public Schools.
A two-lane stretch of historic Route 66 runs along Interstate 40 near Laguna Pueblo's Route 66 Casino Hotel west of Albuquerque, New Mexico on Wednesday. Laguna and other American Indian tribes are teaming up with a tourism group and the National Park Service to highlight the histories and cultures of the more than two dozen tribes along the famous byway.
Cherre Bybee examines her work on a piece of bobbin lace Nov. 6. Bybee learned to make lace in 1986 while living in Wales with her husband and has continued with her hobby for 28 years.
Cherre Bybee holds a piece of lace for a close-up view. The process for making the lace involves braiding and twisting lengths of thread, which are wound on bobbins to manage them. As the work progresses, the weaving is held in place with pins set in a lace pillow, with the placement of the pins determined by a pattern on the pillow.