March 24, 2015
Tim Fuller talks to the media Nov. 6, 2013, after being announced as interim head coach for Missouri men's basketball during Frank Haith's suspension.
Kyaw Naing, a slave from Myanmar, looks through the bars of a cell at the compound of a fishing company Nov. 27 in Benjina, Indonesia. After working for three years on a Thai trawler, sometimes enduring beatings with the bones of sting ray, he begged his captain to let him return home. "All I did was tell my captain I couldn't take it anymore, that I wanted to go home," Naing says. "The next time we docked, I was locked up."
A security guard talks to detainees inside a cell at the compound of a fishing company Nov. 22 in Benjina, Indonesia. The imprisoned men were considered slaves who might run away. They said they lived on a few bites of rice and curry a day in a space barely big enough to lie down, stuck until the next trawler forces them back to sea.
Thai and Burmese fishing boat workers sit behind bars inside a cell at the compound of a fishing company Nov. 22 in Benjina, Indonesia. The imprisoned men were considered slaves who might run away. They said they lived on a few bites of rice and curry a day in a space barely big enough to lie down, stuck until the next trawler forces them back to sea.
Slaves from Myanmar lean over the deck of their fishing trawler Nov. 26 at the port in Benjina, Indonesia. "I want to go home. We all do," one man called out in Burmese, a cry repeated by others. "Our parents haven't heard from us for a long time. I'm sure they think we are dead."
Workers from Myanmar load fish onto a Thai-flagged cargo ship Nov. 27 in Benjina, Indonesia. An intricate web of connections separates the fish we eat from the men who catch it, and obscures a brutal truth: Your seafood may come from slaves.
A group of former slaves from Myanmar who worked on fishing ships walk in the densely forested interior of an island in the Arafura Sea on Nov. 29 after escaping from Benjina, Indonesia. They cut trees and sell the wood to earn money for food.
The St. Louis Blues' Alexander Steen, 20, celebrates his game-winning overtime goal with David Backes during a game against the Pittsburgh Penguins on Tuesday in Pittsburgh.
After his show, juggler and comedian Brian Wendling shows young audience members the large hollow ball he used to stand on for one act of his performance Tuesday at the Columbia Public Library. Wendling encouraged children and parents to stay after the show if they wanted to get pictures or ask questions about his show.
As six children line up during his show, performer Brian Wendling runs to check their positions on the small stage Tuesday at the Columbia Public Library. Wendling often asks for audience participation during his acts, encouraging both children and adults to perform with him.
Brian Wendling encourages the audience to applaud after a juggling act during his show Tuesday at the Columbia Public Library. Wendling, 60, said he has been performing in front of audiences for nearly 40 years.
Brian Wendling, a performer from Kansas City, tells stories during the second of two shows Tuesday at the Columbia Public Library. Wendling is a Minnesota native but initially came to the lower Midwest to perform as a juggler at the Kansas City Renaissance Festival.
Performer Brian Wendling juggles during his 45-minute show Tuesday at the Columbia Public Library. Wendling has performed shows in libraries and schools throughout the Midwest.
Vivek Shah, a sophomore resident adviser at Vanderbilt University's Moore College, walks through the complex of Moore College and Warren College on Feb. 24 in Nashville, Tennessee. The complex is part of the "residential college" model where students become part of a diverse community. Shah said he particularly has enjoyed getting to know students and faculty members whose interests sharply differ from his own.
On Feb. 24, Vivek Shah, right, a sophomore resident adviser at Vanderbilt University, talks with friends Samara Lieberman, left, a senior from Detroit, and Tyler Shull, center, a sophomore from Chapel Hill, North Carolina, by a fireplace in the great room in the Warren College and Moore College section of the Vanderbilt campus in Nashville, Tennessee. Vanderbilt is one of a small but growing number of U.S. colleges and universities that have embraced a "residential college" model where students become part of a close-knit but diverse community that enhances both their academic and social lives.
Students walk through the Warren College and Moore College area at Vanderbilt University on Feb. 24 in Nashville, Tennessee. Vanderbilt is one of a small but growing number of U.S. colleges and universities that have embraced a "residential college" model where students become part of a close-knit but diverse community that enhances both their academic and social lives.
In this Aug. 13, 1992 file photo, chef and author Julia Child holds tomatoes in the kitchen at her home in Cambridge, Massachusetts. More than a decade after her death, the foundation she created finally is launching a culinary award named in her honor. The Julia Child Award, which will be named annually, will be presented to someone who has improved how Americans think about food and cooking. The first winner will be announced in August 2015 and the award will be presented in October.
A rope hangs from a rescue helicopter flying past debris of the Germanwings passenger jet, scattered on the mountainside, near Seyne-les-Alpes, French Alps, Tuesday. A Germanwings passenger jet carrying at least 150 people crashed Tuesday in a snowy, remote section of the French Alps, sounding like an avalanche as it scattered pulverized debris across the mountain.
Floyd Mayweather Jr., left, and Manny Pacquiao strike poses after a news conference Wednesday, March 11, in Los Angeles. Mayweather and Pacquiao are scheduled to fight in a boxing bout May 2 in Las Vegas.
A Houthi Shiite rebel with the colors of Yemen's flag painted on his face chants slogans during a rally to show support for leader of rebels Abdel-Malik al-Houthi on Feb. 27 in Sanaa, Yemen. Yemen's Shiite rebel leader lashed out at Saudi Arabia on Thursday, accusing it of seeking to split the country following his group's power grab, as a U.N. envoy met the embattled Yemeni president, who has fled the capital, Sanaa.