April 14, 2015
Jordan Spieth poses with his green jacket after winning the Masters golf tournament Sunday in Augusta, Georgia.
Nicole Galloway meets with attendant Karen Brickey and Marcie Luebbert in Luebbert's home. Galloway spent a day learning how Luebbert's attendants assist her with day-to-day activities and allow her to remain active in the community. Galloway, Boone County treasurer, has been appointed new state auditor.
Nicole Galloway, Boone County treasurer, was appointed by Gov. Jay Nixon to be state auditor, replacing Tom Schweich.
President Abraham Lincoln's top hat from the night of his assassination is on display at a new exhibit in Washington, D.C., titled "Silent Witnesses: Artifacts of the Lincoln Assassination." The exhibit is at the Ford's Center for Education and Leadership across the street from the historic Ford's Theatre where President Abraham Lincoln was killed. It is open to the public until May 25.
A photo provided by the The Morgan Library & Museum shows a letter dated Dec. 23, 1862, from U.S. President Abraham Lincoln to Fanny McCullough. In the letter, he wrote to the young woman about the death of her father in the war. Lincoln, who had lost his mother when he was young, was then grieving the recent death of his son Willie.
John Wilkes Booth's pistol used to kill President Abraham Lincoln is displayed at a new exhibit titled "Silent Witnesses: Artifacts of the Lincoln Assassination" at the Ford's Center for Education and Leadership in Washington, D.C.
President Abraham Lincoln's carriage is displayed at the National Museum of American History in Washington, D.C. The museum has partnered with the Ford's Center for Education and Leadership across the street from the historic Ford's Theatre for a new exhibit that is open until May 25 and coincides with the 150th anniversary of the Lincoln assassination. Lincoln was shot on April 14 and died April 15.
Wrestlers Brayden Groseclose, 7, in gray, and Dante Beeny, 8, in white, look up at Columbia Wrestling Club head coach Mike Flanagan during practice on March 9. Children are able to start wrestling in the club as early as 6 years old.
Columbia Wrestling Club head coach Mike Flanagan corrals young wrestlers into a group before practice on March 9. The club had recently gone to a tournament and Flanagan discussed their performance as a group.
Six- to 14-year-old wrestlers practice their stances at Columbia Wrestling Club practice on March 9. The club's practices are held at MU's wrestling facility in the Hearnes Field House.
April 13, 2015
One of seven Hero Award trophies sits on the stage at the Columbia Daily Tribune's Hero Awards dinner on Monday. Forty-two local volunteers and organizations were nominated for the 2015 Hero Awards.
Hero Award winner Nanette Chun-Ming Ward listens to speakers at the Hero Awards ceremony on Monday. Chun-Ming Ward won Outstanding Volunteer in Community Protection.
The Columbia Daily Tribune invited Columbia residents to the Tribune's Hero Awards on Monday. Seven local volunteers and organizations were given the Hero Award for their work in the community.
Elizabeth "Betsy" Peters is sworn in as an official Columbia City Council member on Monday. Peters won the Sixth Ward City Council seat by just 35 votes in the election last Tuesday.
The Rev. Clyde Ruffin repeats the oath of office as he is sworn in as a Columbia City Council member on Monday. Ruffin won the First Ward seat last Tuesday with almost 25 percent of the vote.
Missouri pitcher Peter Fairbanks throws the ball during a game against South Carolina on March 22 at Taylor Stadium. The Tigers lost 5-7.
Sen. Marco Rubio shakes hands with a supporter on Monday in Miami as he prepares to announce he is running for the Republican nomination.
This Aug. 2007, file photo shows freshly caught sardines awaiting sorting at West Bay Marketing in Astoria, Oregon. West Coast fisheries managers have little choice but to shut down sardine fishing this year in the face of evidence stocks are going through the same kind of collapse that turned Cannery Row from a thriving industry to a tourist destination. The commercial fishing fleet hopes that the Pacific Fishery Management Council will not be so concerned about how low sardine numbers are falling that they shut down other fisheries, as well, such as mackerel, anchovies and market squid. The council meets later this month to set sardine harvests.
St. Louis Blues goaltender Brian Elliott stops a shot by Minnesota Wild right wing Jason Pominville during the second period of Saturday's game in St. Louis. The Blues won 4-2 and will face the Wild in the first round of the playoffs this week.
A man carrying a poster that reads "approximate locations of victims around Nisur Square" enters the E. Barrett Prettyman Federal Courthouse on Monday in Washington, D.C., for a sentencing hearing for four former Blackwater security guards in connection with a 2007 shooting of civilians in Baghdad.