March 25, 2015
Denmark's Daniel Wass, left, and Brek Shea from the U.S. fight for the ball during a friendly soccer match Wednesday at NRGI Stadium in Aarhus, Denmark.
Maryland's Dez Wells, right, collides with West Virginia's Gary Browne, left, and Devin Williams during Sunday's NCAA Tournament game in Columbus, Ohio. West Virginia's defense has forced a combined 40 turnovers in its two tournament games against Buffalo and Maryland.
Gonzaga's Shelby Chelsea, Keani Albanez, Chelsea Waters and Georgia Stirton, from left, celebrate after Gonzaga defeated Oregon State 76-64 in the second round of the NCAA tournament Sunday in Corvallis, Oregon. Tennessee will face off against Gonzaga in a virtual home game for the Bulldogs.
North Carolina State players celebrate after defeating Villanova 71-68 in an NCAA tournament Round of 32 college basketball game Saturday in Pittsburgh. N.C. State is one of six 10-loss teams to reach the Sweet 16.
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell speaks during a news conference at the NFL's annual meeting on Wednesday in Phoenix.
In this frame grab from a video provided by The AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, a teen driver texts as his vehicle moves out of the driving lane as he drives distracted. Distractions, especially talking with passengers and using cellphones, play a far greater role in car crashes involving teen drivers than has been previously understood, according to compelling new evidence cited by safety researchers who analyzed nearly 1,700 videos that capture the actions of teen drivers in the moments before a crash.
Washington Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer works in the fourth inning of a spring training baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals Wednesday in Jupiter, Florida. The former Missouri Tiger threw six shutout innings.
Cara O'Neill, left, gives a kiss to her daughter, Eliza, 5, at their home on Feb. 21. Eliza, suffers from a rare disease and is beginning to lose her ability to speak. "The next six or seven years will be horrible for her, and then she'll die," her father said.
Eliza O'Neill, 5, walks past a wall she has drawn on at her home in Columbia, South Carolina. Her parents are working with a children's hospital and a biotech firm to test a potential gene therapy as treatment for her rare disease.
Eliza O'Neill, 5, left, plays blocks with her brother Beckham O'Neill, 8, at their home in Columbia, South Carolina on Feb. 24. Their parents, Glenn and Cara O'Neill, started the Cure Sanfilippo Foundation in hopes of saving Eliza, who is beginning to lose her ability to speak. The disease kills brain cells, causing hyperactivity and autistic-like behavior, then seizures, loss of ability to walk and usually death by the mid-teens.
Members of the Columbia Fire Department investigate an electrical equipment fire on the northeast corner of Boone Hospital Center about 9:45 a.m. on Wednesday. The fire was reported about 9:30 a.m. and didn't result in any injuries, according to the department.
Columbia City Council First Ward candidate Rob Stewart looks at house numbers while campaigning on West Worley Street in Columbia on March 17. Stewart estimated that he spends an hour a day distributing fliers and speaking with voters.
Rob Rasmussen talks with Alexander Avenue resident Jamie Kroll on March 15. Kroll, a contractor, discussed downtown zoning issues with Rasmussen.
Rob Rasmussen hands out fliers as he campaigns on Alexander Avenue on March 15. Rasmussen is one of nine candidates running for the City Council First Ward seat.
Rob Stewart waves to a parishioner while posing for a portrait at North Street United Methodist Church in Marshall, Missouri, Saturday, March 15, 2015. Stewart is a candidate for the Columbia City Council's first ward seat. He preaches at the church every Sunday.
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."