Published on June 18, 2012
Profusionist Jacqueline Murray keeps a watchful eye on the pump that's circulating heated chemotherapy into Vanderpool's belly. The drug is hot enough to kill cancer cells, but not too hot to damage internal organs.
As a scrub nurse gets the instruments ready, surgeons Andrew Lowy and Hanna Copeland probe James Vanderpool's abdomen for signs of cancer. When they find it, they cut it out.
The ballroom in London's Buckingham Palace arranged for a state banquet.
Queen Elizabeth II and President George W. Bush attend a white-tie state dinner given in honor of Her Majesty's visit to Washington, DC.
Queen Elizabeth greets her subjects and well-wishers.
Teacher John Hunter's 4th grade students search for the answer to world peace, Charlottesville, Virginia.
Shoe shining is a common site in Mexican plazas such as this one in San Fernando.
State police from Tamaulipas, Mexico patrol the main plaza in the city of San Fernando.
Francisco Quintanilla is the ampaign manager for the conservative National Action Party (PAN) in San Fernando.
Daily life in the main plaza of San Fernando, Tamaulipas, Mexico.
Daily life in the main plaza of San Fernando, Tamaulipas, Mexico. Plazas like this are often where gang fights take place.
Father Hilario del Pozo Noyola says San Fernando has become "Satanized" for its role in the Mexican drug war.
A state police officer from Tamaulipas, Mexico on patrol in San Fernando. The military patrols 24 hours a day since the episodes of cartel violence in the last few years.
In Phoenix, Arizona, Rudy Franchi appraises a 1966 "Hogan's Heroes" lunchbox.
"Lucky/Spirit" was painted by John Whalen in 1997. It features aviator Charles Lindbergh and his monoplane, The Spirit of St. Louis.
Coba the Military Working Dog
Mike Wilson Day 6.
Students supporting the Dream Act
Brian Wang and Julia Situ won in the new category of Kids Write on Saturday June 16.
Troy Murphree stands in the center of Harriet Tubman School playgrounds that are now covered in decomposed granite.
USS Makin Island shout outs
Sgt. Nicholas C. Fredsti
The sun sets behind dry native vegetation.