Shinichi Nishimiya, Ambassador/Consul General of Japan in New York, talks with the Tribune Review on Monday afternoon, August 31, 2009 about the upcoming G20 Summit and of the recent elections in Japan.
Roy Watters, 56, has been cracking safes for 30 years. He's never been arrested; in fact, some of his clients have been government agencies. The Canonsburg resident consulted for NBC's Special Victim Unit and CBS' CSI.
Firefighters and emergency workers sit at the site where a man collapsed and died today while working inside a silo on a Washington County farm. The man, identified only as a worker for Somerset Barn Equipment Co., could not be resuscitated by paramedics who were called at noon to the Marko Brigich Dairy Farm in Chartiers, township.
Pittsburgh Mayor Luke Ravenstahl, right, walks and talks with University of Pittsburgh Chancellor Mark Nordenberg, left, along Atwood and Forbes Avenue in Oakland on Monday afternoon during his latest neighborhood "sweep" in advance of the G-20.
Amanda Nixon, right, helps push a cart full of clothes and supplies for an incoming freshman at Duquesne University on Tuesday afternoon, August 18, 2009. This year's freshman class is the second biggest in the university's history.
Former President Bill Clinton address the Netroots Nation convention, the nation's largest gathering of liberal, online activists, on Thursday evening at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center, Downtown. The convention ran through Sunday and was expected to be attended by nearly 2,000 bloggers.
I went out to photograph the Perseid meteor shower last night and saw dozens of meteors but none of them passed through the area where I had my camera aimed. Despite my failed efforts to capture one of the meteors, I still enjoyed a great evening under the stars. Here is just one of my frames from last night.
Nick Ryan, 20, the organizer and a competitor in Pogopalooza jumps on his pogo on Carnegie Mellon University's campus on Wednesday afternoon, August 12, 2009. The world championship of pogo will take place August 19th-August 21st in Pittsburgh, the pogo athletes will carry-out a 3-day, city-wide performance tour, stopping at such locations as Carnegie Mellon University, Point State Park, Carnegie Science Center, Mt. Washington, and more. On August 22nd, the main Pogopalooza event will take place from 1-5PM in Schenley Plaza in Oakland.
(from left to right) Zay Jones, 3, Christa Sims, 2, and Gracen McClain, 2, wait to be picked up from Michele's Children's Academy, Observatory Hill Early Learning Child Development Center in Observatory Hill on Friday afternoon, August 7, 2009. Pre-kindergarten programs for low income children are being informed that the state will stop funding them as of Aug. 15 because of the budget impasse.
Preparations continue for this fall's meeting of the G-20 leaders at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center, Downtown, Pittsburgh, as a worker works beneath the center on Friday afternoon, August 7, 2009.
A U.S. Marine honor guard carry the flag-draped casket of Marine Sgt. Ryan Lane, 25, of Castle Shannon, after funeral services at Bethany Presbyterian Church in Bridgeville, PA on Monday afternoon, August 3, 2009. Sgt. Lane was killed in action in the Helmand province of Afghanistan on July 23 of wounds sustained while supporting combat operations. He was buried at the Cemetery of the Alleghenies in Cecil Township.