llHenry Sanford, left, Staff Assistant of the office of U.S. Senator Edward Kennedy, pauses as Staff Assistant Meagen Manning, right, answers the phone in Kennedy's office at the Russell Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. Senator Kennedy has passed away at the age of 77 at his home in Hyannis Port, Massachusetts after battling a brain cancer.
A flock of geese graze on a Shropshire hillside as they are reared in their free-range environment for the Christmas market in Shrewsbury, England. The Danish Legarth breed is reared from May by the Brisbourne family on their farm and have become a local landmark to people traveling from England to Wales.