The Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Northwest Washington has been the military's flagship hospital, where patients from privates to presidents have gone for care for more than a century. It is being divided and moved. (Associated Press)
Sylvia Clemmons, front, and Alice Giles, back, walk through the main lobby at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, Thursday, July 21, 2001. Walter Reed Army Medical Center, the military's flagship hospital where privates to presidents have gone for care for more than a century, is closing its doors. (AP Photo/Luis M. Alvarez)
Jon Huntsman Jr., a candidate for the Republican presidential nomination, speaks to a group of Spartanburg and Greenville County Republicans gathered at Mutt's BBQ in Spartanburg, S.C., on Monday. (Associated Press)
** FILE ** As part of first lady Michelle Obama's nationwide campaign to lower childhood obesity rates, Wal-Mart and other retailers plan over the next five years to open or expand 1,500 stores in areas without easy access to fresh produce and other healthy foods. "This is a really big deal," Mrs. Obama said. (Associated Press)
Sen. Patrick J. Leahy of Vermont confers Wednesday with his fellow Democrat, Sen. Dianne Feinstein of California. Mrs. Feinstein is a co-sponsor of a bill to repeal DOMA, which passed Congress in 1996. Mr. Leahy voted for it then, but now supports its repeal.
Serena Williams, who sat out a year with a variety of health problems, continued her comeback Tuesday night, taking part in mixed doubles, doubles and singles in World Team Tennis. She won doubles and singles but lost mixed doubles. (Associated Press)
"I am deeply shocked by Dr. Fai's arrest. I've known Dr. Fai for 20 years and in that time I had no inkling of his involvement with any foreign intelligence operation and had presumed our correspondence was legitimate," said Rep. Dan Burton, Indiana Republican.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry, exploring a bid for the Republican presidential nomination, has a troubled relationship with tea party activists. Some Texas tea partyers are waging attacks in New Hampshire, home to the first-in-the-nation primary. (Associated Press)
"He's still learning about himself as a hitter. ... But he definitely causes some problems when he gets on base," manager Davey Johnson says of Roger Bernadina, shown scoring against Colorado on July 8. (Associated Press)
Watson Adventures host Liz Williams gives instructions at the start of the "Murder at the Met" scavenger hunt. Participants received a map, directions to specific galleries and 22 questions linked to 22 works of art.
Soldiers from New Zealand, part of the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force, stand aside during Sunday's ceremony to hand over control to Afghan police in Bamiyan province, one of seven areas that will transfer this month. (Associated Press)