South Carolina Army veteran John McCarty Sr. takes in the sights of the World War II Memorial in April. One hundred of South Carolina's World War II veterans were visiting the memorial, and many of them were seeing the monument, and flying, for the first time. The trip, known as an "Honor Flight," was sponsored by South Carolina's electric cooperatives, which are a fixture for rural parts of the state.
Sen Mary Landrieu, D-La., poses for a selfie with LSU football fans as she campaigns at tailgate parties on the Louisiana State University campus before the LSU-Mississippi State game on Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014. Buy photo here.