8 Photos - Dec 1, 2011
Photo: In the news this week: 1 December 2011Photo: Cheyenne Rondeaux, 9, holds on to Penelope, a wild burro she helped rescue on Firelight South Ranch in Alpine,Texas. Photo y Fred Covarrubias for USA TODAY.Photo: New York Jets wide receiver Santonio Holmes is hoisted to fans by New York Jets tight end Dustin Keller after scoring the game-winning TD in the fourth quarter. Photo by Robert Deutsch, USA TODAY.Photo: Occupy Phoenix protestors face off against a barricade as Phoenix police stand their ground outside the Westin Kierland Resort and Spa in Scottsdale, Ariz. Photo by Tom Tingle, The Arizona Republic.Photo: The Crain family and their herding dog, Wrangler, move cattle at sunset on the Crain's farm near Meade, Kan. Photo by Craig A. Hacker for USA TODAY.Photo: Crystal Skipwith, with son Christian Brown, 2, plans to adopt a family through the Postal Service's Letters to Santa program. Photo by H. Darr Beiser, USA TODAY.Photo: Scott Olsen, 24, the Marine who was critically injuredat an Occupy Oakland protest, is photographed in San Mateo, Calif. A wound left the scar above his left eye. Photo by Martin E. Klimek for USA TODAY.Photo: First Lady Michelle Obama welcomes children to begin decorating cookies, after welcoming military families who were the first to view the 2011 White House holiday season decorations. 37 Christmas trees decorate the White House, and the official White House tree stands 18 feet, 6 inches and is a balsam fir from the Schoeder's Forevergreens near Neshkoro, Wis. Photo by Jack Gruber, USA TODAY.