Nobel Peace Prize winner President Jimmy Carter and his wife,
Rosalyn, greet a torchlight procession from the balcony of the
Grand Hotel in Oslo, Norway. The Carters met the crowd Tuesday
night before the Norwegian Nobel Committee's banquet.
Connecticut's Taliek Brown drives past Massachusetts' Ryan Swaller
in Hartford, Conn. The Huskies rallied from 25 points down for a
59-48 victory on Tuesday, the largest comeback in coach Jim
Philadelphia guard Allen Iverson drives past Orlando's Tracy
McGrady in this file photo. Iverson's run-ins with the Philadelphia
police have been well publicized, but some people claim the guard
has been unfairly targeted.
Eudora's Alissa Hamilton, left, and Topeka Highland Park's Candace
Roberts scramble for a possession. Eudora fell to Highland Park,
42-22, in the Cardinal Invitational on Tuesday at EHS.
Notre Dame football coach Tyrone Willingham admires his trophy
after being named Sportsman of the Year by the Sporting News. He
became the first college football coach to receive the award when
it was presented to him Tueday in New York.
A doll modeled on President Bush is a hot item on the Internet.
Thousands of orders have been taken for the talking doll, which
says 17 phrases.
A scientist is seen through a window in one of the laboratories of
the International Atomic Energy Agency in Seibersdorf, east of
Vienna, Austria. Experts with the agency will analyze air, water,
soil and dust samples gathered by U.N. arms inspectors in Iraq to
determine whether any traces of nuclear material are present.
William Donaldson, left, an investment banker, speaks to reporters
after being named chairman of the Securities and Exchange
Commission. President Bush, right, made the announcement Tuesday in
the Roosevelt Room of the White House. Donaldson is replacing
Harvey Pitt, who resigned under pressure amid a spate of corporate
A lone Palestinian Christian stands in front of the Madonna and
Child in the near-empty Church of the Nativity, traditionally
believed to be the birthplace of Jesus, in the West Bank town of
Bethlehem. For a third year, violence overshadows preparations for
Bethlehem's Christmas, a holiday that used to draw tens of
thousands of tourists.
Newly elected chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus Rep.
Elijah Cummings, D-Md., talks to reporters on Capitol Hill. At left
is Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson, D-Tex., the outgoing chairwoman.
Members of the House Congressional Black Caucus on Tuesday said
Senate Republican leader Trent Lott's apology for implying the
country would have been better off had Strom Thurmond won the
presidency when he ran in 1948 on a segregationist ticket was
University of Texas student Andy Gallagher is arrested by Austin
Police officers after refusing to leave the Dobie Center during a
protest in Austin, Tex. Police in Austin arrested seven anti-war
demonstrators Tuesday during protests staged to mark International
Human Rights Day and to oppose potential military action against
Bishop John B. McCormack of the Roman Catholic Diocese of
Manchester, second from left, listens as the Rev. Edward Arsenault,
chancellor of the diocese, left, answers reporters questions during
a news conference in Concord, N.H. The diocese averted
unprecedented criminal charges in a settlement Tuesday, admitting
that it probably would have been convicted of failing to protect
children from sexually abusive priests.
Stan Rice, husband of author Anne Rice, has died of brain cancer.
Comedian Andy Richter is the star of "Andy Richter Controls the
Universe," a show that is enjoying increasing popularity during its
run on Fox.
Taj Mahal Dip, which gets its green color from spinach, is shown
served with assorted cutup vegetables.
Vin Santo Rings and Chocolate Chip Brownies are examples of how
good vegan baking can be in its own right without much substitution
Butter Cardamom Cookies are easy to make and a welcome item to hand
around at home or bake for a gift offering. Sherry Yard, executive
pastry chef of Spago in Los Angeles, created the recipe with its
subtle use of spice.
Conductor L.R. Buckner, right, waits for a passenger to get onto an
eastbound AMTRAK train at Union Station in Kansas City, Mo.
Seventeen years after the last passenger train pulled out of Union
Station, rail service returned Tuesday to the historic downtown
A gasoline pipeline burst in a field near Midland Junction, north
of Lawrence, when a farmer struck it with a plow. The rupture
sprayed gas about 50 yards. A timeline for cleanup had not been
Someone took Mary, Joseph, Jesus and three wise men from Ken and
Patricia Meyer's nativity set in the 400 block of Cattleman Court.
The thief left behind a donkey, camel and four sheep. Tuesday,
Meyer posted a sign asking anyone who knows anything about the
theft to return the items or contact the police.
Lawrence High School junior Cody Alley holds a cigarette between
his fingers as Matt Gutierrez, background, a Lawrence Alternative
High School student, takes a drag. High school students gathered on
Tuesday to chat and smoke after school at Veterans Park, 19th and
Louisiana streets. State health officials claim their efforts to
curb teen smoking have been successful despite the fact that most
teens don't know such a campaign even exists.
Steve Williams, caddie for Tiger Woods, has a bead on some rowdy
fans during the Buick Open last August. Not long after someone took
a picture of Woods during his swing at the Skins Game, Williams
tossed the camera into a pond.
Titans quarterback Steve McNair (9) gets hit by Colts defenders
after a pass to tight end Frank Wycheck (89) in this file photo
from Sunday's 27-17 victory over Indianapolis. McNair needs only 12
yards passing and 76 yards rushing to become the fifth in NFL
history to pass for more than 18,000 yards and rush for more than
Kansas coach Roy Williams is miffed after Aaron Miles fouled a
Tulsa player during a three-pointer. The Jayhawks held on to defeat
the Golden Hurricane, 93-85, last December at Kemper Arena.
Kansas senior Nick Collison is sandwiched between Tulsa's Antonio
Reed, left, and Jack Ingram, right, while fighting for a rebound.
The Jayhawks survived a scare from the Golden Hurricane, 93-85,
last December at Kemper Arena in Kansas City, Mo. Tonight the
Jayhawks will travel to Tulsa for a rematch.
Joe Baumstarck, from Lovell, Wy., and a guest lead a cart and pony
along Massachusetts Street on Saturday.
Soon, everyone will be wearing them. MaKenzie Brosa, 7 months, displays the latest trend in plush accessories. She was playing with her grandma, Barb Wiechman, who put the turtle on her head. She is the daughter of Mark and Steffany Brosa, Lawrence. Got a shot for Friends & Neighbors? Send it, along with your name, phone number and caption information, to Friends & Neighbors, P.O. Box 888, Lawrence 66044. For more Friends and Neighbors, go to www.lawrence.com/publish/postem/friends
Construction work is under way on Lawrence's new Home Depot store, with all four walls of the building recently raised. Jacob Baker, inside the Bobcat loader, and Ysido Romero of Larkin Excavating of Lansing work Tuesday on parking islands for the store located at the northeast corner of Iowa and 31st streets. Shelley Schumaker, a spokeswoman for Home Depot, said the store was scheduled to open in May. It will have 95,000 square foot of indoor shopping space, plus a 24,000 square foot garden center. Schumaker said the store will employ approximately 125 people. She said people can begin applying for the jobs at any of the company's existing stores.
Kansas University students cross the intersection at 13th Street and Oread Avenue in a thick morning fog that hides all but a visible outline of the Campanile in the distance. The students were heading to campus Tuesday.