Vincent Garcia tosses tree limbs onto a pile at a golf course in
Overland Park. The golf course parking lot has been turned into a
tree disposal area as Kansas City-area residents continue cleaning
up after an ice storm damaged thousands of trees late last month.
Palestinian security forces survey the damage following an Israeli
rocket and missile attack on the Public Security Directorate in
Gaza City. Israeli warplanes and helicopter gunships attacked the
Palestinian security headquarters Monday in Gaza City.
Twelve of the associates of terrorist suspect Fawaz Yahya
al-Rabeei, are seen in this combination of photos released by the
FBI. The FBI issued an extraordinary terrorist alert Monday night,
asking law enforcement and the American public to be on the lookout
for al-Rabeei, and several associates who might be plotting a
terrorist attack as early as today.
Kansas coach Roy williams, left, makes a point to KU's Drew Gooden.
Jeff Boschee fires off a three. Boschee hit six three-pointers,
including two in overtime, in the Jayhawks' 110-103 overtime
victory over Texas.
Free State junior Keith Wooden jumps over Shawnee Mission South's
defense during the first half. The Firebirds defeated the Raiders,
59-54, on Monday night at the FSHS gym.
American Ross Powers works a trick during the men's halfpipe.
Powers won the gold, leading a 1-2-3 finish by the United States in
the Olympics event Monday in Park City, Utah.
Kansas' Wayne Simien (23) drives on Jason Klotz. Simien had 17
points and 10 rebounds Monday in Austin, Texas.
Kansas' Aaron Miles, left, glides for a layin against Texas' T.J.
Kansas' Kirk Hinrich (10) breaks up a pass from Texas' Jason Klotz,
second from left, intended for T.J. Ford (11). Kansas beat the
Longhorns, 110-103 in overtime, on Monday in Austin, Texas.
Kansas' Drew Gooden, left, dunks on Texas' Deginald Erskin. Gooden
had 28 points in the Jayhawks' 110-103 overtime victory over the
Longhorns on Monday in Austin, Texas.
Residents of Idi Araba, a neighborhood in Lagos, Nigeria, leave
with their belongings after severe clashes between two ethnic
communities. When a minor neighborhood dispute escalated into
clashes between Hausas and Yorubas, Nigeria's two largest ethnic
groups, at least 100 people were killed.
United States Goalie Sara DeCosta, right, eyes the puck as she
practices with Sarah Tueting. The U.S. women's hockey team opens
competition today against Germany at County Ice Center in Murray
Actor Tom Green appears in a scene from 20th Century Fox's release
"Freddy Got Fingered." The comedy gained the most nominations for
the annual Razzie awards, which "dishonor" the worst in film for
Saydamin, who uses only one name, holds a fragment of a rocket in
Kabul that struck his home in October, during the U.S. airstrikes.
His brother Saydiqbal with wife of six weeks were killed as they
Iranians display anti-U.S. slogans during a rally in central
Tehran. Tens of thousands of people took part in activities Monday
marking the 23rd anniversary Iran's 1979 revolution. Posters read
"We will trample U.S. under our foot."
Kansas Insurance Commissioner Kathleen Sebelius
Customers exit the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas offices in
Topeka. Kansas Insurance Commissioner Kathleen Sebelius on Monday
rejected Anthem's bid to take over Kansas' largest health insurer.
To save money, the Lawrence school district may allow larger class
sizes. This would most likely affect classes at the secondary
level, including those at Free State High School, pictured here.
Because of a projected $426 million state budget shortfall, the
Lawrence school district is looking for areas to cut its budget.
One proposal calls for charging for bus service for students who
live within 2 miles of their school. Here, buses transport students
from Broken Arrow and South Junior High school.
Henry Chung, president of the Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Assn.
and the unofficial "mayor" of New York City's Chinatown, watches a
lion dance, performed to chase out evil spirits, as part of
festivities ushering in the Year of the Horse. The Chinese New Year
President Bush greets Gov. Scott McCallum as he arrives at a "Scott
McCallum for a Governor" reception. The president talked about his
health-care agenda Monday in Milwaukee while helping raise money
for McCallum's campaign.
Downhill ski racer Picabo Street took a practice run on the women's
downhill course Saturday at the Salt Lake City Winter Olympics in
Snowbasin, Utah. Street turned in the best time of the run.
Downhill ski racer Picabo Street, an Olympic gold medalist, has
announced that the Salt Lake City games will be her last Olympic