Escorted by police, Lori Berenson, center, returns to the safehouse
that she shared with leftist rebels who police say were plotting to
attack Congress, in Lima, Peru, in this Oct. 20, 2000, file photo.
Peru's Supreme Court has upheld a 20-year prison sentence against
Berenson for collaborating with leftist rebels to seize Congress,
the presiding justice said Monday.
Lynette Woodard, former Kansas University basketball player and a
current assistant coach for the team, is a Kansas Sports Hall of
Free State High School's Kelsey Schelar, left, defends against
Lawrence High School's Liz Hyler in the first half of their
sophomore basketball game at LHS. A proposal to eliminate sophomore
sports, like Monday night's game, is being discussed by the
Lawrence school board as a means to save money.
Adam Deadmarsh (28) and Chris Chelios celebrate a third-period
goal. Their U.S. hockey team hammered Belarus, 8-1, on Monday in
Free State's Julie Seidel, left, keeps the ball away from
Lawrence's Ashley Burnett. The Lions beat the Firebirds, 52-42, on
Monday at LHS.
The Ku bench celebrates a late basket. The Jayhawks clinched at
least a share of the Big 12 title with a 102-66 rout of Iowa State
on Monday at Allen Fieldhouse.
Kanas coach Roy Williams takes a turn at the net-cutting ceremony.
Ku's Jeff Boschee, left, and Kirk Hinrich converge on Iowa State's
Jake Sullivan. The Jayhawks hammered the Cyclones, 102-66, on
Monday at Allen Fieldhouse.
Kansas' Drew Gooden waves to the crowd after taking a piece of the
net. Gooden scored a game-high 26 points as the Jayhawks clinched
at least a share of the Big 12 Conference title with a 102-66 rout
of Iowa State on Monday at Allen Fieldhouse.
KU fans proclaim the Jayhawks Big 12 champs during the postgame
Irina Slutskaya of Russia.
KU's Drew GOoden, right, and coach Roy Williams share a hug.
KU's Jeff Boschee shows the Jayhawks' new AP ranking. Boschee hit
three three-pointers and finished with nine points.
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez listens to the national anthem
during a civil and military parade at La Victoria, about 60 miles
east of Caracas, Venezuela. Venezuelan Air Force Col. Pedro Soto
and National Guard Cap. Pedro Flores stunned the nation last week
by demanding that Chavez resign and new elections be held.
Firefighters tackle the third-floor fire from a balcony. Shortly
after firefighters arrived, an explosion tore much of the brick and
front of the burning apartment away. The explosion was caused by an
Eight-year-old Jerry Ratcliff watches the activity of firefighters
as they work in teams to extinguish the flames in an apartment
building near 24th and Missouri streets. One resident of the Coach
Light Apartments, Janet Murphy, died in the fire. More than 20
people who lived in the building were left without a home.
Former Yugoslav president Slobodan Milosevic opened the second week
of his war crimes trial Monday at The Hague, Netherlands.
Iowa State coach Larry Eustachy yells as his players in the second
Sen. Dwayne Umbarger, R-Thayer, speaks in favor of legislation that
would have the state of Kansas stop recognizing common law
marriages. The bill was introduced during a meeting of the Senate
Judiciary Committee on Monday.
Homebuyers Stephanie and Joe Berns are searching for more space
following the arrival of their son, Liam. Mark Hess, an agent for
Realty Executives Hedges Real Estate, center, showed the Bernses a
home last week in northwest Lawrence.
The students' finished watercolors reflect the poem's final line:
"Or does it explode?"
Twenty-four students worked with Rollins on the Langston Hughes
project, including, from left, Lemorris Lowery of Wakarusa Valley
School, Tyler TenPas of Quail Run School and Jordey McTaggert of
New York artist Tim Rollins directs Lawrence fifth- and
sixth-graders in making watercolor paintings inspired by the
Langston Hughes poem "Harlem No. 2" at the Helen Foresman Spencer
Museum of Art at Kansas University. Rollins and the students spent
several days creating artwork for a Langston Hughes project. The
young students' art is on display at the museum through May 26.
This depiction of a concentration camp made from a Lego set, by
artist Zbigniew Libera, is among the works in the upcoming exhibit
at the Jewish Museum in New York, "Mirroring Evil: Nazi
ABC commentator Howard K. Smith, left, and President Richard Nixon
are shown in the White House Library in this March 22, 1971, file
photo. In 1969, Smith conducted the first television interview of a
sitting president Nixon.
Lisa Cash clutches her son, Richard Cash, as she talks about
identifying her mother's body after it was recovered from the
Tri-State Crematory. Investigators on Monday unearthed dozens more
corpses scattered around a northwest Georgia crematory. The count
rose to 139.
Peggy Neff holds a photo of her partner, Sheila Hein, in the garden
of their house. Hein, an Army budget and management specialist and
Neff's partner of almost 18 years, was killed in the Sept. 11
terrorist attack on the Pentagon. Neff shared her thoughts and
memories Friday at their residence in Hyattsville, Md.
Don Claus, a recent arrival to Lawrence from Salt Lake City, decided to use some of Monday's great weather to do some paddling, so he loaded up his kayak and headed to Clinton Lake.
Surrounded by mountains of Thin Mints, Caramel Delites and Peanut Butter Patties, sorority and fraternity members from Kansas University help sort the 7,026 cases of cookies that will be distributed by Douglas County Girl Scouts. The delivery was made Monday at the Douglas County 4-H Fairgrounds, and by mid-afternoon local Girl Scout troops were preparing to distribute 84,000 boxes of sought-after cookies to Douglas County residents.