Steve, a Marine master sergeant from Kansas, enters a tunnel in a
valley outside Kandahar, Afghanistan, in this photo from earlier
this month. With the Taliban ousted from power, the battle has
shifted to the painstaking search of caves and other remote
locations for al-Qaida and Taliban renegades and intelligence to
prevent further terrorist attacks.
Bari Gul, center, and Abdul Salam, right, speak to the media about
an alleged incident involving U.S. Army Special Forces in the
village of Tarin Kowt, Afghanistan. Bari Gul says his brother, Haji
Sana Gul, was among the several killed by U.S. special forces
Thursday. According to the men, the victims were anti-Taliban
Flooring comes in a variety of materials and styles, and one is
sure to match your home's decor.
Stacy Stephens of Texas shoots over Baylor's Kelly Sords. Baylor
won Saturday at Austin, Texas.
Kansas' Kirk Hinrich (10) shoots between Bernard King, left, and
Nick Anderson. Hinrich finished with 15 points.
KU's Aaron miles, left, and Nick Collison double-up on Texas
A&M's Keith Bean. Bean scored his nine points in the first half
of the Aggies' 86-74 loss to the Jayhawks on Saturday at Reed
The village of Monetier les Bains is part of the Serre Chevalier
series of ski towns in the French Alps. Serre Chevalier is famous
for its old-fashioned architecture, beautiful scenery, proud
tradition, great skiing and fine atmosphere.
A torch run last month in the ski resort of Serre Chevalier
celebrated the 60th anniversary of cable car service in the French
Texas A&M coach Melvin Watkins calls a play in the second half.
Andy Ellis of Texas Tech, right, passes around Oklahoma's Ebi Ere.
The Red Raiders defeated the Sooners, 92-79, on Saturday at
Ray Brookover of Poplar Bluff, Mo., works on one of his handcrafted
custom guitars. Brookover makes custom guitars for friends and
family members but hopes to turn his hobby into a lucrative
business in the future.
This bedroom features a white-on-white decorating theme with soft
sheer fabric at the windows and layers of creamy bed coverings and
pillows on the bed. Wrought-iron accents add contrast.
This grandfather clock is labeled "R. Whiting, Winchester Wood
Works." The case is grain-painted pine. Riley Whiting worked in
Connecticut from about 1813 to 1835. The clock auctioned for almost
$8,000 at Cyr Auction Co. in Gray, Maine.
Iveth Jalinsky has opened a new gallery at suite 114 in the I-70
Business Center that will cater to businesses and corporations and
will be open by appointment only. Jalinsky also restores old
paintings and paints original oils.
LHS sophomore Jodie Cochrane, right, and teammate Erin Knight hug.
Cochrane scored a team-high 11 points in the Lions' 71-41 loss to
Hutchinson in the finals of the Firebird Winter Classic on Saturday
at Free State High.
KU's Nikki White, right, heads for the basket. White scored a
season-high 15 points, but the Jayhawks lost to Oklahoma State,
73-48, Saturday at Allen Fieldhouse.
Ku coach Roy Williams checks the foul totals in the second half.
KU's Drew Gooden, left, fires a pass around Texas A&M's Tomas
Ress. The Jayhawks dropped the Aggies, 86-74, on Saturday in
College Station, Texas.
Ku's Aaron miles (11) glides in for two of his 10 points against
Bradley Jackson, left, and Bernard King.
Ku's Nick Collison (4) stretches to grab a rebound as Texas
A&M's Keith Bean looks on. The Jayhawks beat the Aggies, 86-74,
on Saturday in College Station, Texas.
Doris Kearns Goodwin
Writer and historian David McCullough acknowledges he misquoted
Thomas Jefferson in his book "John Adams." McCullough, a historian,
has been under attack recently for the incident.
Thomas Yeahpau, a 26-year-old business administration major at
Haskell Indian Nations University, won the fiction category in the
Langston Hughes Creative Writing Award competition.
Alice Ann White, a Kansas University student, is the Langston
Hughes Creative Writing Award winner in the poetry division.
A view of the west side of the Kmart Distribution Center, 2400
Kresge Road, as seen from a new housing development northwest of
Kasold Drive and Peterson Road.
Wanting to diversify his sources of income, Joe Bickford, an
employee of the Kmart Distribution Center for 25 years, invested
money from his company savings plan into real estate. Now that
Kmart has filed for bankruptcy protection and he is on temporary
layoff, rental properties like this home on Ohio Street are helping
insulate Bickford from worries about his future employment. "You
don't want to be reliant on one way of being able to survive," he
Brothers Mehdi Khosh, left, and Farhang Khosh are naturopathic
doctors whose treatments include homeopathy, herbal medicine and
acupuncture. The Khoshes are shown Friday with a model for Chinese
Kansas University graduate students Matt Dunbar, left, and Brett
Becker have been working on a project mapping signals of wireless
computer networks around Lawrence. Using a laptop computer,
wireless network cards and an antenna, they can detect where
networks can be found outside buildings. They hope to raise
awareness about wireless networks and their potential for being
hacked into if not properly safeguarded.
Alicia, 19, is one of six school-age students at the Kansas
Neurological Institute in Topeka. Alicia, whose last name is kept
confidential by KNI, has been in the state-hospital system since
she was 3 years old.
Writer Langston Hughes, who spent a dozen years in Lawrence as a
child, will be honored in coming weeks at the Langston Hughes
Centennial Celebration. Scholars, artists, actors and writers from
around the globe will gather in Lawrence to discuss Hughes'
continuing legacy. This photograph, which belongs to the Kansas
University Archives, shows Hughes in midlife in New York City.
Two rare pieces of Langston Hughes memorabilia from "Langston
Hughes: A Voice for All People." The autographed publication on the
left features a 1933 photograph of Hughes taken during a visit to
COOPER FARR, 13, Lawrence, eyes a croquet ball as she prepares to strike it home. Farr and friend Alison King, 13, spent Saturday afternoon at Constant Park, Sixth and Tennessee streets. Saturday brought high temperatures near 70 degrees. Today also is expected to be unseasonably warm.