Richard J. Roberts, left, who won a Nobel Prize in 1993 for
DNA-related genetic discoveries, talks with Dr. William Jewell,
professor of surgery at the KU Medical Center. The two talked
Friday at the Walter S. Sutton Symposium at the Med Center, where
Visiting at the Walter S. Sutton Symposium at the Kansas University
Medical Center are Billy Hudson, left, professor and chairman of
the KU department of biochemistry and molecular biology, and Mrs.
Betsy Sutton, the wife of Dr. Walter S. Sutton's nephew. The Friday
symposium celebrated the 100th anniversary of Dr. Sutton's
discovery that chromosomes carry the units of inheritance and
honored Hudson's 28 years of kidney research at KU. Historical
displays from Dr. Sutton's days as both a KU student and surgery
professor are in the background.
Muslim women plead to be rescued by police in Ahmadabad, India.
Chaos spread Friday through this western Indian city as the death
toll from three days of Hindu-Muslim violence climbed past 250,
despite patrols by hundreds of soldiers and orders for police to
shoot rioters and arsonists on sight.
Spring Hill's Mark Mathew, left, attempts a layup around Baldwin's
Micah Mason. The Bulldogs lost to the Mustangs, 55-48, in their
Class 4A sub-state semifinal on Friday at Mill Valley High.
A detainee is escorted to interrogation by U.S. military guards at
Camp X-ray at Guantanamo Bay U.S. Naval Base, Cuba. On Friday,
about a quarter of the 300 detainees continued a hunger strike.
Free State's Neil Dougherty, center, gets trapped by Olathe East's
Joey Palcher, left, and Brandon Coleman. FSHS lost to O-East,
53-52, Friday at Free State.
Free State's cole douglas, left, and Andron Cruse are dejected
following the Firebirds' loss to Olathe East. The Firebirds fell,
53-52, to Olathe East in the sub-state semifinals Friday night at
Lawrence High's Jamie Peterson, right, gets off a shot despite the
defense of Leavenworth's Joe Manthe. The Lions beat the Pioneers,
62-50, on Friday at Free State High.
Lawrence High's Brandon McAnderson, right, scores against
Leavenworth's Sam Floetke. McAnderson had 22 points and 12 rebounds
as the Lions defeated Leavenworth, 62-50, in the Class 6A sub-state
semifinals Friday night at Free State High.
Parishioners dressed in white dance at the beginning of Mass at St.
Gertrude Catholic Church in Chicago. Sacred dance, whose
practitioners have been at it for decades, is now a regular feature
at some congregations.
Ryan Lantz, floor manager for Play It Again Sports, 1029 Mass., has
high hopes for the Kansas Jayhawks this month. Besides counting on
big sales of the store's basketballs, rims and nets during the NCAA
Tournament, Lantz also has a personal desire. "It's school pride,"
said Lantz, who is pursuing a business administration degree at KU.
A warrior pauses in his base in Surmad, Afghanistan. According to
the men in the base, U.S. Special Forces and Afghan troops in a
nighttime raid arrested nine of their men in eastern Paktia
province, including the police chief of Surmad.
Free State High School senior Stephen Moles, 17, donned a Dr. Seuss
hat to read to Linda Anguiano's second-grade class at Quail Run
School on Friday morning as part of Read Across America 2002
John W. Mabie appears in an Ocean County courtroom for his
arraignment on four counts of murder and one count of possessing a
weapon for unlawful purposes. Mabie, a 70-year-old former police
officer, is charged with killing his granddaughter and three
neighbors in a Feb. 21 shooting rampage. Authorities are wondering
whether a fatal accident involving Mabie 30 years ago triggered his
mental illness and caused him to snap last month.
Heavyweights 145 pounds-up
Lightweights 103-140 pounds
Royals pitcher Paul Byrd delivers during Kansas City's first
spring-training game. Byrd allowed one run in two innings in the
Royals' 5-3 loss to Detroit on Friday in Lakeland, Fla.
Horatio Greenough's statue of George Washington sits in the
National Museum of American History in Washington. The statue,
modeled after the classical statue of the Greek god Zeus, raised
eyebrows in Washington in 1841 with some people offended by a
half-naked Washington. Others saw the statue as comical.
Sen. Christopher Bond, R-Mo., talks to reporters on Capitol Hill to
explain his position on a voting system overhaul proposal. Bond
wants the legislation to include a way to verify the identity of
first-time voters who registered by mail, a position on which
Democrats and Republicans are split.
Members of the creative team at the Rose Center for Earth and Space
at New York's American Museum of Natural History work on the new
computer-generated show "The Search for Life: Are We Alone?" The
23-minute production probes the question of life beyond Earth by
taking viewers from the blackest depths of the ocean to the cosmos
outside the Milky Way galaxy.
Israeli army soldiers hold a position inside a Palestinian house at
the border of the Balata refugee camp, in the West Bank town of
Nablus. Israeli troops, backed by tanks and helicopter gunships,
launched a major assault on this West Bank refugee camp early
Thursday. Since the operation began, 19 Palestinians and two
Israeli soldiers have been killed.