HOLY CROSS forward tim szatko shoots during practice on Wednesday
at the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis. The Crusaders, the Patriot
League champions, will play Kansas University at 6:50 tonight in
the NCAA Tournament.
Atlanta's Jacque Vaughn, left, grabs Denver's Tim Hardaway while
trying to reach the basketball. Vaughn scored 11 points in the
Hawks' 105-102 victory Wednesday night in Atlanta.
Israelis walk among coffins set up by an Israeli peace activist
group in Tel Aviv. The white coffins represent the Israelis, and
black coffins the Palestinians killed in the latest round of
fighting. Two coffins in the center are covered by Israeli and
Claudia Arevalo of San Francisco talks about the positive changes
in her life made possible by the living wage law. Arevalo said that
the higher wages have allowed her to work only one full-time job,
spend more time with her family and keep up with the rising cost of
This artist's illustration released by the Massachusetts Institute
of Technology depicts the possible future look of a U.S. armed
forces battle uniform.
Young boys and girls stand in line to receive their lunches at
Jefferson Middle School cafeteria in Long Beach, Calif. One of
every five children who gets free or discounted meals at school may
be ineligible for them because their family income is too high,
according to a government study.
ROY WILLIAMS, kansas university basketball coach, argues a call in
a recent KU basketball game. Williams is among the basketball
coaches asked to complete a KU doctoral student's survey on ways
coaches deal with player conflicts but the student expects Williams
and other coaches probably will wait until after NCAA Tournament to
complete the query.
KU junior Nick Collison and coach Roy Williams watch practice
Wednesday at the Edwards Jones Dome in St. Louis.
Ku coach Roy Williams answers a question from the media after
Wednesday's practice in St. Louis.
Kansas University players warm up prior to practicing at the Edward
Jones Dome. The Jayhawks will clash with Holy Cross in an NCAA
Tournament Midwest Regional first-round game tonight in St. Louis.
Kansas junior Drew Gooden, right, answers a question about people
calling him Dwight Gooden during a news conference as Jeff Boschee
laughs. The Jayhawks were discussing tonight's NCAA Tournament game
against Holy Cross at the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis.
Joy Merrill, a board member of the Lawrence Technology Assn.,
demonstrates a computer security device developed by Lawrence-based
Griffin Technologies. The LTA said Wednesday that it is pushing for
a tax increase to better fund the development of high-tech
businesses in the state.
This is what is thought to be the world's first photograph,
captured in 1826 from the window of a French farmhouse. It will
arrive soon at The Getty Conservation Institute in Los Angeles,
where experts will undertake an unprecedented scientific study of
Vice President Dick Cheney greets Arkansas National Guard troops on
peacekeeping duty in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, during his Middle East
mission to build support for President Bush's anti-terrorism
Ruling party Supporters carry a mock coffin while celebrating the
victory of Robert Mugabe in the Zimbabwean presidential election in
Harare. The coffin symbolizes the burial of the main opposition
leader Morgan Tsvangarai. Several countries dimissed the results,
saying the election was marred by violence and intimidation.
Officials from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Douglas County and
Leavenworth County look over work done as part of an
erosion-control project on the Kansas River north of Eudora. The
group was evaluating progress on the $2 million project Wednesday.
In the background a loader moves the rock to create a jetty to keep
the Kaw's waters from washing away the bank.
Rep. Patricia Lightner, R-Overland Park, and her two adopted
daughters Caterina, 2, left, and Isabella, 4, meet outside a
Lawrence restaurant where Lightner was meeting her husband, David,
for lunch. Lightner has introduced legislation that would deny the
Kansas Department of Social and Rehabilitation Services' help to
adoptive parents of Kansas foster children.
President Bush answers questions during a news conference at the
White House. The president talked tough on Saddam Hussein, Osama
bin Laden and the use of nuclear weapons.
Julie Ann Hawk Goeser, Overland Park, remembers always being called
J. Hawk growing up. A true crimson-and-blue supporter, she had a
JA-HAWK Missouri license plate through high school and graduated
from KU in 1993. Wednesday at her home, Julie holds her newborn
Baby Jays, twin daughters Madison, left, and Morgan. Their cat
Tabby is in the background.
Brisk Kansas spring winds are ideal for kite-flying. Julius Fackler
of Lawrence took advantage of recent winds and enjoyed some sky