Chinese craftsmen must have worked many weeks to carve this
hardwood four-poster bed in the late 19th century. It is large 77
inches wide and 69 inches tall. The unusual design would make it a
treasure to some, a mystery to others.
A vest made of raw hide is among the works in the collection that
will be shown at the museum.
This mask is part of 100 works from the indigenous people of North
and South America that will be on display through Aug. 11 at
Stanford University in California. The four-city tour of "Uncommon
Legacies: Native American Art from the Peabody Essex Museum" is a
representation of the oldest ongoing collection of art from the
native people of the Americas.
Director Adrian Lyne, whose credits include "Fatal Attraction" and
"Indecent Proposal," holds the script of his newest film,
"Unfaithful," at his home in Beverly Hills, Calif. Lyne's latest
tale of infidelity stars Richard Gere and Diane Lane as a couple
whose cozy life is wrecked by the wife's fling with a young
A familiar and favorite rose fragrance comes from this bottle of
L'Eau de Printemps Paris d'Yves Saint Laurent.
Grace Magazine's editor Ceslie Armstrong says it's time for a
magazine that doesn't trest women who wear sizes 12 and up as
handicapped. The magazine hits the racks on Tuesday.
Actor Chris O'Donnell, already a film star, is making his Broadway
stage debut in the revival of Arthur Miller's "The Man Who Had All
the Luck," through June 30 at the American Airlines Theater in New
ANNE FRANK, shown in an undated file photo, kept a diary while her
family hid from the Nazis in Amsterdam, Netherlands, during World
War II. Biographer Carol Ann Lee has published a new theory saying
a former business associate of Frank's father tipped off the
Franks' hideout to the Nazis.
Trainer Bob Baffert, left, and owner Prince Ahmed Salman, from
Saudi Arabia, contemplate the post position of Kentucky Derby
entrant War Emblem during the Derby draw. Next Saturday, recently
acquired War Emblem tries to win the Preakness and move within a
victory in the Belmont Stakes of becoming the first Triple Crown
winner since Affirmed in 1978.
Defending Indy 500 champion Helio Castroneves, of Brazil, climbs
out of his car following his qualification run. Castroneves
qualified with an average speed of 228.906 mph Saturday at the
Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Florida's Cliff Floyd, center, accepts congratulations from
teammates Preston Wilson, left, and Derrek Lee after hitting a home
run in a recent game. Patchwork pitching, dazzling defense and a
couple of hot bats have carried the Marlins to first place in the
National League East.
Tony Stewart crosses the finish line to win the NASCAR Pontiac
Excitement 400 at Richmond International Raceway in Richmond, Va.
NASCAR races are expected to be a top draw for family vacations
Passengers are ready to take to the seas again on cruise lines,
especially those in the Carribean and Alaska, but few discounts are
likely to be found.
National parks and memorials, such as the Mount Rushmore National
Memorial in Keystone, S.D., are likely to do good business this
summer as Americans stay closer to home.
New Jersey's Jason Kidd answers questions after practice. Kidd, who
was injured in Thursday night's game against Charlotte, hopes to
play today in Game 4 at Charlotte.
Nancy Quartin Rosen, executive director of the Florida Israel
Institute, gives a lecture on the state of Israel at the Institute
for Learning in Retirement in Davie, Fla. ILR is a nationwide
program sponsored by several universities that offer lectures and
course work for those who have reached retirement age and beyond.
Yellow Cannas are among the plus-size plants expected to show up in
flower gardens this year.
Pineapple lily which can be planted in a container.
Oriental lilies add color to gardens. Popular shades for flowers
are chartreuse, orchid, orange, purple, red, yellow, coral, blue,
lavender and hot pink.
Kansas coach Bobby Randall, center, tries to make a point between
the completion of Friday's suspended game and Saturday afternoon's
game against Oklahoma. Randall whose career at KU likely is coming
to a close and the Jayhawks lost, 8-3, and won, 4-1. The setback
eliminated KU from the Big 12 tournament.
Joe Martin, a wheat breeder, inspects a test plot of white wheat at
the Kansas State University Agricultural Research Center in Hays.
Production of white wheat in Kansas could jump as farmers take
advantage of a new $20 million incentive program as part of the new
Rhonda Parks, the new executive director at Lawrence Presbyterian
Manor, visits with 93-year-old resident Florence Sandberg. Lawrence
Presbyterian Manor is following the trend to provide a more
homelike atmosphere at its facilities.
British soldiers look on as ordnance are destroyed near one of the
caves in Paktia Province, southeastern Afghanistan. British troops
on Friday destroyed several caves housing tens of thousands of
rockets, shells and grenades that once belonged to the Taliban.
Thousands of Israelis gather at Rabin Square in Tel Aviv during a
rally for peace in the Middle East. The rally Saturday came the
same day that the Israeli army pulled entirely out of
Palestinian-controlled areas of the West Bank for the first time in
Installing signs and promotional materials in a new Hardee's
restaurant, Greg Beutel, account executive with Jordan Associates
in Lenexa, left, and Ben Meyer, marketing manager with Hardee's in
Lee's Summit, Mo., work to prepare the food court in the new Topeka
turnpike service area on Interstate 70. In addition to the burger
restaurant, the facility also will offer Taco Bueno and Bresler's
Singer-songwriter Suzanne Vega is promoting a new collection of
folk songs by various artists about the Sept. 11 attacks. "Vigil"
is available at amazon.com.
Sharing in a laugh after their wedding, newlyweds James Conner and
Lisi Chance greet their guests at Clinton Lake.
Bridesmaid Diana Schmitt, Swannanoa, N.C., and her daughter Cyrus
McCall, 2, play with a dragonfly wand after a Renaissance-themed
wedding ceremony at Clinton Lake's Bloomington Park. Saturday's
wedding featured handmade costumes and a seven-course feast.
One of Arnold Roth's best known illustrations, "Seasoned Cook:
Shaker Lemon Pie," shows a diner whose lips, mustache, eyes and
nose are puckering wildly at the taste of a lemon pie, in this
image from the Ohio State University Cartoon Research Library in
Columbus, Ohio. A touring exhibit of Roth's work and a new book,
"Arnold Roth: Free Lance," celebrate the cartoonist's work.
Greek Orthodox clergy members and residents of Bethlehem sweep the
mess away from the floor of the Church of the Nativity.
Palestinians took refuge in the church during a five-week standoff
with the Israeli army that ended Friday.
Lawrence Journal-World area Academic All-Stars, front row from
left, are Catherine Kelly, Lawrence Free State; Bryan Gurss,
Tonganoxie; Katrina Cook, McLouth; and Bryce Huschka, Ottawa. Back
row from left are Leslie Short, Lawrence High School; Lynn Feng,
FSHS; Micah Salkind, FSHS; Patrick Bengtson, LHS; Julia
Gegenheimer, LHS; and Amanda Pearce, Wellsville.