A worker harvests hazelnuts on a plantation near Trabzon, along
Turkey's Black Sea coast. Turkey produces more than 70 percent of
the hazelnut world market, and the Turkish use them in every form,
from whole to finely ground flour, including those just picked and
This Savory Hazelnut and Asparagus Strudel is a creation of chef
Sarah Stegner, executive chef of the Ritz-Carlton's Dining Room in
Chicago. The strudel was a prize-winner in an American Hazelnut
Council recipe contest.
Fred Couples hits his tee shot on the 18th hole during the final
round of the Houston Open. Couples, who won Sunday at Redstone Golf
Club in Humble, Texas, is looking more like a player capable of
winning another major.
Kentucky Derby hopeful Empire Maker, with exercise rider Jose
Cuevas up, walks along the backstretch. Empire Maker has a bruised
foot, but is expected to race Saturday in the Kentucky Derby.
San Antonio's Tim Duncan (21) is fouled by Phoenix's Charles Outlaw
during the first quarter of their Western Conference first-round
game. Duncan scored 23 points and had 17 rebounds in the Spurs'
94-82 win Tuesday night in San Antonio.
Seattle's Bret Boone follows the flight of his first-inning home
run against New York. The Mariners defeated the Yankees, 6-0,
Tuesday night in New York.
Donna Myers, the great-aunt of Tristen "Buddy" Myers, is shown with
a photo of the boy taken shortly before his Oct. 5, 2000,
disappearance from their rural Sampson County, N.C., home. Police
in Evanston, Ill., have located a 6-year old boy who is believed to
Mary Jane Hamilton, left, of Topeka, helps Nieta Devor, Lawrence,
sign up for a meeting about the Ticket to Work program. The
program, which is offered by the federal government, aims to help
area residents with disabilities return to work. Officials with the
Social Security Administration presented a workshop on Tuesday at
the Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt.
A girl in shock is comforted by a woman at the scene of a suicide
bombing at a beachfront restaurant in Tel Aviv. A huge explosion
early today wrecked a restaurant near the U.S. Embassy. Four
people, including the bomber, were killed in the blast.
Academy Award winner Nicole Kidman arrives at a gala for the
Costume Institute at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.
The museum is opening an exhibit Thursday, "Goddess," which traces
the history of Greek gowns.
As the Legislature gets ready to conduct its wrap-up session in
Topeka, Kansans with disabilities are camping out on the Statehouse
lawn to remind lawmakers about restoring funding for in-home
services. Wayne Wilson, Iola, swings at a croquet ball Tuesday as
Cecil Walker, left, and Dottie Standridge, both of El Dorado, watch
his play. All three are part of the tent community.
The "speed hump" between the Lawrence Arts Center and the city's
new parking garage in the 900 block of New Hampshire Street is a
model example of an effective and unobtrusive traffic-slowing
device used by the city, according to the City Commission. The
commissioners approved a policy at Tuesday night's meeting to allow
the installation of more speed humps in Lawrence.
Kansas University students Kyle Rohde, a Delafield, Wis.,
sophomore, right, and Kate Borniger, a Wichita junior, watch state
Sen. Susan Wagle, R-Wichita on "The O'Reilly Factor." Tuesday's
show had a segment about a KU human sexuality class.
Kansas City Barstow's Ilana Chilton tries to kick the ball past
Seabury goalie Lindsey Ahlen. Barstow defeated Seabury, 1-0,
Tuesday at Youth Sports Inc. fields.
Iowa State coach Larry Eustachy, second from right, poses for a
picture at a party in Columbia, Mo.
Lawrence High's Ryan Engel grimaces after getting hit by a pitch.
The Lions fell to Shawnee Mission North, 7-5, Tuesday at Ice Field.
Kansas University shortstop Ritchie Price reacts to striking out in
the seventh inning of the Jayhawks' 7-2 loss to Wichita State. KU
fell to the Shockers Tuesday at Hoglund Ballpark.