Lakers coach Phil Jackson, left, who underwent angioplasty
Saturday, talks with center Shaquille O'Neal during their game
against San Antonio. The Spurs ruined Jackson's return to the team
with a 96-94 victory in their Western Conference semifinals
showdown Tuesday in San Antonio.
Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter avoids an inside pitch in the first
inning of his return to the team. Out since opening day with a
dislocated shoulder, Jeter had a hit in the Yankees' 10-3 loss to
Anaheim Tuesday in New York.
President Bush tours tornado devastation in Pierce City, Mo.,
standing with Scott and Lynette Rector in front of the remains of
their business. Bush visited the town Tuesday and promised that
federal aid was on its way in the wake of last week's tornado.
James Keen, a 19-year-old from Scottsville, Ky., shows off his
spilt tongue. James got his tongue split in December by a piercer
after a surgeon declined to do it for him.
From left, Venumadhav Mangipudi, Sirisha Kodeboyina and Siddharta
Gavirneni hold their favorite Indian dishes. Those dishes are, from
left, chili chicken, sunnunda and aloo bonda.
Jagannayaki Kilambi, mother of Sri Anjana, a Kansas University
graduate student, makes aloo bonda in her daughter's apartment.
Aloo bonda is like fried potato dumplings. Kilambi made the dish
Thursday during her six-week visit in Lawrence.
Authentic indian food is usually spicier and hotter than dishes
served by Indian restaurants in the United States. Traditional
Indian dishes include, clockwise from bottom, chili chicken, mango
pickle, aloo bonda, yellow rice, raita, pav bhaji and gulub jamun,
The Cuban Interest Section is in the Swiss Embassy in Washington.
The United States on Tuesday ordered the expulsions of 14 Cuban
diplomats for engaging in intelligence activities outside their
John Ritter, left, Kaley Cuoco and Thad Luckinbill appear in a
scene from ABC's "8 Simple Rules for Dating My Teenage Daughter."
ABC, in an attempt to improve ratings, will place greater emphasis
on comedies for the network's 2003 fall schedule.
San Francisco's Neifi Perez pumps his fist after scoring on a
fielder's choice as Montreal infielders and catcher Michael Barrett
argue with home-plate umpire Jim Joyce in the fifth inning. Barry
Bonds had hit the ball and was called out on the infield-fly rule,
which allows runners to advance at their own risk. The ball fell in
front of the plate between catcher Michael Barrett, pitcher Dan
Smith and third baseman Fernando Tatis. Despite Perez' run, the
Giants fell to the Expos, 6-4, Tuesday in San Francisco.
Philip Anschutz, founder of Qwest Communications, will pay $4.4
million for accepting lucrative initial public offering shares in
exchange for his firm's investment banking business. The settlement
was announced Tuesday by New York State Atty. Gen. Eliot Spitzer.
Lawrence Country Club hopes a new $500,000 pool will help attract
new members. The club's membership has declined during the past two
years. The pool, pictured on Wednesday, is expected to open May 24.
Minnesota's Tom Prince, left, slides past Kansas City catcher Brent
Mayne. Prince scored in the seventh inning Tuesday at Minnesota.
The Twins won, 4-2 in 10 innings.
Sprint chairman Gary Forsee directs questions during a news
conference in Overland Park. Forsee met with the media Tuesday
following a shareholders meeting where he outlined his top
priorities for the company.
Lawrence High second baseman Jenni Morrell tags out Free State's
Lauren Abney. The city rivals split a doubleheader Tuesday at Free
Lawrence High's Danielle Huff, right, thanks Audrey Corkill at
third base after scoring on Corkill's hit in the ninth inning. The
Lions split a doubleheader Tuesday at Free State.
George Brett, left, and Kansas basketball coach Bill Self chat
during the Bayer Advantage Celebrity Pro-Am Skins Game. Brett and
Bruce Lietzke defeated Self and Tom Watson in the charity event
Tuesday at The National in Parkville, Mo.
Kansas basketball coach Bill Self, right, watches his shot along
with playing partner Tom Watson during the Bayer Advantage
Celebrity Pro-Am Skins Game. Self and Watson lost the charity event
to George Brett and Bruce Lietzke Tuesday at The National in
Baldwin resident and Baker graduate Eric Cool checks out a
newspaper Web site on the new flat-screen Internet access at
Collins Library's renovations retained features like its original
stained glass. The library's new technology and ambience have made
it a draw for Baker University students who want to study or just
From left, Rep. Paul Davis, D-Lawrence, speaks with Lawrence
teachers Lisa Rush and Bria Klotz. Because of state budget cuts,
neither Rush nor Klotz were offered teaching contracts for next
year. The trio spoke after a news conference Tuesday at Lawrence
High School, where teachers, parents and Davis demanded that
governments reinvest in education.
When Danette Seymour felt burned by her landlord, she organized the
Kansas Tenants Union. Today, she helps renters when they have
disputes with their landlords. Last week, she played with her sons,
Jordan, left, and Caleb, in tree, in front of their west Lawrence
The second floor of the Masonic Temple has balcony seating over the
hall below. An additional meeting room is also on the second floor,
through the doors visible at top center.
The landmark Scottish Rite Temple, 1001 Mass., doesn't reveal much
of itself from the street, but it includes a 275-seat auditorium
Tom Wilkerson, executive secretary of the Scottish Rite of
Freemasonry in Lawrence, says that because of projected costs of
operating the Scottish Rite Temple, 1001 Mass., members have
decided to sell the downtown landmark. He's pictured inside the