Lawrence police along with volunteers help push a truck out of the
intersection at 23rd and Ousdahl streets around 9:45 p.m. as the
water flooded a two-block area.
Lightning flashes over Clinton Lake as part of the dangerous storms
that passed through Douglas County Monday night. The cloud to the
right of the lighning is a wall cloud going over the town of
Police technicians secure an area of the Munch Museum in Oslo,
Norway, where Edvard Munch's "The Scream" and "Madonna" have been
A version of Edvard Munch's famous painting "The Scream," shown in
this undated file photo, has been stolen. Armed, masked thieves
burst into a lightly guarded Oslo, Norway, museum and snatched a
version of "The Scream" and "Madonna," also by Munch, on Sunday.
John Kerry walks with Sen. Ted Kennedy in this file photo, date
unknown, in Washington. A recent attack on the war record of
Democratic presidential nominee Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., in a
commercial by the Swift Boat Veterans for Truth, has heated the
presidential politics surrounding the military records of both
Kerry and President Bush.
Madeleine Riffaud, pictured in August 1944, was a member of the
French Resistance. She killed a Nazi to avenge a friend's death.
French Forces of the Interior are supported by a French tank as
they battle against German occupation forces during the liberation
of Paris in August 1944.
Technicians measure part of the reactor of Iran's Bushehr nuclear
power plant, southwest of the capital Tehran, Iran, in this undated
photo released by Iran's Atomic Energy Organization. Iran said
Sunday it planned to build more nuclear power plants with Russia's
help, ignoring U.S. concerns that byproducts from the plants could
be used to manufacture atomic bombs.
Natural gas burns after insurgents bomb an oil pipeline in southern
Iraq. It had been closed the week prior to Saturday's attack
because of threats. It was unclear what effect the bombing would
have on oil exports after prices dropped Friday. Many analysts
believe the U.S. economy could still be jolted by oil prices above
$50 per barrel with all the lingering concerns about possible
supply disruptions in Iraq and elsewhere.
Kansas City's Calvin Pickering watches his grand slam against
Texas. Pickering had six RBIs in his first major-league appearance
in almost three years, and the Royals won, 10-2, Sunday at Kauffman
Stadium in Kansas City, Mo.
Charles Gordon poses with a football during Kansas University's
football media day. If he wants to see the ball during games,
Gordon might have to take it away from the offense. After playing
wide receiver and cornerback last season, Gordon might be needed
more in the secondary this fall.
American Mardy Fish reacts after losing the men's gold-medal
singles match against Nicolas Massu of Chile. Massu won, 6-3, 3-6,
2-6, 6-3, 6-4, Sunday in Athens, Greece.
The Cubs and Astros posture after Houston pitcher Roy Oswalt (44)
hit Chicago's Michael Barrett (8) with a pitch in the third inning.
Oswalt was ejected from the game Sunday in Houston.
Dave Hendricks, Overland Park, grins as he joins a picking and
Matthew Oliphant, 8, warms up playing "Bill Cheatum" on fiddle as
his father, Ron Oliphant, Chanute, backs him up on guitar. Matthew
was entering the fiddle competition at the Kansas State Fiddling
and Picking Championships held Sunday in South Park.
Terry Myers, left, and his son Sgt. Jared Myers look at the
certificate that accompanied Jared Myers' Bronze Star. Myers
received the Bronze Star on Sunday for his valor in Iraq.
The Bronze Star is the fourth-highest medal awarded for valor.
Army Reserve Sgt. Jared Myers, center, is congratulated by members
of the 418th Battalion after being awarded the Bronze Star for his
bravery in Iraq. Myers, 24, of Lawrence, received the medal for
actions after an attack on his convoy that left one passenger in
his Humvee dead and another critically wounded. The Sunday
afternoon recognition ceremony was at the former Richards Gebaur
Air Force Base in Belton, Mo.
Cynthia Haines, who teaches film studies at the University of
Texas-El Paso, has acquired a particular interest in how Kansas is
portrayed in movies. Haines is pictured Friday at her Lawrence home
displaying a poster from the classic "Jayhawkers."
Easter was celebrated at Rick and Debby Smoots' house in McLouth with an Easter egg hunt and a piÃ±ata. Included in the picture are Joyce and Russ Haun; Bill Rey; Scott and Kim Smoots; Isaac and Anna Smoots; and Shawn, Marcy, Kayla, Samantha and Jenna Walters. Debby Smoots submitted the picture.