Bandit, a 1-year-old pug, likes to swipe his owners' spot in the
recliner when they get up. He belongs to Charles and Peggy Tidd, of
New Orleans' P.J. Brown, left, and New Jersey's Kenyon Martin
battle for the basketball. The Nets defeated the Hornets, 97-84,
Saturday night in East Rutherford, N.J.
Colorado's David Harrison, right, shoots around Kansas State's
Jeremiah Massey. The Buffaloes beat the Wildcats, 72-62, Saturday
Oklahoma State's Joey Graham, right, pressures Nebraska's Andrew
Drevo. The Cowboys beat the Huskers, 87-83 in overtime, Saturday in
Missouri's Jason Conley dunks against Baylor. The Tigers beat the
Bears, 70-66, Saturday in Waco, Texas.
Stanford's Rob Little, right, makes a move to the basket past
UCLA's T.J. Cummings. The undefeated Cardinal beat the Bruins,
73-60, Saturday in Los Angeles.
Mississippi State players Winsome Frazier (23), Dietric Slater (22)
and Wesley Morgan walk dejectedly off the court. Alabama beat the
Bulldogs, 77-73, Saturday in Starkville, Miss.
A Brazilian man with a hat full of flowers dances during a carnival
parade on Ipanema beach, Rio de Janeiro. The second day of carnival
celebrations began Saturday with traditional bands and dancing in
Devil dancers enter the Virgen del Socavon Church after doing a
pilgrimage during carnival celebrations in Oruro, Bolivia.
Thousands of dancers gathered Saturday in this mining city to pay
homage to the Virgen del Socavon while performing dances on their
pilgrimage to the virgin's chapel.
Singer Janet Jackson covers her breast after her outfit came undone
during the half time performance with Justin Timberlake at Super
Bowl XXXVIII in Houston in this Feb. 1 file photo.
John Stoll, 60, seen here during an interview in the Lerdo jail
near Bakersfield, Calif., has been in prison for 18 years based
solely on the testimony of six child witnesses who claimed he
molested them. Five of those witnesses, now adults, have come
forward and admitted they lied. Stoll never molested anyone, they
Dr. Gianfranco Pezzino, left, the departing state epidemiologist,
visits with Rod Bremby, secretary of the Kansas Department of
Health and Environment during a farewell reception for Pezzino. The
reception was Thursday in Topeka.
Magdalena Santillan sits in her daughter Jesica's untouched bedroom
in their Louisburg, N.C., home. Jesica died February 22, 2003,
after receiving incompatible heart and lungs in a botched
Calif. Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, a Republican, presents a
10-point plan he said he would implement during his first 100 days
as governor in this Oct. 1, 2003, file photo. With his term already
100 days old, much of the governor's legislative agenda remains
mired in the Legislature.
Spot walks with President Bush before departing TSTC Airport in
this Nov. 30, 2003, file photo, in Waco, Texas. Spot, a 15-year-old
English springer spaniel, died Saturday.
A university student runs past a fire on the streets of
Port-au-Prince, Haiti. President Jean-Bertrand Aristide agreed
Saturday to a U.S.-backed peace plan calling for shared power with
political opponents, a new prime minister and fresh legislative
J.R. Giddens, the Jayhawks' scoring leader with 24 points, holds
his head and his jersey high following KU's win over Iowa State.
Former Kansas standout Nick Collison watches the Iowa State-KU game
from behind the Jayhawks' bench. Collison left the fieldhouse with
seven minutes left to catch a flight to Seattle.
Former Kansas assistant coach Matt Doherty works the KU-Iowa State
game. Doherty provided color commentary Saturday for ESPN Regional.
Iowa State's Jake Sullivan (0) receives an earful from coach Wayne
Morgan. Sullivan was awarded a technical for woofing with Kansas
Eric Hicks dances in the "Grand Entry," which started the evening's
Laura Drees, 14, a West Junior High School eighth-grader, waits to
hear if she spelled her final word correctly in the Douglas County
spelling bee at Southwest Junior High. Drees won Saturday by
spelling "ridiculously" and then "effluent" to win her first
Douglas County Spelling Bee.
Downtown Lawrence is one of the five districts in the city being
nominated for the National Register of Historic Places. This view,
looking east, shows part of the 800 block of Massachusetts Street.
Jim Caviezel portrays Jesus Christ in "The Passion of the Christ."
Kansas University's Keith Langford (5) puts in a basket ahead of a
block attempt by Iowa State's Jared Homan (51) in the Jayhawks'
90-89 overtime victory. Langford finished with 17 points and six
rebounds Saturday at Allen Fieldhouse.
Kansas University's Tamara Ransburg tries to score while being
heavily guarded by Texas A&M's Lynn Classen. Ransburg scored a
team-high 15 points in the Jayhawks' 69-63 defeat Saturday night at
Kansas University's Larisha Graves (13) puts up a shot under
pressure from two Texas A&M defenders in the Jayhawks' 69-63
loss. Saturday at Allen Fieldhouse, the Jayhawks suffered their
sixth straight loss.
Free State High's boys team, including, front from left, coach
Annette McDonald and senior co-captains Chris Wolff, Alex Brunfeldt
and Will Hecht, displays its state swimming meet championship
trophy. The Firebirds won the school's first state title Saturday
Members of Free State High's swimming and diving team hoist coach
Annette McDonald after the Firebirds claimed the first state title
in school history. FSHS won state Saturday at Kansas State
Natatorium in Manhattan.
Kansas University's J.R. Giddens -- who hit seven of 12 three-point
goals and finished with a team-high 24 points -- celebrates an
overtime play with teammate Aaron Miles. The Jayhawks held off ISU,
90-89 in overtime, Saturday in Allen Fieldhouse.
A pair of bicyclists glide past a vista overlooking Jordan Pond and
the Bubbles Mountains on a carriage road at Acadia National Park,
near Bar Harbor, Maine. The rocky, evergreen coast is perfect for
those seeking an active, scenic vacation.
Mattel's Fisher-Price division, InteracTV, allows children to
interact and learn with their favorite characters from popular TV
shows, like "Dora the Explorer." A demonstration of the technology
took place Feb. 10 at the American International Toy Fair in New
This Batmobile uses Video Encoded Invisible Light, or VEIL
technology. It can receive signals from, and interact with, a
Batman cartoon series as it is aired on TV. Batmobile was displayed
Feb. 10 at the American International Toy Fair in New York.
Kristen Connors, a toy demonstrator, becomes the fourth player in
Hasbro's Wheel of Fortune, competing against actual players on TV's
Wheel of Fortune game show. She played the game Feb. 13 in the
company's showroom at the American International Toy Fair in New
York. The game beams the puzzle from the TV directly to the
Ebenezer Baptist Church, built in 1922, is being restored to the
way it looked from 1960 to 1968.
The Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta is one of 12 national
historic sites being renovated as part of "Restore America." The
initiative is co-sponsored by the National Trust for Historic
Preservation and Home and Garden Television.
An installation of chairs by New Jersey artist Courtney Walls
called "The Same Game" symbolically interprets a double standard in
baseball, with one chair painted white and the other black. It's
part of the "Shades of Greatness" exhibit at the Louisville Slugger
Museum in Louisville, Ky.
Lawrence poet Ed Tato has just published his first book of poems,
"True Stories from la Cosa Nostra." Tato is pictured Tuesday in the
parking garage near Ninth and New Hampshire streets.
The George Washington Family in 1902 stands outside their home in
Bloomington. George is second from right.
"V Henry K" actor Kevin Siess, left, receives instruction from
James Benkard, director, during play practice at Hashinger Hall. "V
Henry K," which opens Friday, explores the fallout that arises when
a small-town district attorney indicts a legendary ex-statesman for
orchestrating her father's murder.
Lawrence designer Amy Bradley will be featured on HGTV's "Simply
Quilts" at 7:30 a.m. Friday. Some of her designs are inspired by
animals she meets at her husband's veterinary clinic.
Jason Botz, Lawrence, constructed an igloo recently while waiting
for his wife to give birth to their third child.
This Federal desk was made in Massachusetts about 1810 from maple
and mahogany. It sold for $9,000.
Los Angeles MTA bus driver Success Ballard plants a kiss on Arthur
Winston's cheek. Winston, 97, has been working for the Metropolitan
Transportation Authority for more than 70 years.
4-H members from left, Sarah Rucker, Margaret Bireta, and Ashley Perdue, all 12 and all of Lawrence, decorate ladybug cookies at the 4-H Food Fare 2004 at the Douglas County 4-H Fairgrounds. 4-H members learned about party foods through various sessions Saturday at the event.
World War II Navy Pilot John Conard, Lawrence, stands next to a model of the plane at the centennial celebration of Wilbur and Orville Wright's first flight. Conard and his wife, Virginia, who submitted the picture, traveled Dec. 14-17 to Kitty Hawk and Kill Devil Hills, N.C., for the celebration of the Wright brothers' first flight, which was Dec. 17, 1903.