Crossing guard Sharon White is backed by several supporters.
Sunflower Electric Power Corp. hopes to build a $3.5 billion power plant complex near Holcomb, in western Kansas. The complex, which would include three new coal-fired plants, is raising some environement concerns.
West Virginia Gov. Joe Manchin hugs Delorice Bragg, wife of mine fire victim Don Bragg, after signing mine safety legislation Thursday at the Capitol in Charleston, W.Va. State lawmakers passed the legislation unanimously.
Jacob Caldwell, 10, enjoys his team's third straight win at the Nationals in Tulsa, Okla. Caldwell plays first base for the 10-and-under Rebels and is a fifth-grader at St. John's School. He is the son of Joe and Michele Caldwell, Lawrence, who submitted the picture.
Two of the five women released from a detention center are seen in a vehicle going to their homes in Baghdad, Iraq. As part of a release of 420 detained Iraqis, five Iraqi women were released Thursday, a move demanded by the kidnappers of American reporter Jill Carroll to spare her life. A U.S. official said the release had nothing to do with the demand.
Palestinian supporters of Hamas celebrate their victory Thursday in parliamentary elections in the West Bank town of Ramallah. The Islamic militant group won a majority in parliamentary elections as Palestinian voters rejected the longtime rule of the Fatah Party, throwing the future of Mideast peacemaking into question, officials from both major parties said.
For the live road trip she will make to Lawrence this weekend, Aimee Mann is attempting an alternate musical approach.
On Aimee Mann's album "The Forgotten Arm", the songs tell the story of Vietnam vet and drug addict John and his Southern gal Caroline as they take a road trip across America.
Aimee Mann has released her fifth solo album, "The Forgotten Arm." She will play an acoustic set on Sunday in Lawrence.
Palestinian supporters of Hamas celebrate their victory in parliamentary elections in the West Bank town of Ramallah, Thursday, Jan. 26, 2006. Hamas supporters briefly raised their flag over the Palestinian parliament and rushed into the building, amid clashes with Fatah loyalists. The two camps threw stones at each other, breaking windows in the building, as Fatah supporters briefly tried to lower the green Hamas banners. It was the first confrontation between Hamas and Fatah since the Islamic militant group won parliament elections on Wednesday.
Howard Lee Ross