Boston Red Sox pitcher Josh Beckett, left, congratulates rookie Kason Gabbard after his complete-game, 4-0 victory over the Kansas City Royals. Gabbard blanked the Royals Monday in Boston.
Julie Catlett, a fan of Harry Potter from Richmond, Va., wears Harry's mark outside the Imax dome at the Science Museum of Virginia at a sold-out show of "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix." The character Harry Potter experiences headaches near the lightning bolt scar on his forehead that a new study diagnoses as similar to migraines.
Peter Eigen spoke at the 2007 Walter S. Sutton Lecture Series sponsored by the Kansas University School of Business and KU International Center for Ethics in Business. Eigen is the founder of Transparency International. From left are Tod Sutton, Sidney Sutton, Betsey Sutton, Douglas May, Eigen, Blair Sutton and Richard DeGeorge. Justin Lueger submitted the picture.
Police tape blocks the path to the Capitol in Denver on Monday after a suspect was shot when he apparently made threats against Gov. Bill Ritter.
Keith Cardin, 17, of Longwood, is a reformed computer hacker who founded a Web site, "Unspoken Secrets," where fellow teens can anonymously submit their secrets. Hacking and other computer misuse is a common problem for U.S. schools. In Lawrence, district technology specialists receive about 20 calls a year from the six secondary schools to deactivate accounts of students who have violated the acceptable use policy, says Paul Dawson, assistant director of information technology services.
Innovations in mass communication and mobile devices make it easier than ever before to notify students, parents and co-workers in case of an emergency. Kansas University and the Lawrence School District both hope to implement their new emergency notification systems some time this fall.