Kansas City Royals' Brayan Pena (3) is greeted at the dugout after scoring the go-ahead run during the eighth inning of a baseball game against the New York Yankees in Kansas City, Mo., Sunday, April 12, 2009. The Royals beat the Yankees 6-4.
A man rides his bicycle along the Malecon in Havana in this photo from Tuesday, April 9, 2009. A push in Congress to do away with U.S. travel bans on Cuba could set off a flood of American visitors to the long-forbidden island. Despite the global economic downturn, international visitor rates have increased 4.5 percent through February as compared to the first two months of 2008.
Maria Campanella wears a hat representing US Airways Flight 1549, during the Easter Parade on Sunday in New York. The plane crash-landed safely in the Hudson River in January.
Angel Cabrera celebrates after winning the Masters golf tournament in a sudden-death playoff. Cabrera won his second major Sunday in Augusta, Ga.
Phyllis Jane Hines
In this undated photo released by the White House, the Obama family’s new dog, Bo, a 6-month-old Portuguese water dog, is shown at the White House in Washington.
Wearing Marian Anderson’s gown, Denyce Graves performs Sunday at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington during a concert to commemorate Anderson’s performance at the memorial 70 years ago.
Maersk-Alabama Capt. Richard Phillips, right, is welcomed by Cmdr. Frank Castellano, executive officer of the USS Bainbridge, after being rescued by U.S. naval forces off the coast of Somalia.
Oslo and Marley enjoy a ride to the dog park. Oslo belongs to Ella Seibel, and Marley belongs to Sophia Rylko and Jonah Seibel, all of Lawrence.
An interior view of The Castle Tea Room, 1307 Mass., a Lawrence landmark and venue that has had extensive renovations. See it on “Home and Away” at 6:30 p.m. today on Sunflower Broadband Channel 6.
An exterior and view of The Castle Tea Room, 1307 Mass., a Lawrence landmark and venue that has had extensive renovations. See it on “Home and Away” at 6:30 p.m. today on Sunflower Broadband Channel 6.
Gloria Steinem, shown in this 2008 photo, says of Hillary Clinton, “People can now imagine a female head of state where they may not have been able to imagine that before.”
Hostess Twinkies are among the products being remade into 100-calorie snack packs.
Sophomore Ty Aldridge, left, and junior Haley Fischer perform with the Lawrence High School pom squad during a recent trip to Orlando, Fla.
Sale of gold to national firms, such as Cash4Gold, based in Pompano Beach, Fla., is on the rise. Local jewelers say they’ve always had a steady stream of customers wanting to sell their gold.