A stone-ensconced lily pond is a centerpiece of the Goff property in rural Lawrence.
Yukio the polar bear bites into an ice block to savor vegetables, fruits and meats packed inside as a summer gift from a producer of a movie about the German polar bear Knut. Yukio enjoyed the treat Sunday at Ueno Zoo in Tokyo.
Former KU coach Ted Owens, center, chats with former players Tommie Smith, left, and Al Lopes, during the Ted Owens and Friends benefit for the Bert Nash Center in this 2004 file photo at the Holidome.
Paris Jackson, left, and Prince Michael Jackson I stand together on stage during the memorial service for their father, Michael Jackson, at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. A custody agreement for Michael Jackson’s three children has been made between Jackson’s mother, Katherine Jackson, and Deborah Rowe, the mother of the singer’s two oldest children, but financial issues remain to be ironed out.
The USS Port Royal sits grounded atop a reef about a half-mile south of the Honolulu airport in this Feb. 6 photo. Hawaii plans to take the U.S. Navy to court to seek compensation for coral ruined when the Navy ship ran aground.
Guantanamo detainees pray before dawn near a fence of razor-wire, inside Camp 4 detention facility at Guantanamo Bay U.S. Naval Base, Cuba, in this May 14 photo. Several senior U.S. officials said the administration is eyeing a soon-to-be-shuttered state maximum security prison in Michigan and the military penitentiary at Fort Leavenworth as possible locations for a heavily guarded site to hold the 229 suspected al-Qaida, Taliban and foreign fighters now jailed at Guantanamo Bay.