Jason Wren with his father, Jay.
Andrew Mayers of LaBranche & Co. works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday in New York. Led by financial companies, the market made its first big move upward in weeks Tuesday after Citigroup Inc. said it had operated at a profit during the first two months of the year.
Emergency crews working in North Lawrence while nearby construction lags are proving costly. Extra crews are expected to continue their shifts into March.
Reversing the policy of former President Bush, President Barack Obama clears the way for a significant increase in federal dollars for embryonic stem cell research.
Experts say this portrait, unveiled Monday, is the only picture of William Shakespeare painted during his lifetime — in effect, the sole source of our knowledge of what the famous writer looked like. The portrait has been in private hands for several centuries.
Schoolchildren with their faces smeared with colored powder react to photographers as they celebrate Holi, the Indian festival of colors, on Monday in Ahmadabad, India.
Tibetan monks walk by heavily armed paramilitary police today in Kangding, China. Authorities were on heightened alert today in Tibet and other areas of western China, tightening the security cordon for today’s 50th anniversary of the failed uprising that sent the Dalai Lama into exile.
Job information is posted at the JobTrain employment office in Menlo Park, Calif. The recession has so far eliminated 4.4 million jobs, but more than 2 million job openings can be found in a variety of industries, including education, health care and the government.
Sydney Theilen, 12, daughter of David and Sandy Theilen, meets with Olympic Gold Medalist Shawn Johnson. Sydney was competing with the Lawrence Gymnastics Team at the Chow’s Gymnastic Competition in Des Moines, Iowa. Sandy Theilen, Lawrence, submitted the picture.
“Tree Planting Group,” a lithograph by Grant Wood, also part of the exhibition.
A painting by 9-year-old Eleanot Matheis of Lawrence, which will be included in the exhibit “Trees I Have Known” at the Lawrence Percolator.
“Evening,” a woodcut by Sally Piller included in the exhibit “Trees” at 6 Gallery. Piller also is the gallery’s owner.
“Still Life #4 (with Bluejay),” a watercolor by Margie Kuhn included in the exhibit “Trees” at 6 Gallery.
“Nurture,” a woodcut by Chancey Jahnig that will be included in the exhibit “Trees I Have Known” at the Lawrence Percolator art gallery.