Part of a tree blew over in a front yard around 1:30 p.m. Monday during the high wind warning.
Reader-submitted photo of overturned semi between Salina and Abilene on I-70. Winds gusts reaching up to 60 mph in the area.
The Woodward Flats is a Painted Lady, three-story Queen Anne suited for business travelers and transitional lodging. It’s one of the seven inns owned by Elizabeth Taylor.
Jeremy Stoppelman, CEO of Yelp.com, a business and consumer review website, pose during a visit to New York, Tuesday Feb. 24, 2009. Yelp.com, based in San Francisco, relies on users to create its content with reviews of everything from A to Z.
Missouri guard Kim English (24) puts up a shot over the reach of Marquette guard Jerel McNeal. English came off the bench to score 17 points in Missouri’s 83-79 victory over Marquette on Sunday in Boise, Idaho.
Michigan State’s Kalin Lucas (1) tries to drive on usc’s Dwight Lewis on Sunday in Minneapolis.
Bangladeshi children carry empty water pots as they perform during a roadside dance and drama to observe World Water Day on Sunday in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The banner in Bangla reads “Safe water right for all.”
Eleana Walsh watches her son Carter make his peanut butter and jelly sandwich in Bow, N.H., in this Feb. 13, 2009, file photo. The peanut is a national icon — right up there with the hamburger and the apple, but the weeks-long salmonella scare has resulted in a pervasive suspicion of peanuts as a health hazard.
Polio sufferer Ibrahim Musa rides a specially adapted tricycle, hand-built by local welders from used materials, in Kano, Nigeria. Even as health authorities seek to eradicate polio, infections are on the rise again in Nigeria, where an outbreak several years ago reintroduced polio back into more than a dozen polio-free countries.
Pope Benedict XVI waves before starting Mass Sunday in the capital city of Luanda, Angola. Benedict celebrated Mass with an estimated 1 million Angolans and decried the “clouds of evil” over Africa that have spawned war, tribalism and ethnic rivalry that reduce poor people to slavery.
Actress Debbie Reynolds poses on the Warner Bros. lot in Burbank, Calif. Warner Bros. is reaching back into its film vaults and selling made-to-order DVDs, in a move it hopes will boost sales in a downturn and produce discs in batches small enough to satisfy niche audiences without filling up a warehouse.
What we in Lawrence call a submarine sandwich goes by several other names, such as “hero” in the New York City area, “hoagie” chiefly in New Jersey and Pennsylvania, and “grinder” mainly in New England. To wash the sandwich down, Easterners generally drink “soda,” while Westerners and people in the North Central states call it “pop.” A new regional dictionary, 50 years in the making and due to be published next year, chronicles words and phrases used in different areas of the country.
Nate Upchurch, left, is pictured with his father, the Rev. David Upchurch. They were called to active duty in January 2003. Nate served in Iraq for 13 months, and David was stationed at the Army Reserve Headquarters in Wichita.
Matt Pribbenow of Lawrence Troop 53 uses short-wave radio during Pelathe District’s Boy Scout Jamboree-on-the-Air. Chris Armstrong, a ham radio operator and troop leader, provides guidance and suggestions.
From left, Troop 59 Scouts Ben Seybert, Keenan Wycoff, Chase Low and Scott Ragan pause beside a lake in the Comanche Peaks Wilderness of northern Colorado during a 2007 summer backpacking trip.
Lucia Costello is 7, a prime age for visits by the Tooth Fairy. The Lawrence girl usually receives some money for each lost tooth.