Alec Van Zulden
Kansas City’s Luke Hochevar (44) turns his back after giving up a three-run home run to Oakland’s Jack Cust in the second inning. Hochevar, making his first start of the season, was shelled for eight runs in two innings and the Athletics drilled the Royals, 12-3, on Tuesday in Oakland, Calif. Story on page 3B.
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is shown with Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner.
The KitchenAid Classic K45SS handled Consumer Reports’ tests for cookie-dough with ease.
Chinese visitors gather Tuesday to look at the quake devastated town of Beichuan, in southwestern China’s Sichuan province, one year after a deadly earthquake. State leaders laid flowers and survivors burned paper money for departed spirits as a mournful China marked the first anniversary Tuesday of a devastating earthquake that left nearly 90,000 people dead or missing and 5 million homeless.
0An undated file photo made available by Google shows one of the company’s street-mapping cars. A privacy watchdog has banned Google Inc. from gathering detailed, street-level images in Greece for a planned expansion of its panoramic Street View mapping service until the company provides additional privacy safeguards.
Cadette Scouts from Troop 7558 assist with the American Red Cross blood drive They are, from left to right, Avery Hughes, Tia Barta, Buddy Blood Drop, Amanda Dixon, Kate McCurdy and Courtney Cooper. Troop leader Tammy Barta, Lawrence, submitted the picture.
A young peregrine falcon is banded Tuesday by University of California Santa Cruz biologist Glenn Stewart while sitting in a nest on the 33rd floor of the PG&E building in San Francisco. Three baby falcons were banded on each leg. The banding allows scientists to learn more about the dynamics of population recovery for the endangered peregrines. Peregrines are a fully protected and endangered species in California.
Baeuvita Esther Prince
The spicy jicama salad is quick to make and a good way to balance out all those carbs typically found in a picnic basket.
A wonderful collection of flavors and juices blend together in the Overnight Brick Sandwich. The sandwich, perfect for a picnic, gets its name from its preparation, where it spends the night refrigerated under the weight of a brick, with the result of a dense, flavor-packed meal.