Kansas University’s Danielle McCray (42) heads to the basket during a trial for the USA Women’s World University Games Team.
Los Angeles Lakers center Pau Gasol, left, puts up a shot in front of Houston Rockets forward Luis Scola. The Lakers won, 89-70, Sunday in Los Angeles.
Orlando’s Dwight Howard goes in for the dunk in front of Boston’s Paul Pierce. The Magic won, 101-82, on Sunday in Boston.
Kansas City’s John Buck beats the tag by Baltimore catcher Gregg Zaun to score on a bunt single during the eighth inning. The Royals beat the Orioles, 7-4, Sunday in Kansas City, Mo.
In this handout photograph provided by Sri Lanka’s army dated Saturday, Sri Lankan soldiers carry their national flag, center, along with their unit flags at a site they say is the last stronghold of the Tamil Tiger rebels close to the war front in Kariyalamullivaikkal, Sri Lanka.
Astronaut John Grunsfeld attaches a tether during a spacewalk Saturday to perform work on the Hubble Space Telescope.
The Rev. John I. Jenkins, president of the University of Notre Dame, laughs with President Barack Obama after introducing him at commencement ceremonies in South Bend, Ind. Obama’s appearance on Sunday was not warmly received by some Notre Dame students and supporters who disagree with the president’s views on abortion and stem cell research.
Tom Bach of the Hillsdale Water Quality Project cuts an access hole in the top of Julie Ferreira’s new rain barrel at a workshop in De Soto. Ferreira, a gardener at the Prairie Moon Waldorf School, said she would use the barrel to water plants at the school.
Before Adam Lambert became the favorite to win “American Idol” on Wednesday, he gained notice for his stellar singing ability during stints in the musicals “Wicked” and “The Ten Commandments.”
A small, unused room, shown at left, was repurposed as a game room through home staging by Brian Patrick Flynn.
Tofu makes a tasty (if straightforward) veggie burger. You could try soy, black beans, lentils and more — check out some recommendations from Lawrence experts.
From left, Shelley and Scott Bideau welcome their firstborn child, Ethan Hale Bideau, born March 17. Scott is a 2001 Kansas University graduate in engineering and in 2002 received his Master of Business Administration. His wife is a 2001 KU Medical Center graduate in nursing. Scott set up Cans for the Community’s Web site in June 2005 and has continued to maintain and support it through his company, Cephas Innovation. Linda Klinker, Lawrence, submitted the picture.
From left, Paige, 3, and Ashlyn Bailey, 8 months, relax after the Lawrence Half Marathon & 5K. Their shirts display the distance: 13.1 miles. They are the children of Diana Bailey, Lawrence, who submitted the picture.
Witch lived to be 24 years old. The cat belonged to Jerri Nieto, of Lawrence
Aliene Bieber, far right, Kanwaka Literary Club member, visits with guests at the Founder’s Day luncheon April 16 at Lecompton United Methodist Church.