Lawrence High's Lillian Schonewise (10) celebrates an LHS point during the game against Free State on Thursday, Oct. 22, 2009, at LHS.
Free State's Rachel Heeb (5) looks for a shot during the match against Lawrence on Thursday, Oct. 22, 2009, at LHS.
Kansas coach Bill Self laughs between questions during Big 12 media day Thursday in Kansas City, Mo.
Oncology nurse Jyl Haynes, left, with Ginger Hamm.
An LMH Oncology Department volunteer since 2001, Ginger Hamm, right, chats with oncology nurse Bonnie Thurlow.
U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, right, arrives Wednesday for talks with Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk in Warsaw, Poland. Biden’s visit is a gesture Poles view as Washington’s attempt to repair damage done by its handling of missile defense plans.
A 70-foot female blue whale that officials believe was struck by a ship is shown washed ashore on the Northern California coast Tuesday near Fort Bragg, Calif., in this photo provided by Larry Wagner. Officials with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration say the whale was spotted on the shore in Mendocino County on Monday night, hours after an ocean survey vessel reported hitting a whale a few miles away. The dead animal has a gash on its back estimated to be more than 8 feet long. Blue whales are the world’s largest mammals.
Michelle Garrison, second from right, and Pat Hadl, right, both of Lawrence, go on a Cottonwood Inc. visit to the Kansas City Renaissance Festival in Bonner Springs. John Schmidt, a resident at Laurel Glen Apartments and University Book Shop employee, Lawrence, took and submitted the picture.
Pet First Aid and CPR instructor Denise Fleck demonstrates Wednesday how to perform CPR on a cat dummy at the Burbank Animal Shelther in Burbank, Calif. Fifty-eight percent of pet owners would be at least somewhat likely to perform CPR on their pet in the event of a medical emergency, according to an Associated Press-Petside.com poll.