Royals' starting pitcher Zack Greinke.
Israeli university Professor Boaz Zissou shows a coin during a news conference Wednesday presenting new archaeological findings at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. About 120 coins including some made of gold, silver and bronze dated to A.D. 132-35 were discovered in what researchers say is the largest cache of rare coins ever found in a scientific excavation from the period of the Bar-Kokhba revolt of the Jews against the Romans.
A crane lifts a discarded vehicle to a shredder at Gershow Recycling Corp. in this Aug. 6 file photo in Medford, N.Y. A Fed survey found Wednesday that the majority of regions reported that the government’s Cash for Clunkers program “boosted traffic and sales.” But aside from brisk businesses at auto dealerships, other merchants struggled.
President Obama addresses a joint session of Congress about health care reform Wednesday night.
From left, Ken Rowen (1968), Bob Zimmerman (1946), Ralph King (1957) and Ned Link (1936) celebrate more than 200 years of service through Lawrence Lions Club. Rowen has served 41 years; Zimmerman, 63; King, 52; and Link, 73. Mary Gordon, Lawrence, submitted the picture.
A woman takes a photo of a plaque that honors the victims of Flight 93 that was unveiled Wednesday at the U.S. Capitol in Washington.
This undated handout image provided by NASA, taken by the refurbished Hubble Space Telescope and released Wednesday, shows a celestial object that looks like a delicate butterfly.
Perry Puderbaugh sports a long beard for Lawrence's 1954 Centennial celebration. He poses with his nephew Billy Cook and nieces Sheryl Patterson, Linda Cook and Dorma Cook.
A pair horses pull this group down Mass. St. in the centennial parade in 1954. Hank Brown is playing the trumpet and Byrona Wiley and Melba Still are dressed as Keystone Kops.
The Stoneback family helped Lawrence celebrate its 100th anniversary in 1954 by dressing for the occasion in early period clothes. From left are Renee, Irvin Stoneback, Brad, Mabel Stoneback and Teresa.
In 1954 these three Lawrence Centennial fashion plates, employees of the First National Bank, 8th and Mass. St. wore their 1800's garb to work. From left are Lois (Edmonds) Hamlet, Marjorie Ann (Bond) Schick and Bernice Francis. The old First National Bank building is now occupied by Teller's Restaurant.