This aerial image shows the crater spewing ash and plumes of grit Saturday at the summit of the volcano in southern Iceland’s Eyjafjallajokull glacier. A lingering volcanic ash plume forced extended no-fly restrictions over much of Europe on Saturday, as Icelandic scientists warned that volcanic activity had increased and showed no sign of abating — a portent of more travel chaos to come.
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Then-Supreme Court nominee Judge Sonia Sotomayor beams as President Barack Obama applauds her during a White House East Room ceremony May 26, 2009, in Washington to announce her nomination. Pick who you really want. Expect a partisan fight no matter what. Don’t let your candidate by defined by the other side. These are among President Barack Obama’s lessons learned from the selection and confirmation of his first Supreme Court nominee last year — and they amount to a roadmap to how he will choose his next nominee over the next few weeks.
A bald eagle takes flight in Lawrence in April 2010.
“Policeman” is one of the dozens of Brownie characters created by Palmer Cox in the late 1890s. This 3-inch cast-metal figure sold for $115 at a Hake’s auction in January.
“Record Store Days: From Vinyl to Digital and Back Again” co-authors Phil Gallo, left, and Gary Calamar visit Freakbeat Records in Los Angeles.