A book store displays Adolf Hitler’s “Mein Kampf” in this Dec. 8, 1999, file photo in downtown Sarajevo. German historians want Adolf Hitler’s infamous manifesto, “Mein Kampf,” to be republished in an annotated version when the copyright lapses in 2015.
Qari Mohebulla Nakarar, left, and Fazel Rahman Farouqi, former pro-Taliban fighters, pose for a photograph while holding their newly surrendered Soviet-era weapons Jan. 31 at an Afghan government-run reconciliation office, in Jalalabad, Nangarhar province, east of Kabul, Afghanistan.
An auction house worker poses for photographers between a 1961 Pablo Picasso painting, left, and an encaustic Stars and Stripes painting entitled “Flag,” right, made between 1960-1966 by U.S. artist Jasper Johns on Friday in central London. Four pieces from the collection of late mega-selling author Michael Crichton and a passionate art collector went on display in London before being auctioned by Christie’s auction house in New York on May 11. The sale also includes works by Robert Rauschenberg and Roy Lichtenstein and the auction house is valuing them collectively at $32 million.
This image provided by KGB shows part of a television ad featuring actor brothers Stephen Baldwin, left, and William Baldwin, scheduled to air during the 2010 Super Bowl.
An empty open-top double-decker tour bus drives near the Capitol in Washington as snow fell Friday in the Washington area. Life in the nation’s capital ground to a halt Friday as steady snow fell, the beginning of a storm that forecasters said could be the biggest in modern history.
Four of 10 Americans arrested while trying to bus children out of Haiti without proper documents or government permission, from left to right, Drew Culberth, 34, of Topeka, Kansas, Nicole Lankford, 18, Carla Thompson, 53, and Corinna Lankford, all of Meridian, Idaho, move their bags as they ride in a Haitian police truck from court to jail Friday in Port-au-Prince.
Earthquake survivors sit around a fire Friday in downtown Port-au-Prince. A half-million Haitians who fled their shattered capital after the earthquake are starting to return to a maze of rubble piles, refugee camps and food lines, complicating ambitious plans to build a better Haiti.
Madelynn Gaggero, 2, comes to her grandparents’ house to visit. She is the daughter of Matt and Jaime Gaggero, Topeka, and the granddaughter of Richard and Tammy Ziesenis, Lawrence, who submitted the picture.
Members of the Lawrence American Legion’s Dorsey-Liberty Post No. 14 opened the Tribute to Veterans USO-Style program on Nov. 15 at the Dole Institute of Politics at Kansas University. Leading with the colors is Jerry Hanson, followed by Ed Mount and Ernie Richardson, all of Lawrence.
Audrey and John Studdard, Lawrence, danced to the music of the Moonlight Serenade Orchestra on Nov. 15 at the Dole Institute of Politics’ Tribute to Veterans USO-Style. More than 200 Lawrence area veterans and friends gathered for the evening of salutes, remembrance and camaraderie.
Receiving awards at the annual Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Employee Recognition Ceremony are, from left, Corporal Clark Rials, Medal of Valor; Officer Brett LaRue, Corrections Commendation; and Deputy Jay Armbrister, Operations Commendation. Deputy Dale Flory, not pictured, also received the Medal of Valor award. The Dec. 28 ceremony took place in the Douglas County Commission chambers.
Tamara Hawk, left, and Shani Green were honored for graduating from the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office corrections officer 12-week basic training course. The two were honored at the sheriff’s offices annual employee recognition on Dec. 28 in the Commission Chambers.
Members of the Health Care Access board of directors are pictured at their Dec. 18 meeting at Capital City Bank. Back row, from left, are Neil Salkind, Wayne Osness, David Goering and Brian Iverson; fourth row, Jim Henry, Paula Hatcher and Scott Swedlund; third row, Sheryle D’Amico, Elizabeth Leonard and Heather Frost; second row, Sally Brandt and Kay Henry; front row, Nikki King, executive director; Toni Dudley and Sharon Stultz. Also a board member, but not pictured, is Verdell Taylor.
Mick Ballinger and Maria Toledo
Don and Darlene Cole
Kalli Jordan Bennett and Jacob Gardner McKee
Fae Ann Anderson
Harry Wilfred Kreider