Southwest Junior High School chess team won first place in K-9 at the recent Cordley chess tournament at the Kansas University Union. Allyn Elliott took and submitted the picture.
The CARD Act, designed to provide relief from costly and deceptive credit card tactics, takes effect Monday.
Frank Bunnell, who is homeless, reads at the San Francisco Public Library on Jan. 29 in San Francisco. The main branch of the San Francisco Public Library, where hundreds of homeless people spend every day, is the first in the country to keep a full-time social worker on hand, according to the American Library Association.
An FBI agent, bottom right, stands near airplane debris, top, inside a building that housed offices of the Internal Revenue Service on Thursday in Austin, Texas, after Joseph Stack flew his small plane into the building subsequent to a bitter feud with the IRS.
Ajit Singh, a “wedding detective,” scans a paper Dec. 15, 2009, at his office in New Delhi.
President Barack Obama answers media questions after an unannounced appearance Feb. 9 at the White House daily press briefing in Washington. Obama has summoned both Democrats and Republicans to a White House summit at Blair House, to be cast live on C-SPAN and perhaps cable Thursday.
The three individuals charged for methamphetamine trafficking are pictured above. Randy Dyke, Donald Steele and Anthony Sims were charged by authorities following a raid of a residence east of Lawrence.
The Rev. Leo Barbee, left, and his wife, Helen, Lawrence, are pictured with a 34-star U.S. flag at Christmas Vespers at the Territorial Capital Museum in Lecompton. Kansas was the 34th state admitted to the union. The annual Vespers event is sponsored by the Lecompton Historical Society. Shirley M. Funk, Lecompton Historical Society photographer, submitted the picture.
USA’s Johnny Weir performs his free program during the men’s figure skating competition Thursday at the Vancouver 2010 Olympics in Vancouver, British Columbia.
Gold medalist Evan Lysacek of the USA, center, silver medalist Evgeni Plushenko of Russia, left, and bronze medalist Daisuke Takahashi of Japan, right, pose on the podium during the medal ceremony for the men’s figure skating competition Thursday at the Vancouver 2010 Olympics in Vancouver, British Columbia.
A U.S. soldier of the 1st Battalion, 17th Infantry Regiment, 5th Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, looks into a building ‘s window during a dismounted patrol Friday in the Badula Qulp area, west of Lashkar Gah in Helmand province, southern Afghanistan.
Firefighters get a close look at the damaged remains of a small aircraft, left, Friday inside a building in Austin, Texas. Joseph Stack flew his small airplane Thursday into the building that houses several offices of the Internal Revenue Service.
President Barack Obama takes part in a town hall meeting Friday at Green Valley High School in Henderson, Nev.
Members of the U.S. Marine Corps’ Chemical-Biological Incident Response Force demonstrate anthrax cleanup techniques during a news conference Oct. 30, 2001, on Capitol Hill in Washington.
Attendants help a motorist push his car into a gas station Friday in the eastern Athens suburb of Argyroupoli, after he ran out of gas. Many gas stations have run dry in Greece, because of a nearly weeklong customs strike protesting against government austerity measures, while taxi drivers have stayed off the streets in a 24-hour walkout protest.
A woman left homeless by last month’s earthquake stands Friday next to her makeshift home on a hill overlooking Port-au-Prince. Prime Minister Jean-Max Bellerive said the Haitian government will appropriate privately held land to build temporary camps for earthquake victims.
Pelathe District of the Boy Scouts of America presented the District Award of Merit to Scout leaders Herb Tuttle and Annelee Marsh at the annual recognition dinner Feb. 4 at First Baptist Church in Lawrence. Tuttle is an assistant Scoutmaster with Troop 52, chartered to the First Methodist Church. Marsh is an assistant Scoutmaster with Troop 55, chartered to Westside Presbyterian Church. The District Award of Merit is the highest honor given annually to adult volunteers at the local level to recognize long-term service to Scouting.
Nancy Longhurst, general manager of The Eldridge, presents a check to Dr. Eston Schwartz and the staff of the Lawrence Memorial Hospital Oncology Center on Dec. 8 in support of LMH’s Stepping Out Against Breast Cancer dance. The Eldridge did a Drink Pink promotion in October 2009 in support of the dance, which raises funds for mammograms, equipment for the LMH Breast Center and Oncology Center, as well as breast cancer education and awareness materials.
Jon Smiley, owner of Cork & Barrel, presented a check Nov. 20 to the LMH Endowment Association’s Stepping Out Against Breast Cancer dance committee. Cork & Barrel, along with several other area businesses, helped raise money this past fall in support of breast cancer early detection efforts and education. Their support helped raise more than $60,000 for the LMH Breast Center and LMH Oncology Center.
Stacey Urban and Clinton Wattier
Beth Dillon and Jay Fisher
Devan Jones and Brett Urban
Harold and Wincel Jehle
Robert and Aleta Hirschberg
Richard and Bertha Demby
Tiger Woods makes his statement of apology Friday at Sawgrass Players Club in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.
Fog creeps up near the westbound lanes of Kansas Highway 10, east of Lawrence, late Friday afternoon. After a day of rain, the Wakarusa Valley filled with fog as evening approached.
Phyllis Kathryn Reed
Antoinette “Tonie” Y. Noller
Noah M. Mann
Richard E. “Dick” Barton
American skater Apolo Anton Ohno, seen here during the men’s 1000 meter short-track competition Wednesday at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, British Columbia, is racing today for a seventh medal. If he wins, Ohno will become the most decorated American in Winter Olympics history. He is currently tied with American Bonnie Blair.
Video still of Teresa Cuevas from the new documentary, "Mariachi Estrella.
Video still of Kliph Scurlock from the new documentary, "Mariachi Estrella."
Members of Mariachi Estrella de Topeka included (from left) Dolores Carmona, Linda Scurlock, Dolores Galvan, Connie Alcala and Rachel Galvan Sangalang.