Gladine Lisher Roe
Former Missouri State head basketball coach Barry Hinson, who has worked primarily as a fundraiser for Kansas University’s hoops program the past two years, on Tuesday was named Bill Self’s director of basketball operations.
An anti-government protester accidentally burns himself while throwing a Molotov cocktail at Thai soldiers Tuesday in Bangkok, Thailand. The Thai government rejected a proposal Tuesday for peace talks with leaders of the Red Shirt protesters, saying negotiations cannot start until the protesters disperse. Today, Thai soldiers with armored vehicles stormed a fortified encampment occupied by anti-government protesters, breaking through bamboo-and-tire barricades in a major military offensive in the heart of Bangkok, killing two protesters and a foreign journalist.
Three sisters get together to celebrate the youngest one’s birthday, Ginger Ott, 90, left. Her oldest sister, Lila McMillan, 93, is center, and Vivian Johnson, right, is 91. The party was at the home of Ginger’s daughter, Debbie Waggoner.
A dragonfly tries to clean itself Tuesday as it is stuck to marsh grass covered in oil from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in Garden Island Bay on the Gulf Coast of Louisiana near Venice.
Shirley L. Wilcox
Cast members of “Glee,” from left, Lea Michele, Jenna Ushkowitz, Amber Riley, Heather Morris, Dianna Agron and Naya Rivera perform in “The Power of Madonna” episode in this file publicity image released by Fox.
Men recently deported from Arizona wait in line to be registered with Mexican authorities April 28 at the border in Nogales, Mexico. Illegal crossings from Mexico into Arizona have increased this year as Arizona takes immigration enforcement into its own hands under a controversial new law, U.S. Border Patrol statistics and accounts from migration monitors in Mexico indicated.
Cole Cottin, center, co-coordinator of the Farm-to-School program, helps children and parents from Cordley School pick strawberries at Wohletz Farm Fresh, 1831 N. 1100 Road.
Cordley second-grader Chloe McNair helps pick strawberries at Wohletz Farm Fresh, 1831 N. 1100 Road. The berries will be used in a dessert prepared for Cordley students Friday as part of a special lunch put on by the Farm-to-School program.