A masked Palestinian protester is hit by a car while throwing rocks Friday in the east Jerusalem neighborhood of Silwan. On Friday clashes erupted in Silwan, a predominantly Palestinian neighborhood in east Jerusalem that is also home to families of Israeli settlers.
Bank of America’s headquarters are shown July 13 in Charlotte, N.C. Bank of America Corp., the nation’s largest bank, is stopping sales of foreclosed homes in all 50 states Friday as it reviews potential flaws in foreclosure documents.
President Barack Obama hugs 9-year-old Rosa Marcellino, from Edgewater, Md., after he signed the Twenty-First Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act of 2010 on Friday in the East Room of the White House in Washington. Rosa’s Law is named after Marcellino, who has down syndrome.
Residents inspect damage caused by a massive toxic sludge spill Friday in a yard in Kolontar, Hungary. Government officials lowered their estimate of the size of Monday’s catastrophic spill. They said the reservoir break at an alumina plant dumped up to 184 million gallons of sludge onto three villages.
A portrait of Sladjana Vidovic, who committed suicide in 2008, sits in the living room of her family’s Mentor, Ohio, home on Sept. 1.
Riva Lemanski, 4, poses with a 1925 Steiff Harlequin teddy bear with red and blue mohair on display Friday at an auction house in London. The teddy bear is to be auctioned in a “Private Collection of Steiff Teddy Bears and Soft Toys” sale Wednesday with an estimated price of $79,365 to $126,984.
The Lawrence Pilot Club presented a check for $1,250 to ECKAN/Just Food at the club’s Sept. 13 meeting at Conroy’s Pub. From left are: Val Fittell, Pilot Club projects coordinator; Carolyn Ward, interim coordinator of ECKAN/Just Food Warehouse; and Tricia Boyd, Pilot Club president.
David Hiebert, left, sponsored Scott McBride Smith, who was recently inducted into the Lawrence Rotary Club. The photo was taken at the Sept. 27 club meeting at the Holidome.
Den 1 from Cub Scout Pack 3059 of Lawrence, sponsored by First Presbyterian Church, and their siblings toured the Watkins Community Museum on Sept. 2 to learn about local history.
Librarian Kim Fletcher reads, “Little Rabbit and the Night Mare,” by Kate Klise on Oct. 4 to preschoolers at the Lawrence Arts Center. Klise and other local and regional authors will participate in The River City Reading Festival from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today at the Lawrence Public Library.
Mermaid and KU student Tessa Califano poses with preschoolers at the Lawrence Arts Center on Oct. 4. The mermaid and other storybook characters will be at The River City Reading Festival, a free event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today featuring author readings, book signings, performances and children’s activities at the Lawrence Public Library.
Oklahoma City Thunder's Serge Ibaka jams the ball late in the fourth quarter in preseason NBA action Friday, Oct. 8, 2010, at the Sprint Center in Kansas City.
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Mario Chalmers and LeBron James rest on the bench late in the fourth quarter during preseason NBA action.
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Oklahoma's Eric Maynor goes up for two and is fouled by Miami's Shavlik Randolph in fourth quarter action Friday, Oct. 8, 2010, at the Sprint Center in Kansas City.
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Oklahoma City Thunder's Cole Aldrich looks to pass in fourth quarter preseason NBA action.
Miami's Mario Chalmers tries to get around Oklahoma's Eric Maynor in the first half Friday, Oct. 8, 2010, at the Sprint Center in Kansas City.
Miami’s LeBron James (6) slams in the first half of a 103-96 NBA exhibition victory over Oklahoma City on Friday in Kansas City, Mo.
Former Kansas University standout and current Oklahoma City Thunder player Cole Aldrich (45) blocks a shot by Miami’s Chris Bosh in this photo from their NBA exhibition game Oct. 8, 2010, at the Sprint Center in Kansas City, Mo. While Bosh’s Heat have rolled into the NBA finals, the Thunder’s season ended a round earlier, sending Aldrich packing for Lawrence, his home away from home.
Former Jayhawks Mario Chalmers (15), now with the Miami Heat, and Cole Aldrich, with Oklahoma City, meet up after pregame introductions.
KU senior Natashia Howell, right, tries to take pictures of the Miami Heat's LeBron James from the stands while Kyle Baum holds up a sign to get James' attention. Howell's cousin was living in Miami and had worked with James on a Nike commercial.
The Rev. Teske and his wife, Linda, on the summit of the Pyramid of the Sun in Teotihuacan, north of Mexico City. His wife joined him for the first week of his stay in Mexico.
While Rev. Teske was in Cuernavaca, he was hosted by the Guerrero family, Pedro, left, Reyna and Victor Guerrero.
The Rev. Gary Teske stands in the Plaza of Mexico City with the National Cathedral behind him.
As bicyclist rides down Mass. St. I used the wheel of a bike mounted to the back of a car, to add a creative element to what would have been a boring background. My assignment had been to find a photograph about bicycling in town. Rather than just photograph the single cyclist, I found the rack-mounted bike to use as a compositional element.
Family and friends of Brandon M. Sims release 26 balloons in memory of what would have been his 26th birthday Friday. Sims died Tuesday, June 8, 2010, in a fall from The Oread. From left are Brandon's mother Gaye; nephews Gage Bryant, 2, and Jayden Bryant,10; brother Dustin; a friend of the family Becky Castro; and sister Kim.
From left, the parents of the groom, John Hardwick and Linda Hardwick, stand next to the groom and bride, Jesse Hardwick and Starr Radin Hardwick, who are next to the bride’s parents, Chris Radin and George Radin. The photo was taken after the wedding of the bride and groom. Linda Hardwick performed the ceremony.
Kansas’ Jordyn Perdue (9) battles Oklahoma State’s Kristen Kelly (12) and Sarah Brown for a possession.
Ron Willis, center, conducts the marriage ceremony of Kelly Peterson Keogh and Mark Keogh.
Diana Dunkley, center, performs the marriage of Margaret Rose and Steve Ramberg.
Linda Hardiwck poses with her certificate of ordination from American Marriage Ministries.
Erin Ellefson (8) heads the ball against Oklahoma State's Whitney Wernimont (11).
KU's Kortney Clifton (5) controls the ball against Oklahoma State's Colleen Dougherty (4).
Kansas University's Erin Ellefson gets tangled up with Oklahoma State's Keydall Tredwell. OSU clipped the Jayhawks, 2-0, on Friday at the Jayhawk Soccer Complex.
A bicyclist rides down Massachusetts Street Friday, past a car loaded with other bicycles. City officials have created a new map, available online at lawrenceks.org/bikemap, to show bicyclists the best routes to get around town.
Olathe East running back Austin Fulson drags Free State linebacker Preston Schenck in the Hawks’ 17-0 victory on Oct. 8. Free State and Olathe East meet again at 7 tonight at College Boulevard Activity Center in Olathe in the Class 6A playoffs.
Olathe East running back Austin Fulson drags Free State linebacker Preston Schenck (5) during a big gain. O-East beat FSHS, 17-0, Friday in Olathe.
Sen. Pat Roberts, right, bows to Kansas University chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little, seated at left and other attendees during a dedication ceremony Friday for the new Bioscience & Technology Business Center on KU’s West Campus.
Free State quarterback Dylan Perry (6) is pressured by Olathe East defenders. The FIrebirds fell, 17-0, Friday in Olathe.
Free State coach Bob Lisher communicates with his team from the sidelines in a loss to Olathe East on Oct. 8. The Firebirds meet the Hawks again tonight in the Class 6A playoffs.
Dorothy Armstrong, second from right, celebrates her 100th birthday a day early on Friday with members of her family and other Drury Place residents. From left are Armstrong's granddaughter Ginny Armstrong, taking a photograph, her daughter Karen Bowen, daughter-in-law Carol Armstrong and her son Jim Armstrong.
In this Sept. 22, 2010, file photo, actress Marlo Thomas poses for a portrait in New York.
Martha Burt, of Overland Park, left, and her daughter Colleen Bloom, of Lawrence, are pictured at Bloom's home in Lawrence. Both women plan to walk on Bloom's Making Strides Against Breast Cancer team on October 17th.
Daughters Molly Burt, of Overland Park, from left, and Colleen Bloom, of Lawrence stand by their mother, Martha Burt, of Overland Park at Bloom's home in Lawrence. All three women plan to walk on Bloom's Making Strides Against Breast Cancer team on October 17th.
Martha Burt, of Overland Park, is pictured in her daughter Colleen Bloom's backyard in Lawrence. Burt, a breast cancer survivor, plans to walk at the first Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk in Northeast Kansas on October 17th.
Overland Park residents Martha Burt, from left, and her daughters Molly Burt, and Colleen Bloom, of Lawrence, and Bloom's dog, Leo, are pictured at Bloom's home in Lawrence. All three women plan to walk on Bloom's Making Strides Against Breast Cancer team on October 17th.
Overland Park residents Martha Burt, from left, and her daughters Molly Burt, and Colleen Bloom, of Lawrence, are pictured at Bloom's home in Lawrence. All three women plan to walk on Bloom's Making Strides Against Breast Cancer team on October 17th.
Firebird wide receiver Nate Davis gets his foot down as he makes a reception on the sidelines during Free State's game against Olathe East Friday night.
Colorado resident Tom Weis, left, showed his150-pound tricycle to Stuart Pence, 25, a sophomore from Pratt. Weis is on his way to Washington, D.C., to convince lawmakers to create a 100-percent renewable energy grid by 2020.
Colorado resident Tom Weis made a brief stop in Lawrence on Friday, Oct. 8, 2010, on KU campus to educate KU students about renewable energy.
Colorado resident Tom Weis stopped in front of Wescoe Hall to speak with students about renewable energy.
Colorado resident Tom Weis is riding across the country to raise awareness for renewable energy and stopped on KU campus to speak about it. His bike is tricked out with solar panels, an electric motor and three wheels.
Kansas State running back Daniel Thomas (8) is tackled by Nebraska defensive back Eric Hagg on Thursday in Manhattan.
hot air balloons lift off during a mass ascension at the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta in Albuquerque, N.M., on Thursday. The annual fiesta draws hundreds of pilots and thousands of spectators from around the world.
Lance Cpl. Wesley Samuels, of Winter Haven, Fla., with the 2nd Battalion, 9th Marines’ Echo Company, fires at Taliban insurgents during a gunbattle in Marjah, Afghanistan, in this Sept. 26 photo. The Taliban are still in Marjah in force, waging a full-blown guerrilla insurgency that rages daily across a bomb-riddled landscape of agricultural fields and irrigation trenches.
A girl shows off Sing-A-Ma-Jigs, named part of Time To Play’s Holiday 2010 Most Wanted List, in New York in this Sept. 28, 2010 file photo. The plush doll from Mattel will retail for $12.99.
Family photos on a wall Thursday show the height of the sludge after a flood of toxic mud broke into a home in the village of Kolontar, Hungary. Monday’s flooding was caused by the rupture of a red sludge reservoir at a metals works in western Hungary and has affected seven towns near the Ajkai, 100 miles southwest of Budapest.
Morning commuters drive out of a thick fog between Eudora and Lawrence on Tuesday. About 20,000 Douglas County motorists commute into Kansas City each day. If Lawrence is determined to be out of compliance with Environmental Protection Agency regulations, all gasoline stations in Douglas County likely would be required to sell specially formulated, low-vapor gasoline during the summer months.
Bees are essential for the health of pollinator-dependent plants.
The Lawrence Phenix were the Fall Classic champions in fast-pitch softball for girls 10 and under.