Caitlin Haig works on a back flip during the diving competition on Tuesday. The Lawrence High girls held a swim meet on Tuesday against Piper.
An suv with a camera on top, working for Facet Technology Corp., spent most of the day Tuesday mapping the downtown Lawrence area. Facet collects digital map data with street-based imagery for every accessible street, road and alley in its coverage area.
Free State junior Keene Niemack competes in the long jump at the Lawrence Invite. Niemack took first on Tuesday at Free State High.
Cherry blossoms bloom Tuesday on the tidal basin near the Jefferson Memorial in Washington.
Lt. Gov. Mark Parkinson introduces himself to Saralyn Reece Hardy, director of the Spencer Museum of Art, after his talk on climate change Tuesday at Kansas University.
Dyllan Hildebrand, 17, of Bowie, Md., right, explains to a student why she should sign a pledge “not to say the R-word” Tuesday at Bowie High School in Bowie, Md. The pledge is part of a campaign by the Special Olympics to get people to stop using the word “retarded.”
Chef instructor Sabrina Sexton, right, explains about choosing fresh fish to students in a recreational class on preparing quick and easy sauces for fish Feb. 25 at the Institute of Culinary Education in New York.
Brett Bricker, from left, KU debate coach Scott Harris, and Nate Johnson surround the national championship trophy that Bricker and Johnson won Tuesday in Texas.
Kansas Gov. Kathleen Sebelius, from left, stands with former Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole and Sen. Pat Roberts, R-Kan., Tuesday in Washington, D.C., before the start of her confirmation hearing before the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee. Sebelius is President Barack Obama’s choice to lead the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.