“Slumdog Millionaire” child actor Rubina Ali, 9, reacts as she is welcomed back Thursday on her return to her home at a slum in Bandra, in suburban Mumbai, India. The child stars of the Oscar-winning “Slumdog Millionaire” returned to India on Thursday to a chaotic but rousing heroes’ welcome. “Slumdog Millionaire,” a tale of hope amid adversity set in Mumbai, was awarded eight Academy Awards, including best picture and best director for Britain’s Danny Boyle.
A recently discovered fish named “psychedelica” is shown in the waters off Ambon island, Indonesia. The froglike fish that bounces on the ocean floor like a rubber ball has been classified as a new species, a scientific journal reported.
Aaron Morrison, 12, from left, Deanna Morrison, 2, and Branyn Morrison, 9, children of Beverly Morrison, eat at The Salvation Army on Thursday.
Central Junior High School ninth-graders Brianne Myers, back left, James Dooley, Anne Reed-Weston and Akira Cowden document the mock murder scene as Helen Hawkins plays dead during a crime scene investigation workshop in the school auditorium. As a class exercise, students in Julie Battaglia’s advanced biology class on Thursday gathered fingerprints and hair samples, matched handwriting and collected evidence from several crime scene setups in an effort to identify a suspect.
The Pilot Club of Lawrence is having its Antique Show and Sale this weekend at the Douglas County 4-H Fairgrounds. Vendors Bonnie Montgall, of Lenexa, reflected at left, and Rebecca Nohe, of Colorado Springs, Colo., were getting things set up on Thursday. The sale runs from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. today and Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.
A potential game-winning shot leaves the hands of Lawrence High’s Bobby Davis during the final seconds of the Lions’ last meeting with Free State in this file photo from Dec. 20 at FSHS. Players and coaches from both schools recently analyzed keys to victory for today’s city showdown at Lawrence High.
Former Kansas Gov. Bill Graves conducted a news conference Thursday afternoon at the Lied Center. Graves also spoke Thursday night in the Anderson Chandler Lecture Series sponsored by the Kansas University School of Business.
Police tape surrounds one of the crime scenes.
Joe Hooks, 52, looks over his bunk Thursday at The Salvation Army, 946 N.H. The 42-bed shelter will close on May 1.
“Slumdog Millionaire” child actor Azharuddin Mohammed Ismail is served his dinner Thursday by his mother, Shamim Begum, right, in his home in a slum in Bandra, suburban Mumbai, India.