Factory manager Yaser Alwadeya, shown Wednesday, points to the tracks left by a bulldozer or tank that allegedly drove onto his food factory’s roof to collapse it in Beit Hanoun, Gaza Strip. Palestinian business unions say some 215 factories or workshops were seriously damaged during the three-week Israeli offensive in Gaza that ended with a cease-fire Jan. 18.
Members of Theology on Tap discuss some of the challenges facing Christians during the weekly meeting at Henry’s, 11 E. Eighth St. The group gets its name from their contemporary approach in talking Christianity over drinks.
Chief Warrant Officer James Brad Smith, left, has an acupuncture procedure performed by Col. Richard Niemtzow, an Air Force physician, Jan. 12 at Walter Reed Medical Center in Washington. The ancient Chinese practice has been gradually catching on as a pain treatment for troops who come home wounded.
Doug Hitt, a physical therapist with Douglas County Visiting Nurses, Rehabilitation and Hospice Care for 20 years, works with Nancy Rumsey, Lawrence, who is recovering from a hip replacement. The agency will mark its 40th anniversary Monday with an open house.
As part of the service initiative for Martin Luther King Jr. Day across the nation, volunteers were cleaning inside the Lawrence Community Shelter at 214 W. 10th St. on Jan. 19. Volunteers, from left, Charlotte Krebs, Samantha Cady-Gregory and Randy Hershey sorted through old clothes, bedding and other items in a storage room.
Jason Boehle, left, and Brian Killen display their brainchild: Grocery IQ, a popular application for Apple iPhones that helps people maintain grocery lists electronically. The pair, who formed Free State Labs LLC, sold the application to Coupons Inc., a leading digital coupon provider in California.
An aerial view of a home near Harrison, Ark., is surrounded by ice-covered trees Friday. Thousands of people are waiting to have their electricity restored after a powerful ice storm this week took down electrical wires and telephone poles across the north Arkansas landscape.
Free State senior Chantay Caron heads to the hoop past Valley Center defenders Emily Otte, freshman, front, and Ashlyn Driskill, freshman, during the second half of the Firebird Invitational Friday, Jan. 30, 2009 at Free State High School.
Bishop Seabury Academy fans Judith Galas, left, Cindy West, center, and Ellen Wolfe, right, erupt in joy after the Seahawks score another basket on their second-half journey from a losing deficit to a 46-39 victory over the Veritas Eagles in Friday night's game at Seabury.
Kansas University doctoral student Yingjie Li, Chengdu, China, left, graduate student Nai-I Hu, Taipei, Taiwan, and graduate student Ying Chih, Taichung, Taiwan, right, teach Dmitri Smith, 10, Lawrence, how to prepare dumplings Friday at the Ecumenical Christian Ministries building. Students, faculty and community members prepared for a Chinese New Year celebration with traditional Chinese foods and decor.