The documentary “Food, Inc.” investigates the dangers posed by allowing the nation’s food supply to be controlled by a handful of corporations.
Ephraim Anderson, 1, watches the kids’ bike race before the Tour of Lawrence on Massachusetts Street. His sister Estrella, 4, rode in the 4-year-old race. Rachel Brashear Anderson submitted the picture.
Alessandro Allievi, of Milan, Italy, and Lucy Esteve, of Washington, kiss by the Capitol Reflecting Pool on the National Mall in Washington, on July 14. A TV show is being filmed in the background. Despite the picturesque setting, in 2008 dozens of ducks were found dead in the pool from its fetid water.
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton responds to questions during a news conference Thursday at the ASEAN Regional Forum in Phuket, Thailand. Clinton urged Asian nations to vigorously enforce the latest U.N. sanctions against North Korea.
A one-vehicle accident caused a natural gas leak at Kobe Japanese Steakhouse, 2907 W. Sixth St., about 9:45 p.m. Thursday. One victim was transported by air ambulance, and the restaurant and several nearby businesses were evacuated because of the gas leak.
The Kansas Department of Transportation is planning for $19.6 million in 2011 and $20.5 million in 2012 for surfacing of the new U.S. Highway 59 already under construction, from Lawrence to the Douglas/Franklin County line. It’s one of the few dozen projects KDOT can actually afford.
Nine-year-old George Orr, of Quincy, Ill., sings along Thursday to Louis Armstong’s “What a Wonderful World” during the Quincy Gems’ “Day at the Ballpark” event for area children at QU Stadium in Quincy, Ill. The Gems are part of the Central Illinois Collegiate League, a wooden bat summer league for college-age players.
Ford vehicles are loaded onto a transporter outside a Ford dealership on Thursday in Miami Lakes, Fla. Helped by a lightened debt load, Ford Motor Co. posted a surprise second-quarter profit of $2.3 billion Thursday, following the worst loss in company history a year earlier.
Lawrence Raiders batter Coulter Vestal grounds out to end the second inning against the Kansas Senators Thursday, July 23, 2009 at Ice Field.
Lawrence Raiders batter Coulter Vestal grounds out to end the second inning against the Kansas Senators in the Legion Zone Three Tournament. The Raiders staged a two-run rally in the ninth inning and won, 3-2, on Thursday at Ice Field.