Clayton Goodell, 7, makes an adjustment to his homemade eyeglasses as his fellow theater buddies wait to go over script ideas for their play “The Magic Treehouse” Wednesday at the Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H. The children will finish the weeklong camp with a performance of their play for family and friends today at the center. Joining Clayton are, from left, Emmeline Schneider, 7; Max San Miguel, 6; and Sydnee Miller, 7.
Josh Berwanger, his wife, Heidi-Lynne Gluck, and their son, Oliver, 2, are surrounded by some of their musical gear. The family, formerly of Lawrence, has drastically rearranged their lives since Oliver was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. They’ve dedicated any proceeds from their music performances to juvenile diabetes research, including a benefit concert Saturday night at Jackpot Music Hall, 943 Mass.
Restaurant staff cook hamburgers Thursday at North Korea’s first fast-food restaurant, the Samtaeseong in Pyongyang, in this video image taken from footage of broadcaster APTN. North Korea’s first fast-food restaurant has become quickly popular among the locals and foreigners in Pyongyang and plans to have branches in the future, a restaurant manager said Thursday.
President Barack Obama, right, and Vice President Joe Biden, left, have a beer with Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gates Jr., second from left, and Cambridge, Mass., police Sgt. James Crowley on Thursday in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington.
Lacy Lincoln, a KU graduate from Wichita, tries to figure out what to do with a lamp that she can’t fit into her SUV on Thursday morning.
Dennis Domer, a retired professor at Kansas University, was pulling weeds in his garden Thursday southwest of Lawrence when he was bitten on the finger by a copperhead snake. He was treated in the intensive care unit at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
This female Copperhead snake is part of an exhibit at the Prairie Park Nature Center.
Chinese visitors stand by each statue on display for a souvenir photograph Thursday outside a shopping mall in Beijing, China.
Sony Playstation 3 game consoles are seen on display at Yamada Denki electronics in Tokyo on Thursday. Sharp declines in game console sales for Nintendo and Sony are the latest symptoms of the video game industry’s summer of slump. But for such a holiday-dependent business, a summer slump is still much better than a Christmas slump.
Tonganoxie’s Amos White, right, slides in under the ball for a seventh-inning run. Regardless, the Lawrence Raiders beat Tongie, 24-2, in the Legion AAA state tournament on Thursday in Pittsburg.
Lawrence’s Tanner Kilmer delivers against Tonganoxie.