A model displays a creation by fashion design students of the Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana during a fashion show Friday in Medellin, Colombia.
Former lawrence high school students Alexia Welch, left, and Sarah Ybarra, right, are pictured with LHS film teacher Jeff Kuhr in this 2007 file photo. The girls’ film, “No Child Left Unrecruited,” will be screened as part of this year’s Lunafest.
An aerial photograph, made on Wednesday, shows the new Lawrence High School football field with an artificial turf just west of the school. Angling through the photo at top left is 19th Street with the intersection of 19th and Louisiana at the top. Free State and Lawrence high schools are both getting artificial turf soccer, football, softball and baseball fields. Lawrence High School will also get more parking and new tennis courts. If everything, including lights, bleachers and the parking, is done by the Aug. 15 deadline, the project will have been completed in less than a year.
In this May 27, 2008, file photo, a microphone hangs over the gurney in the Texas death house in Huntsville, Texas. In hard economic times, more states say it costs more to execute killers than to imprison them for life.
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, right, looks on as she presents Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov with a device with a red knob during their meeting Friday in Geneva, Switzerland. Clinton said Friday she hopes her first discussion with her Russian counterpart will begin a new era in U.S.-Russian relations without raising doubts about American support for European allies.
Kansas University students from Delta Delta Delta and Sigma Phi Epsilon perform during their skit “The Jayhawk Jackpot” for the Rock Chalk Revue on Friday at the Lied Center. The show began 60 years ago.
In this Feb. 3, 2003, file photo, Morgan Tsvangirai, right, arrives at the Harare High Court, accompanied by his wife Susan, left. Zimbabwean Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai’s spokesman says the premier was hurt in a car accident, and that the injuries are not life-threatening.
Mary Ann Sell loads a View-Master photo reel into a viewer from her collection at her Maineville, Ohio, home.
A worker arranges Barbie dolls at the display at Barbie’s Shanghai flagship store Thursday in Shanghai, China. A half-century after Barbie’s first appearance in a demure black-and-white striped swimsuit, the pink and sparkling Barbie Shanghai flagship store opens today to a Chinese public that less than a decade ago couldn’t even buy the iconic doll in local stores.
A couple, right, reads through the list of attending employers as they stand near one of the recruiting tables during the New Jersey Diversity Career Day job fair at Rutgers University on Feb. 20 in New Brunswick, N.J. In the current economic meltdown, virtually no group of workers is immune from unemployment.
Electric Time Company employees James Simonini, left, and Dan LaMoore test the lights in three large clocks being constructed at the company’s production facility Friday in Medfield, Mass. Early Sunday, most of the United States will set their clocks forward to 3 a.m. from 2 a.m., commencing daylight saving time. Daylight saving time is not observed in Arizona or Hawaii.
President Barack Obama smiles during the Columbus Police Graduation Exercises on Friday in Columbus, Ohio.
Lawrence high players watch Shawnee Mission East receive the sub-state trophy after a stunning defeat. A bank-shot three-pointer with 3.4 seconds left lifted the Lancers to a 53-52 victory over the Lions on Friday at the Free State gym.
Dan Biles speaks from the bench after being sworn in as the newest member of the Kansas Supreme Court on Friday. Biles took his seat as the seventh justice at the far right seat on the bench, the traditional place for the court’s newest member.