Los Angeles Lakers center Pau Gasol, left, puts up a shot in front of Houston Rockets forward Luis Scola. The Lakers won, 89-70, Sunday in Los Angeles.
Tom Bach of the Hillsdale Water Quality Project cuts an access hole in the top of Julie Ferreira’s new rain barrel at a workshop in De Soto. Ferreira, a gardener at the Prairie Moon Waldorf School, said she would use the barrel to water plants at the school.
Astronaut John Grunsfeld attaches a tether during a spacewalk Saturday to perform work on the Hubble Space Telescope.
Janna Lang, KU graduate from Hoisington, Kan., celebrates with champagne with her fellow graduates from the School of Medicine at the end of the 2009 Kansas University Commencement on Sunday at Memorial Stadium.
KU's 137th Commencement on Sunday found friends and family members celebrating graduation at Memorial Stadium in perfect weather conditions.
New York School kindergartner Chloe Gulotta, 6, works on a model of a dinosaur in teacher Kim Gamble’s classroom.
Quintin Rucker, a Lawrence High School graduate, is working at Auto Plaza Car Wash and attending classes at Johnson County Community College after attending Coffeyville Community College, which he says wasn’t “the right fit.” He’s now undergoing training to join the Marines.
Kansas City’s John Buck beats the tag by Baltimore catcher Gregg Zaun to score on a bunt single during the eighth inning. The Royals beat the Orioles, 7-4, Sunday in Kansas City, Mo.
Salina native Lawana Staven was excited to say the least at KU's 137th graduation ceremonies Sunday at Memorial Stadium.
Baker University President Pat Long, left, embraces graduate Annie Parr as she receives her dimploma Sunday afternoon. Parr, a Baldwin City native, earned her degree in three years.
The Rev. John I. Jenkins, president of the University of Notre Dame, laughs with President Barack Obama after introducing him at commencement ceremonies in South Bend, Ind. Obama’s appearance on Sunday was not warmly received by some Notre Dame students and supporters who disagree with the president’s views on abortion and stem cell research.
A graduate from the School of Pharmacy donned a big pill on top of her cap at KU's graduation ceremony on Sunday at Memorial Stadium.
Graduate Richard Hu and his family members from Leawood gathered for a picnic on the Hill at 10:30 a.m before KU's graduation ceremonies started.
Gurney Norman, Kentucky’s new poet laureate, right, helps one of his students, Holly Wooten, with a writing assignment in his office at the University of Kentucky.