Consumer Reports found that the AT&T Navigator GPS app (version 1.2i.5) offers simple interface and clean presentation.
Mark Ndesandjo, one of President Barack Obama’s half siblings, holds his new book “Nairobi to Shenzhen” during a news conference today in Guangzhou, a southern city of China. Obama’s half brother in China has broken his silence with the media to discuss his new novel: a semi-autobiographical story of self discovery and love that provides a detailed portrait of his abusive father.
Claude Levi-Strauss is shown in this Jan. 13, 1967, file photo. The Academie Francaise said Tuesday that the influential French intellectual, who was widely considered the father of modern anthropology, had died. He was 100.
A mother holds her baby Friday as she receives a new malaria vaccine as part of a trial at the Walter Reed Project Research Center in Kombewa in western Kenya. A new vaccine being tested here is giving the medical community hope that it will soon be able to reduce by half the number of African children killed by the mosquito-borne disease every year. If regulators determine the vaccine is safe, it could be on the market in three to five years — the first vaccine against a human parasite. Tens of millions of Africans are plagued by malaria each year.
Frank Schubert, campaign director for Stand for Marriage Maine, claims victory for Yes on 1 on Tuesday evening in Portland, Maine.
David Workman, left, and his daughter Katie Workman, Lawrence, celebrate Katie’s 21st birthday in Las Vegas. Katie submitted the picture.
Most baby turnips can be eaten whole, including their leaves. Baby turnips come in yellow-, orange- and red-fleshed varieties as well as white-fleshed. Their flavor is mild, so they can be eaten raw in salads like radishes.
Veritas’ Hogan Randall breaks loose against St. Mary’s. Veritas fell, 28-20, on Tuesday at the Eagles Nest.
Kansas guard Sherron Collins pumps up the Allen Fieldhouse crowd after teammate Elijah Johnson's dunk against Fort Hays State during the first half of Tuesday's exhibition at Allen Fieldhouse.
Free State’s Preston Newsome, right, controls the ball. The Firebirds beat Blue Valley West, 2-1, Tuesday at FSHS to advance to the state semifinals.
Surgeons and other medical professionals gather around the operating table Tuesday at Kansas University Hospital in Kansas City, Kan., during a surgery on a 19-year-old man who had bone cancer. The 10-hour operation involved amputating the man’s left arm, shoulder blade and collarbone. What makes the surgery unique is that it saved six nerves, which will enable greater use of a prosthesis.
Kansas Gov. Mark Parkinson addresses a group Tuesday at Maceli's at 1031 New Hampshire. His appearance was part of a Summit of electric transmission lines.
The Lied Center presented the Liz Lerman Dance Troup, from Maryland, to preschoolers from Lawrence Schools. Children watched and participated in the third year of the program Monday and Tuesday.
The Lawrence Street division conducted a practice snow removal run on Tuesday, getting plow blades on and snow removal equipment together and then driving on designated routes. Senior maintenance employee Wesley Bulleigh worked on one of the city’s plows during the exercise.
Physicians assistant Roscoe Shepherd looks over his desktop computer as he fills prescriptions at the Veterans Affairs Clinic at 2200 Harvard Road in this 2009 file photo.