San Jose Sharks goalie Evgeni Nabokov is introduced as he skates onto the ice before their game against the Columbus Blue Jackets Thursday in San Jose, Calif.
From left, first cousins Larry Burton, Baldwin City; Dana Robson, Lawrence; and Bob Patterson, Tonganoxie, all turned 40 this year. Wanda Adams, Patterson’s mother, took the picture at the Mooney family reunion, and Cheryl Mooney, Lawrence, submitted it.
This still image from the 1902 silent film “Le Voyage Dans La Lune,” written and directed by Georges Méliès, shows “the man in the moon” with a bullet-shaped space capsule lodged in his eye. Today, NASA will deliberately crash two unmanned spacecraft into the moon in an attempt to find ice.
Government relief workers, donning raincoats in a downpour, clear vehicles Thursday along a flooded mountain road near a bridge in La Trinidad, Benguet province, in the northern Philippines. Typhoon Parma left several people dead, swamped many provinces in the country’s mountainous north and dumped more rains in Manila and nearby regions that were already sodden by a previous storm.
Christina Dontcheva holds her daughter Lara as she shops Wednesday at the Sears store in Chicago’s Loop. The nation’s stores saw their first sales gain in 14 months in September, a sign of life from shoppers that fuels some hope for the holiday shopping season.
Nebraska quarterback Zac Lee, left, tosses a pass as Missouri’s Zaviar Gooden defends. Nebraska won, 27-12, on Thursday night in Columbia, Mo.
Free State’s Alan Hornbaker (1) battles with Olathe South’s Brad Barclay for control. The Firebirds fell, 2-1, Thursday at FSHS.
Tiger Woods, left, celebrates with partner Steve Stricker during their foursomes match against Geoff Ogilvy and Ryo Ishikawa in the Presidents Cup. Woods and Stricker won Thursday in San Francisco.
Dame Evelyn Glennie will join the Orquestra de São Paulo for a rare performance in Lawrence.
Tom Van Holt, right, hands out supplies to schoolchildren in Khura Buri, Thailand, six months after the Dec. 26, 2004, tsunami. Van Holt is traveling to Manila, Philippines, today to help victims of the recent typhoons.
Alex Victor and his father, Phil Victor, both paper carriers for the Lawrence Journal-World, alerted emergency dispatchers and residents of the Aberdeen South apartment complex to a fire. Residents of eight apartments got out of the building unharmed thanks to their actions.
Shelli Ulmer, left, with Hernly Associates, and Christy Davis, with Davis Preservation, both set up and work Thursday in the lobby area of the old Santa Fe depot. The architects selected by the city of Lawrence to evaluate the condition of the city’s Amtrak station got an up-close look with the historical 1955 building.
Lawrence-Douglas County Fire Medical employees work the scene of a early-morning fire at Aberdeen South Apartment building JJ, 4700 W. 27th St. Ten people were displaced by the fire, but no one was injured. Insurance investigators are trying to determine the extent of the damage. The building is valued at $537,000.
Democrat Charles Schollenberger at news conference Thursday announcing his candidacy for U.S. Senate. His wife, Jennifer, is holding umbrella. The news conference was held across the street from the Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site in Topeka.
Lawrence High freshman Justin Riley, right, competes for a loose ball with Shawnee Mission West junior Andrew Franchett. The Lions fell, 3-1, Thursday at LHS.
Lawrence High junior Morgan Green, center, celebrates a point by the Lions after a spike by teammate Lillian Schonewise, left, against Olathe North. LHS went 2-1 at a quad Thursday at LHS.