Fabricio Andrade, of Naples, Fla., left, talks Wednesday with sales consultant Josh Jimenez while sitting inside a GMC Yukon Hybrid vehicle at the Doral Buick GMC dealership in Doral, Fla. Andrade wants to purchase the Yukon and trade in his Lexus because he needs a larger vehicle. More Americans said in a poll that U.S. cars are best compared to those who named Asian autos.
Dezmon Briscoe, Darrell Stuckey and Kerry Meier will await their NFL fates Thursday during the 2010 NFL draft.
Dallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki (41) takes a shot over San Antonio Spurs forward Tim Duncan (21) on Wednesday in Dallas.
Members of Boy Scout Troop 52, chartered by the Lawrence First United Methodist Church, volunteer with Colorado Food Share. Sitting, from left, are Joe Cary, John Anderson, Thomas Peterson, Sean Riling and John Peterson. Standing, from left, are Bob Wiggins and Kent Peterson. Patricia Peterson submitted the picture.
In this aerial photo taken in the Gulf of Mexico, more than 50 miles southeast of Venice on Louisiana’s tip, the Deepwater Horizon oil rig is seen burning Wednesday. A fire on the rig started Tuesday night, injuring 17 people. Eleven others were missing.
The folks who print America’s money have designed a high-tech makeover of the $100 bill. It’s part of an effort to stay ahead of counterfeiters as technology becomes more sophisticated and more dollars flow overseas, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke says.
Benjamin Franklin is still on the C-note. But he has been joined by a disappearing Liberty Bell in an inkwell and a bright blue security ribbon composed of thousands of tiny lenses that magnify objects in mysterious ways. Move the bill, and the objects move in a different direction.
The new currency will not go into circulation until Feb. 10 of next year.
KU freshman starting pitcher Thomas Taylor winds up Wednesday, April 21, 2010 as Kansas and Missouri met for their annual border showdown at Kauffman Stadium. The Jayhawks took home bragging rights after a 1-0 victory.
Dan Schamle, left, and Al Hack greet each other after the 25th annual Wallace Galluzzi Volunteer Awards on Wednesday. Hack received a Lifetime Service Award for his 15 years of work with the Boys and Girls Club. Schamle was honored for his longtime volunteer service with Headquarters Counseling Center.
Shai Jackson, seated at left, greets Brian Daldorph after they received special awards at the United Way’s 25th annual Wallace Galluzzi Volunteer Awards on Wednesday. Jackson won the Youth Volunteer of the Year Award for her work with Big Brothers Big Sisters, and Daldorph was the 2010 recipient of the Volunteer of the Year Award for leading the men’s writing program at the Douglas County Jail. In back, other honored volunteers gather for a group photograph.
Lawrence police officers look over a Jeep Cherokee found on Clifton Court on Wednesday morning, April 21, 2010. It had sustained heavy front end damage and police were investigating whether is was related to an overnight accident at Taco Bell on 23rd street.