Sotheby’s employee Mary Engleheart poses for photographs with a volume of a copy of Audubon’s “Birds of America” showing a pair of snowy owls at the auction house’s premises in London.
Elizabeth Edwards talks to her daughter Emma Claire, 6, on the stage at Abe & Jake's Landing in Lawrence in this August 2004 file photo. The Edwards family came back to Lawrence to speak after the Democratic presidential campaign train passed by a crowd of 1,000 supporters early Saturday morning without stopping. Edwards died Tuesday after a six-year battle with cancer.
Free State's Eric Watson, (23) sails to the basket for two points during the Firebirds' game against Topeka Seaman Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2010.
Senate Finance Committee Chairman Sen. Max Baucus, D-Mont., left, holds his head as he walks on Capitol Hill in Washington on Tuesday as negotiations continue on a bill to extended unemployment benefits and preserve tax cuts.
Actor Jeff Bridges is shown in “Tron: Legacy.” Bridges will play himself, at his natural age, and a computerized avatar called “Clu,” who hasn’t aged since around the time he was first created for the first “Tron” movie, in 1982. Clu bears Bridges’ face, altered to make him about 35 years old, but it’s grafted onto the body of a younger actor.
Kansas guard Elijah Johnson drives against Memphis guard Charles Carmouche during the first half of the Jimmy V Classic Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2010 at Madison Square Garden in New York.
A small scooter lays on the ground as police investigate an accident near Orchard Lane and Iowa Street late Tuesday afternoon. The driver of the moped was reported to have minor injuries.
Kansas Gov.-elect Sam Brownback announces appointments to his Cabinet, including Dale Rodman, left, his nominee for agriculture secretary, and Deb Miller, center, his nominee for transportation secretary, during a news conference, Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2010, at the Statehouse in Topeka, Kan. Miller is a holdover from outgoing Gov. Mark Parkinson's administration.