Staff members demonstrate a new full body security scanner Thursday at Manchester Airport in England. European Union countries are not all agreed on whether to use the scanners.
Rabbi Zalman Tiechtel, Lawrence, second from right, meets with his colleagues from the Chabad Movement: Rabbi Mendy Wineberg of Chabad, of Kansas City, left, and Rabbi Yitzchok Itkin of Chabad on the Plaza, right. The group met Gov. Mark Parkinson at the Kansas State Capitol in Topeka to celebrate Hanukkah with the lighting of the Hanukkah Menorah. Tiechtel submitted the picture.
Vehicles travel Thursday on Iowa Street near 15th Street in this file photo.
Xiao Ying, 73, stands on his head before plunging into icy water Thursday in Harbin in northeastern China’s Heilongjiang province.
Alabama players celebrate their newly-won BCS Championship. Alabama beat Texas, 37-21, in the national title game Thursday in Pasadena, Calif.
Motorists drive south along N. 2nd Street Thursday. Work is delayed due to old concrete blocking further construction on the roadway.