A group of women react Thursday as the daughter of the woman, at center, is still missing after the earthquake in Port-au-Prince.
Cindy Terasme screams after seeing the feet of her 14-year-old brother, Jean Gaelle Dersmorne, in the rubble of the collapsed St. Gerard School in Port-au-Prince.
A family camps outside with an injured relative lying on the ground Thursday in Port-au-Prince. Afraid to spend the night in their homes, most residents of the city are camping in the open after a 7.0-magnitude earthquake struck Haiti on Tuesday.
A manatee surfaces Thursday at Blue Spring as huge crowds, top, view large numbers of manatees at Blue Spring State Park in Orange City, Fla. Wayne C. Hartley, Blue Spring Park service specialist, says he counted 217 manatees for a two-day statewide survey.
Trinity Lutheran Church Youth Group leaders and members, from left, Pastor Jen Renema, Ryan Julian, Connor Schmidt and Mickayla Goger rake leaves for grateful church members last fall. Harriet Shaffer, Lawrence, submitted the picture.
With purchases in hand, a shopper walks past a store advertising clearance sales Thursday in Tallahassee, Fla. Retail sales unexpectedly fell in December, leaving 2009 with the biggest yearly drop on record and highlighting the formidable hurdles facing the economy as it struggles to recover from the deepest recession in seven decades.
Lawrence resident Charity M. Lander, a Kansas University doctoral student in geobiology, was nominated for Military Spouse Magazine’s 2010 Military Spouse of the Year by her husband, Lt. Geoffrey Lander, a Navy training officer stationed in Norfolk, Va.
Texas Tech head coach Pat Knight yells to his team as they play Washington during an NCAA college basketball game Dec. 3, 2009 in Lubbock, Texas.
Free State’s Nolan Frank takes a breath during the Free State Invitational on Thursday.
Lawrence senior Josh Russell, left, congratulates senior Ben Wyatt after a strike. The Lions won their home quad on Thursday at Royal Crest Lanes.
Lawrence senior Alexah Gudenkauf dries her hands as she waits her turn to bowl.
Work to repair the Bowersock Dam on the Kansas River continues Thursday. The city-run project is scheduled to move into its next phase during the last week of January when specially made steel sheet pilings will be delivered to the site. The city has undertaken the $2.45 million project to stop leaks in the dam, which is used by the city to help draw drinking water from the river.