Kansas forward Nick Collison drives against Texas forward James Thomas on Jan. 27, 2003. Collison says he's happy Cole Aldrich is going to play with the Oklahoma City Thunder.
The sun is seen partially blocked by the moon through ceilings of Chinese ancient buildings during a solar eclipse observed Friday in Kaifeng, in central China’s Henan province. The eclipse is known as an annular eclipse because the moon doesn’t block the sun completely.
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Two-year-old Redjeson Hausteen Claude reacts to his mother, Daphnee Plaisin, after he is rescued Thursday night from a collapsed home by Belgian and Spanish rescuers in the aftermath of the powerful earthquake in Port-au-Prince. A 7.0-magnitude earthquake struck Haiti on Tuesday, and time is running out to rescue anyone who may still be trapped alive in the many buildings.
Henry Horan, 4, makes baked winter squash with apples and cranberries Nov. 18 in Emma Komp’s classroom in preparation for the annual feast at Raintree Montessori.
Lawrence Masonic Lodge No. 6 and Acacia Masonic Lodge No. 9 installed their officers Dec. 20 at the Masonic Temple in Lawrence. Officers present for installation were, from left, Thomas Wilkerson, secretary, No. 9; Jim Wells, junior steward, No. 9; Robin Spencer, tyler, No. 9; David McKinney, worshipful master, No. 6; Danny Keller, junior warden, No. 9; Robert Case; senior warden, No. 6; Tom Brooksher, junior deacon, No. 6; John Halladay, treasurer, No. 6; Shane Merrifield, tyler, No. 6; Willis McCorkill, chaplain, No. 6; Ralph Reed, secretary, No. 6; John Woodward, senior deacon No. 6; and Ralph Gelvin Sr., senior steward, No. 6.
Lawrence Boy Scouts in Troop 55 were gardeners recently at the Historic Garden of Eden in Lucas. John and Diane Hachmeister, Oskaloosa, submitted the picture.
In this handout photo made available on Friday, three pieces of muscle tissue are seen in petri dishes. Dutch scientists have been growing pork in a laboratory, a technique to turn pig stem cells into strips of meat that scientists say could one day offer an environment-friendly alternative to raising livestock.
Lawrence Board of Realtors 2009 award recipients are Glen Sohl, left, Hedges Reality Executives, salesperson of the year; Becky Mondi, Re/Max Professionals, Realtor of the year; and Pat Flavin, McGrew Real Estate, distinguished service award.
Members of The Lawrence Realtors board of directors are, from left, Bill Bowers, director; Jason Todd, director; Bob Kocour, president-elect; Steve LaRue, president; Oliver Minnis, secretary; Jane May, director; Nicholas Lerner, treasurer; Susan Bonham, director; Randy Russell, director; and Randy Barnes, past president. Not pictured is Russ Lang, director.
Earthquake survivors gather in a makeshift camp they set up on basketball courts in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on Friday. Three days after a massive earthquake hit Haiti, relief supplies were beginning to reach parts of the affected areas but desperation was also starting to take hold. Hopes for further rescues were dwindling, and the smell of death hung heavily throughout the devastated capital. Read more of the developments on page 2A.
Free State’s Josh May shoots between three Olathe North defenders. May had seven points, 10 rebounds and five blocks in the Firebirds’ 42-38 victory on Friday at Free State High.
A student from South Junior High uses the tunnel Friday, avoiding the slushy streets around 27th and Louisiana streets.
A Douglas County jury on Jan. 15, 2010, convicted Eric M. Ochs, 22, of Lawrence, of the rape of an 11-year-old girl at her North Lawrence home in February 2009.