Jeff Morrow, owner of Solar Heat Exchange Manufacturing, works on installing solar panels Tuesday outside the Douglas County Jail. The panels will be used to heat water at the jail.
President Barack Obama delivers a televised address from the Oval Office of the White House on Tuesday. Obama said the nation will continue to fight the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico for “as long as it takes.”
A young boy lands a giant bubble on his head at a park Tuesday in Seoul, South Korea.
President Barack Obama speaks to military personnel at Naval Air Station Pensacola’s Naval Air Technical Training Center in Pensacola, Fla., Tuesday after his visit to the Gulf Coast region affected by the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill.
Artists from the Kansas City Hip Hop Academy gave instructions on the art of graffiti to boys and girls Tuesday at the Lawrence Public Library. Tyler Cook, 13, uses a stencil to paint a design he created.
A man walks past a Bloody Sunday mural Tuesday in the Bogside area of Londonderry, Northern Ireland.
Kansas head basketball coach Bill Self laughs alongside football coach Turner Gill as he responds to a question during a press conference Tuesday at Allen Fieldhouse. Both coaches said they were pleased that the Big 12 conference remains despite the loss of Colorado and Nebraska.
Los Angeles Lakers guard Jordan Farmar (1) throws down a dunk over Boston’s Kevin Garnett. The Lakers ripped the Celtics, 89-67, on Tuesday in Los Angeles to tie the NBA Finals at 3-3. Story on page 5B.
Michigan State basketball coach Tom Izzo, center, is hugged by players, including Kalin Lucas, left, Austin Thornton, center rear, Korie Lucious, right front, and Garrick Sherman, right rear, during a news conference Tuesday in East Lansing, Mich.
The Lawrence Journal-World’s Spring 2010 All-Area girls soccer team, from left: Grace Lang and Hannah Carlson, Free State High; Shyanne Gergick, Tonganoxie; Olivia Dykes, Lawrence High; Emily Johnson, Mill Valley; Mill Valley coach Arlan Vomhof; Kayla Hamner, Mill Valley; Danielle Dowdy and Carly Stanley, De Soto. The Firebirds’ Lang is the All-Area Player of the Year, while Mill Valley’s Vomhof is the All-Area Coach of the Year.
From left, Boston’s Ray Allen, Rajon Rondo, Glen Davis, Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett gather during a timeout in the second half. The Celtics were hammered, 89-67, by the Lakers on Tuesday in Los Angeles.
Riders crash during the final sprint of the fourth stage of the Tour de Suisse. Alessandro Petacchi of Italy won the stage on Tuesday in Wettingen, Switzerland. Tony Martin of Germany is the overall leader.
Barbara Castelein, left, and Mirte, both from the Netherlands, walk Tuesday outside the Soccer City stadium in Johannesburg. FIFA questioned more than 30 women who showed up for a World Cup match in orange mini-dresses that are the symbol of a Dutch beer advertising campaign.
Lawrence farmer Jill Elmers looks out over her farm as she pulls back the covering from a row of spinach at the beginning of the season. Elmers is splitting her time on the farm with a job at an acoustical consulting firm.
Among the 80 to 100 different varieties of plants in Elmers' field are rows of spinach. "We grow just about everything you can think of, except corn," Elmer says.
Uzbek men mourn Tuesday during funeral ceremony of a victim who died after ethnic rioting between Kyrgyz and ethnic Uzbeks, in the southern Kyrgyz city of Osh. Ethnic rioting has killed at least several hundred people, roughly double official figures, the Red Cross said Tuesday, as new reports strengthened suspicions that the rioting in Kyrgyzstan was deliberately started.
This combination of photos of the 6-story-tall “King of Kings” statue of Jesus Christ outside the Solid Rock Church in Monroe, Ohio, shows the statue as it stood on March 19, 2008, left, on fire in the early morning hours of Tuesday after an apparent lightning strike, center, and the remains of the statue Tuesday.