The painting “The Storm on the Sea of Galilee” by Rembrandt, seen in This undated photograph released by the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, was one of more than a dozen works of art burglars stole during a 1990 heist in Boston. It remains the most tantalizing art heist mystery in the world.
Judges Stan Dietsche, left, Bill Schlinsog, John Umhoefer, executive director of the Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association, and judges Robert Aschebrock and Tim Czmowski pose for a photograph after a Gruyere by Cedric Fragniere of Switzerland won the top prize at the 2010 World Championship Cheese Contest on Thursday in Madison, Wis.
Mello, a month-old lion cub, lays his head on the paw of his mother, Veni, at Prigen Safari Park in Pasuruan, East Java, Indonesia.
Spc. Sean Smith of Orlando, Fla., of the 1st Platoon 554th Military Police Company, tries riding a bike belonging to village children near the end of a patrol Thursday in the Koz Kunar district of Nangarhar province in Afghanistan.
Jimmy Creten operates his monster truck, Bounty Hunter, during a show in Las Vegas in 2009. Creten and his wife, Dawn, who drives Scarlet Bandit, will be competing today and Saturday at the Monster Jam Thunder Nationals in Wichita’s Intrust Bank Arena.
Wake Forest guard Ishmael Smith (10) is congratulated by guard L.D. Williams (42) after making a shot during an NCAA college basketball game against Texas in New Orleans, Thursday, March 18, 2010.
From left, Alice Ann Johnston, Don Johnston and Campus Minister Thad Holcombe attend the Ecumenical Christian Ministries Ministry of the Hearth capital campaign’s kickoff celebration, attended by 100 donors and friends. Alison Watkins submitted the picture.
Kansas forward Marcus Morris delivers a dunk on Lehigh defenders Gabe Knutson, left, and Zahir Carrington during the second half Thursday, March 18, 2010 at the Ford Center in Oklahoma City.
Kansas guard Tyrel Reed fights for a rebound with Lehigh defenders C.J. McCollum (3) and Zahir Carrington (10) during the second half Thursday, March 18, 2010 at the Ford Center in Oklahoma City.
Mike Dalke, Dallas, helps his son Ben, 5, line up a pool shot at the Bricktown Brewery during a Kansas Alumni gathering before KU's game Thursday March 18, 2010. Dalke is a 1991 KU graduate. His daugher Madeline, 8, is in the background at center.
House Speaker Mike O'Neal, R-Hutchinson, and House Democratic Leader Paul Davis of Lawrence (background) await the start of an investigative committee meeting on Thursday. O'Neal faces a complaint of misconduct filed by Democrats who say it is improper for O'Neal to represent powerful interests in a lawsuit against the state. O'Neal says he has complied with the law. Davis spoke with the committee for two hours. O'Neal will testify on Tuesday.
The sun rises east of Lawrence in the Kaw River Valley around 7:30 a.m. Thursday. Despite recent warm weather, snow is expected Saturday.
Cynthia Karlson, left, and Sherrie Saathoff say their goodbyes Thursday before the bus bound for Hays leaves for the Kansas Special Olympics Basketball and Cheerleading Tournament. The three-day event features 117 basketball teams and over 1,100 athletes from around the state.
The Eli Lilly warehouse is seen Tuesday in Enfield, Conn. Authorities say tens of millions of dollars worth of prescription drugs have been stolen in a brazen, well-planned heist at a pharmaceutical company’s regional warehouse in Connecticut.
Jon King, Lawrence, left, meets with two-time Ironman Triathlon World Champion Craig Alexander in San Diego. Jon’s wife, Nikki King, Lawrence, submitted the picture.