Pope Benedict XVI at St. Peter’s Square on Wednesday
Architect Frank Gehry designed the proposed memorial for President Dwight D. Eisenhower, shown in this artist’s rendering. The memorial would sit on about four acres of land by the National Air and Space Museum and in view of the U.S. Capitol.
This artist’s rendering provided by the Eisenhower Commission shows a model for the national memorial in Washington for President Dwight D. Eisenhower. The proposal by renowned architect Frank Gehry features a series of 80-foot-tall columns and metal “tapestries.” The commission is aiming to finish it by 2015.
Family members wave to planes during a fly-over by pilots returning from duty Thursday in Lemoore, Calif. Lemoore Naval Air Station strike fighter squadrons — VFA-41’s Black Aces, VFA-14’s Top Hatters and VFA-97’s Warhawks — returned home in their F/A-18 aircraft after an eight-month deployment aboard the USS Nimitz.
President Barack Obama picks up 4-year-old Barack Anthony Stroud after speaking about health care reform, Thursday at the University of Iowa in Iowa City.
A healthy coral reef in St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands is shown in this undated photo provided by the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. According to NOAA, some 27 percent of the world’s reefs are already gone. If current trends continue, the agency predicts another two-thirds will disappear by 2032. That’s nearly 70 percent of the world’s reefs gone in just the next 20 years.
From left, Sabrina and Natasha Graham, Olathe, meet with Gov. Mark Parkinson, along with Meredith VonFeldt, Lawrence, and Megan VonFeldt, Olathe. They visited the Capitol to serve as pages for State Rep. Lance Kinzer, not pictured, 14th District, whose office submitted the picture.
Kansas State's Jacob Pullen makes a 3-point basket in the last minute of regulation of an NCAA West Regional semifinal college basketball game against Xavier in Salt Lake City, Thursday, March 25, 2010.
Kansas' Carolyn Davis turns away as Illinois State's Katie Broadway reaches for the ball Thursday, March 25, 2010, during the second half of a Women's NIT game at Redbird Arena in Normal.
Lawrence High pitcher Lauren Massey delivers to the plate in the second inning. The Lions fell to Shawnee Mission North, 4-2 and 3-2, on Thursday at Lawrence High.
Workmen for King’s Construction of Oskaloosa demolish the former Boardwalk Apartments complex Thursday at 524 Frontier Road. All nine of the 1960s-era buildings will come down to make way for a $10 million apartment project.
Dr. Eric Huerter, an internal medicine doctor at Reed Medical Group, checks in with his patient Del Barnett, Lawrence, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital Thursday, March 25, 2010. All LMH doctors began entering their notes and orders electronically instead of by paper in March 2010. "It is much better for patient safety and patient care," Huerter said.
Lawrence police officer Jon Barta searches a field behind a home in the 400 block of Eldridge Street about 10:30 a.m. Thursday. A woman arrived home and found her front door open and saw a man in one of the windows. Police didn’t find anyone inside.
Students from Eudora High school, from left, Madeline Dickerson, Alexandria Mott and Tyler Bebee present a skit on pedestrian safety to second-graders Thursday at Sunflower School. Safe Kids Douglas County recently paired up with the Eudora students to educate young people about the importance of safety on the streets.