Sixth-year Kansas University pharmacy student, Andy Fikan, Atwood, Kan., administers a flu shot to Andrew Garcia, 80, Lawrence, during a flu clinic organized by Walgreens and the Kansas University School of Pharmacy, Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2010, at the Lawrence Senior Center, 745 Vt. Local health professionals are encouraging anyone 6 months and older to get a flu shot this year.
A man walks Thursday in a large earthquake crack in the ground in Kaiapoi near Christchurch, New Zealand. The city was hit by a 7.1 magnitude earthquake Saturday, smashing buildings, cracking roads and twisting railway tracks.
Pakistani protesters rally Thursday in reaction to a small American church’s plan to burn copies of the Quran in Multan, Pakistan. The plans are currently suspended.
Zachary Pitts, 9, makes a funny face for the photographer upstairs during a photo session at last year's United Way of Douglas County campaign kickoff at Abe & Jake’s Landing, 8 E. Sixth St. This year's event is Thursday.
Lawrence Memorial Hospital Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Coordinator Jessie Fazel looks over the new Secure Digital Forensic Imaging system Thursday, Sept. 9, 2010. She explained how the new $25,000 piece of equipment will be used to collect evidence during a private open house.
jailed Americans, from left, Shane Bauer, Sarah Shourd and Josh Fattal, sit at the Esteghlal Hotel in Tehran, Iran, in this May 20 file photo. Iran announced Thursday that Shourd, who has been jailed for more than a year, will be released Saturday to mark the end of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan.
The shadow of a Palestinian Muslim youth, sitting on a chair and reading verses of the Quran, Islam’s holy book, is cast Thursday on the wall following the “fajr” or early morning prayer during the last day of the Muslim holy fasting month of Ramadan at a mosque in the West Bank city of Ramalla. Muslims throughout the world are celebrating the holy fasting month of Ramadan, when observants fast from dawn until dusk.
Free State senior quarterback Dylan Perry throws a touchdown pass against Olathe South last Friday. The Firebirds travel to Leavenworth tonight.
Lawrence High’s Chris Gaston (14) stops Leavenworth’s Jason Randall (25) last Friday. The Lions face Shawnee Mission East tonight.
Russia’s Sasha Kaun, left, battles the United States’ Lamar Odom for a rebound. Kaun came up with five rebounds to go with four points in Russia’s 89-79 quarterfinal loss in the World Basketball Championship on Thursday in Istanbul, Turkey.
The movie ‘Earthwork’ features actor John Hawkes, left, playing Lawrence artist Stan Herd. The story focuses on the struggles Herd encountered while creating a New York City art project in the early 1990s.
A Schlitz “Tall Boy” can from the 1960s, dug from Smithsonian storage by Peter Liebhold, dwarfs a modern can of Coca-Cola. Wednesday is the 200th birthday of the humble can, which revolutionized the way we eat.