President Barack Obama gestures while speaking about the economy, Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2011, at Osawatomie High School in Osawatomie, Kan.
President Barack Obama visits patrons at We B Smokin' bar-b-que on the outskirts of Osawatomie, Kansas, during his last trip to Kansas, Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2011. Obama will be in Lawrence to visit Kansas University on Friday.
Nathan Thomas Whitley, 9 months, sits on Santa's lap at the Raintree Lake Christmas party in Lee's Summit, Mo. Nathan's parents are Ellen Rork Whitley and Brian Whitley, Lee's Summit, Mo. His grandparents are Gerald and Amy Rork, Lawrence. Santa lives at the North Pole.