Kansas University forwards Marcus Morris (black shirt and red hat) and Markieff Morris (second from left) take a minute to soak up the scene at Times Square in New York on Wednesday, the eve of the 2011 NBA Draft. Joining the Morris twins are, from left, Sean Evans, Julius Kane and Guy Lipscomb.
Debris from the remains of homes and businesses that were destroyed in a tornado that hit Joplin, Mo., on Sunday, May 22, 2011, is loaded into a truck for removal to a landfill on Wednesday, June 15, 2011. The temporary dumping station on Black Cat Road in Joplin is used for storage until the debris can be moved to a landfill.
An employee of a Planned Parenthood clinic, left, greets an inspector from the Kansas Department of Health and Environment, Wednesday, June 22, 2011, outside the clinic in Overland Park, Kan. The department is inspecting the clinics under a law enacted this year mandating health and safety standards and a special licensing process for abortion providers.
Tim Bonner, a member of Lawrence's First Baptist Church, rests in the shade with Haitian boy Emerson while helping build a school in Cap-Haitien, Haiti, on a mission trip.
The founding members of the Futures Fund are, from left, Kirsten Flory, Jennifer Alderdice, Devon Hass Kim, Bryan Culver, Megan Poindexter, and Kelly Evans. The Futures Fund was established to involve young adults in giving to support Douglas County youth.
Workmen finish up the eastern side of Kasold Drive south of 23rd Street as single-lane traffic flows on the west lanes, at right, on Wednesday. The city began reconstruction of Kasold in late 2010; the project is expected to last several more months. The project is part of the city’s street maintenance program and is utilizing funding from the voter-approved infrastructure sales tax that was passed in 2008.
A picture on the sign at Sixth and Michigan streets announcing a new Dunkin' Donuts for the location.
The idea of appliances piled up in a junkyard is not something most people think about when they go out to buy a new microwave, but Athens, Ga., artist Andrew Burkitt has.
Plans for an expanded Zarco station at Ninth and Iowa Street.