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Performers and crew members rehearse at Staples Center in downtown Los Angeles ahead of Sunday's Grammy Awards show.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times

Surfers near the Huntington Beach Pier take advantage of a strong storm system over the Pacific that brought better than average waves to the Southern California coast.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times

Carlos Rodriguez moves a Hollywood Park scale that was used to weigh jockeys in the winner's circle to a room full of memorabilia going up for auction at the Inglewood race track.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mel Melcon / Los Angeles Times

Activists burn tires and warm themselves at a barricade in the center of Kiev, Ukraine. Talks between the opposition and President Viktor Yanukovych failed Thursday to end Ukraine's crisis, but an uneasy truce was holding after five days of deadly clashes between protesters and security forces.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: SERGEI SUPINSKY / AFP/Getty Images

A Central African police officer guards a suspect arrested after members of a Christian militia looted houses and shops belonging to Muslims in the capital of Bangui. The Central African Republic's new interim president, Catherine Samba Panza, was sworn in Thursday and is tasked with ending horrific sectarian violence.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ISSOUF SANOGO / AFP/Getty Images

An Egyptian firefighter checks a crater created by a blast at the Egyptian police headquarters in downtown Cairo. Three bombings hit high-profile areas around the capital on Friday, including a suicide car bomber who struck the city's police headquarters, killing several people. The bombings were the first major attack on Cairo as insurgents step up a campaign of violence after the ouster of Islamist President Mohamed Morsi.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Amr Nabil / Associated Press

Tunisian protesters shout slogans during a demonstration called by supporters of the radical Islamist party Hizb ut-Tahrir to denounce a draft constitution that they consider to be too secular.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: FETHI BELAID / AFP/Getty Images

Syrian children walk through a street as they bring food back to their families in the northeastern city of Deir Ezzor. Nearly 1,400 people have been killed in Syria since clashes between rebel forces and the jihadist Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant erupted this month, a monitor said.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: AHMAD ABOUD / AFP/Getty Images

A woman walks with an umbrella during heavy snowfall in Stuttgart, Germany.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Sebastian Kahnert / Associated Press

Visitors admire the colorful lights at the Chitose-Lake Shikotsu Ice Festival in Japan. The annual festival will be held until Feb. 16.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: KAZUHIRO NOGI / AFP/Getty Images

A Chinese worker hangs a lantern at a park in Beijing in preparation for the Lunar New Year of the Horse, which falls on Jan. 31.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: WANG ZHAO / AFP/Getty Images

Canadian firefighters douse the burnt remains of a retirement home in L'Isle-Verte, Quebec. More than 30 residents were feared dead.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: REMI SENECHAL / AFP/Getty Images

Rafael Nadal of Spain signs autographs for fans after defeating Roger Federer of Switzerland in their semifinal at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Aaron Favila / Associated Press

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Santacon LA 2014

SantaCon L.A. 2013

More than 500 Santa Clauses, a few reindeer and one gingerbread man poured into downtown Los Angeles and surrounding bars of interest for SantaCon L.A. 2013. Starting with...   View Post»

   

New City Hall gardens reopen after Occupy L.A.

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Nearly eight months after police cleared hundreds of Occupy L.A. protesters from their encampment on the lawn of City Hall, Los Angeles officials are poised to reopen the...   View Post»

   

Pictures in the News | January 24, 2014

Pictures in the News | March 14, 2012

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Pictures in the News | January 24, 2014

Egyptian protest targets military prior to elections

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Pictures in the News | January 24, 2014

Friday’s Pictures in the News begins on stage at Staples Center in downtown Los Angeles, where performers are rehearsing for Sunday’s Grammy Awards show. In neighboring Inglewood, what’s left of the shuttered Hollywood Park racetrack goes up for auction, including the scale that was used to weigh jockeys in the winning circle.

Kiev, Ukraine: Activists burn tires and warm themselves at a barricade in the center of Kiev. Talks between the opposition and President Viktor Yanukovych failed Thursday to end Ukraine’s crisis, but an uneasy truce was holding after five days of deadly clashes between protesters and security forces. More photos

Bangui, Central African Republic: A police officer guards a looter arrested after members of a Christian militia looted houses and shops belonging to Muslims in the capital of Bangui.

Cairo: Three bombings hit high-profile areas around Cairo on Friday, including a suicide car bomber who struck the city’s police headquarters, killing several people. The bombings were the first major attack on the Egyptian capital as insurgents step up a campaign of violence after the ouster of Islamist President Mohamed Morsi.

Beijing: A worker hangs a lantern at a park in Beijing to welcome the Lunar New Year of the Horse, which falls on Jan. 31.

Add stops in Canada, Australia, Germany, Japan, Tunisia and Syria to round out the report.

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