Posted On: 1:52 p.m. | December 5, 2013
I was an 8-year-old boy growing up in Cape Town in the shadow of Table Mountain when Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela was found guilty of treason in the winter of 1964, and escaping the gallows, was sentenced to life in prison.
As a privileged white child, I was unaware of the significance of what had happened and of the injustice the iron fist of apartheid wielded.
Nelson Mandela, together with... View Post»
Posted On: 10:41 a.m. | December 5, 2013
In Thursday's Pictures in the News, Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department deputies show portraits of themselves in Monterey Park before they went on a weight loss program. Their goal was to lose 10% of their weight in 10 weeks with the help of the Lindora weight loss program.
Washington, D.C.: First lady Michelle Obama reacts as Ashtyn Gardner, 2, from Mobile, Ala., loses her balance when... View Post»
Posted On: 9:10 p.m. | December 4, 2013
Shortly after leaving the Los Angeles Times in 2009 photographer Lori Shepler welcomed a stray cat with thumbs and a short, stubby tail into her home. Within a few months City the Kitty was appearing in videos and gaining Facebook fans by the thousands. City the Kitty has gone on to appear in numerous television shows, and he has a YouTube channel with over 1.5 million views and 150 videos.
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Posted On: 10:03 a.m. | December 4, 2013
Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in Florida with the launch of a Falcon 9 rocket from the Space Launch Complex in Cape Canaveral. This is SpaceX's first commercial launch from its central Florida launch pad and the first commercial flight from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in over four years. View Post»
Posted On: 11:22 a.m. | December 3, 2013
In Tuesday's Pictures in the News, visitors to Grand Canyon National Park's Mather Point look out over a rare total cloud inversion. The phenomenon, caused by cold and warm air masses interacting, left the Grand Canyon peaking above a sea of clouds.Damara, Central African Republic: Residents of Damara head for Bangui, about 50 miles south. The Central African Republic needs foreign financial... View Post»
Posted On: 8:44 a.m. | December 2, 2013
Mondays Pictures in the News begins in the Southern California, where fans pay tribute to actor Paul Walker at the crash site in Valencia, California. Walker died midproduction on 'Fast & Furious 7'; how it will be dealt with on-screen is unknown. Also in the Southland, A Superman balloon soars above the 82nd Hollywood Christmas Parade in Hollywood and the UCLA Bruins celebrate their... View Post»
Posted On: 11:15 p.m. | November 30, 2013
It’s not too early to start shopping for Christmas. I always plan on having my shopping done by Thanksgiving. I’m not sure why this doesn’t happen. It’s such a simple plan. View Post»
Posted On: 4:25 p.m. | November 29, 2013
Each week Framework brings you the very best in visual journalism from around the world; this week is no exception.
Southern California: Black Friday shoppers storm shopping malls and stores on a rainy day in the Southland in the annual post-Thanksgiving bargain shopping feeding frenzy.
Los Angeles: Travelers wait in line to check in for their flights at LAX. More than 43 million... View Post»
Posted On: 8:56 a.m. | November 27, 2013
Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in the Southland, where travelers wait in line to check in at the Los Angeles International Airport. More than 43 million people are to travel over the long holiday weekend, according to AAA. Also, President Barack Obama greets employees at DreamWorks Animation facility following his speech in Glendale, and a menorah lighting ceremony outside Los Angeles... View Post»
Posted On: 9:49 a.m. | November 26, 2013
In Tuesday's Pictures in the News, family members and hundreds of other mourners gathered in Los Feliz on Monday for the funeral of slain art instructor Joseph Gatto.
Compton: Frozen turkeys are handed out at the ninth annual Healthy Family Update and Turkey Giveaway at the Urban Youth Academy in Compton. About 6,000 frozen turkeys were given to needy families.
Beverly Hills: Activists... View Post»
Posted On: 9:39 a.m. | November 25, 2013
Monday's Pictures in the News begins in Indonesia, where Mount Sinabung spews volcanic ash into the air. Authorities raised the alert status for one of the country's most active volcanoes to the highest level after the mountain repeatedly sent hot clouds of gas down its slope following a series of eruptions in recent days.
Paris: Young women wear green and yellow hats during the traditional... View Post»
Posted On: 11:30 p.m. | November 22, 2013
Nostalgia and the classic look are continuing to be very popular with camera consumers. Nikon is the latest to enter the market with their super-high quality Nikon Df, which looks remarkably like the classic Nikon F model, which was one of the first cameras I used as a professional photographer almost 40 years ago. It was the first camera I used with a motor drive.nikondf-3-300px The Df also... View Post»
Posted On: 6:00 p.m. | November 22, 2013
Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. Friday marked the 50th anniversary of President Kennedy's assassination. Kennedy was shot as he rode in a motorcade through Dealey Plaza in Dallas. In Virginia, the eternal flame flickers in the early morning light at the grave of Kennedy at Arlington National Cemetery. View Post»
Posted On: 10:14 a.m. | November 22, 2013
Friday's Pictures in the News begins in Texas, where people visited the JFK Tribute in Forth Worth on the 50th anniversary of President Kennedy's assassination. Kennedy was shot as he rode in a motorcade through Dealey Plaza in Dallas. In Virginia, the eternal flame flickers in the early morning light at the grave of Kennedy at Arlington National Cemetery.
San Diego: "Mila," a 7,600-pound... View Post»
Posted On: 12:29 p.m. | November 21, 2013
In Thursday's Pictures in the News, investigators on the eastbound 210 Freeway in Pasadena work the scene of an overnight crash involving three big rigs and several vehicles, which killed one person and injured two.
Hollywood: Scattered showers on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Palo, Philippines: Typhoon Haiyan survivors in their makeshift shelters.
Wichita, Kan.: A Boeing 747 LCF... View Post»
Posted On: 10:16 a.m. | November 20, 2013
Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in the Southland, where members of the Service Employees International Union gather outside Our Lady of Angels Cathedral for a candlelight vigil in downtown Los Angeles. The county workers have been working without a contract for six weeks. View Post»