Posted On: 10:16 a.m. | May 11, 2015
In Monday's Pictures in the News, tornadoes rip through Texas and Arkansas, killing four and injuring dozens. In Texas, two people died and eight were missing after a tornado pummeled the small city of Van in Van Zandt County on Sunday night, according to city officials.
Kashgar, China: A sandstorm in the northwest Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous region creates a selfie opportunity.
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Posted On: 8:00 p.m. | May 8, 2015
Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. In Paris, French President Francois Hollande pays his respects during a ceremony to mark 70 years since victory over Nazi Germany in World War II. More . . . . View Post»
Posted On: 10:34 a.m. | May 8, 2015
Friday's Pictures in the News begins in Africa, where refugees gather to watch the arrival of United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Antonio Guterres at the sprawling Dadaab refugee camp that currently houses some 350,000 people. Kenya's government asked the UN refugee agency to close the camp after an attack on Kenyas Garissa University by Somalia-based Al-Shabaab gunmen in April, whom... View Post»
Posted On: 11:33 a.m. | May 7, 2015
Thursday's Pictures in the News begins in Southern California, where a man places flowers at a growing memorial, near the site of a fatal LAPD officer-involved shooting of a homeless man in Venice. View Post»
Posted On: 9:52 a.m. | May 6, 2015
In Wednesday's Pictures in the News, villagers take cover during an aid-dropping operation by an Indian helicopter in Lampuk, Nepal.
Johannesburg: Ballerinas take a break during a "Giselle" dress rehearsal before the first official show as the St. Petersburg Ballet Theater kicks off the South African leg of the global season.
Cape Canaveral, Fla.: SpaceX's Dragon capsule launches from ... View Post»
Posted On: 11:36 a.m. | May 5, 2015
We are excited to announce the launch of a new video series featuring the award-winning photo staff of the Los Angeles Times. Our hope is to engage you, our viewers, in a conversation about our work. View Post»
Posted On: 11:26 a.m. | May 5, 2015
Tuesday's Pictures in the News begins in the Mediterranean Sea with a dramatic image of a rescue of migrants on a sinking rubber boat desperately clambering up ropes and a ladder from the cargo ship in the sea between Libya and Sicily. View Post»
Posted On: 8:59 a.m. | May 4, 2015
In Monday's Pictures in the News, Floyd Mayweather Jr. celebrates after winning the World Welterweight Championship at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on Saturday.
Milan, Italy: Star Wars fans on Sunday attend an event marking Star Wars Day.
Kabul: An Afghan security official inspects a bullet-riddled windshield at the scene of a suicide attack on a bus that was transporting employees of the... View Post»
Posted On: 8:27 a.m. | May 4, 2015
Here in the Nickerson Gardens public housing project in Watts, it's simply called "the wall."
On it, written in black in Old English script, are the names of the dead.
The first names to grace the wall were those killed in gang violence, but there are also names of people who meant something to the community. View Post»
Posted On: 2:21 p.m. | May 1, 2015
There never seems to be a shortage of new photography products. Since it’s spring, it’s time to start thinking about Mother’s Day gifts. While flowers are always a nice thought and should be in one hand, how about including a nice framed print for the wall or table in the other hand? Everything is so geared for sharing digital images with a phone or tablet, no one seems to get prints... View Post»
Posted On: 11:03 a.m. | May 1, 2015
Friday's Pictures in the News begins with May Day demonstration around the globe. In Turkey, a man lies on the ground as police use a water cannon to disperse protestors during a rally near Taksim Square in Istanbul. In Cuba, a Navy soldier carries a child on his shoulders as they march in Revolution Square marking May Day in Havana. View Post»
Posted On: 9:58 a.m. | April 30, 2015
Thursday's Pictures in the News begins in Asia, where Nepalese police personnel carry earthquake survivor Pemba Tamang on a stretcher after his rescue from a destroyed hotel building in Kathmandu. Rescuers pulled the 15-year-old boy alive from the rubble of Nepal's earthquake April 30, bringing a rare moment of joy to the ruined capital Kathmandu, five days after a disaster which killed nearly... View Post»
Posted On: 12:39 p.m. | April 29, 2015
By Phil Prins
Filipinos know the Visayan island of Siquijor, located in the central Philippines, pretty much for one thing: sorcery.
The embodiment of the archipelago’s mystic past allegedly resides among shamans and faith healers who concoct purportedly potent potions and spells -- and claim the ability to heal illness with little more than the power of human touch.
In reality,... View Post»
Posted On: 10:10 a.m. | April 29, 2015
In Wednesday's Pictures in the News, police attempt to enforce the 10 p.m. curfew after bottles and fireworks were thrown at them in West Baltimore following rioting after the funeral for Freddie Gray.
Las Vegas: Floyd Mayweather Jr. appears in his "arrival ceremony" at the MGM Grand Garden Arena before his weekend boxing match with Manny Pacquiao.
Los Angeles: the Clippers' Blake... View Post»
Posted On: 10:01 a.m. | April 28, 2015
Tuesday's Pictures in the News begins on the East Coast, where people start cleaning up outside of a CVS pharmacy in Baltimore after the pharmacy was set on fire in the wake of protests for the death of Freddie Gray. Gray's death has sparked protests that led to clashes with police and arrests of dozens of people over the weekend. View Post»
Posted On: 9:38 a.m. | April 28, 2015
Paris Photo at Paramount Pictures Studios, May 1 -3, 2015 View Post»