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»
Posted On: 12:04 p.m. | April 27, 2015
In Monday's Pictures in the News, survivors of Saturday's Nepal earthquake wait for ambulances after being evacuated at the airport in Katmandu.
Baltimore: Mourners pay their respects at the casket of Freddie Gray before his funeral. The 25-year-old black man who died April 19 after an encounter with police April 12 that left him with grave spinal injuries.
Los Lagos, Chile: The eruption... View Post»
Posted On: 8:00 p.m. | April 24, 2015
Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. This week, ethnic Armenians worldwide marked the 100-year anniversary of a genocide at the hands of Ottoman Turks that claimed the lives of about 1.2 million Armenians from 1915 to 1918. View Post»
Posted On: 9:58 a.m. | April 24, 2015
Friday's Pictures in the News starts in the Southland, where about 150 Apple Watch early adopters lined up to buy the device in West Hollywood, standing outside the first brick-and-mortar store in the U.S. to begin selling it. View Post»
Posted On: 10:32 a.m. | April 23, 2015
Thursday's Pictures in the News begins in South America, where the Calbuco volcano erupted for the first time in more than 42 years, billowing a huge ash cloud over a sparsely populated, mountainous area in southern Chile. View Post»
Posted On: 3:36 p.m. | April 22, 2015
Beth Stirnaman is a Southern California-based photographer now working at the nonprofit Lamp Community, a homeless service agency. After graduating magna cum laude from Cal State Fullerton with a degree in photography communications, she worked as a freelance photographer covering music, politics and social justice. Her work can be found in publications including SPIN.com, LA.com, OC Weekly and... View Post»
Posted On: 10:49 a.m. | April 22, 2015
In Wednesday's Pictures in the News, pro-democracy protesters and news photographers are pushed to the ground by police officers at a rally meant to build support for the government's new rules for electing Hong Kong's chief executive, released Wednesday and immediately denounced by activists and lawmakers opposed to Beijing-mandated restrictions on candidates for the city's top job.
Aden,... View Post»