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Pictures in the News | Feb. 12, 2014
  • ED JONES / AFP/Getty Images

Pictures in the News | Feb. 12, 2014

Posted On: 9:05 a.m. | February 12, 2014

Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in Mississippi, where forecasters said two to three inches of snow were possible along with a quarter in of sleet and a up to a tenth of an inch of ice. Ice and snow are also expected in the metro Atlanta area and north Georgia is expected to make travel treacherous and cut electricity to thousands of customers. View Post»

Reader photos: Best of Southern California  Moments for January 2014
  • Lizette Carrasco

Reader photos: Best of Southern California Moments for January 2014

Posted On: 8:12 a.m. | February 12, 2014

At the beginning of every year, I naturally think “back to the basics.” In the gym, at work, with family and friends -- revisiting the foundations in various aspects of my life seems to be a common theme. As I sorted through January’s Southern California Moments, I remembered that creating imagery is no different. What makes for a provocative photograph? We’ve all learned the... View Post»

Pictures in the News | Feb. 11, 2014
  • Ulet Ifansasti / Getty Images AsiaPac

Pictures in the News | Feb. 11, 2014

Posted On: 11:35 a.m. | February 11, 2014

In Tuesday's Pictures in the News, villagers pass through an area covered by ash from eruptions of Mount Sinabung at Kuta Rayat village in North Sumatra, Indonesia. The volcano has erupted numerous times since September, causing 16 deaths and enormous damage to those living in the surrounding areas, having lain dormant for more than 400 years. Datchet, England: A man sits in a boat... View Post»

Wipeouts from the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics
  • Sergei Grits / Associated Press

Wipeouts from the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics

Posted On: 10:24 a.m. | February 10, 2014

It's bound to happen. Olympic athletes competing at the highest level of their discipline vying for a medal push themselves to the limit. Sometimes that aggressive pursuit can result in the spectacular wipeout. Here are a few of the spills from the Rosa Khutor Extreme Park, Krasnaya Polyana and the Iceberg Skating Palace. View Post»

Pictures in the News | February 10, 2014
  • Paulo Duarte / AP

Pictures in the News | February 10, 2014

Posted On: 8:39 a.m. | February 10, 2014

Monday's Pictures in the News begins back at Sochi, Russia, where US skier Julia Mancuso reacts at the end of the Women's Alpine Skiing Super Combined Downhill at the Rosa Khutor Alpine Center during the Sochi Winter Olympics. Mancuso won a bronze medal in the event. View Post»

Best of 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics

Best of 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics

Posted On: 4:46 p.m. | February 8, 2014

A visual report of the highlights from the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics. View Post»

The Week in Pictures | Feb. 3-9, 2014
  • Marty Melville / AFP/Getty Images

The Week in Pictures | Feb. 3-9, 2014

Posted On: 6:00 p.m. | February 7, 2014

Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. Russia was in the spotlight as they kicked-off the 2014 Sochi Olympics with a theatrical opening ceremonies at Fisht Olympic Stadium. View Post»

Sochi 2014 Olympic Games Opening Ceremony
  • Pascal Le Segretain / Getty Images

Sochi 2014 Olympic Games Opening Ceremony

Posted On: 10:57 a.m. | February 7, 2014

A crowning achievement of Vladimir Putin's Russia kicked off Friday with a celebration of its past greatness and hopes for future glory, most especially for a raucous group of Russian athletes who marched into the rollicking opening ceremony of the Sochi Olympics with a message. View Post»

Pictures in the News | Feb. 7, 2014

Pictures in the News | Feb. 7, 2014

Posted On: 8:53 a.m. | February 7, 2014

Friday's Pictures in the News begins in Russia as the 2014 Sochi Olympics are underway with the Opening Ceremonies at Fisht Olympic Stadium in Sochi, Russia. Earlier in the day, Bode Miller of the USA made his second training run on the Men's Downhill course at the Rosa Khutor Alpine Center in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. View Post»

Pictures in the News | Feb. 6, 2014

Pictures in the News | Feb. 6, 2014

Posted On: 11:32 a.m. | February 6, 2014

In Thursday's Pictures in the News, South Korea's short track ice skating team practices during a training session for the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games opening ceremony. Vatican: Pope Francis views a life-size chocolate statue of himself that was presented to the pontiff during this week's general audience. Wellesley, Mass: A sculpture entitled "Sleepwalker" on the campus of Wellesley... View Post»

Pictures in the News | February 5, 2014

Pictures in the News | February 5, 2014

Posted On: 9:15 a.m. | February 5, 2014

Flying squirrel -- need I say more? Wednesday's Pictures in the News in Australia, where wildlife carer Justine Coplin releases a Grey Headed Flying Fox in Centennial Park in Sydney. Each year thousands of native wildlife are rescued by volunteers when anti bird netting thrown loosely over fruit trees entangles birds, bats, and reptiles. The Grey Headed Flying Fox is classified as Vulnerable to... View Post»

Behind the lens | NBC 'Tonight Show' photographer Paul Drinkwater
  • Paul Drinkwater / NBC

Behind the lens | NBC ‘Tonight Show’ photographer Paul Drinkwater

Posted On: 3:13 p.m. | February 4, 2014

NBC photographer Paul Drinkwater has covered The Tonight Show on a regular basis since 1978. In addition to covering Johnny Carson, Jay Leno and Conan O'Brien as hosts he has photographed appearances by Presidents Obama and Bush various animal guests and even was in a cake fight with Terry Bradshaw. Comedian George Carlin was one of Drinkwater's favorite guests to photograph, and Jason Sehorn's... View Post»

Pictures in the News | Feb. 4, 2014

Pictures in the News | Feb. 4, 2014

Posted On: 9:11 a.m. | February 4, 2014

Tuesday's Pictures in the News begins in Russia, where Austrian skiers get a little 'campy' for photographers during a media day at the Mountain Olympic Village in Krasnaja Poljana. Last minute preparations are underway for Friday's Opening Ceremonies for the 2014 Sochi Olympics. View Post»

Pictures in the News | Feb. 3, 2014
  • Harry How / Getty Images

Pictures in the News | Feb. 3, 2014

Posted On: 8:46 a.m. | February 3, 2014

Monday's Pictures in the News begins in Seattle, where fans celebrate after the Seahawks won their first Super Bowl in franchise history, prompting fans in Seattle to jump on cars, take over intersections and torched couches. View Post»

Photo essay | Iran's paramilitary Basij volunteer corps
  • Ebrahim Noroozi / Associated Press

Photo essay | Iran’s paramilitary Basij volunteer corps

Posted On: 5:00 a.m. | February 3, 2014

With a presence in nearly every city and town across Iran, the paramilitary Basij volunteer corps has an ever-increasing influence on life in the Islamic Republic. Authorities created the Basij, which means mobilization in Persian, just after the country's 1979 Islamic Revolution. It is part of Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guard. View Post»

The Week in Pictures | Jan. 27 – Feb. 2, 2014

The Week in Pictures | Jan. 27 – Feb. 2, 2014

Posted On: 2:42 p.m. | January 31, 2014

This week's roundup of best images culled from the wires and taken by our staff photographers. View Post»


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