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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
  • YURI KADOBNOV / AFP

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
  • DIEGO AZUBEL / EPA

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»

Pictures in the News | Jan. 31, 2014
  • SERGEY DOLZHENKO / EPA

Pictures in the News | Jan. 31, 2014

Posted On: 1:03 p.m. | January 31, 2014

In Friday's Pictures in the News ant-government protesters continue their stand in Kiev, which along with other cities in Ukraine has been riled by often violent street riots since late November 2013, when President Viktor Yanukovych reneged on a trade agreement with the European Union and opted for closer ties with Moscow instead. Rome: Firefighters help people stranded in their homes due... View Post»

Keeping your iPhone steady

Keeping your iPhone steady

Posted On: 11:22 p.m. | January 30, 2014

There’s certainly no shortage of gizmos and gadgets for your iPhone. One of my favorite’s is the Steadicam Smoothee from Tiffen. I bought it some time ago for my iPhone 4S, but it ended up in the closet after upgrading to the iPhone 5. Recently, I thought there must be an adapter mount for it that would fit my iPhone 5 and with a quick scan through Amazon, I found one for $20. I snapped it... View Post»

Pictures in the News | Jan. 30, 2014

Pictures in the News | Jan. 30, 2014

Posted On: 11:30 a.m. | January 30, 2014

In Thursday's Pictures in the News, Glenn Weyant bangs mallets against the border fence in Sasabe, Ariz., turning it into a musical instrument.  The sound is created by the metal posts vibrating when struck by the mallets.  Weyant, a Tucson resident,  has been playing the border fence since 2006. Whittier: The award-winning Taiwan Le-Yun Dance Group ring in the Chinese New Year with a... View Post»

Pictures in the News | January 29, 2014
  • Craig Ruttle / Associated Press

Pictures in the News | January 29, 2014

Posted On: 9:03 a.m. | January 29, 2014

Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in New York, where patrons of the New York City Ballet peer at a massive photograph on linoleum flooring featuring over 80 dancers arranged in an array of poses at the Lincoln Center. The work of French-born artist JR, was made by staging a photo shoot of the artists lying down pushing and pulling on a white crinkled paper. View Post»

Behind the lens | Chris Burkard goes overseas and underwater
  • Chris Burkard

Behind the lens | Chris Burkard goes overseas and underwater

Posted On: 5:00 a.m. | January 29, 2014

California-based photographer Chris Burkard photographs the ocean, surfing and travel both under and above the water line. He discusses his work and his subjects. View Post»

Pictures in the News | Jan. 28, 2014

Pictures in the News | Jan. 28, 2014

Posted On: 11:42 a.m. | January 28, 2014

In Tuesday's Pictures in the News, the red and green neon lights of a 24-hour pawn shop create a surreal backdrop in Boyle Heights. Beijing: China is preparing to welcome the Lunar New Year of the Horse, which falls on Friday and will see about 3.62 billion trips made by Chinese travelers during the 40-day Spring Festival travel period. Java, Indonesia: Rescuers search for bodies after a... View Post»

Pictures in the News | January 27, 2014
  • Dmitry Lovetsky / Associated Press

Pictures in the News | January 27, 2014

Posted On: 9:43 a.m. | January 27, 2014

Monday's Pictures in the News begins in Southern California, where Macklemore & Ryan Lewis won big in their Grammys debut. The independent rap group landed four of the seven major categories in which they were nominated, triumphing over more established hip-hop superstars including Jay Z, Drake and Kanye West. View Post»

Photo essay | European bullfighters turn to Latin America to make their mark
  • Martin Mejia / Associated Press

Photo essay | European bullfighters turn to Latin America to make their mark

Posted On: 5:00 a.m. | January 27, 2014

Europe’s economic crisis, compounded by rising opposition to the bloody sport, has made it nearly impossible for bullfighters to excel — or even practice — there. View Post»

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