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Pictures in the News | May 22, 2014

Pictures in the News | May 22, 2014

Posted On: 12:38 p.m. | May 22, 2014

In Thursday's Pictures in the News, the father of three slain girls is comforted during a vigil near their home in West Carson. Neighbors say he was working on a pickup truck across the street when the killings occurred. The three Coronado sisters, Sophia, 3, Yazmine, 2, and Xenia, 2 months, were allegedly killed by their mother. Whittier: Los Angeles police officers escort the widow and... View Post»

Pictures in the News | May 21, 2014
  • Craig Ruttle / Associated Press

Pictures in the News | May 21, 2014

Posted On: 9:31 a.m. | May 21, 2014

Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in New York, where the National 9/11 Flag is carried by firefighters to the 9/11 Memorial Museum. The flag was flying from a building near the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001. It was later found shredded in the debris of ground zero. View Post»

Pictures in the News | May 20, 2014
  • HECTOR RETAMAL / AFP

Pictures in the News | May 20, 2014

Posted On: 10:21 a.m. | May 20, 2014

In Tuesday's Pictures in the News, lightning is reflected in water during an evening thunderstorm in the Haitian capital of Port-au-Prince. Sakai, Japan: A huge paper doll of a historical Japanese figure named Ko-shishi can be seen on a cart during the Mikuini festival. The festival takes place May 19-21 and is attended by thousands of visitors. During the festival, people dressed in... View Post»

Pictures in the News | May 19, 2014

Pictures in the News | May 19, 2014

Posted On: 10:47 a.m. | May 19, 2014

In Monday's Pictures in the News, a young man navigates his boat through thousands of dead fish that floated to the surface among docks and boats in Marina del Rey, near Bora Bora Way. Sheriff's officials called the Los Angeles County Department of Beaches and Harbors to clear the carpet of carcasses from the water. Long Beach: The 2014 Long Beach Lesbian & Gay Pride Parade gets... View Post»

The Week in Pictures | May 12 – 18, 2014
  • Jeff J. Mitchell / Getty Images

The Week in Pictures | May 12 – 18, 2014

Posted On: 6:00 p.m. | May 16, 2014

Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. This week 10 wildfires have charred more than 9,000 acres in San Diego County. An unusual Spring time combination of intense heat, Santa Ana winds and drought is fueling the fires. View Post»

Pictures in the News | May 16, 2014
  • DIBYANGSHU SARKAR / AFP/Getty Images

Pictures in the News | May 16, 2014

Posted On: 10:36 a.m. | May 16, 2014

Friday's Pictures in the News begins in San Diego country, where more than 2,600 firefighters are now fighting the brush fires in San Marcos, Escondido and the surrounding area. Forecasts of onshore winds, cooler temperatures and higher humidity fanned hopes for better firefighting conditions. View Post»

Pictures in the News | May 15, 2014
  • AFP/Getty Images

Pictures in the News | May 15, 2014

Posted On: 11:03 a.m. | May 15, 2014

Thursday's Pictures in the News begins in Southern California, where some nine fires have charred more than 9,000 acres. The largest blaze is the 6000-acre brushfire at the Naval Weapons Station Fallbrook adjacent to Camp Pendleton. The fire has forced evacuations and shut down the station's operation but has not caused structural damage nor imperiled the adjacent civilian community View Post»

Pictures in the News | May 14, 2014
  • BULENT KILIC / AFP/Getty Images

Pictures in the News | May 14, 2014

Posted On: 9:21 a.m. | May 14, 2014

Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in San Diego county, where a brush fire has now burned more than 1,550 acres, but no homes have been damaged. View Post»

Pictures in the News | May 13, 2014

Pictures in the News | May 13, 2014

Posted On: 9:08 a.m. | May 13, 2014

In Tuesday's Pictures in the News, high temperatures come to Southern California and people head to the water at Huntington Beach. Baghdad: A series of bombs hits the Shiite stronghold of Sadr City in Baghdad on Tuesday. Fatima, Portugal: Worshipers fling flower petals at a statue of Our Lady of Fatima. Every year on May 12 and 13 thousands of Catholic pilgrims arrive at Fatima Sanctuary,... View Post»

Pictures in the News | May 12, 2014
  • Associated Press / Associated Press

Pictures in the News | May 12, 2014

Posted On: 9:00 a.m. | May 12, 2014

Monday's Pictures in the News begins in the nation's capital, where a Department of Interior employee wears a Washington Monument costume as he waves at photographers at the Washington Monument, ahead of a ceremony to celebrate its re-opening. The monument, which sustained damage from an earthquake in August 2011, is reopening to the public today. View Post»

Come to the L.A. Times printing plant for an InstaMeet

Come to the L.A. Times printing plant for an InstaMeet

Posted On: 6:00 a.m. | May 12, 2014

Into Instagram? Curious about how the newspaper is printed? Then come join me - @rickloomis - at the Los Angeles Times Olympic printing plant Friday May 16th at 1:00 pm for a behind the scenes tour and an opportunity to photograph this unique process. View Post»

The Week in Pictures | May 5-11, 2014
  • GENYA SAVILOV / AFP/Getty Images

The Week in Pictures | May 5-11, 2014

Posted On: 5:00 p.m. | May 9, 2014

Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. We start with a touching image out of Folsom Women's Facility, where a daughter hugs her mother after they had the chance to spend time together through a nonprofit program called Get on the Bus that arranges for children of inmates to visit their parents in California prisons around Mother's and Father's days. View Post»

Pictures in the News | May 9, 2014
  • Jeff J Mitchell / Getty Images

Pictures in the News | May 9, 2014

Posted On: 10:18 a.m. | May 9, 2014

Friday's Pictures in the News begins at LAPD headquarters, where roses are placed near the names of the fallen at the conclusion of the Los Angeles Police Memorial Ceremony held to honor the more than 200 officers killed over the years in the line of duty. View Post»

How a soldier shot a famous general's funeral in Normandy after D-day
  • Sydney Gutell

How a soldier shot a famous general’s funeral in Normandy after D-day

Posted On: 9:22 a.m. | May 8, 2014

When Pvt. 1st Class Sidney Gutelewitz returned from World War II in December, 1945, he carried with him a small metal container. In it was a roll of developed 35 mm film. He soon forgot about the film as he returned to civilian life. Decades would pass before he would learn the real story behind the somber images he had captured - a funeral in France that attracted 10 generals, including George... View Post»

Pictures in the News | May 8, 2014
  • Matt Detrich / The Indianapolis Star / Associated Press

Pictures in the News | May 8, 2014

Posted On: 9:03 a.m. | May 8, 2014

Thursday's Pictures in the News starts with an image of a tornado touching down in a field in Akron, Colo., on Wednesday. At least two tornadoes touched down briefly on Colorado's Eastern Plains. Manila, Philippines: Demonstrators call for the continued aid and rehabilitation of typhoon-ravaged Tacloban and nearby provinces in central Philippines. Moscow: Russian World War II veterans... View Post»

Pictures in the News | May 7, 2014

Pictures in the News | May 7, 2014

Posted On: 9:23 a.m. | May 7, 2014

Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in the high desert area of Southern California, where crews work to clear mangled rebar after the Ranchero Road overpass bridge caught fire, closing both sides of the 15 Freeway, the main artery between Las Vegas and Los Angeles. View Post»

Framework

Framework, the photography and video blog of the Los Angeles Times, celebrates the power and explores the craft of visual storytelling. The blog highlights the work of Times photojournalists who frame by frame, document the drama, the emotion and sometimes the humor of life. Framework also aims to serve as a resource hub for photography, multimedia and video enthusiasts who share our passion. We will trade insights and discuss the tools and techniques of telling stories through images. Have a look and let us know what you think.

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