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Pictures in the News | Oct. 5, 2011
  • Francois Mori / Associated Press

Pictures in the News | Oct. 5, 2011

Posted On: 11:32 a.m. | October 5, 2011

Wednesday's Pictures in the News start in Greece, where a 24-hour nationwide strike protesting the ongoing austerity measures taken by the Greek government has turned violent. See photo gallery Elsewhere in Europe, 3,000 Romanian youths wearing black or white masks rallied against drug abuse; models in Paris share a light moment before Russian fashion designer Alena Akhmadullina's... View Post»

Workers strike in Athens turns violent
  • Yannis Behrakis / Reuters

Workers strike in Athens turns violent

Posted On: 8:54 a.m. | October 5, 2011

Police fired tear gas at stone-throwing youths in central Athens, where thousands of striking state sector workers marched against cuts the government says are needed to save the nation from bankruptcy. View Post»

Reader Photos: Best of Southern California Moments for September
  • Steve Boelhouwer

Reader Photos: Best of Southern California Moments for September

Posted On: 1:08 p.m. | October 4, 2011

When we saw Steve Boelhouwer's photograph of SpongeBob SquarePants being detained by police on Hollywood Boulevard, we thought, "Man, how funny is that?" and chose it as our Southern California Moment for Sept. 14. Reporter Andrew Blankstein thought it was pretty funny, too, and called up the LAPD to ask if there had been any incidents reported involving someone in a SpongeBob costume. The... View Post»

Pictures in the News | Oct. 4, 2011
  • Diego Azubel / EPA

Pictures in the News | Oct. 4, 2011

Posted On: 10:18 a.m. | October 4, 2011

A truck bombing in Somalia's capital of Mogadishu kills more than 50 people, Occupy Wall Street demonstrators continue their protest in New York and professional tennis players take the court at the China Open in Beijing and more in today's Pictures in the News. View Post»

Pictures in the News | Oct. 3, 2011
  • NIC BOTHMA / European Pressphoto Agency

Pictures in the News | Oct. 3, 2011

Posted On: 8:07 p.m. | October 3, 2011

Amanda Knox is whisked away from the courthouse in Perugia, Italy, after she was acquitted of murder and sexual assault in a dramatic end to her four-year legal battle. In Cape Town, South Africa, a mixed race couple protests with supporters of the Dalai Lama outside the Houses of Parliament. The government has thus far rejected his application for a visa to attend fellow Nobel peace... View Post»

The Week in Pictures | Sept. 26 - Oct. 2, 2011
  • ANDY RAIN / EPA

The Week in Pictures | Sept. 26 – Oct. 2, 2011

Posted On: 1:31 p.m. | September 30, 2011

The L.A. Times' Week in Pictures features scenes from the trial of Michael Jackson's physician, Dr. Conrad Murray; Typhoon Nesat; protests in Yemen and more. View Post»

Pictures in the News | Sept. 30, 2011
  • BULLIT MARQUEZ / Associated Press

Pictures in the News | Sept. 30, 2011

Posted On: 9:57 a.m. | September 30, 2011

Friday's Pictures in the News begins in the Philippines, where residents wade through chest-deep floodwaters after massive flooding north of Manila. The heavy rains from typhoon Nesat that battered the northeastern Philippines earlier this week filled up dams and prompted officials to release water overnight. American Amanda Knox was back in an Italian court for closing arguments in her... View Post»

Best of the Web

Best of the Web

Posted On: 7:52 p.m. | September 29, 2011

A roundup of outstanding photography, video and multimedia from across the Web. View Post»

Pictures in the News | Sept. 29, 2011
  • STEVEN SENNE / Associated Press

Pictures in the News | Sept. 29, 2011

Posted On: 10:40 a.m. | September 29, 2011

In today's Pictures in the News, a cat with two faces named Frank and Louie goes for a stroll at its home in Worcester, Mass. The animal is known as a Janus cat, named for the figure in Roman mythology with two faces on one head. More about the cat here. In Munich, Germany, firefighters search for unbroken bottles of beer after crates fell from a truck and spilled on the street. In contrast,... View Post»

Pictures in the News | Sept. 28, 2011
  • MUHAMMED MUHEISEN / Associated Press

Pictures in the News | Sept. 28, 2011

Posted On: 10:35 a.m. | September 28, 2011

We begin Wednesday's Pictures in the News feature with some "slice of life" images from around the world. In Pakistan, a Pakistani man showers in a watercourse in Islamabad; a couple look over the fog-covered forests in Germany; Filipino children frolic in bubbles blown by strong winds at a flood-control facility in Taguig city; and in Brazil, a woman walks by hundreds of brooms symbolizing the... View Post»

Typhoon Nesat bears down on China
  • JAY DIRECTO / AFP/Getty Images

Typhoon Nesat bears down on China

Posted On: 7:57 p.m. | September 27, 2011

[UPDATE] Typhoon Nesat hit the South China coast Thursday after it swept past Hong Kong, closing financial markets, schools and businesses in one of Asia's biggest financial centers. No deaths were reported in Hong Kong and damage was minimal. Typhoon Nesat, packing winds of up to 100 mph, made landfall before dawn Tuesday in northeastern Luzon, the Philippines' largest island, leaving a... View Post»

Pictures in the News | Sept. 27, 2011
  • BANARAS KHAN / AFP

Pictures in the News | Sept. 27, 2011

Posted On: 11:32 a.m. | September 27, 2011

In today's Pictures in the News, the trial begins for Michael Jackson's physician in Los Angeles, rescue workers evacuate injured people after a subway collision in Shanghai, the Washington Monument on the National Mall is inspected for damage sustained in the Aug. 23 earthquake and the effects of Typhoon Nesat are seen in Manila. View Post»

Pictures in the News | Sept. 26, 2011
  • Shamil Zhumatov / Reuters

Pictures in the News | Sept. 26, 2011

Posted On: 10:11 a.m. | September 26, 2011

Monday's Pictures in the News begins in Kazakhstan at the World Puppet Carnival, a competitive festival with professional and amateur puppeteers performing plays and street shows. Anti-government protests continue in Yemen demanding the ouster of President Ali Abdullah Saleh; Indian villagers move their belongings away from flood-affected areas in India; and in Pakistan, floods have killed... View Post»

The Week in Pictures | Sept. 19 - Sept. 25, 2011
  • ALEXANDER DEMIANCHUK / Reuters

The Week in Pictures | Sept. 19 – Sept. 25, 2011

Posted On: 5:02 p.m. | September 23, 2011

Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. Police were on high alert across Israel this week, poised to respond to any unrest resulting from a Palestinian bid to seek United Nations membership. Earlier in the week, Israeli soldiers clashed with Palestinian stone throwers at the Qalandia checkpoint in Ramallah. Yemenese President Ali Abdullah Saleh made a surprise return to... View Post»

Pictures in the News | September 23, 2011
  • AHMAD GHARABLI / AFP / Getty Images

Pictures in the News | September 23, 2011

Posted On: 9:40 a.m. | September 23, 2011

Friday's Pictures in the News begins in Israel, where police were on high alert across the country, poised to respond to any unrest resulting from a Palestinian bid to seek United Nations membership. Staying in the Middle East, supporters of Yemen's President Ali Abduallah Saleh stand on flagpoles celebrating his return. Saleh made a surprise return to Yemen on Friday after more than three... View Post»

Best of the Web

Best of the Web

Posted On: 7:19 p.m. | September 22, 2011

A roundup of outstanding photography, video and multimedia from across the Web. 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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