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Pictures in the News | Feb. 24, 2012
  • ABED AL HASHLAMOUN / EPA

Pictures in the News | Feb. 24, 2012

Posted On: 11:39 a.m. | February 24, 2012

Leading off Friday's Pictures in the News is a two-headed turtle in Kiev, Ukraine; preparations for the Asia-Pacific Dog Show in Manila; a rainbow over the Mount of Olives in Jerusalem; continued protests in Afghanistan over the burning of Korans at a U.S. military base (more photos); and more. View Post»

Pictures in the News | Feb. 23, 2012
  • Yann Riou/Groupama Sailing Team/Volvo Ocean Race / Groupama Sailing Team

Pictures in the News | Feb. 23, 2012

Posted On: 10:46 a.m. | February 23, 2012

In today's Pictures in the News a helicopter is seen lifting a body from the shipwrecked Costa Concordia (more photos) in Giglio, Italy; rioting inmates watch police reinforcements arrive outside the Kerobokan prison in Denpasar, Indonesia; the aftermath of a bomb blast is seen in Peshawar, Pakistan; Afghan security officials fire into the air during a protest in Kabul (more photos) against the... View Post»

Best of the Web

Best of the Web

Posted On: 12:33 p.m. | February 22, 2012

Best of the web this week might seem a tad condensed, but venture through the Focus Forward, Three Minute Stories and recognize what an innovative world that exists. View Post»

Pictures in the News | February 22, 2012
  • Kevin Frayer / Associated Press

Pictures in the News | February 22, 2012

Posted On: 11:15 a.m. | February 22, 2012

Pictures in the News from around the world. View Post»

Pictures in the News | Feb. 21, 2012
  • Michael D. McElwain / The Herald Star

Pictures in the News | Feb. 21, 2012

Posted On: 10:32 a.m. | February 21, 2012

What's that they say about burning your bridges? In Steubenville, Ohio, they blow them up. In this case the 83-year-old Fort Steuben Bridge. Meanwhile, carnival celebrations (more photos) continue at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro, and a protest against an alleged burning of the Koran outside Bagram airbase in Afghanistan. And there's more. View Post»

Afghans protest burning of Korans at Bagram airbase
  • Shah Marai / AFP

Afghans protest burning of Korans at Bagram airbase

Posted On: 10:12 a.m. | February 21, 2012

[Updated at 8:45 a.m. Feb 23: Man in Afghan army uniform kills two American soldiers] Afghan laborers at a U.S.-run base discovered copies of the Koran being burned before dawn Tuesday morning, spurring a protest reportedly involving as many as 1,000 people -- and an unusually contrite statement from the base's commanding general. The Bagram district police chief said the workers brought the... View Post»

Carnival time in Rio
  • Felipe Dana / Associated Press

Carnival time in Rio

Posted On: 9:20 a.m. | February 20, 2012

Revelers of the Beija-Flor samba school perform on top of a float at the Sambadrome during the first night of Rio de Janeiro's famed carnival parades. The night parades in Rio's hallowed Sambadrome marked the high point of the pre-Lent bacchanalian Carnival festival, which is bringing this racially diverse country of 191 million people, virtually to a stop. View Post»

Pictures in the News | February 20, 2012
  • Channi Anand / Associated Press

Pictures in the News | February 20, 2012

Posted On: 9:19 a.m. | February 20, 2012

Pictures in the News from around the world. View Post»

The Week in Pictures | Feb. 13-19, 2012
  • Ian Gavan / Getty Images

The Week in Pictures | Feb. 13-19, 2012

Posted On: 2:49 p.m. | February 17, 2012

The Week in Pictures from around the world. View Post»

Pictures in the News | Feb. 17, 2012
  • Martin Schalk / Getty Images

Pictures in the News | Feb. 17, 2012

Posted On: 10:32 a.m. | February 17, 2012

Pictures in the News from around the world. View Post»

Mardi Gras climaxes with Fat Tuesday in New Orleans
  • CHRIS GRANGER / THE TIMES-PICAYUNE

Mardi Gras climaxes with Fat Tuesday in New Orleans

Posted On: 9:35 a.m. | February 17, 2012

Mardi Gras. It brings to mind beads, parties and fancy floats in as people cram in all the fun they can before the austere religious period known as Lent begins. Scenes from parades in New Orleans and Mobile., Ala. View Post»

Pictures in the News | Feb. 16, 2012
  • JAMES NEISS / The Niagara Gazette

Pictures in the News | Feb. 16, 2012

Posted On: 10:25 a.m. | February 16, 2012

A leaping squirrel, a flying skier and a surfer on a partly frozen river start off today's Pictures in the News. And there's more. View Post»

'Burners' losing out on tickets to Burning Man festival
  • JIM BOURG / Reuters

‘Burners’ losing out on tickets to Burning Man festival

Posted On: 8:36 p.m. | February 15, 2012

The annual impromptu Nevada festival known as Burning Man is known for its egalitarian spirit and spontaneousness. But this year festival veterans are in open revolt after a change in ticketing policy resulted in scalpers snatching up huge swaths of the 50,000+ tickets and selling them at several time face value. Many are re-considering their loyalty to the festival, and this story explores the... View Post»

Pictures in the News | February 15, 2012
  • Niranjan Shrestha / Associated Press

Pictures in the News | February 15, 2012

Posted On: 11:12 a.m. | February 15, 2012

Pictures in the News from around the world. View Post»

Honduran prison fire
  • Fernando Antonio / Associated Press

Honduran prison fire

Posted On: 8:33 a.m. | February 15, 2012

Authorities said Wednesday that a fire at a prison in central Honduras killed at least 272 trapped inmates, and perhaps more than 300, in scenes one official described as "horrific." View Post»

Valentine's Day, love and money
  • Joe Raedle / Getty Images

Valentine’s Day, love and money

Posted On: 5:36 p.m. | February 14, 2012

By Tiffany Hsu They say Valentine’s Day is all about the love -- but it's also about the numbers. Take greeting cards: Folks will send about 150 million of them for V-Day this year, not including the packs of notes that children hand out at school, according to the Greeting Card Assn. The holiday is the second-biggest day for cards, topped only by Christmas. Valentine’s Day is also... View Post»

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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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