Posted On: 9:55 a.m. | August 8, 2014
Friday's Pictures in the News begins in the Pacific, where Tropical Storm Iselle reached Hawaii’s Big Island and Maui, bringing heavy rain, strong winds, downed trees and scattered power outages as the state also braced for a second storm on Sunday morning, a rare one-two punch for the islands. View Post»
Posted On: 10:13 a.m. | August 7, 2014
Covering the Israel-Hamas conflict these last three weeks, I’ve seen the destruction of entire neighborhoods, bombed beyond recognition. I’ve attended the funerals of whole families killed when their homes were hit in nighttime bombings. I’ve seen mosques reduced to rubble, and enough hospital casualties to give anyone nightmares. View Post»
Posted On: 10:00 a.m. | August 7, 2014
In Thursday's Pictures in the News, Olympic champion swimmer Michael Phelps leaps off the blocks at the Phillips 66 U.S. Swimming National Championships in Irvine on Wednesday.
Anaheim: Dodger shortstop Hanley Ramirez loses his grip on the bat during a baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels.
Dover Air Force Base, Del.: The family of fallen Army Major Gen. Harold Greene escorts his... View Post»
Posted On: 12:23 a.m. | August 7, 2014
In a televised speech to the nation, President Richard M. Nixon announces his resignation from office, effective noon, Friday, Aug. 9, 1974. View Post»