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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»

Conflicting traffic signals
  • Paul Calvert / Los Angeles Times

Conflicting traffic signals

Posted On: 12:22 a.m. | January 29, 2014

The intersection of 5th and Grand has conflicting semaphore traffic signals. One says "stop" and the other says "go." 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»

1960 pileup at Ascot Park
  • Art Rogers / Los Angeles Times Archive/UCLA

1960 pileup at Ascot Park

Posted On: 12:14 a.m. | January 28, 2014

A.J. Shepard, driving car No. 55, watches helplessly as Roger McCluskey's car, No. 90, climbs up the roof of his car after collision in United States Auto Club sprint car race at Ascot Park. 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»

Not alone: Senior year and mother of two
  • Bethany Mollenkof

Not alone: Senior year and mother of two

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

By Bethany Mollenkof Janet Ibarra’s tiny frame gives no indication of the weight she has carried. When she slips into her black satin prom dress and turns to reach for the zipper, her glasses slip down her nose. With her mother’s help, the dress is secured and soon she’s settled on the couch, humming softly. Just as soon as she sits down, chicken nuggets in one hand, her phone in... View Post»


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