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Pictures in the News | Dec. 26, 2013

Pictures in the News | Dec. 26, 2013

Posted On: 9:29 a.m. | December 26, 2013

Thursday's Pictures in the News begins inside Men's Central Jail in Los Angeles, where Archbishop Jose Gomez greets inmates. He visited the halls containing the most dangerous offenders and handed out religious materials. Staying in the Southland, children ride their sled down a sand dune at the Hermosa Beach Pier on Christmas afternoon, where temperatures reached the low 80's. View Post»

Pictures in the News | Dec. 25, 2013
  • JOSEP LAGO / AFP/Getty Images

Pictures in the News | Dec. 25, 2013

Posted On: 9:44 a.m. | December 25, 2013

Today we have a special Christmas edition of the Pictures in the News with traditional and off-beat celebrations from around the globe. View Post»

Pictures in the News | Dec. 24, 2013
  • Gregorio Borgia / Associated Press

Pictures in the News | Dec. 24, 2013

Posted On: 2:30 p.m. | December 24, 2013

In Tuesday's Pictures in the News, we're at the Vatican with Pope Francis as he leads the celebration of Christmas Eve Mass. Bangui, Central African Republic: A man sells Nativity scenes made from clay and reeds. Bhubaneswar, India: Children dressed as Santa Claus dance in front of a sand sculpture titled "World Peace" by artist Sudarshan Patnaik ahead of Christmas at a beach in Puri. ... View Post»


In the ‘silent prison’ of autism, Ido speaks out

Posted On: 1:44 p.m. | December 24, 2013

Ido Kedar, a 17-year-old San Fernando Valley boy, thought for years to be completely out of touch with the outside world, has emerged as an essayist and spokesman for autism. He uses a letter board and an iPad to communicate insights regarding his life, education and God. He self-published a book and lectures at autism conferences about the hidden potential of others who are just like him. View Post»

Pictures in the News | Dec. 23, 2013

Pictures in the News | Dec. 23, 2013

Posted On: 12:10 p.m. | December 23, 2013

In Monday's Pictures in the News, race fans check tickets after the 6th race on the last day of racing at Hollywood Park in Inglewood, Calif. Salt Lake City: A couple get their marriage license after federal Judge Robert Shelby rules that Utah's Amendment 3 is unconstitutional. Utah is one of 33 states that enacted a constitutional ban on same-sex marriage. Shimla, India: A cold wave... View Post»

CHARCOAL AND STEEL: Brazil struggles toward progress

CHARCOAL AND STEEL: Brazil struggles toward progress

Posted On: 5:00 a.m. | December 23, 2013

Brazil struggles toward progress. Mile after mile on Brazil’s Highway 222 is lined with eucalyptus groves where rain forest once stood. These fast-growing trees are planted to feed the hundreds of charcoal camps that pepper the deforested landscape. View Post»

Reader photos: Best of Southern California moments for November 2013
  • Brent Goldman

Reader photos: Best of Southern California moments for November 2013

Posted On: 9:27 a.m. | December 22, 2013

November brings fun photos from Halloween and Dia de los Muertos celebrations. Costume images often have a surreal feel, and we start off with two of those, showing first a Hello Kitty trick-or-treater in Pacific Palisades, then an elaborately costumed dancer with L.A. City Hall looming in the background. The upside of wetter weather: more rainy-day images. I love the quiet solitude in Aaron... View Post»

The Week in Pictures | December 16 – 22, 2013

The Week in Pictures | December 16 – 22, 2013

Posted On: 3:59 p.m. | December 20, 2013

Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. This week marks an end of an era in the Southland as Hollywood Park will turn out the light for good. In it's heyday, celebrities such as Cary Grant, Lucille Ball and Fred Astaire would linger in the box seats, on Sunday, they will run their last race. View Post»


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