Posted On: 4:59 p.m. | June 13, 2014
In a country where the average person stands less than 5-feet-5-inches tall there is worship for a game normally dominated by giants. While much of the world bows down before the altar of soccer, it’s basketball that brings out the Filipino congregation to play a game widely associated with larger-than-life figures like Blake Griffin, LeBron James and Tim Duncan. View Post»
Posted On: 9:19 a.m. | June 13, 2014
Friday's Pictures in the News begins in Brazil as the 2014 Wold Cup gets underway. Police in Brazil clashed with protesters before the World Cup soccer tournament kicked off, leaving at least eight demonstrators and three journalists injured. View Post»
Posted On: 4:00 a.m. | June 13, 2014
It was twenty years ago and I was freelancing for the Los Angeles Times out of the of the suburban Westside Edition based in Santa Monica.
"Can you go check out a possible crime scene on Bundy?" asked George Hatch, an editor at the edition. "We have a report that something happened, and we need someone to check it out." View Post»
Posted On: 10:07 a.m. | June 12, 2014
In Thursday's Pictures in the News, Los Angeles Kings hockey fans react to the Kings losing to the New York Rangers 2-1 in Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Playoffs series. The Kings were looking for a sweep but instead will play Game 5 in Los Angeles on Friday night.
Irbil, Iraq: Refugees fleeing from Mosul head to the self-ruled northern Kurdish region in Irbil north of Baghdad. The Islamic State... View Post»