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.
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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»
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»
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»
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»
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»
Posted On: 8:38 a.m. | December 20, 2013
Friday's Pictures in the News begins at LAX, where the 94 year old widow of Army Sergeant 1st Class Joseph Gantt , weeps at his casket arrives early Friday morning. After a tour of duty during World War II, Sergeant Gantt was captured in the Korean War and was missing for over 63 years. His remains were only recently identified, providing closure for his family. View Post»
Posted On: 5:00 a.m. | December 20, 2013
In it's heyday, celebrities such as Cary Grant, Lucille Ball and Fred Astaire would linger in the box seats at Hollywood Park, on Sunday, they will run their last race. View Post»