Posted On: 6:00 p.m. | October 18, 2013
Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. In Saudi Arabia, Muslim pilgrims pray on a rocky hill called the Mountain of Mercy, near the holy city of Mecca. It is here, in Mount Arafat on the Mountain of Mercy, known in Arabic as Jabal al-Rahma, that the prophet Muhammad is believed to have delivered his last sermon to tens of thousands of followers, calling on Muslims to unite. View Post»
Posted On: 4:54 p.m. | October 18, 2013
Friday's Pictures in the News begins in Southern California, where the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and other facilities begin to reopen as the 16-day government shutdown ended. In Echo Park, firefighters rescue students with simulated injuries during an earthquake drill that was part of the Great California ShakeOut, an annual program that urges people to prepare for earthquakes.
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Posted On: 12:06 a.m. | October 18, 2013
House moving images from the Los Angeles Times Archives. View Post»
Posted On: 11:05 a.m. | October 17, 2013
In Thursday's Pictures in the News, new students at the University of Granada medical school in Spain are pelted with food by older students during a traditional fall hazing ritual.
Tokyo: Japanese businessmen contend with strong wind and rain as deadly Typhoon Wipha, the strongest storm in a decade, passed close to Tokyo.
Sydney, Australia: Smoke and ash from wildfires burning across the... View Post»
Posted On: 12:14 a.m. | October 17, 2013
Following an eight year closure, Venice Beach is reopened with an all day celebration. View Post»
Posted On: 4:39 p.m. | October 16, 2013
From Associated Press
RAFAH, Gaza Strip — Gaza's tunnel smugglers along the border with Egypt are mostly idle these days.
Some rest on cots in the dank underground pathways, stretching out for a smoke. Others pass the time cleaning the small carts on wheels that are normally pulled through the tunnels carrying cement or consumer goods from Egypt.
Since the summer, Egypt's military... View Post»
Posted On: 9:12 a.m. | October 16, 2013
Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in Los Angeles, where a Dodger fan in an Elvis outfit strikes a kingly pose before the Dodgers played the St. Louis Cardinals in Game 4 of the National League Championship Series at Dodger Stadium. The Dodgers lost, 4-2, and trail three games to one in the best-of-seven series. More photos
Anaheim: A worshiper arrives at Angel Stadium in Anaheim to... View Post»
Posted On: 12:08 a.m. | October 16, 2013
Barbara Nichols, tape librarian for Los Angeles County, files tapes at the county's computer center in Downey. View Post»