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Table tennis marathon
  • Los Angeles Times Archive/UCLA

Table tennis marathon

Posted On: 12:12 a.m. | October 23, 2013

Surrounded by friends and fraternity brothers, Thayer Holbrook, 19-year-old University of Southern California freshman cools his feet after playing table tennis for 50 hours at Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity house. View Post»

Under the big top
  • Spencer Bakalar / Los Angeles Times

Stepping back in time under the big top

Posted On: 12:45 p.m. | October 22, 2013

Kicking up dust with every step through the wood shavings, you make a colorful cloud that rises and twirls above the stadium seats, first blue, then purple, then pink. You look down at the ground so you don't trip in the darkness only to find stilts walking toward you instead of feet. The call of the cotton candy vendors is masked only by the laughter of the audience after the ring master pulls... View Post»

Pictures in the News | Oct. 22, 2013
  • Kevin Clifford / Associated Press

Pictures in the News | Oct. 22, 2013

Posted On: 9:22 a.m. | October 22, 2013

In Tuesday's Pictures in the News, Sparks Middle School students are picked up by their parents after a shooting at the school in Sparks, Nev., on Monday. A  middle school student opened fire on campus just before the starting bell Monday, wounding two boys and killing a staff member who was trying to protect other children, Sparks police said Monday. The lone suspect committed suicide. Read... View Post»

No cameras please!!!
  • Associated Press

No cameras please!!!

Posted On: 12:08 a.m. | October 22, 2013

Sign on left proclaims Ben Hogan's dislike of having picture taken as he prepares to play his second shot on first fairway at Riviera in the Los Angeles Open. View Post»

Super smog hits north China city Harbin
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Super smog hits north China city Harbin

Posted On: 9:56 a.m. | October 21, 2013

Visibility shrank to less than half a football field and small-particle pollution soared to a record 40 times higher than an international safety standard in one northern Chinese city as the region entered its high-smog season. View Post»

Pictures in the News | October 21, 2013

Pictures in the News | October 21, 2013

Posted On: 8:04 a.m. | October 21, 2013

Monday's Pictures in the News begins in the Southland, where dancers perform at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels during the Lord of The Miracles festival in Los Angeles. Over 1,000 people attended a service to honor the patron saint of Peru at the Cathedral before making a short pilgrimage to La Placita church on Olvera Street to continue the celebration. Further up the road,... View Post»

Kinetic Theory Circus Arts portrait series

Developing as young artists in the circus world

Posted On: 5:00 a.m. | October 21, 2013

Kinetic Theory Circus Arts trains youth and pre-professionals in circus arts including aerial, acrobatics, juggling and contortion. View Post»

reFramed: In conversation with Nick Brandt
  • Nick Brandt

reFramed: In conversation with Nick Brandt

Posted On: 4:00 a.m. | October 21, 2013

Nick Brandt photographs exclusively in Africa, where since 2001 he has been working on a last testament to wild animals and wild places. The first two volumes of the trilogy were recently combined and published together as “On This Earth, A Shadow Falls.” Brandt’s work has been widely exhibited in the United States and Europe. In 2010, he founded Big Life Foundation to help preserve... View Post»


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