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President Reagan fires striking air traffic controllers
  • Rick Meyer / Los Angeles Times

President Reagan fires striking air traffic controllers

Posted On: 11:50 a.m. | August 4, 2013

More than 300 local striking air traffic controllers and their families demonstrate their unity at United Auto Workers hall in Los Angeles. They rejected President Reagan's order to return to work. View Post»

X Games take flight in Los Angeles for last time
  • Susannah Kay / Los Angeles Times

X Games take flight in Los Angeles for last time

Posted On: 11:40 p.m. | August 2, 2013

This year's X Games, which run through Sunday, are expected to attract large crowds to Staples Center, L.A. Live and the Irwindale Event Center. But last week, ESPN, which owns the event, announced that the 2014 X Games would move to Austin, Texas, after AEG and ESPN made a joint decision to end the current run in Los Angeles. View Post»

2013 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest winners
  • Wagner Araujo

2013 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest winners

Posted On: 6:33 p.m. | August 2, 2013

Here are the winning images of the 2013 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest. More than 15,500 entries from photographers around the world were submitted in four categories: travel portraits, outdoor scenes, sense of place and spontaneous moments. "Every year the task of judging the contest gets tougher. The quality of photos increasingly gets better — and the range of imagery more... View Post»

The Week in Pictures | July 29 – Aug. 4, 2013

The Week in Pictures | July 29 – Aug. 4, 2013

Posted On: 3:34 p.m. | August 2, 2013

Our favorite photos from the week. Enjoy. View Post»

Pictures in the News | Aug. 2, 2013

Pictures in the News | Aug. 2, 2013

Posted On: 9:59 a.m. | August 2, 2013

In Friday's Pictures in the News: — A firefighter is silhouetted against the orange glow of flames while fighting a forest fire in  Moimenta da Beira, Portugal. — An Army team removes the remains of Army Spc. Nicholas Burley, 22, of Red Bluff, Calif., from a military transport at Dover Air Force Base in Delaware. Burley died July 30, in Pul-E-Alam, Afghanistan, when enemy forces... View Post»

Halo of hope

Boy with uncommon courage loses ‘halo’ bolted to his head, gains hope

Posted On: 8:21 a.m. | August 2, 2013

By Genaro Molina, Los Angeles Times In our line of work as photojournalists we might witness tragedy, triumph, joy and misery all in the same day. There has been no shortage of this in my 30-plus years in journalism. We are often in the front row to witness history. I have documented the effect of AIDS in Africa, the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, the homeless of skid row, the life of... View Post»

1980 Century City smog
  • George Rose / Los Angeles Times

1980 Century City smog

Posted On: 12:10 a.m. | August 2, 2013

The towers of Century City peek through the murk at 4:15 p.m. in aerial photo looking toward the northwest. View Post»

Pictures in the News | Aug. 1, 2013
  • Susannah Kay / Los Angeles Times

Pictures in the News | Aug. 1, 2013

Posted On: 10:48 a.m. | August 1, 2013

The X Games are getting underway Thursday in Los Angeles,  and they're expected to draw large crowds of extreme-sports fans to Staples Center, L.A. Live and the Irwindale Event Center. This year's event marks the end of an 11-year run for the games in Los Angeles; in 2014 they'll move to Austin, Texas. But before the games end Sunday, fans will be treated to sights such as Marcelo Bastos of... View Post»


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