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»
Posted On: 10:11 a.m. | October 15, 2013
In Tuesday's Pictures in the News, a 7.2-magnitude earthquake hit Cebu City in central Philippines and toppled the bell tower of the Philippines' oldest church. The tremor collapsed buildings, cracked roads and toppled the bell tower of the church Tuesday morning, causing multiple deaths across the central region and sending terrified residents into deadly stampedes.
West Bengal state,... View Post»
Posted On: 12:09 a.m. | October 15, 2013
South Vietnamese and Cambodian orphans are carried from evacuation plane at Los Angeles International Airport in white cardboard boxes that served as bassinettes for the trip from the Philippines. View Post»
Posted On: 1:59 p.m. | October 14, 2013
By ELAINE KURTENBACH
MOUNT FUJI, Japan — They trudge up well-trod cinder paths by the thousands, headlamps glowing in the dark, and then settle in, shivering, to await and cheer the sun's blazing ascent over the horizon.
Climbing Mount Fuji, Japan's most iconic landmark, is a group activity: Seldom is it climbed in solitude. The recent recognition of the 12,388-foot peak as a UNESCO... View Post»