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Soaked by a large wave
  • Paul Calvert / Los Angeles Times

Soaked by a large wave

Posted On: 12:09 a.m. | February 1, 2013

Spectators to Redondo Beach flooding get soaked by large wave. View Post»

Architect-photographer Balthazar Korab | 1926-2013
  • Balthazar Korab / The Library of Congress

Architect-photographer Balthazar Korab | 1926-2013

Posted On: 7:04 p.m. | January 31, 2013

Balthazar Korab, an architect-turned-photographer with a wide-ranging eye whose moody, polished images captured the spirit of midcentury modern architecture and celebrated its masters, including Eero Saarinen and Mies van der Rohe, died Jan. 15 in Royal Oak, Mich. He was 86. Korab, who lived in Troy, Mich., died after a long period of decline caused by Parkinson’s disease and a stroke,... View Post»

Pictures in the news | Jan. 31, 2013
  • Wong Maye-E / Associated Press

Pictures in the news | Jan. 31, 2013

Posted On: 8:37 a.m. | January 31, 2013

In Thursday's Pictures in the News: Chadian troops patrol the streets of Gao, Mali, days after after French, Chadian and Nigerien forces arrived to drive out the Islamic extremists who had controlled the city for 10 months; a woman sits prayerfully while her head is shaved to mourn the late Cambodian King Norodom Sihanouk ahead of his funeral in Phnom Penh; members of the Phoenix police SWAT... View Post»

Burt Lancaster performs wearing peg leg
  • Judd Gunderson / Los Angeles Times

Burt Lancaster performs wearing peg leg

Posted On: 12:32 a.m. | January 31, 2013

Burt Lancaster shows how his peg leg is strapped for his role as Peter Stuyvesant in the musical "Knickerbocker Holiday." View Post»

Pictures in the News | Jan. 30, 2013
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Pictures in the News | Jan. 30, 2013

Posted On: 10:18 a.m. | January 30, 2013

Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in Africa, where Malian youths restrain an alleged shop looter after arresting him in the northern city of Gao, a key Islamist stronghold until it was retaken by French and Malian troops in a major boost to the French-led offensive against the Al Qaeda-linked rebels. View Post»

Face masks popular as Beijing air quality stays at hazardous levels
  • Feng Li / Getty Images AsiaPac

Face masks popular as Beijing air quality stays at hazardous levels

Posted On: 9:23 a.m. | January 30, 2013

Beijing warned the city's 20 million people to prepare for at least another day of smog, and officials closed some factories and ordered government cars off the road as pollution remained at hazardous levels. Visibility was reduced to a few hundred yards in downtown Beijing, and an online merchant reported "overwhelming" interest in face masks yesterday. A U.S. Embassy pollution monitor... View Post»

Through the wet window
  • Mary Frampton / Los Angeles Times

Through the wet window

Posted On: 12:11 a.m. | January 30, 2013

1963 photo of a little girl peering out of a car window earns staff photographer Mary Frampton five shares of Times Mirror Co. stock. View Post»

Pictures in the News | Jan. 29, 2013
  • Burhan Ozbilici / Associated Press

Pictures in the News | Jan. 29, 2013

Posted On: 10:34 a.m. | January 29, 2013

In Tuesday's Pictures in the News: Bodyguards carry alleged underworld boss Zlatomir Ivanov away after he was shot in front of the central courthouse in Sofia, Bulgaria; a Malian soldier tries to disperse looters in the streets of Timbuktu after radical Islamists who occupied the desert town for 10 months were pushed out by French and Malian forces; a man hangs on to a railing under a huge wave... View Post»


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