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Pictures in the News | Oct. 17, 2013

Pictures in the News | Oct. 17, 2013

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»

Pageant reopens Venice Beach
  • Los Angeles Times

Pageant reopens Venice Beach

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»

Photo essay | Gaza tunnels
  • Hatem Moussa / Associated Press

Photo essay | Gaza tunnels

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»

Pictures in the News | October 16, 2013

Pictures in the News | October 16, 2013

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»

1976 L.A. County computer tape storage
  • Cal Montney / Los Angeles Times Archive/UCLA

1976 L.A. County computer tape storage

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»

Pictures in the News | Oct. 15, 2013
  • Buddhika Weerasinghe / Getty Images AsiaPac

Pictures in the News | Oct. 15, 2013

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»

330 orphans arrive in Los Angeles
  • Cal Montney / Los Angeles Times

330 orphans arrive in Los Angeles

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»

Photo essay | Mt. Fuji
  • David Guttenfelder / Associated Press

Photo essay | Mt. Fuji

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»


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