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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»

Pictures in the News | October 14, 2013
  • Amr Nabil / Associated Press

Pictures in the News | October 14, 2013

Posted On: 7:56 a.m. | October 14, 2013

Monday's Pictures in the News begins in Saudi Arabia, where Muslim pilgrims pray on a rocky hill called the Mountain of Mercy, near the holy city of Mecca. It is here, in Mount Arafat on the Mountain of Mercy, known in Arabic as Jabal al-Rahma, that the Prophet Muhammad is believed to have delivered his last sermon to tens of thousands of followers, calling on Muslims to unite. View Post»

George Burns makes his mark with a cigar
  • Joe Kennedy / Los Angeles Times Archive/UCLA

George Burns makes his mark with a cigar

Posted On: 12:15 a.m. | October 14, 2013

George Burns makes a hand print, then cigar print, in cement outside Mann's Chinese Theatre in Hollywood. View Post»

Reader photos: Best of Southern California moments for September 2013
  • George Sifuentes

Reader photos: Best of Southern California moments for September 2013

Posted On: 10:40 a.m. | October 13, 2013

Whenever I go through a month's photos, I look for themes. Something that draws the images together, something that seems to fit. This month, the word that popped into my head was noir. Not just because of George Sifuentes' portrait of a fedora-wearing, pipe-smoking patron at downtown L.A.'s speakeasy the Varnish, though it makes an excellent start to the set. There's also Jay Thornton's... View Post»

The Week in Pictures | Oct. 7-13, 2013

The Week in Pictures | Oct. 7-13, 2013

Posted On: 5:01 p.m. | October 11, 2013

Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. The shutdown of the U.S. government topped the news this week, as White House negotiators continued to wrangle with House Republican negotiators and separate discussions with GOP senators appeared to be picking up steam after a meeting with President Obama. View Post»

Pictures in the News | October 11, 2013

Pictures in the News | October 11, 2013

Posted On: 9:13 a.m. | October 11, 2013

Friday's Pictures in the News begins in Los Angeles, where USC tailback Javorius Allen leaps into the end zone for the Trojans' fourth touchdown of the first half against the Arizona Wildcats at the Coliseum in Los Angeles. It was the first game for USC after the firing of Lane Kiffin. The Trojans improved to 4-2 overall and 1-2 in Pac-12 Conference play heading into their next game at Notre... View Post»


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