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Documenting stories of Lima, Peru, in photographs
  • Rochi Leon

Documenting stories of Lima, Peru, in photographs

Posted On: 3:40 p.m. | July 8, 2013

Michael Robinson Chavez, Los Angeles Times Peru is the reason I became a photographer. It was 1988, and a friend had given me a camera and the manual on how to use it. I arrived in a country in the midst of a civil war and mired in chaos. I was hooked; the images and the power of the place seduced me. Last May I had the opportunity to teach a workshop to 15 aspiring Peruvian photographers... View Post»

Pictures in the News | July 8, 2013
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Pictures in the News | July 8, 2013

Posted On: 9:49 a.m. | July 8, 2013

Monday's Pictures in the News begins in California, where an NTSB investigative team arrives to inspect the wreckage of Asiana Flight 214 during their first site assessment in San Francisco. View Post»

Running of the bulls in Pamplona, Spain
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Running of the bulls in Pamplona, Spain

Posted On: 8:58 a.m. | July 8, 2013

Thrill-seekers test their bravery by dashing alongside fighting bulls through the streets of the northern Spanish city of Pamplona during the running of the bulls. View Post»

Howard Hughes injured in 1946 plane crash
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Howard Hughes injured in 1946 plane crash

Posted On: 12:18 a.m. | July 6, 2013

Howard Hughes crashes during maiden flight of his XF-11 reconnaissance aircraft. View Post»

Dwight Howard and the Los Angeles Lakers

Dwight Howard and the Los Angeles Lakers

Posted On: 4:43 p.m. | July 5, 2013

[Update: The Dwight Howard decision finally came, and the free-agent center chose the Houston Rockets over the Lakers.] The Lakers are trying to persuade Dwight Howard to stay with the franchise for five more years. Magic Johnson tweeted  the same slogan the Lakers unveiled on billboards last week throughout Los Angeles: "Stay." Steve Nash was also active Monday on Twitter before he boarded... View Post»

The Week in Pictures | July 1 – 7, 2013
  • Susannah Kay / Los Angeles Times

The Week in Pictures | July 1 – 7, 2013

Posted On: 3:56 p.m. | July 5, 2013

Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. On Monday, Egypt's military gave a "last-chance" ultimatum to President Mohammed Morsi, giving him 48 hours to meet the demands of millions of protesters in the streets seeking his ouster, or the generals will intervene and impose their own plan for the country. On Wednesday, they removed him from office. View Post»

Fireworks 2013

Fireworks spectacles for the Fourth of July

Posted On: 10:26 a.m. | July 5, 2013

Fireworks demonstrations lit up the night skies across the country to celebrate Independence Day.Spectators lined the sand to watch the show above the Huntington Beach pier.A fireworks and light show at the new Grand Park near L.A. City Hall entertained a throng of revelers who came out for the Fourth of July celebration.In Simi Valley, 28 people were injured when at least one pyrotechnic... View Post»

Pictures in the News | July 5, 2013

Pictures in the News | July 5, 2013

Posted On: 10:03 a.m. | July 5, 2013

Friday's Pictures in the News begins in New York, where members of the U.S. Army Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps of Washington, D.C., perform during the reopening ceremony of the Statue of Liberty, which was closed for eight months due to Super-storm Sandy. Other Fourth of July celebrations included the annual Huntington Beach Parade; a fireworks and light show at Grand Park near City Hall in... View Post»


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