Posted On: 12:00 p.m. | October 1, 2011
The Freedom Barber Shop, a star-spangled trailer anchored in a parking lot at the West Los Angeles Veterans Affairs campus, is their haven. Barber Tony Bravo, a.k.a. the Dreamer, is their shaman, helping to heal them with clippers, corn-pone humor and Patsy Cline.
Posted On: 1:31 p.m. | September 30, 2011
The L.A. Times' Week in Pictures features scenes from the trial of Michael Jackson's physician, Dr. Conrad Murray; Typhoon Nesat; protests in Yemen and more. View Post»
Posted On: 9:57 a.m. | September 30, 2011
Friday's Pictures in the News begins in the Philippines, where residents wade through chest-deep floodwaters after massive flooding north of Manila. The heavy rains from typhoon Nesat that battered the northeastern Philippines earlier this week filled up dams and prompted officials to release water overnight.
American Amanda Knox was back in an Italian court for closing arguments in her... View Post»
Posted On: 12:50 a.m. | September 30, 2011
The 1910 bombing of the Los Angeles Times kills 20 and injures about 100. View Post»
Posted On: 7:52 p.m. | September 29, 2011
A roundup of outstanding photography, video and multimedia from across the Web. View Post»
Posted On: 5:19 p.m. | September 29, 2011
Emergency rooms: It's a "battlefield" at Los Angeles County/USC Medical Center, says one supervisor. As many as 550 patients pass through the ER daily. View Post»
Posted On: 10:40 a.m. | September 29, 2011
In today's Pictures in the News, a cat with two faces named Frank and Louie goes for a stroll at its home in Worcester, Mass. The animal is known as a Janus cat, named for the figure in Roman mythology with two faces on one head. More about the cat here. In Munich, Germany, firefighters search for unbroken bottles of beer after crates fell from a truck and spilled on the street. In contrast,... View Post»
Posted On: 6:50 p.m. | September 28, 2011
For years, illegal immigrants were deported across the border from where they were caught, a practice that allowed them to easily try again, sometimes within hours.
Now federal officials have adopted a new strategy that disrupts immigration routes.
Many immigrants caught in California are flown to Texas, and the flights return with immigrants caught in Texas. The new transfer program aims... View Post»