Posted On: 11:55 p.m. | July 9, 2011
On the second day of their trip to the Southland, William and Catherine attended a charity polo match at the Santa Barbara Polo & Racquet Club in Carpinteria, where William competed and Kate awarded the trophy to her husband after his team won. Tickets for the event, held in support of the American Friends of the Foundation of Prince William and Prince Harry, ranged from $400 to $4,000.
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Posted On: 9:49 p.m. | July 9, 2011
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This week, the space shuttle Atlantis lifted off on its final flight. It is the 33rd flight for Atlantis and NASA's 135th shuttle mission overall.
In Spain, people packed Pamplona's streets for a wild kickoff to Spain's best-known fiesta: the nine-day San Fermin Festival and its running of the bulls. (see gallery); thousands of... View Post»
Posted On: 8:15 p.m. | July 8, 2011
It seems like I needed a trip back to my photography roots. The good old days when film was king. How about a quick shout-out for the Kodak Tri-X 400? I must have shot a million rolls of the stuff.
I go back to the Kodak Brownie days, taking photos looking through a muddled viewfinder trying to capture the action. Next came dropping off the film at my local camera store and waiting for those... View Post»
Posted On: 5:55 p.m. | July 8, 2011
The southern capital, Juba, is bustling with jubilant citizens and dignitaries as they celebrate the independence of the Republic of South Sudan after a generations-long war that left more than 2 million people dead. View Post»
Posted On: 5:20 p.m. | July 8, 2011
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge arrived at Los Angeles International Airport late Friday afternoon, alighting from a Royal Canadian Air Force A310 that flew them in from Calgary after their whirlwind tour of Canada, stepping into the bright, welcoming sunshine of a Southern California summer day.
They were greeted by Gov. Jerry Brown, his wife, Anne Gust Brown, Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa,... View Post»
Posted On: 11:28 a.m. | July 8, 2011
Friday's Pictures in the News begins in Sudan, a day before South Sudan secedes from the north and becomes the world's newest nation. Staying in Africa, thousands of people have arrived in Mogadishu over the last two weeks seeking assistance, and the number is increasing by the day due to lack of water and food. The worst recorded drought in the Horn of Africa has sparked a severe food crisis... View Post»
Posted On: 10:31 p.m. | July 7, 2011
Space shuttle Atlantis lifted off Friday morning, shooting straight into a brightening sky on a 12-day mission that marks the end of the nation's shuttle program. There had been fears that that rain might delay the launch, but that didn't stop crowds from streaming to the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla. Local tourism officials predicted as many as 1 million visitors.
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Posted On: 9:47 p.m. | July 7, 2011
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