Posted On: 4:36 p.m. | June 8, 2011
Each Spring, avalanche and road crews begin the monumental and dangerous task of plowing up to 18 feet of snow off Tioga Road, the eastern access to Yosemite National Park.
Tioga Road -- California Highway 120 -- is critical to the small-town tourism economies on both sides of the Sierra. Opening it as soon as possible is important to park managers, too. Most of Yosemite’s 4 million... View Post»
Posted On: 10:36 a.m. | June 8, 2011
Wednesday's Pictures in the News feature starts out with a bang near the North Korea-South Korea border, where Seoul government troops are conducting a joint military drill with the U.S.
Elsewhere, transfer cases containing the remains of four servicemen, killing while supporting Operation New Dawn in Iraq, sit inside a C-5 cargo plane after arriving at Delaware's Dover Air Force... View Post»
Posted On: 8:29 a.m. | June 8, 2011
The video game industry hits Los Angeles every year for E3, the Electronic Entertainment Expo. The convention, open only to industry members and press, is considered among the most important events in gaming each year and can make or break a game's chances at becoming a blockbuster. View Post»
Posted On: 12:15 a.m. | June 8, 2011
The house listed to port like a torpedoed tanker. View Post»
Posted On: 11:01 a.m. | June 7, 2011
Today's Pictures in the News highlights include images of nature's power, man's conflict, and some adorable creatures:
NASA releases a satellite photo of Chile’s Puyehue-Cordón Caulle volcano eruption that has forced thousands from their homes, grounded airline flights in southern Argentina and coated ski resorts with a gritty layer of dust instead of snow. In Tripoli, smoke rises in the... View Post»
Posted On: 8:02 a.m. | June 7, 2011
The Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) opened this week in Los Angeles. The event is expected to draw more than 50,000 industry professionals and feature the top makers of video game products, including Microsoft, Nintendo, Sony and Electronic Arts.
Take a video tour at the expo.
Also see our 360° panoramas from the expo. View Post»
Posted On: 12:01 a.m. | June 7, 2011
After a 39-day voyage, the Queen Mary arrives in Long Beach. View Post»
Posted On: 11:55 p.m. | June 6, 2011
An eruption at the Puyehue-Cordon Caulle volcanic complex in southern Chile has sent ash clouds across South America. The eruption began on Saturday, and by Monday about 4,000 people had been evacuated from 22 communities around the volcano, which is near the border with Argentina. View Post»