Posted On: 11:38 a.m. | May 26, 2011
Thursday's Pictures in the News feature begins in Bosnia and Herzegovina, where flowers are laid on a monument with names of victims of the Srebrenica massacre following the arrest of Ratko Mladic, the Bosnian Serb general accused of overseeing that massacre, the worst in Europe since the end of World War II. Mladic was Europe's most wanted war crimes suspect for his alleged role in the 1995... View Post»
Posted On: 12:55 a.m. | May 26, 2011
Frog jumping contest for kids leads to a classic image. View Post»
Posted On: 8:08 p.m. | May 25, 2011
Alan Kimble Fahey has spent decades turning his Acton property into a habitable sculpture he calls "Phonehenge West," in reference to his 30 years as a phone service technician.
The structure is made of wood, iron and other discarded items Fahey has collected.
Read Ann M. Simmons story. View Post»
Posted On: 10:20 a.m. | May 25, 2011
We begin Wednesday's Pictures in the News feature in Germany, where a new sculpture entitled "In Seven Days Time" by artist Katharina Grosse has found a permanent home outside the art museum in Bonn. Staying in Europe, activists from Oxfam wear giant papier mâché heads representing G-8 leaders in front of the Eiffel Tower in Paris; the ash cloud from Iceland's Grimsvotn volcano causes... View Post»
Posted On: 12:30 a.m. | May 25, 2011
The Times covers one of Chuck Yeager's last flights in the famous Bell X-1. View Post»
Posted On: 9:15 p.m. | May 24, 2011
When bodies of water separate a country from its troops, its people rely on reports from journalists and images from photographers to capture what war looks like from the front lines. These are brave people who with a pen and notepad, or with a camera up to one eye, brace themselves for sights and experiences that do not require a pen and paper or a camera to remember. They risk their lives... View Post»
Posted On: 5:52 p.m. | May 24, 2011
The Learn2rip Surf Academy, scientists from Cal State Long Beach and Seal Beach lifeguards are taking part in a seasonal effort to catch, study, de-barb and safely release more than 200 stingrays while cleaning the popular but polluted area near the Los Alamitos Bay jetties in Seal Beach.
The stingray wrangling is the first of three efforts in the next month and part of an ongoing effort... View Post»
Posted On: 10:59 a.m. | May 24, 2011
Here's some highlights from Tuesday's Pictures in the News: Gusty summer winds in London threaten a bad hair day for First Lady Michelle Obama as she and the president visit Buckingham Palace. In Belarus, a soldier has a block of concrete smashed on his chest while lying on a bed of nails. Closer to home a volunteer looks for survivors in the rubble of a home after a devastating tornado hit... View Post»