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31st Academy Awards at the Pantages

Posted On: 12:01 a.m. | February 22, 2012

Crowds gather outside of the Pantages Theater as stars arrive for the 31st Annual Academy Awards. View Post»


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Pictures in the News | Feb. 21, 2012
  • Michael D. McElwain / The Herald Star

Pictures in the News | Feb. 21, 2012

Posted On: 10:32 a.m. | February 21, 2012

What's that they say about burning your bridges? In Steubenville, Ohio, they blow them up. In this case the 83-year-old Fort Steuben Bridge. Meanwhile, carnival celebrations (more photos) continue at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro, and a protest against an alleged burning of the Koran outside Bagram airbase in Afghanistan. And there's more. View Post»

Afghans protest burning of Korans at Bagram airbase
  • Shah Marai / AFP

Afghans protest burning of Korans at Bagram airbase

Posted On: 10:12 a.m. | February 21, 2012

[Updated at 8:45 a.m. Feb 23: Man in Afghan army uniform kills two American soldiers] Afghan laborers at a U.S.-run base discovered copies of the Koran being burned before dawn Tuesday morning, spurring a protest reportedly involving as many as 1,000 people -- and an unusually contrite statement from the base's commanding general. The Bagram district police chief said the workers brought the... View Post»

Women's boxing

Women’s Olympic boxing hopefuls

Posted On: 6:41 p.m. | February 20, 2012

Two boxers, two dreams. Mikaela Mayer, a former model from Los Angeles, turned a lot of heads last week when she made it to the final round of the U.S. Olympic Trials before losing a close decision at 132 pounds to Seattle's Queen Underwood. And while that ended her quixotic bid to compete in the first Olympic boxing competition for women this summer in London, it clearly stamped Mayer as... View Post»

Carnival time in Rio
  • Felipe Dana / Associated Press

Carnival time in Rio

Posted On: 9:20 a.m. | February 20, 2012

Revelers of the Beija-Flor samba school perform on top of a float at the Sambadrome during the first night of Rio de Janeiro's famed carnival parades. The night parades in Rio's hallowed Sambadrome marked the high point of the pre-Lent bacchanalian Carnival festival, which is bringing this racially diverse country of 191 million people, virtually to a stop. View Post»

Pictures in the News | February 20, 2012
  • Channi Anand / Associated Press

Pictures in the News | February 20, 2012

Posted On: 9:19 a.m. | February 20, 2012

Pictures in the News from around the world. View Post»

Explosion at O'Connor Electro-Plating Corp.
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Explosion at O’Connor Electro-Plating Corp.

Posted On: 12:34 a.m. | February 20, 2012

A blast rips apart the O'Connor Electro-Plating Corp. building in the 900 block of East Pico Boulevard, killing 17 and injuring about 150. The force of the blast shattered glass in some buildings a mile away. View Post»

Executive Order 9066: Japanese American internment in World War II
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Executive Order 9066: Japanese American internment in World War II

Posted On: 12:28 a.m. | February 19, 2012

Pres. Franklin D. Roosevelt issued Executive Order 9066 leading to the removal of 110,000 Japanese-Americans and Japanese from the West Coast. View Post»


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