Posted On: 5:29 p.m. | January 24, 2013
Although large parts of Kabul's population still struggle to survive in overcrowded slums, a new generation of well-off teens and young adults live in modern apartments, shop at Western-style malls and supermarkets, swap text messages on their cell phones, celebrate weddings at neon-decked halls and are connected to the world through television, movies and the Internet.
Posted On: 10:06 a.m. | January 24, 2013
In Thursday's Pictures in the News: Special operations battalion officers patrol a street in the Ilha do Governador neighborhood in the favela do Dende shantytown in Rio de Janeiro as drug traffickers clash with police; a member of the National Air and Navy Service of Panama guards a cocaine consignment seized in Cocoli, Panama; people use a catwalk in a flooded San Marco Square in Venice,... View Post»
Posted On: 12:47 a.m. | January 24, 2013
While presenting a Lakers jersey to President Ronald Reagan at the White House, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar holds it in front of coach Pat Riley. View Post»
Posted On: 1:16 p.m. | January 23, 2013
For photographers, personal projects are often a way to express an independent vision, or are just an excuse to get out there and shoot.
When filmmaker Gavin Heffernan and his friends, producers Michael Darrow and Rachel Payne, needed a break, they set out to do a time-lapse project in Death Valley National Park. The result is the video "Death Valley Dreamlapse."
The three did their... View Post»
Posted On: 10:38 a.m. | January 23, 2013
Wednesday's Pictures in the News starts out in a winter wonderland, where visitors walk through the snowy landscape at Grosser Feldberg in Germany. Cold weather was on the menu across the Atlantic, where commuters bundled up against the cold on New York's 34th Street, in Midtown Manhattan. The temperature was around 12 degrees, but with wind gusts of 15-20 mph, it felt more like five below as... View Post»
Posted On: 12:31 a.m. | January 23, 2013
Elizabeth Taylor and her third husband, producer and showman Michael Todd, react after he receives an Oscar for Best Picture for "Around the World in 80 Days." View Post»
Posted On: 5:47 p.m. | January 22, 2013
Thirty years ago, Drs. Oscar and Marcia Sablan moved from tropical Hawaii to dusty Firebaugh, Calif., and started a medical practice in a trailer on the corner of O and 9th streets. They're still there. View Post»
Posted On: 10:31 a.m. | January 22, 2013
In Tuesday's Pictures in the News: Emergency personnel respond to a 28-vehicle pileup in northern Greece; French soldiers keep watch near Diabaly, Mali; snowy scenes in Canada and Scotland; British Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne's cat, Freya, sits on a table in a room at 10 Downing Street where a meeting between Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron and Emir of Qatar Sheikh Hamad... View Post»