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Pictures in the News | Feb. 9, 2012

Pictures in the News | Feb. 9, 2012

Posted On: 10:29 a.m. | February 9, 2012

How can you go wrong leading off a photo gallery with cute creatures? So we did, with a young gray seal peeking out from frozen water at a breeding station in northern Germany and tiger cubs playing with their mother, also in Germany. Elsewhere, lava flows during an eruption of Mt. Etna, Iraqi supporters of Shiite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr wave their national flag during a celebration marking the... View Post»


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Billy Wilder's six Oscars
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Billy Wilder’s six Oscars

Posted On: 12:59 a.m. | February 9, 2012

Billy Wilder sits with his six Oscars after winning three more the previous evening for the movie "The Apartment." View Post»

Unveiling original façade at Clifton's Cafeteria

Unveiling original facade of Clifton’s Brookdale Cafeteria

Posted On: 2:54 p.m. | February 8, 2012

The metal grates which have covered the original facade of Clifton's Brookdale Cafeteria on Broadway in Downtown have been removed, revealing the long-hidden historic facade as a first step in preparation for its restoration. The original façade has not been revealed since the 1950’s. This will be a stepping stone for Los Angeles’ Bringing Back Broadway initiative and the rebirth of LA’s... View Post»

Pictures in the News | February 8, 2012

Pictures in the News | February 8, 2012

Posted On: 9:48 a.m. | February 8, 2012

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

Northrop YB-49 Flying Wing unveiled
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Northrop YB-49 Flying Wing unveiled

Posted On: 12:11 a.m. | February 8, 2012

The Northrop YB-49 Flying Wing is unveiled to the public and media at the company's facility in Hawthorne. View Post»

Pictures in the News | Feb. 7, 2012
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Pictures in the News | Feb. 7, 2012

Posted On: 11:05 a.m. | February 7, 2012

Today's Pictures in the News leads off with images of Europe in the midst of a cold snap, a 6.8 magnitude earthquake that struck central Philippines, Nepalese firefighters try to control a grass fire close to the runway of Nepal's international airport in Katmandu, and New York Giants fans lining the streets in lower Manhattan waiting for the start of the Super Bowl parade. View Post»

Proposition 8 ruling
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Proposition 8 ruled unconstitutional

Posted On: 10:15 a.m. | February 7, 2012

More than three years after California voters approved a ban on same-sex marriage, an appeals court on Tuesday is set to decide whether Proposition 8 violates the federal Constitution. View Post»

The beatnik DUHAB robot
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The beatnik DUHAB robot

Posted On: 12:29 a.m. | February 7, 2012

Author Lawrence Lipton, chronicler of the beatnik scene, demonstrates his "robot," Duhab designed to ferret out censors, book-burners etc. View Post»


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