Posted On: 12:12 a.m. | January 7, 2012
It had been nine months since Luis Luna was deported from the United States, where he had lived since his mother smuggled him from Mexico when he was a toddler. In America, he played point guard on an intramural basketball team, grilled burgers at a McDonald’s and looked forward to his senior prom. In Mexico, he had no family. He was a stranger sleeping on the streets, scruffy and destitute.... View Post»
Posted On: 4:00 p.m. | January 6, 2012
Here's this week's compilation of our favorite photos from the wires. View Post»
Posted On: 10:39 a.m. | January 6, 2012
A few highlights in today's Pictures in the News; Bulgarians dive into icy waters in a race to retrieve a cross as part of Epiphany Day celebrations, a spiral of dominos are set up to try to break the world record of the longest spiral-shaped wall of dominos, the Iraqi army on parade to mark the army's 91st anniversary in Baghdad's fortified Green Zone and the aftermath of a suicide bombing in... View Post»
Posted On: 10:11 a.m. | January 6, 2012
After the fourth killing of a homeless man in nearly a month, police have arrested a man they believe is responsible for all the deaths. He has been identified as Itzcoatl Ocampo, 23, of Yorba Linda.
John Welter, police chief in Anaheim, where the latest slaying occurred, said Saturday that he hopes Orange County prosecutors will file four counts of murder in the coming days.
In their... View Post»
Posted On: 8:31 a.m. | January 6, 2012
The first week of 2012 is turning out to be a surfer's paradise with back-to-back swells delivering pounding waves breaking on west-facing beaches along the California coast. View Post»
Posted On: 7:52 p.m. | January 5, 2012
A roundup of outstanding photography, video and multimedia from across the Web. View Post»
Posted On: 9:44 a.m. | January 5, 2012
Pictures in the News from around the world. View Post»
Posted On: 9:56 a.m. | January 4, 2012
With HIV diagnoses on the rise, Western medicine and traditional Native American healing converge at the Indian Medical Center in Gallup, N.M., to treat members of the Navajo Nation.
Five years ago, the man Elsie Smith loved told her calmly from his hospital bed that it was time for him to go. He died with a hushed goodbye and a squeeze of her hand.
Smith herself had been feeling ill for... View Post»