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Pictures in the News | May 17, 2012
  • Biswaranjan Rout / Associated Press

Pictures in the News | May 17, 2012

Posted On: 10:57 a.m. | May 17, 2012

In Thursday's Pictures in the News: Scenes of contrast in India with a village boy leading his goat past a parched pond in one shot as another boy jumps into the holy Yamuna River in another shot; Chinese actresses Hao Lei and Qi Xi pose during a photocall at the 65th Cannes film festival; Sri Lankan army special forces commandos prepare for a Victory Day parade rehearsal in Colombo; people... View Post»

Sea of foam
  • Larry Sharkey / Los Angeles Times

Sea of foam

Posted On: 12:20 a.m. | May 17, 2012

Tank truck that exploded and burned in a tunnel connecting northbound Harbor and San Diego freeway lies amid foam sprayed by firemen. View Post»

Nearly 100-year-old lighthouse shines again

99-year-old lighthouse gleams again

Posted On: 6:28 p.m. | May 16, 2012

The signature vertical black and white stripes of the Angels Gate lighthouse near the Los Angeles harbor entrance stand out brighter today after a restoration arranged by a San Pedro booster club. A year ago, the old steel and stucco tower above the end of a breakwater presented a dreary welcome to coastal skippers. View Post»

Pictures in the News | May 16, 2012

Pictures in the News | May 16, 2012

Posted On: 9:39 a.m. | May 16, 2012

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

Battleship's 16-inch shells
  • Joe Kennedy / Los Angeles Times

Battleship’s 16-inch shells

Posted On: 12:50 a.m. | May 16, 2012

Gunners mate Bill Allen performs maintenance on 16 inch shells in storage deep within the battleship USS Missouri. View Post»

Pictures in the News | May 15, 2012
  • Vincent Yu / Associated Press

Pictures in the News | May 15, 2012

Posted On: 1:13 p.m. | May 15, 2012

In Tuesday's Pictures in the News: Palestinians clash with Israeli soldiers as they observe the 64th anniversary of "Nakba," Arabic for "catastrophe," the term used to mark the events leading to Israel's founding in 1948; North Korean soldiers attend a mass military parade in Pyongyang's Kim Il Sung Square to celebrate 100 years since the birth of the North Korean founder Kim Il Sung; outgoing... View Post»

Get your Nixon bumper stickers!
  • Los Angeles Times Archive/UCLA

Get your Nixon bumper stickers!

Posted On: 12:37 a.m. | May 15, 2012

Actress Ginger Rogers pastes Nixon-Lodge sticker on automobile driven by Mrs. John R. Mount. In background talking to Mrs. Mount is actor Cesar Romero. View Post»

Pictures in the News | May 14, 2012
  • Matt Cardy / Getty Images

Pictures in the News | May 14, 2012

Posted On: 9:39 a.m. | May 14, 2012

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


Framework, the photography and video blog of the Los Angeles Times, celebrates the power and explores the craft of visual storytelling. The blog highlights the work of Times photojournalists who frame by frame, document the drama, the emotion and sometimes the humor of life. Framework also aims to serve as a resource hub for photography, multimedia and video enthusiasts who share our passion. We will trade insights and discuss the tools and techniques of telling stories through images. Have a look and let us know what you think.


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