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The Week in Pictures | February 25 – March 3, 2013
  • Lee Jin-man / Associated Press

The Week in Pictures | February 25 – March 3, 2013

Posted On: 3:55 p.m. | March 1, 2013

Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. The big news this week was the retirement of the pope. Benedict XVI became the first pope to resign in nearly 600 years, telling a tearful crowd of faithful that he will now be "a simple pilgrim" as cardinals began preparing for a conclave in the Sistine Chapel to elect his successor. View Post»

Pictures in the News | March 1, 2013

Pictures in the News | March 1, 2013

Posted On: 10:50 a.m. | March 1, 2013

Friday's Pictures in the News begins in Syria, where opponents of the government hold a protest in Aleppo. Syrian government forces fought fierce clashes with rebels attacking a police academy near Aleppo, while outside Damascus, the capital, rebel forces have dug in to the north, east and south, and government troops have largely pulled back to a well-defended core, including the city center... View Post»

Ripped American flag
  • Steve Fontanini / Los Angeles Times

Ripped American flag

Posted On: 12:26 a.m. | March 1, 2013

While sitting in police custody, Jesus Farias Iglesias, 28, is framed by the United States flag he tore off a staff in Olvera Street, ripped and trampled. View Post»

Pop goes the perfect background

Pop goes the perfect background

Posted On: 11:20 p.m. | February 28, 2013

Have you ever tried to find a simple or white background when you're just trying to get a close-up of an item for sale on EBay or your latest epicurean masterpiece. Sometimes you want the item that is being photographed to be situated in it's natural environment, but when your'e trying to highlight an individual, small subject, sometimes a simple background is the best way to go. Finding... View Post»

Coach Magic Johnson
  • Vince Compagnone / Los Angeles Times

Coach Magic Johnson

Posted On: 11:25 a.m. | February 28, 2013

With the 1993-1994 Lakers stuck in neutral, owner Dr. Jerry Buss tried to shake up the team. Coach Randy Pfund was let go and Magic Johnson brought in. View Post»

Pictures in the News | Feb. 28, 2013

Pictures in the News | Feb. 28, 2013

Posted On: 10:23 a.m. | February 28, 2013

In Thursday's Pictures in the News: Skiers take to the slopes in the Nordic Skiing World Championships in Predazzo, Italy; Pope Benedict XVI waves to faithful from a balcony upon arrival in Castel Gandolfo, where he will begin his retirement in the papal summer residence (more photos); South Koreans, wearing traditional Korean costumes, carry torches as they march during a ceremony to celebrate... View Post»

Behind the lens: Remembering Wounded Knee
  • Jim Hubbard

Behind the lens: Remembering Wounded Knee

Posted On: 6:42 p.m. | February 27, 2013

The 40th anniversary of the Wounded Knee occupation is Feb. 27. Photographer Jim Hubbard was there and gave us this account of those days covering the event for United Press International: During the cold of winter in late February 1973, UPI dispatched me to the village of Wounded Knee, S.D., on the Pine Ridge Reservation. A heavily armed radical group of Native Americans, members of the... View Post»

Pictures in the News | February 27, 2013

Pictures in the News | February 27, 2013

Posted On: 10:34 a.m. | February 27, 2013

Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in Vatican City, where thousands gather in St Peter's Square as Pope Benedict XVI attended his last weekly public audience before stepping down tomorrow. Pope Benedict XVI has been the leader of the Catholic Church for eight years and is the first Pope to retire since 1415. He cites ailing health as his reason for retirement and will spend the rest of... View Post»


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