Posted On: 5:09 p.m. | April 27, 2011
Ali Ozer became an orphan at a young age in his home country of Turkey. In need of a way to support himself, he went out to look for a job and happened upon a tailor shop that was hiring an apprentice. He's been a tailor ever since and in 1989 he opened his own business in Los Angeles. View Post»
Posted On: 10:11 a.m. | April 27, 2011
Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in Afghanistan on the Jalalabad-Kabul highway, where a burning NATO fuel tanker created a wall of flames. On the plus side, the fire, caused by a bomb planted under a tanker carrying fuel for NATO forces, did not kill or injure anyone.
Continued flooding in Indiana forced resident to remove valuables from their homes; just days away from the royal... View Post»
Posted On: 12:55 a.m. | April 27, 2011
On a windy day, Sophia Loren poses for photographers at LAX. View Post»
Posted On: 10:17 a.m. | April 26, 2011
Today's Pictures in the News includes injured British photojournalist Guy Martin arriving in Malta from Misrata, Libya. He was wounded in the same attack that killed British photojournalist Tim Hetherington and American photojournalist Chris Hondros on April 20.
In London, campers are already claiming spots for the Friday royal wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton.
Hamsters in a... View Post»
Posted On: 12:23 a.m. | April 26, 2011
City of Los Angeles Health Dept. opens drive to immunize 300,000 children against polio. View Post»
Posted On: 9:09 p.m. | April 25, 2011
At the Chernobyl victims' monument in Slavutich, a town 30 miles from the accident site where many of the power facility's personnel used to live, two children join a memorial ceremony marking a quarter century since the world's worst nuclear accident, while in the Belarus capital of Minsk, students and teachers light candles in remembrance of the disaster's victims.
London's Regent Street... View Post»
Posted On: 12:10 a.m. | April 25, 2011
Caltech students protest possible cancellation of Star Trek. View Post»
Posted On: 9:35 p.m. | April 23, 2011
In this land of the thin, blond ideal, Lili VonSchtupp draws crowds to a dive bar in Hollywood every week to celebrate real women with real bodies. One of the troupes taking the stage just before midnight at VonSchtupp’s weekly Monday Night Tease calls itself the Rubenesque Burlesque. For four minutes, the women shake, bounce and bump to a hip-hop song, eventually stripping down to black... View Post»