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Pictures in the News | January 26, 2012
  • Petr David Josek / Associated Press

Pictures in the News | January 26, 2012

Posted On: 10:55 a.m. | January 26, 2012

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


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Exploding flashbulb
  • Bruce Cox / Los Angeles Times

Exploding flashbulb

Posted On: 12:29 a.m. | January 26, 2012

Miss Doris Mae Normandine and Atty. Werner O. Graf cringe as an Los Angeles Exmainer photographer's flashbulb explodes. View Post»

Pictures in the News | Jan. 25, 2012
  • GAETAN LUCI / Pool

Pictures in the News | Jan. 25, 2012

Posted On: 10:46 a.m. | January 25, 2012

Hopefully the first few shots in today's Pictures in the News will cause a double take among viewers: A tamer carrying a lion over his shoulders, a snow-covered dinosaur, a golfer teeing off in what appears to be the world's biggest sand trap, and a model barbecuing on the runway. There's more. View Post»

Unimate robot at the Biltmore
  • Frank Q. Brown / Los Angeles Times Archive, UCLA

Unimate robot at the Biltmore

Posted On: 12:42 a.m. | January 25, 2012

Betty Myrah gets a cup of coffee from Unimate, a 3500-pound industrial robot on display at the Biltmore Hotel. View Post»

Pictures in the News | Jan. 24, 2012
  • Vadim Ghirda / Associated Press

Pictures in the News | Jan. 24, 2012

Posted On: 10:49 a.m. | January 24, 2012

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

Speedboat accident
  • Art Rogers / Los Angeles Times

Speedboat accident

Posted On: 12:55 a.m. | January 24, 2012

Joe Machado escapes injury as his outboard motorboat flips when he and Bill Rankin make a turn during 22nd National Outboard Championships at Long Beach Marine stadium. View Post»

Tornadoes hit Alabama
  • Butch Dill / Associated Press

Tornadoes hit Alabama

Posted On: 2:12 p.m. | January 23, 2012

A series of rare winter tornadoes hit Alabama early Monday morning, and combined with powerful thunderstorms and straight-line winds, toppled trees and power lines and ripped apart homes and businesses. Two people were reported killed and at least 100 injured, and a state of emergency was declared. RELATED: Rare winter tornadoes rake Alabama   View Post»

Year of the Dragon

Year of the Dragon

Posted On: 10:53 a.m. | January 23, 2012

Millions of ethnic Chinese, Koreans and Vietnamese across Asia are ringing in the new Year of the Dragon with fireworks, feasting and family reunions. View Post»


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