Posted On: 10:41 a.m. | February 1, 2013
In Friday's Pictures in the News: Rescuers work under the collapsed Yichang bridge near the city of Sanmenxia, China, after a fireworks-laden truck exploded as it crossed a bridge, killing 26 people as the structure collapsed and vehicles plummeted to the ground; an embassy security guard arrives at Gate 2 of the U.S. embassy just minutes after a suicide bomber detonated an explosive device in... View Post»
Posted On: 12:09 a.m. | February 1, 2013
Spectators to Redondo Beach flooding get soaked by large wave. View Post»
Posted On: 7:04 p.m. | January 31, 2013
Balthazar Korab, an architect-turned-photographer with a wide-ranging eye whose moody, polished images captured the spirit of midcentury modern architecture and celebrated its masters, including Eero Saarinen and Mies van der Rohe, died Jan. 15 in Royal Oak, Mich. He was 86.
Korab, who lived in Troy, Mich., died after a long period of decline caused by Parkinson’s disease and a stroke,... View Post»
Posted On: 8:37 a.m. | January 31, 2013
In Thursday's Pictures in the News: Chadian troops patrol the streets of Gao, Mali, days after after French, Chadian and Nigerien forces arrived to drive out the Islamic extremists who had controlled the city for 10 months; a woman sits prayerfully while her head is shaved to mourn the late Cambodian King Norodom Sihanouk ahead of his funeral in Phnom Penh; members of the Phoenix police SWAT... View Post»
Posted On: 12:32 a.m. | January 31, 2013
Burt Lancaster shows how his peg leg is strapped for his role as Peter Stuyvesant in the musical "Knickerbocker Holiday." View Post»
Posted On: 10:18 a.m. | January 30, 2013
Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in Africa, where Malian youths restrain an alleged shop looter after arresting him in the northern city of Gao, a key Islamist stronghold until it was retaken by French and Malian troops in a major boost to the French-led offensive against the Al Qaeda-linked rebels. View Post»
Posted On: 9:23 a.m. | January 30, 2013
Beijing warned the city's 20 million people to prepare for at least another day of smog, and officials closed some factories and ordered government cars off the road as pollution remained at hazardous levels.
Visibility was reduced to a few hundred yards in downtown Beijing, and an online merchant reported "overwhelming" interest in face masks yesterday.
A U.S. Embassy pollution monitor... View Post»
Posted On: 12:11 a.m. | January 30, 2013
1963 photo of a little girl peering out of a car window earns staff photographer Mary Frampton five shares of Times Mirror Co. stock. View Post»