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Pictures in the News | March 12, 2013

Pictures in the News | March 12, 2013

Posted On: 11:02 a.m. | March 12, 2013

In Tuesday's Pictures in the News:  Parents, siblings and others whose loved ones died or were severely affected by prescription drug overdoses rallied on the north steps of the Capitol building after a hearing in Sacramento; Catholic cardinals attend a grand Mass at St. Peter's Basilica before the start of a conclave to elect a new pope; a man holds a saleswoman at knife point inside a... View Post»

Vatican conclave 2013 elects new pope

Vatican conclave 2013 elects new pope

Posted On: 7:45 a.m. | March 12, 2013

Steeped in tradition and pageantry, the ceremonies that will produce a new pope officially began Tuesday morning when 115 Roman Catholic cardinals celebrated Mass in the majestic St. Peter’s Basilica. View Post»

St. Francis Dam collapse
  • Harry C. Anderson / Los Angeles Times

St. Francis Dam collapse

Posted On: 12:49 a.m. | March 12, 2013

The March 12, 1928 collapse of St. Francis Dam, in terms of loss of life, is the second-greatest disaster in California history - the first being the San Francisco Earthquake and fires of 1906. View Post»

Japan marks 2 years since tsunami

Japan marks 2 years since tsunami

Posted On: 5:31 p.m. | March 11, 2013

Japan marked the second anniversary Monday of the devastating earthquake and tsunami that left nearly 19,000 people dead or missing and has displaced more than 300,000. View Post»

Los Angeles' streetcars
  • R.L. Oliver / Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles’ Pacific Electric Red Cars

Posted On: 4:08 p.m. | March 11, 2013

Los Angeles' Pacific Electric Red Cars were taken out of service in 1961. At their peak, they crisscrossed four counties on more than 1,000 miles of track. Related: Trolley buff guides others down the tracks of memory View Post»

Pictures in the News | March 11, 2013

Pictures in the News | March 11, 2013

Posted On: 8:54 a.m. | March 11, 2013

Monday's Pictures in the News begins in Italy, where cardinals are set to enter the conclave to elect a successor to Pope Benedict XVI after he became the first pope in 600 years to resign from the role. The conclave is scheduled to start on Tuesday, March 12, inside the Sistine Chapel and will be attended by 115 cardinals as they vote to select the 266th Pope of the Catholic Church. View Post»

Best of the Web

Best of the Web

Posted On: 10:23 a.m. | March 9, 2013

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"Mission 26: The Big Endeavour" an exhibit of space shuttle photographs at the California Science Center

‘Mission 26: The Big Endeavour’ at California Science Center

Posted On: 10:18 p.m. | March 8, 2013

The space shuttle Endeavour's arrival and crosstown trek in Los Angeles was well-documented in photos. The California Science Center, where the orbiter now calls home, has curated a photographic exhibition of 80 images, "Mission 26: The Big Endeavour." The collection includes photographs by NASA, the Sacramento Bee, Getty Images, the... View Post»


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