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Pictures in the News | January 18, 2013
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Pictures in the News | January 18, 2013

Posted On: 8:35 a.m. | January 18, 2013

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

1943 U.S. Navy photo
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1943 U.S. Navy photo

Posted On: 12:45 a.m. | January 18, 2013

Sunset over the Atlantic finds another United Nations convoy moving peacefully towards it destination. A U.S. Navy blimp, hovering watchfully overhead, is on the lookout for any sign of enemy submarines. View Post»

Julia Dean: A retrospective look at the photographer's 40-year passion of exploring the world and teaching
  • Julia Dean

Julia Dean: A retrospective look at the photographer’s 40-year passion of exploring the world and teaching

Posted On: 4:32 p.m. | January 17, 2013

After a long documentary photography and career in education that includes traveling to more than 40 countries, publishing an award-winning children's book, "A Year on Monhegan Island," working as an apprentice to Berenice Abbott and founding the Julia Dean Photo Workshops, Julia Dean celebrates four decades of work in her retrospective A Life in Photography: A Retrospective. View Post»

Pictures in the News | Jan. 17, 2013
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Pictures in the News | Jan. 17, 2013

Posted On: 10:05 a.m. | January 17, 2013

In Thursday's Pictures in the News: A passenger bails out of a flooded Rolls Royce that was stranded in Jakarta, Indonesia; a horseman jumps over a bonfire in the village of San Bartolome de Pinares, Spain, to open the celebrations for the feast of St. Anthony; people gather at the scene of a building collapse in Kisumu, Kenya, that killed at least three people; rescue personnel work to free... View Post»

Clown hitches a ride
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Clown hitches a ride

Posted On: 12:32 a.m. | January 17, 2013

A clown – looking very similar to the famous Keystone Cops – hitches a ride on a police motorcycle during the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus parade of animals. View Post»

Pictures in the News | January 16, 2013
  • Ben Curtis / Associated Press

Pictures in the News | January 16, 2013

Posted On: 10:06 a.m. | January 16, 2013

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1910/1931 Los Angeles aerial photos
  • C.C. Pierce

1910/1931 Los Angeles aerial photos

Posted On: 12:51 a.m. | January 16, 2013

This mini two-photo gallery shows downtown Los Angeles looking southwest from Sixth and Main streets. The images were taken in 1910 and 1931. View Post»

Los Angeles' historic police headquarters off duty after 57 years

Parker Center: Los Angeles’ historic police headquarters shuttered after 57 years on the beat

Posted On: 6:14 p.m. | January 15, 2013

It was a place that crooks feared and cops loved. Parker Center was the nation's most modern police facility when it opened its glass doors 57 years ago. But as happens to a patrolman on the beat, old age finally took its toll. Its occupants have packed up and moved on. Det. Gus Villanueva reminisced in 2009 about his days there. Photography and audio by Gary Friedman Produced by Albert... View Post»


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