Posted On: 11:32 a.m. | October 5, 2011
Wednesday's Pictures in the News start in Greece, where a 24-hour nationwide strike protesting the ongoing austerity measures taken by the Greek government has turned violent. See photo gallery
Elsewhere in Europe, 3,000 Romanian youths wearing black or white masks rallied against drug abuse; models in Paris share a light moment before Russian fashion designer Alena Akhmadullina's... View Post»
Posted On: 8:54 a.m. | October 5, 2011
Police fired tear gas at stone-throwing youths in central Athens, where thousands of striking state sector workers marched against cuts the government says are needed to save the nation from bankruptcy. View Post»
Posted On: 12:46 a.m. | October 5, 2011
Business owners detain accused service station robber. View Post»
Posted On: 1:08 p.m. | October 4, 2011
When we saw Steve Boelhouwer's photograph of SpongeBob SquarePants being detained by police on Hollywood Boulevard, we thought, "Man, how funny is that?" and chose it as our Southern California Moment for Sept. 14.
Reporter Andrew Blankstein thought it was pretty funny, too, and called up the LAPD to ask if there had been any incidents reported involving someone in a SpongeBob costume. The... View Post»
Posted On: 10:18 a.m. | October 4, 2011
A truck bombing in Somalia's capital of Mogadishu kills more than 50 people, Occupy Wall Street demonstrators continue their protest in New York and professional tennis players take the court at the China Open in Beijing and more in today's Pictures in the News. View Post»
Posted On: 12:43 a.m. | October 4, 2011
Back when dialing information - 411 - was free, many callers were just looking for a friendly voice. View Post»
Posted On: 8:07 p.m. | October 3, 2011
Amanda Knox is whisked away from the courthouse in Perugia, Italy, after she was acquitted of murder and sexual assault in a dramatic end to her four-year legal battle.
In Cape Town, South Africa, a mixed race couple protests with supporters of the Dalai Lama outside the Houses of Parliament. The government has thus far rejected his application for a visa to attend fellow Nobel peace... View Post»
Posted On: 2:44 p.m. | October 3, 2011
In SoCal, Mother Nature offers up an abundant mix of mountains, deserts, beaches and Pacific Ocean skies. I’m occasionally at the beach shooting big waves, surfers, fishermen, campers, sunsets, pollution, Marine Corps landing practice -- it’s theater by the sea!
In late September and early October this year, the ocean offered up a performance of breathtaking visual beauty -- waves that... View Post»