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Pictures in the News | Aug. 16, 2012
  • Associated Press

Pictures in the News | Aug. 16, 2012

Posted On: 11:24 a.m. | August 16, 2012

In Thursday's Pictures in the News: The Lakers' Kobe Bryant shakes hands with fans while on a goodwill tour in China after the London Summer Olympics; fighting continues between Free Syrian Army and government forces in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo; a series of bomb attacks shakes Iraq; and militants attack on an air force base in Pakistan. There's more, too, so please take a look. View Post»

South Sea sojourn: Photos from a place I used to know

South Sea sojourn: Photos from a place I used to know

Posted On: 9:31 a.m. | August 16, 2012

Los Angeles Times photographer mentors photography students in the Philippines. View Post»

1933 swimsuit ordinance in 1964
  • John Malmin / Los Angeles Times Archive/UCLA

1933 swimsuit ordinance in 1964

Posted On: 12:52 a.m. | August 16, 2012

1933 Redondo Beach ordinance may be used to ban 1964 topless swimwear. View Post»

A look back at the London 2012 Summer Olympics

A look back at the London 2012 Summer Olympics

Posted On: 1:43 p.m. | August 15, 2012

Highlights from the London 2012 Summer Olympics. View Post»

Pictures in the News | Aug. 15, 2012

Pictures in the News | Aug. 15, 2012

Posted On: 8:54 a.m. | August 15, 2012

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

Magic Mountain's Colossus under construction [updated]
  • Joe Kennedy / Los Angeles Times Archive/UCLA

Magic Mountain’s Colossus under construction [updated]

Posted On: 12:38 a.m. | August 15, 2012

Rightly named the Colossus, this granddaddy of all roller coasters is nearing completion at the Magic Mountain amusement park at Valencia View Post»

Pictures in the News | Aug. 14, 2012
  • Ahn Young-joon / Associated Press

Pictures in the News | Aug. 14, 2012

Posted On: 10:52 a.m. | August 14, 2012

In Tuesday's Pictures in the News, several countries hold national celebrations: Korea's liberation from Japan's colonial rule, Pakistan's Independence Day, and the Dutch Olympic team's 20 Olympic medals in the Netherlands. In other news, a senior Ugandan air force pilot is rescued from the wreckage of his helicopter, and New Jewish immigrants from the United States arrive at Ben Gurion airport... View Post»

Two big wheels in the world of humor
  • Los Angeles Times Archive/UCLA

Two big wheels in the world of humor

Posted On: 7:01 a.m. | August 14, 2012

Dick and Tom Smothers play around on kiddy transportation for Times photographer to promote their upcoming appearance at Melodyland with Pat Boone. View Post»


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