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A life spent battling poverty

A life spent battling poverty

Posted On: 5:26 p.m. | May 23, 2012

Natalie Cole isn’t a victim of the struggling economy. She was poor before and is poor now. Hers is a story of entrenched poverty — a whirl of choices, challenges and chaos that keeps undermining her spurts of personal progress. Tracking Cole’s life over six months offers a messy and at times disheartening insight into vexing social policy questions: How do you break the cycle of... View Post»

Pictures in the News | May 23, 2012
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Pictures in the News | May 23, 2012

Posted On: 9:56 a.m. | May 23, 2012

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

Teaching Hollywood to talk
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Teaching Hollywood to talk

Posted On: 12:08 a.m. | May 23, 2012

Getting ready for talkies, movie actress Anita Page is filmed during her first speech class at the University of Southern California. View Post»

Pictures in the News | May 22, 2012

Pictures in the News | May 22, 2012

Posted On: 10:17 a.m. | May 22, 2012

In Tuesday's Pictures in the News: SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket streaks into the sky behind a model of NASA's space shuttle at the Kennedy Space Center, heading for a rendezvous with the International Space Station and opening a new era of privately funded spaceflight; the wreckage of a train is lifted after a collision with a parked freight train in southern India; a heavy dust storm envelopes... View Post»

Navy ammunition truck explodes
  • Paul Calvert / Los Angeles Times

Navy ammunition truck explodes

Posted On: 12:45 a.m. | May 22, 2012

Fifteen foot deep crater sits in Rose Canyon Highway near San Diego after a Navy ammunition truck and trailer exploded. View Post»

Francine: A Train Ride

Francine Orr: Taking a train ride

Posted On: 2:51 p.m. | May 21, 2012

Award winning photojournalist take a ride along the Goldline, that goes flows through Pasadena, South Pasadena, a sliver of Los Angeles and East Los Angeles and takes in the landscape as it passed by her at the pace of the train. View Post»

Pictures in the News | May 21, 2012
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Pictures in the News | May 21, 2012

Posted On: 10:28 a.m. | May 21, 2012

In Monday's Pictures in the News: Jean-Baptiste Febo of Switzerland competes in the men's 400m Freestyle Heats during the LEN European Swimming Championships in Debrecen, Hungary; Brent Bloom urges on his frog Jumping Bob at the Jumping Frog Jubilee; children wear solar eclipse glasses to observe the annular solar eclipse at Sekiguchidaimachi Primary School in Bunkyo Ward, Tokyo; a Filipino... View Post»

NATO summit protests
  • Scott Strazzante / Chicago Tribune

NATO summit protests in Chicago

Posted On: 9:08 a.m. | May 21, 2012

Demonstrators prepared Monday to launch another round of protests in the final hours of the NATO summit in Chicago, targeting Boeing headquarters and a suburban community that could become the site of a detention facility to hold illegal immigrants. On the second and last day of the international meeting, commuters heading into Chicago's  Loop business district endured extra security... View Post»


Framework, the photography and video blog of the Los Angeles Times, celebrates the power and explores the craft of visual storytelling. The blog highlights the work of Times photojournalists who frame by frame, document the drama, the emotion and sometimes the humor of life. Framework also aims to serve as a resource hub for photography, multimedia and video enthusiasts who share our passion. We will trade insights and discuss the tools and techniques of telling stories through images. Have a look and let us know what you think.


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