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Pictures in the News | November 28, 2012
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Pictures in the News | November 28, 2012

Posted On: 10:19 a.m. | November 28, 2012

Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in Syria, where rebel fighters celebrate on top of the remains of a Syrian government fighter jet which was shot down at Daret Ezza, on the border between the provinces of Idlib and Aleppo. Over in the capital of Damascus, citizens gather at an alley that was destroyed by two cars bombs in the Jaramana suburb of Damascus. View Post»

Employees launch the cargo vessel Nancy Lykes
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Employees launch the cargo vessel Nancy Lykes

Posted On: 12:03 a.m. | November 28, 2012

Employees conduct the launching ceremonies for the S.S. Nancy Lykes at the Consolidated Steel Corp. shipyards in Wilmington. View Post»

Pictures in the News | Nov. 27, 2012
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Pictures in the News | Nov. 27, 2012

Posted On: 10:15 a.m. | November 27, 2012

In Tuesday's Pictures in the News, The Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah of Kuwait inspects the troops with Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh at Windsor Castle during a three-day state visit in Windsor, England; floodwaters threaten hundreds of homes in Wales and England as river levels continue to rise exacerbated by further water running into already saturated areas; thousands of... View Post»

Freight trains on Santa Monica Boulevard
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Freight trains on Santa Monica Boulevard

Posted On: 1:50 a.m. | November 27, 2012

Southern Pacific freight train passes P.J.'s on Santa Monica Blvd. in West Hollywood on old tracks that once carried Pacific Electric Railway's Red Cars. View Post»

Pictures in the News | November 26, 2012
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Pictures in the News | November 26, 2012

Posted On: 12:33 p.m. | November 26, 2012

Pictures in the News | November 26, 2012 View Post»

Santa Monica Christmas decorations
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Santa Monica Christmas decorations

Posted On: 12:42 a.m. | November 26, 2012

Nov. 15, 1972: The City of Santa Monica Christmas decorations hung on Wilshire Blvd. View Post»

Taking back the slums of Rio de Janeiro

Taking back the slums of Rio de Janeiro

Posted On: 2:34 p.m. | November 24, 2012

Partygoers casually snorted cocaine off tables set up in the plaza in the Rocinha favela and waved guns in the air as they danced. If neighbors didn't like the bass-heavy electronic music pumping until the early hours, they had little recourse: Rocinha was a Neverland-like world where boys were kings and the state was far, far away. View Post»

Kettleman City's toxic spills

Kettleman City’s toxic spills

Posted On: 10:46 p.m. | November 23, 2012

Environmental activists and leaders of this impoverished central California community, outraged by unreported spills of cancer-causing chemicals, are trying to block expansion of a toxic waste dump that is the largest of its kind west of the Mississippi River. Activists say the history of the troubled Chemical Waste Management dump and new citations alleging failure to report 72 hazardous... View Post»


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