Posted On: 9:56 a.m. | January 4, 2012
With HIV diagnoses on the rise, Western medicine and traditional Native American healing converge at the Indian Medical Center in Gallup, N.M., to treat members of the Navajo Nation.
Five years ago, the man Elsie Smith loved told her calmly from his hospital bed that it was time for him to go. He died with a hushed goodbye and a squeeze of her hand.
Smith herself had been feeling ill for... View Post»
Posted On: 9:53 a.m. | January 4, 2012
The International Harbin Ice and Snow Festival held in Harbin, in China's northern Heilongjiang province, is set to open Thursday. The annual three-month-long festival attracts visitors from all over China as well as a number of foreign guests who brave below-zero temperatures to see colorful large ice and snow sculptures, ride horse-drawn carriages and enjoy a number of winter activities set... View Post»
Posted On: 9:51 a.m. | January 4, 2012
Pictures in the News from around the world. View Post»
Posted On: 10:20 p.m. | January 3, 2012
The last month of 2011 brought us some beautiful images, including a number of quiet, really thoughtful ones. In terms of technique, Omid Akhavan's self-portrait on San Vicente Boulevard and Eric Norris' use of a 10-stop filter to make a 30-second exposure of the Santa Monica Pier are standouts. But I particularly like Jimmay Bones' take on a classic urban image -- a shoe hanging from a wire... View Post»
Posted On: 7:26 p.m. | January 3, 2012
For seniors who arrived in the Sierra Nevada foothills with retirement plans and enough money to buy homes, a dreary economy has turned everything upside-down. View Post»
Posted On: 12:20 p.m. | January 3, 2012
San Francisco's fluted Coit Tower - are in trouble. View Post»
Posted On: 10:25 a.m. | January 3, 2012
In today's Pictures in the News: monkeys in the road on a foggy morning in New Delhi; a customer in 'A Mall of Junk' in Depok, Indonesia; a lamp post provides a handhold during strong winds in South Shields, England; and more. View Post»
Posted On: 7:45 a.m. | January 2, 2012
The pageantry of the Tournament of Roses Parade is catching the world's eyes Monday morning.
This year, the Rose Parade and Rose Bowl Game are taking place on Jan. 2 in Pasadena, in line with the Tournament of Roses’ “Never on a Sunday” tradition. In 1893, the first time the then-3-year-old parade would have fallen on a Sunday, officials decided it would be best to avoid interfering... View Post»