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Pictures in the News | Dec. 20, 2012
  • Charlie Neibergall / Associated Press

Pictures in the News | Dec. 20, 2012

Posted On: 11:57 a.m. | December 20, 2012

In Thursday's Pictures in the News: The body of longtime U.S. Sen. Daniel Inouye (D-Hawaii) lies in state in the Capitol Rotunda in Washington; French officials inspect caves in the foothills of the Pyrenees amid fears of ritual suicide linked to Friday's end of an ancient Mayan calendar; a pilgrim prays inside the grotto in the West Bank town of Bethlehem where Christians believe Jesus Christ... View Post»

The year in wire pictures | 2012
  • AFP / AFP

The year in wire pictures | 2012

Posted On: 5:03 a.m. | December 20, 2012

Near the end of the year the wire services send out their top photos of the year. From those we've chosen our favorites. View Post»

1940 closure of Ridge Route
  • Los Angeles Times

1940 closure of Ridge Route

Posted On: 12:02 a.m. | December 20, 2012

Motor vehicles are halted at Gorman by first major storm of season. Chains were required to proceed north. View Post»

Jenni Rivera memorial

Fans turn out en masse for Jenni Rivera memorial

Posted On: 3:29 p.m. | December 19, 2012

The children of the late Jenni Rivera remembered their mother as loving, hard-working and "perfectly imperfect" at her memorial Wednesday at the Gibson Amphitheatre. View Post»

Pictures in the News | December 19, 2012
  • TIZIANA FABI / AFP/Getty Images

Pictures in the News | December 19, 2012

Posted On: 10:11 a.m. | December 19, 2012

Pictures in the News | December 19, 2012 View Post»

Wheels on the moon
  • Harrison H. Schmitt / NASA

Wheels on the moon

Posted On: 9:53 a.m. | December 19, 2012

NASA knew that in order to properly explore the moon, walking wouldn’t be enough. Astronauts needed to drive. View Post»

Death with dignity

Death with dignity

Posted On: 9:05 a.m. | December 19, 2012

Maintaining control of when and how they die is an important desire for those who wish to avoid burdening loved ones at the end of their lives. View Post»

Truman Capote on the Sonny and Cher Show
  • Cal Montney / Los Angeles Times Archive/UCLA

Truman Capote on the Sonny and Cher Show

Posted On: 12:25 a.m. | December 19, 2012

Novelist Truman Capote, left. plays Lord Nelson in a comedy sketch with Sonny and Cher. View Post»


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