Posted On: 8:40 p.m. | August 16, 2011
A Chinese parent protests outside a school for migrant workers' children in the suburbs of Beijing, demolished three days before the beginning of the new semester; in Acapulco, a police officer watches over the covered bodies of two men shot to death adjacent to the beach at the Mexican resort; while in northern Pakistan, oil tankers transporting fuel to NATO forces in Afghanistan smolder along... View Post»
Posted On: 5:58 p.m. | August 16, 2011
The first time we saw Daniel Schaefer, it was with an extraordinarily simple image -- a neon sign reflected in a puddle in Little Tokyo. The type of thing most of us would overlook, or consider "too easy." But it worked, and since then, it's been a pleasure to watch the 18-year-old grow as a photographer, creating images that are consistently striking and ever more complex. You could say it's... View Post»
Posted On: 12:37 a.m. | August 16, 2011
Workers remove streetcar tracks along Vermont Ave. to make room for the Hollywood Freeway. View Post»
Posted On: 8:33 p.m. | August 15, 2011
A Somali woman sits on the floor at a hospital in Mogadishu as her child, suffering from malnutrition, lies on a desk and is fed intravenously. More than 100,000 people have fled into Somalia's famine-stricken and war-torn capital in the last two months in search of food, water and medicine.
In Indonesia, villagers wait to catch offerings that worshipers throw into a volcanic crater during... View Post»
Posted On: 4:40 p.m. | August 15, 2011
The House of Davids has been an L.A. landmark of sorts ever since singer Norwood Young put a line of statues in his yard in 1997. Now he's selling. He's done with the Davids.
The well-known white house in Hancock Park is listed at $2.1 million.
It has a pool, sauna and steam room, a home theater with a bar, six bedrooms and six baths and 19 Michelangelo's Davids lined up along the curve... View Post»
Posted On: 9:12 p.m. | August 14, 2011
Vernal Fall in Yosemite National Park is strikingly beautiful. Recently, three young hikers from a Modesto-area church climbed over a safety railing and were swept to their deaths over the 317-foot drop-off. View Post»
Posted On: 1:10 p.m. | August 14, 2011
Following a fourth-round knockout, Cassius Clay raises his arms in triumph over Archie Moore. View Post»
Posted On: 9:00 p.m. | August 12, 2011
Frayed nerves on Wall Street were the order of the day as fears of a new global recession sent the Dow Jones Industrial Average plummeting more than 600 points on Monday, wiping out $1 trillion in U.S. market value, the largest drop in almost three years, before rebounding later in the week.
Apple, Inc., the maker of the iPhone and iPad, hit a landmark when for a second day in a row it... View Post»