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The Week in Sports | September 17 – 23, 2012
  • Nick Wass / Associated Press

The Week in Sports | September 17 – 23, 2012

Posted On: 9:58 a.m. | September 24, 2012

The Week in Sports from around the world. View Post»

Pictures in the News | September 24, 2012
  • NOEL CELIS / AFP / Getty Images

Pictures in the News | September 24, 2012

Posted On: 9:15 a.m. | September 24, 2012

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

Empire lost

Empire lost

Posted On: 6:00 a.m. | September 24, 2012

Nevada was a thriving company town that mined and processed gypsum into sheetrock, supplying a necessary resource to America's booming construction industry. In December of 2010, following the housing crisis that hit America and brought new house construction to a grinding halt, USG ordered the permanent closure of its operations at Empire. View Post»

Emmy Awards 2012

64th Primetime Emmy Awards | Sept. 23, 2012

Posted On: 7:30 p.m. | September 23, 2012

Framework presents highlights of the 2012 Primetime Emmy Awards, documented by photographers of the Los Angeles Times. Enjoy. View Post»

Space shuttle Endeavour detachment time-lapse

Space shuttle Endeavour detachment time-lapse video

Posted On: 11:04 p.m. | September 22, 2012

Crews spent 12 hours early Saturday morning demating or detaching space shuttle Endeavour from the back of the NASA Boeing 747 aircraft that transported the orbiter to Los Angeles from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Giant cranes supporting a yellow sling raised the shuttle about 60 feet to allow the plane to back out. A special transporter was then wheeled in to move the shuttle into a... View Post»

Oil boom brings hope, anxiety to Alaska town

Oil boom brings hope, anxiety to Alaska town

Posted On: 6:52 p.m. | September 22, 2012

Shell’s exploratory oil drilling operations in the Chukchi Sea promise an economic boom in Wainwright, Alaska. But some see the transformation as a threat to the ancient indigenous culture there. Read more View Post»

Housing the homeless
  • Christina House / For The Times

Housing the homeless

Posted On: 10:44 p.m. | September 21, 2012

It was seven years ago that SHARE, or the Self-Help and Recovery Exchange, launched its collaborative housing program. It now has a network of more than 1,200 beds in about 200 private homes across Los Angeles County. View Post»

The Week in Pictures | September 17 – 23, 2012
  • Mario Tama / Getty Images

The Week in Pictures | September 17 – 23, 2012

Posted On: 10:01 p.m. | September 21, 2012

The Week in Pictures from around the world. 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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