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Pictures in the News | Dec. 18, 2012

Pictures in the News | Dec. 18, 2012

Posted On: 11:17 a.m. | December 18, 2012

In Tuesday's Pictures in the News: Classes resume at schools in Newtown, Conn., except at Sandy Hook Elementary, where a gunman went on a shooting rampage Friday; visitors walk through Manger Square in the West Bank town of Bethlehem; Filipino Catholics stage a demonstration against the passing of a reproductive health law in Manila; Britain's Queen Elizabeth II sits for a portrait with the... View Post»

Enchanted Christmas window display
  • Paul Calvert / Los Angeles Times

Enchanted Christmas window display

Posted On: 12:02 a.m. | December 18, 2012

Two little girls watch the animated Christmas activities in a downtown Los Angeles department store window. View Post»

Pictures in the News | December 17, 2012
  • Petr David Josek / Associated Press

Pictures in the News | December 17, 2012

Posted On: 7:50 a.m. | December 17, 2012

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

In a world of change, dancing puppets still delight

In a world of change, dancing puppets still delight

Posted On: 6:00 a.m. | December 17, 2012

The Bob Baker Marionette Theater near downtown L.A. remains a magical place even as demand for its offerings has dimmed. View Post»

Sermon for equestrians
  • Los Angeles Times Archive/UCLA

Sermon for equestrians

Posted On: 12:08 a.m. | December 17, 2012

Members of San Fernando Horse Owners Association listen to sermon delivered from oxcart by Rev. Steward MacLennon at Providencia Rancho near Griffith Park. View Post»

Waiting to see – again

Waiting in vain to be seen

Posted On: 4:08 p.m. | December 15, 2012

Roy Lawrence was diagnosed with cataracts in January 2012. Nearly a year later, Lawrence still is waiting for the operation. His vision has deteriorated to the point he is considered legally blind. He can’t work or drive, and he relies on others to cook meals to avoid burning himself. View Post»

The Week in Pictures | December 10 - 16, 2012
  • Channi Anand / Associated Press

The Week in Pictures | December 10 – 16, 2012

Posted On: 1:57 p.m. | December 14, 2012

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

Pictures in the News | December 14, 2012

Pictures in the News | December 14, 2012

Posted On: 9:05 a.m. | December 14, 2012

Friday's Pictures in the News starts with the holiday spirit with a home, known as the "Christmas House." The home is decorated with approximately 65,000 lights using about four miles of wiring, in Richmond, Virginia. On the other side of the planet, a young girl has her hat adjusted as a group of little Santa Claus "trainees" in green suits learn how to be good helpers for an ecological... View Post»


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