Posted On: 6:33 p.m. | October 19, 2012
CUATRO MILPAS, MEXICO — In this hardscrabble farming village, an American teenager like Luis Martinez was bound to stand out.
Raised on Little Caesar pizzas and Big Gulps, Luis, 13, was portly. The village kids, subsisting on bowls of chicken broth, were all bones and elbows.
Luis wore Air Jordan high-tops. The kids wore sandals made of rubber tires.
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Posted On: 10:45 a.m. | October 19, 2012
In Friday's Pictures in the News: autumn colors in a Moscow park, the scene of a powerful explosion in Beirut, a procession during the Lord of Miracles religious festival in Lima, Peru, and more. View Post»
Posted On: 12:48 a.m. | October 19, 2012
Dinner cooked in a dishwasher. View Post»
Posted On: 2:35 p.m. | October 18, 2012
By Bryan Chan, Los Angeles Times
In Los Angeles it might be said that we’ve seen it all. In February we saw a 340-ton boulder hauled 105 miles over two weeks to an art museum.
But a space shuttle moving through city streets was going to be unique.
When Endeavour arrived in the Southland with a flyover last month, the Los Angeles Times photo department was out in force to cover it.... View Post»
Posted On: 9:54 a.m. | October 18, 2012
In Thursday's Pictures in the News: The aftermath of an airstrike by Syrian government forces against rebels, demonstrators clash with riot police during a 24-hour strike in Athens, Cambodians mourn the death of King Norodom Sihanouk at the Royal Palace in Phnom Penh, and more. View Post»
Posted On: 12:37 a.m. | October 18, 2012
Visitors ride in the recently opened Marineland Sky Tower. View Post»
Posted On: 9:32 a.m. | October 17, 2012
Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in Germany, where a woman has a larger than life eye starring back at her in the "Max Planck Science Tunnel" at the Heinz Nixdorf Museumsforum in western Germany. Staying in Europe, people participate in the grape harvest of the Grand Cru Rangen in eastern France; a paraglider prepares for a jump on the Hochries mountain in Germany; circus workers... View Post»
Posted On: 12:55 a.m. | October 17, 2012
David Thomasson takes a break from his noisy jackhammer, but his gloves keep right on working. View Post»