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Teenager finds his identity on both sides of the border

Teenager’s identity lies on both sides of the border

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. [lapho_brightcove id="72944784"... View Post»

Pictures in the News | Oct. 19, 2012

Pictures in the News | Oct. 19, 2012

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»

Cooked in a dishwasher
  • Judd Gunderson / Los Angeles Times Archive/UCLA

Cooked in a dishwasher

Posted On: 12:48 a.m. | October 19, 2012

Dinner cooked in a dishwasher. View Post»

Time-lapse video: Space shuttle Endeavour's trek across L.A.

Behind the lens: Shooting the Endeavour time-lapse video

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»

Pictures in the News | Oct. 18, 2012
  • Rajesh Kumar Singh / Associated Press

Pictures in the News | Oct. 18, 2012

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»

Sky Tower at Marineland of the Pacific
  • Don Cormier / Los Angeles Times

Sky Tower at Marineland of the Pacific

Posted On: 12:37 a.m. | October 18, 2012

Visitors ride in the recently opened Marineland Sky Tower. View Post»

Pictures in the News | Oct. 17, 2012
  • BERND THISSEN / AFP / Getty Images

Pictures in the News | Oct. 17, 2012

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»

Gloves that keep working
  • Bill Varie / Los Angeles Times

Gloves that keep working

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»


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