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The war in Afghanistan | A decade of conflict

The war in Afghanistan | A decade of conflict

Posted On: 9:29 p.m. | October 6, 2011

On Oct. 7, 2001, the armed forces of the United States, Britain and the Northern Alliance launched Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan in the aftermath of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks in the U.S. The goal, as stated by the George W. Bush administration, was to target the Al Qaeda terrorist network, which had found sanctuary in Afghanistan; a secondary goal was to force the... View Post»

Best of the Web

Best of the Web

Posted On: 6:58 p.m. | October 6, 2011

A roundup of outstanding photography, video and multimedia from across the Web. View Post»

Key members of the Vagos motorcycle gang suspected of drug trafficking and acts of violence are arrested throughout Southern California.

Raids target leaders of motorcycle gang

Posted On: 5:19 p.m. | October 6, 2011

Key members of the Vagos motorcycle gang suspected of drug trafficking and violence are arrested throughout Southern California on Thursday. Authorities arrested 10 members of the gang. The crackdown comes after an 18-month investigation led by the state Department of Justice. Members of the gang, which started in the Inland Empire in the 1960s, are suspected of murder, rape, weapons... View Post»

Teenage prostitution in Las Vegas

Teenage prostitution in Las Vegas

Posted On: 4:38 p.m. | October 6, 2011

A social worker tries to help teenage girls who have all but sold their souls. View Post»

Pictures in the News | Oct. 6, 2011

Pictures in the News | Oct. 6, 2011

Posted On: 9:33 a.m. | October 6, 2011

In Thursday's Pictures in the News, prisoners wade through a flooded jail as they evacuate to another jail in Thailand, body-builders flex their muscles during the Asian World Bodybuilding and Physique Sports Championship in Bangkok, Thailand, Firefighters battle a wildfire in Portugal and more. View Post»

Red Cross Day at Hollywood Park
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Red Cross Day at Hollywood Park

Posted On: 12:06 a.m. | October 6, 2011

Hollywood stars Don Ameche, Hedy Lamarr and Jimmy Stewart attend Hollywood Park during Red Cross Day. View Post»


Big storm moves into Southern California

Posted On: 11:52 a.m. | October 5, 2011

A cold front arrived Wednesday morning that forecasters say will bring gusty winds and up to 2 inches of rain in mountain areas, the National Weather Service said. View Post»

Pictures in the News | Oct. 5, 2011
  • Francois Mori / Associated Press

Pictures in the News | Oct. 5, 2011

Posted On: 11:32 a.m. | October 5, 2011

Wednesday's Pictures in the News start in Greece, where a 24-hour nationwide strike protesting the ongoing austerity measures taken by the Greek government has turned violent. See photo gallery Elsewhere in Europe, 3,000 Romanian youths wearing black or white masks rallied against drug abuse; models in Paris share a light moment before Russian fashion designer Alena Akhmadullina's... 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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