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Covering 9/11: Strength amid sadness

Covering 9/11: Strength amid sadness

Posted On: 12:23 a.m. | September 9, 2011

Driving cross-country after 9/11, Times photographer Mark Boster captures Americans' feelings of grief and resolve. View Post»

Massive Blackout

Massive blackout leaves 4 million customers without power [Updated]

Posted On: 7:15 p.m. | September 8, 2011

More than 1.4 million customers lost power during a blackout in the San Diego area Thursday afternoon. San Diego Gas and Electric officials said the outage appears to have originated in Arizona and the outages extended across Southern California and into Arizona and Baja California. View Post»

9-11 then and now
  • Mark Lennihan / Associated Press

Revisiting scenes of 9/11 in photographs

Posted On: 2:34 p.m. | September 8, 2011

On the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, Associated Press photographer and photo editor Mark Lennihan was at home with his family in Brooklyn when a neighbor, who knew Lennihan was in the news business, told him a plane had struck the World Trade Center. Lennihan called his office and was told to go to Brooklyn Heights where he could get a good view of the Manhattan skyline across the East River.... View Post»

Pictures in the News | Sept. 8, 2011
  • Matthias Schrader / Associated Press

Pictures in the News | Sept. 8, 2011

Posted On: 8:39 a.m. | September 8, 2011

In today's Pictures in the News, preparations for Oktoberfest get underway in Munich, a line of Bogota riot police is plastered with various colors of paint by protesters, divers search the wreckage of a plane crash that killed 43 people including most of one of Russia's premier hockey teams, and a Libyan rebel relaxes at the last checkpoint between Tarhouna and Bani Walid. View Post»

Covering 9/11: reflecting on images

Covering 9/11: reflecting on images

Posted On: 12:21 a.m. | September 8, 2011

Los Angeles Times photographers Gary Friedman and Robert Gauthier arrive in New York on Sep. 13, 2001 and go to work covering the disaster. View Post»

Pictures in the News | Sept. 7, 2011
  • Misha Japaridze / Associated Press

Pictures in the News | Sept. 7, 2011

Posted On: 11:00 a.m. | September 7, 2011

Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in Russia, where a  jet carrying an ice hockey team crashed into a river bank  while taking off, killing at least 43 people and leaving two others critically injured. Protesters took to the streets outside the police academy in Cairo, where the  trial of ousted Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak's trial resumed;  Greek students gathered in central... View Post»

Covering 9/11: The 40-hour drive

Covering 9/11: The 40-hour drive

Posted On: 12:19 a.m. | September 7, 2011

With flights grounded, Los Angeles Times staff photographers Wally Skalij and Kirk McKoy were dispatched to New York – by car. View Post»

An unlikely friendship

An unlikely friendship

Posted On: 4:40 p.m. | September 6, 2011

Sister Margaret Farrell and Leane make a cheerful pair: the Irish nun and the transgender woman. Leane was kicked out of  the house at 13 and spent years cycling between group homes and the streets. Sister Margaret, 51, grew up on a farm in southwest Ireland. County Cork is known as the “rebel county” for its history of resistance to English Protestant rule. But her Catholic parents... View Post»


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