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Space shuttle Columbia
  • Cal Montney / Los Angeles Times

Space shuttle Columbia

Posted On: 12:51 a.m. | July 20, 2011

Space Shuttle Columbia completes 27 missions but on its 28th breaks up during re-entry. View Post»

Genesis: Her new begining

What will become of Genesis?

Posted On: 6:30 p.m. | July 19, 2011

Moonfaced, 17 and, right now, teary, Genesis Diaz is the student body president of Ramona High. In her right hand she clutches a diploma. In her arms she holds a baby -- her baby -- mop-topped Amanda, 18 months. No one bats an eye. Ramona High, you see, is as unusual a public school as exists in Los Angeles. For over five decades, it has been an all-girls school. It caters exclusively to... View Post»

Pictures in the News | July 19, 2011
  • CARLOS BARRIA / Reuters

Pictures in the News | July 19, 2011

Posted On: 10:52 a.m. | July 19, 2011

In today's Pictures in the News, the U.S. space shuttle Atlantis departs the International Space Station for the last time, divers compete in the 14th FINA World Championships in Shanghai, cloudy skies in Paris deliver wet weather for tourists strolling near the Eiffel Tower and more. Take a look. View Post»

Space shuttle Challenger
  • George R. Fry / Los Angeles Times

Space shuttle Challenger

Posted On: 12:53 a.m. | July 19, 2011

Los Angeles Times staff photos of the Space Shuttle Challenger. View Post»

Burned survivor defies the odds

Burned survivor defies the odds

Posted On: 7:54 p.m. | July 18, 2011

Derek Thomas, 19, had been heading home to San Diego from a high-altitude training camp in Mammoth when the vehicle he was in crashed. When he arrived by emergency jet at the Grossman Burn Center in West Hills, he was unconscious. Third-degree burns covered more than 85% of his body -- his face, his neck; his back, his arms; his stomach, chest and legs. Doctors gave him a 1% chance to... View Post»

Pictures in the News | July 18, 2011
  • Matthew Lloyd / Getty Images

Pictures in the News | July 18, 2011

Posted On: 6:37 p.m. | July 18, 2011

The mayor of London, Boris Johnson, addresses the phone-hacking scandal surrounding News International, the British division of Rupert Murdoch's giant News Corp. The scandal continues to escalate with the resignations of both Metropolitan Police Commissioner Paul Stephenson and Assistant Commissioner John Yates, and the arrest of former News of the World editor Rebekah Brooks, who has been... View Post»

Mulholland Drive bridge

Time-lapse video: Mulholland Drive bridge removal during Carmageddon

Posted On: 9:35 a.m. | July 18, 2011

Times video journalist Jeff Amlotte spent the weekend camping out in his pickup truck along the 405 Freeway to record images for a time lapse video of the partial demolotion of the Mulholland Drive brige. The bridge is being removed to make way for a widening of the freeway below. The freeway was shutdown for about 2 days and the expected traffic tie-up was dubbed "Carmageddon." Here Amlotte... View Post»

Hospital patients on the move

Children’s Hospital patients on the move

Posted On: 8:13 a.m. | July 18, 2011

After months of intensive training and preparation, doctors, nurses and staff at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles on Sunday carefully moved almost 200 young patients into the new $636-million Marion & John E. Anderson Pavilion. 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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