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The Week in Pictures | May 21-27, 2012
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The Week in Pictures | May 21-27, 2012

Posted On: 2:49 p.m. | May 25, 2012

The Week in Pictures from around the world. View Post»

Pictures in the News | May 25, 2012
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Pictures in the News | May 25, 2012

Posted On: 8:59 a.m. | May 25, 2012

Pictures in the News from around the world. View Post»

Lion Country Safari [updated]
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Lion Country Safari [updated]

Posted On: 12:52 a.m. | May 25, 2012

After a 14 year run, Lion Country Safari closed on Nov. 11, 1984. View Post»

Southern California Moments Profiles: Rinzi Ruiz
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Southern California Moments Profiles: Rinzi Ruiz

Posted On: 1:22 p.m. | May 24, 2012

Rinzi Ruiz is a painter of light. As I walked around with him in his stomping grounds in downtown L.A., the 35-year-old street photographer is constantly watching the sun, the shadows, the way lights reflect off of buildings and how those will impact the shot. His use of black and white only serves to accentuate this approach and draws attention to the light on a subject. Rinzi came to our... View Post»

Pictures in the News | May 24, 2012
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Pictures in the News | May 24, 2012

Posted On: 10:24 a.m. | May 24, 2012

Thursday's Pictures in the News leads off with images from Beirut, where Lebanese soldiers engage in a shootout with a man holed up inside an apartment. Then there are photos of soccer fans showing their support for Inter Milan's match against an Indonesia Liga selection in Jakarta; NASA's Mars rover Opportunity catches its own late-afternoon shadow in a view eastward across Endeavour crater; a... View Post»

1932 Olympic marathon

1932 Olympic marathon

Posted On: 12:44 a.m. | May 24, 2012

Juan Carlos Zabala wins the 1932 Olympics Marathon. View Post»

A life spent battling poverty

A life spent battling poverty

Posted On: 5:26 p.m. | May 23, 2012

Natalie Cole isn’t a victim of the struggling economy. She was poor before and is poor now. Hers is a story of entrenched poverty — a whirl of choices, challenges and chaos that keeps undermining her spurts of personal progress. Tracking Cole’s life over six months offers a messy and at times disheartening insight into vexing social policy questions: How do you break the cycle of... View Post»

Pictures in the News | May 23, 2012
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Pictures in the News | May 23, 2012

Posted On: 9:56 a.m. | May 23, 2012

Pictures in the News from around the world. View Post»


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