Posted On: 8:20 p.m. | June 20, 2011
A Soviet-era World War II tank painted pink is transported to the center of Prague as part of the Czech Republic's commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the departure of Soviet troops who invaded the country in 1968, then known as Czechoslovakia; it's opening day of the Paris Air Show at the city's Le Bourget airport; and wind turbines are assembled near Beijing as the Pew Charitable Trusts... View Post»
Posted On: 1:33 p.m. | June 20, 2011
Intense. "Like one punch in the face after another," in the words of one colleague. That's what one thinks when they look at many of Shawn Nee's images. His photographs of Hollywood show an aspect of the city that most tourists, and most Angelenos, would prefer to overlook.
Unlike many street photographers who want to remain unnoticed and make candid images, the subjects in Nee's... View Post»
Posted On: 2:21 a.m. | June 20, 2011
During an exhausting whirlwind speaking tour, President Woodrow Wilson's train stops in Los Angeles before proceeding to San Diego - then returns the next day. View Post»
Posted On: 6:35 p.m. | June 18, 2011
Saxophonist Clarence Clemons, an indispensable part of Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band both for his full-throttle tenor sax work and his larger-than-life onstage persona as “the Big Man,” died Saturday of complications from a stroke he suffered back on June 12. He was 69.
Posted On: 9:08 a.m. | June 18, 2011
Across Georgia, farmers complain that the state's tough new immigration law -- set to take effect July 1 -- is scaring away an illegal-immigrant labor force.
The Georgia Department of Agriculture this month released a survey of farmers who said they needed to fill more than 11,000 positions lasting from one day to a year. Critics of U.S. farming practices have long said Americans would take... View Post»
Posted On: 12:31 a.m. | June 18, 2011
More than a year after U2 was originally scheduled to perform, the band brought its 360 Tour to Anaheim on Friday and Saturday at Angel Stadium. More than 50,000 fans are expected to attend each night. The rockers from Dublin were forced to postpone a number of 2010 shows after Bono injured his back during rehearsals for the tour, which features rotating 360-degree stage, one of the largest... View Post»
Posted On: 2:29 p.m. | June 17, 2011
We begin the Week in Pictures Down Under, where the Shark Island Challenge bodyboarding competition is underway near Sydney. Closer to home, the U.S. Open is in full swing at the Congressional Country Club in Maryland, with Irish golfer Rory McIlroy ahead of the pack.
In Tokyo, a candlelight vigil is held for victims of the earthquake and tsunami that devastated the island nation earlier... View Post»
Posted On: 10:42 a.m. | June 17, 2011
We begin Friday's Pictures in the News Down Under, where the Shark Island Challenge bodyboarding event is underway. Staying in the world of sports, Irish golfer Rory McIlroy is ahead of the pack in the U.S. Open at the Congressional Country Club in Maryland. His second-round scorecard includes an eagle on the eighth hole.
In Japan, a candlelight vigil was held for earthquake victims in... View Post»