Posted On: 1:49 p.m. | May 20, 2011
Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism.
This week’s highlights include the space shuttle Endeavour lifting off from Cape Canaveral, Fla., as it began its 14-day mission. Commander Mark Kelly is leading a crew of six on the shuttle's final planned mission, delivering the $2-billion Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer and other supplies to the International Space Station.
The... View Post»
Posted On: 9:21 a.m. | May 20, 2011
Friday's Pictures in the News begins in Sweden with a masked man in Stockholm wrapped in the flag of the old Libyan monarchy flashing a victory sign during a demonstration in support of the Libyan rebels. Elsewhere in Europe, Bulgarian extreme right nationalists squared off against Muslims in front of a mosque in Sofia during Friday prayers to protest the volume of loudspeakers that sound... View Post»
Posted On: 12:16 a.m. | May 20, 2011
Frank Zappa, the businessman, states "I don't have anything against make a profit." View Post»
Posted On: 7:08 p.m. | May 19, 2011
A roundup of outstanding photography, video and multimedia from across the Web. View Post»
Posted On: 9:43 a.m. | May 19, 2011
It's photo call at the Cannes Film Festival and Spanish actor Antonio Banderas hams it up for the photographers. At a zoo in Hamburg, Germany, a shot juxtaposing a sleeping lion and a resting zebra makes for an incongruous image of predator and potential prey. Luckily for the zebra they're in separate enclosures. In Mississippi, rising floodwaters continue to claim homes. In Kirkuk, Iraq, bombs... View Post»
Posted On: 12:15 a.m. | May 19, 2011
1939 opening of Gilmore Field, new home of the Hollywood Stars baseball team. View Post»
Posted On: 1:35 p.m. | May 18, 2011
Mendota — a Central Valley town of shuttered sugar and garlic processing plants surrounded by industrial agriculture — is the kind of place that requires durability just to survive in. Each week, at least a third of the town’s families receive a bag of fruit and vegetables — and, if it’s a good day, a chicken — provided by churches and food banks. In this city of 10,000,... View Post»
Posted On: 10:58 a.m. | May 18, 2011
Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in South Africa, where millions of voters headed to the polls. The ruling African National Congress party expected to lose ground to the official opposition -- Democratic Alliance.
The historic Yazoo & Mississippi Valley Railroad Station was surrounded by floodwater in Vicksburg, Miss., where the river is expected to crest Thursday. Elsewhere in... View Post»