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Laura Serrano

Studying fighter’s brains

Posted On: 8:12 p.m. | July 16, 2011

A prestigious neurology clinic has launched an unprecedented study of professional fighters' brains with the goal of advancing research to improve various treatments for brain damage. "We know what permanent brain damage looks like in its final stages, but we know so little about what causes it and what happens during cumulative trauma," said Maureen Peckman of the Cleveland Clinic. Peckman... View Post»

'Carmageddon' in Los Angeles: The closure of the 405

Carmageddon in Los Angeles: The closure of the 405

Posted On: 10:47 p.m. | July 15, 2011

[Watch the time lapse video of "Carmageddon"] Interstate 405, the freeway known simply as the 405, was built as a bypass of Interstate 5 and is one of the busiest thoroughfares in the nation. It begins in Irvine at the El Toro Y, where the two freeways divide, with the 405 following a more southerly route through Orange County and into Los Angeles County, generally paralleling the Pacific... View Post»

The Week in Pictures  l  July 11 to July 17, 2011
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The Week in Pictures l July 11 to July 17, 2011

Posted On: 7:53 p.m. | July 15, 2011

Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. In Palm Desert, Calif., former First Lady Betty Ford was honored and remembered at her funeral and tribute that was attended by former and current First Ladies Michelle Obama, Roselyn Carter, Hillary Rodham Clinton and Nancy Reagan at St. Margaret's Episcopal Church. In Africa, protesters in Cairo continue their sit-in inside... View Post»

Pictures in the News | July 15, 2011
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Pictures in the News | July 15, 2011

Posted On: 10:25 a.m. | July 15, 2011

Friday's Pictures in the News begin with five-time British Open champion Tom Watson showing he still has the magic after his hole in one at the sixth hole during the second round of the 140th Open Championship at Royal St. George's Golf Club in  England. In Asia, a ceremony in Thailand marks the commencement of the Buddhist Lent, a three-month-long period in monks must reside in their... View Post»

Best of the Web

Best of the Web

Posted On: 6:35 p.m. | July 14, 2011

A roundup of outstanding photography, video and multimedia from across the Web. View Post»

Pictures in the News | July 14, 2011
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Pictures in the News | July 14, 2011

Posted On: 10:12 a.m. | July 14, 2011

In today's Pictures in the News we start off with the last running of the bulls in Pamplona, Spain, not to be confused with splashing of the bulls -- a.k.a. "Bulls to the Sea" -- in Denia, Spain, which we've also included. More shots of people taking to the water come from Hungary, where a woman creates a splash with her hair. In France Bastille Day is celebrated with military flyovers and... View Post»

Bill Shoemaker escapes major injuries
  • Neil Clemens / Los Angeles Mirror-News

Bill Shoemaker escapes major injuries

Posted On: 12:54 a.m. | July 14, 2011

Jockey Willie Shoemaker lays on turf at Santa Anita after being thrown from his mount Naboo in the fourth race. View Post»

The 405: A repeating history of construction [updated]
  • George R. Fry / Los Angeles Times

The 405: A repeating history of construction [updated]

Posted On: 10:13 p.m. | July 13, 2011

The current construction, and this weekend's "Carmageddon." along the San Diego Freeway through Sepulveda Pass is nothing new - its been going on for decades. View Post»


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