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Tornadoes hit Alabama
  • Butch Dill / Associated Press

Tornadoes hit Alabama

Posted On: 2:12 p.m. | January 23, 2012

A series of rare winter tornadoes hit Alabama early Monday morning, and combined with powerful thunderstorms and straight-line winds, toppled trees and power lines and ripped apart homes and businesses. Two people were reported killed and at least 100 injured, and a state of emergency was declared. RELATED: Rare winter tornadoes rake Alabama   View Post»

Year of the Dragon

Year of the Dragon

Posted On: 10:53 a.m. | January 23, 2012

Millions of ethnic Chinese, Koreans and Vietnamese across Asia are ringing in the new Year of the Dragon with fireworks, feasting and family reunions. View Post»

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

Posted On: 10:34 a.m. | January 23, 2012

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

Chinese New Year celebrations in Los Angeles
  • Al Monteverde / Los Angeles Times

Chinese New Year celebrations in Los Angeles

Posted On: 3:04 p.m. | January 22, 2012

Images of previous Chinese New Year celebrations in Los Angeles. View Post»

The Week in Pictures | Jan. 16 − 22, 2012
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The Week in Pictures | Jan. 16 − 22, 2012

Posted On: 2:20 p.m. | January 20, 2012

Each week, we bring you a selection of the best images from around the world in Framework's The Week in Pictures. Enjoy the journey. View Post»

Pictures in the News | Jan. 20, 2012
  • Alvaro Barrientos / Associated Press

Pictures in the News | Jan. 20, 2012

Posted On: 11:13 a.m. | January 20, 2012

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

Beatty and MacLaine
  • Los Angeles Times

Beatty and MacLaine

Posted On: 12:56 a.m. | January 20, 2012

Actor Warren Beatty embraces of his sister Shirley MacLaine as they face the media and crowd outside the 1966 Academy Awards ceremony. View Post»

Protest at UC Riverside

Protest at UC Riverside

Posted On: 9:37 p.m. | January 19, 2012

Student protesters push the limit with University of California police in riot gear during a standoff on campus. The police kept hundreds of student protesters from entering the Highland Union Building where the UC regents were meeting. View Post»


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