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Posted On: 6:45 p.m. | June 16, 2011

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

Destroyers collide off Newport Beach
  • Ben Olender / Los Angeles Times

Destroyers collide off Newport Beach

Posted On: 12:51 a.m. | June 16, 2011

Two U.S. Navy destroyers collide in dense fog off Newport Beach, killing 11 sailors. View Post»

Pictures in the News | June 15, 2011
  • FAYEZ NURELDINE / AFP/Getty Images

Pictures in the News | June 15, 2011

Posted On: 7:30 p.m. | June 15, 2011

Today marked the first full lunar eclipse of 2011; it lasted more than an hour, making it the longest in more than a decade, and was visible over Africa, Asia, Australia, South America and Europe. In the Saudi capital, Riyadh, the partially eclipsed celestial body is illuminated as it crosses into Earth's shadow above the Mamlaka Tower. Pope Benedict XVI, wearing a Saturno hat in the bright... View Post»

Total eclipse of the moon
  • Geert Vanden Wijngaert / Associated Press

Total eclipse of the moon

Posted On: 3:26 p.m. | June 15, 2011

An eclipse that was visible in the skies of South America, Africa, Asia, Australia and Europe but not North America was the first full eclipse of 2011 and, at 100 minutes, was also the longest lunar eclipse in more than a decade, with a red tint due to exhaust from the erupting volcano in Chile, according to View Post»

Aircraft carrier Carl Vinson returns to port

Aircraft carrier that buried body of Bin Laden at sea returns to port in San Diego Bay

Posted On: 1:10 p.m. | June 15, 2011

The U.S. Navy aircraft carrier that buried the body of Osama bin Laden at sea has returned to its home port in San Diego Bay. The Carl Vinson docked Wednesday morning. A crowd of family members turned out to wave welcome-home signs to sailors and Marines lining the deck. The Carl Vinson was in the North Arabian Sea last month when it received a Navy SEAL team carrying the body of the... View Post»

Clashes in Athens over Greek debt crisis

Clashes in Athens over Greek debt crisis

Posted On: 9:32 a.m. | June 15, 2011

Demonstrators clashed with police in the streets of Athens as thousands gathered to protest government cutbacks required to avoid a default on the Greek government's debt. Stocks fell Wednesday as investors became increasingly concerned about the worsening debt crisis in Greece. The dollar is rising against the euro and U.S. government bond prices are climbing as investors seek safer assets.... View Post»

Topping out
  • John Malmin / Los Angeles Times

Topping out

Posted On: 12:03 a.m. | June 15, 2011

The first Bunker Hill residential tower is "topped out." View Post»

Working the night shift

Working the night shift

Posted On: 2:17 p.m. | June 14, 2011

The Rachmaninov rhapsody echoed in my ears as I photographed a 16-year-old prodigy at the piano, blazing crisply through intricate passages of classical music. An usher looked my way, and I waited for a crescendo to drown out the shutter. Man, I thought, this job can be so extreme. One week you’re in the deafening din of war, and the next at the symphony. I concentrated on the pianist’s... View Post»


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