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Pictures in the News | July 21, 2015
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Pictures in the News | July 21, 2015

Posted On: 9:55 a.m. | July 21, 2015

Tuesday's Pictures in the News begins in Africa, where people gather around the body of a man shot dead in Burundi. Burundians voted amid gunfire and grenade blasts, with President Pierre Nkurunziza widely expected to win a third straight term despite international condemnation and thousands of people fleeing feared violence. View Post»

Tunnels on Pasadena Freeway
  • John Malmin / Los Angeles Times

Tunnels on Pasadena Freeway

Posted On: 12:15 a.m. | July 21, 2015

Traffic is light in a photo by staff photographer John Malmin for the Know Your City series. View Post»

Coal mining divides Indian tribes

For Crow Nation, proposed mine is a matter of survival

Posted On: 8:50 p.m. | July 20, 2015

For the Crow, the project is a matter of survival. Traffic at the Crow's remote and modest casino provides no meaningful revenue, there are no reservation hotels and unemployment here is well into in the double digits. Tribal leaders say the new mine could provide up to $5,000 annually in dividend payments for each of the more than 13,000 members of the tribe and high-paying jobs for decades to... View Post»

Pictures in the News | July 20, 2015
  • Marcus Yam / Los Angeles Times

Pictures in the News | July 20, 2015

Posted On: 11:46 a.m. | July 20, 2015

In Monday's Pictures in the News the North fire burns near Baldy Mesa in the San Bernardino Mountains after the blaze jumped the 15 Freeway over the weekend. Desert Center: Emergency crews respond after a pickup truck crashed into the collapse of an elevated section of Interstate 10 on Sunday. The bridge, which carries the eastbound interstate about 15 feet above a normally dry wash, snapped... View Post»


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