Posted On: 12:15 a.m. | April 10, 2014
Sept. 18, 1984: Cattle on a ranch outside of Carrizo Springs, Texas, eat prickly pear cactus that has had its spines burned off.
A long drought in Eastern Texas had forced ranchers to take desperate measures. "Every farmer and rancher in this area is broke," says local bank president Larry Max. "We don't have any turf left. Even our mesquite trees are dying."
A last resort, according to... View Post»
Posted On: 11:14 a.m. | April 9, 2014
Wednesday's Pictures in the News starts at Dodger Stadium, where the Dodgers took on the Detroit Tigers.
Nairobi, Kenya: Men use buckets of water go fight a fire burning in the Deep Sea slum.
Ayutthaya, Thailand: A playful water battle breaks out in the street as people celebrate ahead of the Songkran Festival marking the Thai New Year.
Murrysville, Pa.: At least 20 people are hurt in... View Post»
Posted On: 12:15 a.m. | April 9, 2014
Wrestler Baptiste Paul, alias Chief Thunder Bird, got mad when Referee Dick Rutherford disqualified him and gave Gus Sonnerberg the deciding fall in match at the Olympic. View Post»
Posted On: 12:56 p.m. | April 8, 2014
In Monday's Pictures in the News, a beached panga-style boat, loaded with as much as a ton of marijuana, is pulled back into the water by firefighters after it washed ashore at Leo Carrillo State Beach in Malibu early Monday. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers said they located the 30-foot boat around 8 a.m. near a clump of jagged rocks. Officials want to float the boat so it can... View Post»