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  • Japan-China tension has U.S. walking a fine line

    Japan-China tension has U.S. walking a fine line
    HARBIN, China — Visitors to the newest museum in this frigid northeastern Chinese city enter through a quaint facade affixed to the modern shell of the main train station. No bigger than a 7-Eleven, the museum could easily be mistaken for a...
  • Pictures in the News | Dec. 20, 2013

     
    Friday's Pictures in the News begins at LAX, where the 94 year old widow of Army Sergeant 1st Class Joseph Gantt , weeps at his casket arrives early Friday morning. After a tour of duty during World War II, Sergeant Gantt was captured in the Korean War...
  • The Week in Pictures | December 16 – 22, 2013

     
    Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. This week marks an end of an era in the Southland as Hollywood Park will turn out the light for good. In it's heyday, celebrities such as Cary Grant, Lucille Ball and Fred Astaire would linger...
  • Pictures in the News | Dec. 26, 2013

     
    Thursday's Pictures in the News begins inside Men's Central Jail in Los Angeles, where Archbishop Jose Gomez greets inmates. He visited the halls containing the most dangerous offenders and handed out religious materials. Staying in the Southland,...
  • Pictures in the News | Dec. 30, 2013

     
    In Monday's Pictures in the News, thousands of balloons are released at the site of Sao Paulo, Brazil's foundation in 1554. Workers from an association began releasing balloons in 1992 in what has now turned into a tradition to celebrate the new year....
  • The Week in Pictures | Dec. 30, 2013 – Jan. 5, 2014

     
    Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. This week, we rang out 2013 and ushered in 2014 with the 125th Tournament of Roses Parade in Pasadena and the 100th Rose Bowl game. You don’t have to tell the folks on the East Coast that...
  • Chinese city restores century-old synagogue

     Chinese city restores century-old synagogue
    HARBIN, China — Two Chinese politicians and an Israeli professor are huddled around an architect's drawing. "Actually it would be better if the fence rails were shaped like Stars of David instead of crosses," politely suggests the professor, Dan...
  • Florida's resorts light up for the winter holidays

    Florida's resorts light up for the winter holidays
    Oh, it's beginning to look a lot like Christmas at Florida resorts -- what with decorations including twinkling lights, towering trees, gingerbread houses, garlands and poinsettias, as well as holiday themed entertainment including an icy attraction,...
  • 'Airpocalypse': Severe pollution cripples northeastern China

    'Airpocalypse': Severe pollution cripples northeastern China
    BEIJING -- A large swath of northeastern China has been virtually paralyzed for two days by severe air pollution that forced airports and schools to close and drivers to turn on their headlights in the middle of the day. The “airpocalypse”...
  • Super smog hits north China city Harbin

     
    Visibility shrank to less than half a football field and small-particle pollution soared to a record 40 times higher than an international safety standard in one northern Chinese city as the region entered its high-smog season....
  • 29th Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival

     
    Hundreds of massive sculptures and buildings constructed from ice blocks are on display at the 29th Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival being held in China’s Heilongjiang province. This year's "Ice and Snow World" features majestic ice...
  • Gaylord Palms' ICE! recreates 'Twas the Night Before Christmas'

    Gaylord Palms' ICE! recreates 'Twas the Night Before Christmas'
    Wearing a parka and snow boots, Yu Zheng Qiang looks as if he's headed to the North Pole to meet Santa Claus. Instead, he's bringing Santa to Florida. Since early November, Yu and more than 40 other ice sculptors from China have been creating hand-...