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  • Pictures in the News | Sept. 3, 2013

     
    In Tuesday's Pictures in the News, swimmer Diana Nyad emerges from the Atlantic Ocean after completing a 110-mile swim from Cuba to Key West, Fla. Nyad, 64, is the first swimmer to cross the Florida Strait without the security of a shark cage. Koshigaya,...
  • Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'Futurama' on Comedy Central

    Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'Futurama' on Comedy Central
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Sept. 1 - 7, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SERIES FanAddicts! Hardcore fans of the "Star...
  • Christie touts post-Sandy recovery, but Jersey shore tourism drops

    Christie touts post-Sandy recovery, but Jersey shore tourism drops
    Most Americans know Seaside Heights as the town made famous by Snooki and her ilk in MTV’s reality series “Jersey Shore.” Mike Loundy simply knows the resort town as home. His grandfather came to Seaside Heights in 1932. The family...
  • Injured Afghan girl finds a second home in U.S.

    Injured Afghan girl finds a second home in U.S.
    MOORESVILLE, N.C. — The dark-haired girl wearing an "American Girl" T-shirt blended in with the other giggling girls flopped on their bellies and watching cartoons inside a darkened classroom. All that distinguished 11-year-old Farida was an eye...
  • Space monkeys: The humanizing of Able and Baker

    Space monkeys: The humanizing of Able and Baker
    Before they were sedated and loaded into the nose cone of a stubby Jupiter missile, the monkeys Able and Baker were just the latest in a growing number of rocket-test animals who, more often than not, met a violent end. But on May 25, 1959, after...
  • Navy drone X-47B aborts third aircraft carrier landing

    Navy drone X-47B aborts third aircraft carrier landing
    After a pair of a historic arrested landings aboard an aircraft carrier, a U.S. Navy drone aborted a third landing because of a malfunction in one of its three redundant navigation computers. The X-47B drone was four miles out Wednesday, with its...
  • Abrupt climate shifts spurred Stone Age innovation in Africa

    Abrupt climate shifts spurred Stone Age innovation in Africa
    A rapid shift in climate that brought wetter and warmer conditions in southern Africa during the Middle Stone Age helped propel innovation and cultural advances in early man, a study has found. Paleontologists have long known that anatomically modern...
  • Reuben Pannor dies at 90; trailblazer for open adoptions

    Reuben Pannor dies at 90; trailblazer for open adoptions
    People have an intrinsic right to know their ancestry — at least Reuben Pannor thought so. A Los Angeles social worker and trailblazer for the open-adoption movement, Pannor co-wrote "The Adoption Triangle," a 1978 book that served as the...
  • Stockton Sikh temple's 100th anniversary noted in Congress

     
    This post has been corrected. See note at the bottom for details. A Northern California congressman on Tuesday honored the state’s longstanding Sikh community by formally acknowledging the Stockton temple’s 100-year anniversary in the...
  • Hurricane Sandy hammers East Coast

     
    Hurricane Sandy churned the Atlantic Ocean as it barreled northward bringing fierce winds, drenching rains and flooding to the nation’s Northeast, where officials warned residents to stay home and ordered those along coastlines to head to high...
  • The Week in Pictures | October 22 – 28, 2012

     
    The Week in Pictures from around the world....