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  • Pictures in the News | October 28, 2013

     
    Monday's Pictures in the News begins in Portugal, where Brazilian big wave surfer Carlos Burle rides a wave off the coast of Nazare. Burle claimed one of the biggest waves ever ridden at Praia do Norte and is challenging the world record set by Garrett...
  • Pictures in the News | November 6, 2013

     
    Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in the Southland, where a Los Angeles councilman arrives with a life-size cardboard cutout of William Mulholland at the LA Aqueduct Cascades for a reenactment of the opening of the Aqueduct 100 years ago. In...
  • President Obama cancels trip to Southeast Asia

    President Obama cancels trip to Southeast Asia
    WASHINGTON - President Obama canceled a long-planned trip to attend economic and security summits in Southeast Asia because of the government shutdown, the White House said Thursday night, the latest casualty of the political impasse in Washington....
  • Cancellation of Obama's Southeast Asia trip a boost for China's Xi

    Cancellation of Obama's Southeast Asia trip a boost for China's Xi
    BEIJING -- Splashed across the front pages, there is China’s president, Xi Jinping, resplendent as he strolls with his photogenic first lady down the red carpet welcoming him in Malaysia. There Xi is again in Jakarta — the first foreign...
  • War, poverty, repression: Why so many Africans risk their lives to migrate

    War, poverty, repression: Why so many Africans risk their lives to migrate
    Pope Francis lamented the mass drowning of African boat people off the Italian island of Lampedusa on Thursday as "shameful" evidence of human indifference to those in despair. President Giorgio Napolitano of Italy, where tens of thousands of...
  • New walking shark discovered in Indonesia? It's not the first

    New walking shark discovered in Indonesia? It's not the first
    Scientists have discovered the third known species of walking shark in Indonesia. Which means that there are, apparently, other walking shark species. And also, that sharks walk. Time to take a moment to let that sink in. Meanwhile, watch the video...
  • NYFF 2013: Are interactive docs like 'Empire' film's future?

    NYFF 2013: Are interactive docs like 'Empire' film's future?
    NEW YORK -- A lot of people like to make a lot of pronouncements about the future of cinema. Some of them—like those made about “Gravity”—may well turn out to be prophetic. Others are less convincing. But some very real juice...
  • John Kerry on forging a Pacific future

    John Kerry on forging a Pacific future
    After three trips to Asia as secretary of State, I am more convinced than ever that, as a Pacific power, the United States must continue to forge a Pacific future. But building that future means confronting challenges that require cooperation with our...
  • Why Saudi princesses keep slaves

    Why Saudi princesses keep slaves
    A Saudi princess living in Irvine was charged Wednesday with human trafficking after a Kenyan woman who worked in her home fled and contacted the police. Orange County prosecutors allege that Meshael Alayban forced the woman to work 16 hours a day,...
  • Australia to send asylum-seekers to Papua New Guinea

    Australia to send asylum-seekers to Papua New Guinea
    CANBERRA, Australia — Australia's prime minister warned Friday that all refugees who arrive by boat will be resettled on the island nation of Papua New Guinea, a policy shift that rights groups immediately condemned. The move, described by Prime...
  • Australian leader Kevin Rudd's asylum shift tied to upcoming election

    Australian leader Kevin Rudd's asylum shift tied to upcoming election
    Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd’s decision to outsource asylum seekers to Papua New Guinea drew scorn from human rights advocates Friday and denunciation from political opponents as an approach that has already failed twice. But the reminders...