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  • The Week in Pictures | Nov. 11–17, 2013

     
    Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. We begin our report in the Philippines and the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan, where an international aid effort gathered steam ands resilient Filipinos in battered towns have started the process...
  • Would taller buildings ruin the Washington, D.C., skyline?

    Would taller buildings ruin the Washington, D.C., skyline?
    WASHINGTON--Will visitors to the nation’s capital still be able to see a skyline that includes the Washington Monument, the U.S. Capitol and other national landmarks if Congress relaxes century-old building height restrictions?  That was perhaps...
  • Washington Monument wears its scaffolding well

    Washington Monument wears its scaffolding well
    WASHINGTON — The soaring white obelisk is a defining feature of the capital's architectural landscape, so visitors to the Washington Monument this summer may be disappointed that the view of the iconic memorial has been obscured by its renovation....
  • 50th anniversary March on Washington reunites two-thirds of Peter, Paul and Mary

    50th anniversary March on Washington reunites two-thirds of Peter, Paul and Mary
    Observations about the vital role that music played at the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom in 1963, in the civil rights movement and even on social and political life in the U.S. could fill books, far more than there was room to address in...
  • Pictures in the News | September 20, 2013

     
    Friday's Pictures in the News begins in Arizona, where Dodger pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu jumps into the pool to join his teammates after defeating the Diamondbacks and clinching the National League's Western Division at Chase Field in Phoenix. The Dodgers' long...
  • NASA flyover a preview for space shuttle's dramatic L.A. entrance

     
    NASA did some prep work Saturday for the highly anticipated tour across the skies of Southern California for the space shuttle Endeavour. On Saturday, two NASA jets, a T-38 trainer and an F-18 Hornet, circled low across the Southland for......
  • Last-minute deal averts government shutdown

    Last-minute deal averts government shutdown
    Congressional negotiators struck a last-minute deal to fund the government for the rest of the fiscal year, congressional leaders and the White House said late Friday, averting a threatened shutdown. The House and Senate are expected to approve a seven-...
  • White House window damaged after shooting on National Mall

    White House window damaged after shooting on National Mall
    The U.S. Secret Service is working to determine whether damage to an exterior window of the White House is linked to a Friday night shooting near the Washington Monument, after bullets were discovered at the presidential mansion Tuesday. The Secret...
  • Dagmar Wilson dies at 94; organizer of women's disarmament protesters

    Dagmar Wilson dies at 94; organizer of women's disarmament protesters
    In 1961, the Berlin Wall went up, the Cold War arms race was on and Dagmar Wilson, a storybook illustrator and mother of three, steamed into the national spotlight. A self-described "non-joiner," Wilson sparked a movement that on Nov. 1, 1961, drew an...
  • Patt Morrison Asks: Janice Hahn, born to run

    Patt Morrison Asks: Janice Hahn, born to run
    The last time there was nobody by the name of Hahn in L.A. politics, there was a man by the name of Truman in the White House. Now Janice Hahn moves her political game from the Los Angeles City Council to a place down the road from the executive mansion:...
  • LACMA's $10-million rock

     
    The Los Angeles County Museum of Art's very big rock has started its very slow roll from a Riverside County quarry to the museum grounds in Los Angeles....