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  • Peace remains elusive [Editorial]

    As Briton paused on Monday to mark the 100th anniversary of the war to end all wars, it is hard to see where we've made much progress in our quest for world peace, or advancement in our ability to get along with our neighbors. World War I started...
  • Home of the Week: A hero's home

    On Independence Day weekend, we celebrate the heroes who defied their colonial rulers and established a new country. Those revolutionary heroes and Founding Fathers are long gone. Today, another generation of heroes is passing into the mists of history,...
  • Enthusiastic group of U.S. fans on hand for game against Belgium

    Enthusiastic group of U.S. fans on hand for game against Belgium
    More than 200,000 World Cup tickets were sold in the United States. Only Brazil, the host nation, bought more. And a good portion of those fans followed the U.S. team around the country for its three group-play games. Now comes the knockout round....
  • Tim Howard could be U.S. Defense secretary, real Defense secretary says

    Tim Howard could be U.S. Defense secretary, real Defense secretary says
    U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel called Tim Howard on Wednesday and said the goalkeeper could someday have his job. The U.S. soccer team's World Cup run ended Tuesday in a 2-1 overtime loss to Belgium, but Howard had one of the best performances by...
  • 10 for the road: The Great War

    10 for the road: The Great War
    Ten places to commemorate World War I, according to Lonely Planet (tinyurl.com/orxu9pp): • Poppy Fields, Flanders, Belgium • Gallipoli, Turkey • Tyne Cot Cemetery, Zonnebeke, Belgium • Christmas Truce Memorial, Frelinghien,...
  • Naptown Pint: Who knew Thomas Jefferson would save me from the World Cup?

    As a fully-committed, bandwagon-jumping World Cup lunatic, I have to say the past couple of weeks have been emotionally taxing. Not because of the sport itself, of course, but rather because of beer. Why? Well, last week we lost to Germany, and now...
  • Belgium defeats U.S., 2-1

    The 2014 World Cup match between the United States and Belgium is in extra time at Salvador, Brazil.
  • Juergen Klinsmann has much to do to make U.S. soccer a true contender

    Juergen Klinsmann has much to do to make U.S. soccer a true contender
    Early Wednesday morning, just a few hours after the U.S. was eliminated from the World Cup in an extra-time loss to Belgium, Coach Juergen Klinsmann rebooked his flight back to Southern California. Last month Klinsmann had pledged to stay in Brazil...
  • Argentina vs. Belgium: Which team will take first World Cup loss?

    Argentina vs. Belgium: Which team will take first World Cup loss?
    Funny thing about Belgium. It is one of only two unbeaten and untied teams in the World Cup but has led for a mere 52 out of 390 minutes played, plus stoppage time. Next up for the Belgians is Argentina, the other squad that entered the quarterfinals 4-...
  • Belgium beats United States 2-1 in thriller

    Belgium beats United States 2-1 in thriller
    Belgium's Kevin De Bruyne finally broke a scoreless tie and Romelu Lukaku added another goal as Belgium beat the United States 2-1 at the World Cup. Julian Green scored early in the second extra frame for the U.S. to halve the Belgium lead but it wasn't...
  • World Cup: U.S. fans react on social media during loss to Belgium

    World Cup: U.S. fans react on social media during loss to Belgium
    “I believe that we will win.” The phrase is defiant, proud, optimistic. And to many Twitter users, it was one thing above all else: American. The believers didn’t get their win, as the U.S. lost, 2-1, to Belgium in the World Cup. But...
  • Cooperstown beyond the hall

    Cooperstown beyond the hall
    Whether you're heading to Cooperstown to see former White Sox slugger Frank Thomas and former Cubs hurler Greg Maddux inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame on July 27 or planning a visit for later in the summer, there's a lot more to this...