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  • World Cup round-up: England is eliminated

    World Cup round-up: England is eliminated
    UPDATE: Costa Rica pulled off its second shock win, defeating Italy 1-0 on a Bryan Ruiz header in the 44th minute. The Ticos advanced to the second round with the victory and left England disappointed at another World Cup. England and Costa Rica...
  • An empty vacation package from Expedia

    An empty vacation package from Expedia
    Gladys Martin's Expedia vacation package is missing two key components. Should she have to pay for its mistake? Q: I'm writing you about our problems with a vacation package we booked on Expedia to Tamarindo, Costa Rica. A few weeks before our...
  • Go Away With ... Bert Kreischer

    Go Away With ... Bert Kreischer
    On his Travel Channel series, "Trip Flip," comedian and on-air personality Bert Kreischer surprises people with action-packed vacations that are designed to fulfill items on their travel bucket list. Kreischer, 41, resides in Los Angeles with his family....
  • Herbert Hyman dies at 82; founder of Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf chain

    Herbert Hyman dies at 82; founder of Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf chain
    In 1968, decades before "latte" and "barista" became everyday terms, Herbert Hyman and his wife, Mona, opened a small store in the tony Westside district of Brentwood to sell coffee — not the tasteless grounds of uncertain provenance that...
  • Uruguay's World Cup prospects hinge partly on Luis Suarez's knee

    Uruguay's World Cup prospects hinge partly on Luis Suarez's knee
    Luis Suarez is the best soccer player in the world. That's not opinion, it's science. Or at least it's the science compiled by Bloomberg, which analyzed players in Europe's top five leagues, measuring everything from defensive and attacking...
  • Kelly Rowland pregnant, expecting baby with hubby Tim Witherspoon

    Kelly Rowland pregnant, expecting baby with hubby Tim Witherspoon
    Kelly Rowland is pregnant, according to a somewhat cryptic Instagram post she put online Tuesday.  The 33-year-old Destiny's Child veteran, who married her manager-boyfriend, Tim Witherspoon, early last month, uploaded a shot of a big pair of men's...
  • World Cup preview: Group D rundown

    World Cup preview: Group D rundown
    A look at the teams competing in Group D at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil: WORLD CUP PREVIEW GROUP D COSTA RICA FIFA World ranking: 28. Last World Cup: 2006. Best World Cup finish: Round of 16 (1990). How qualified: CONCACAF runner-up. It's...
  • World Cup of hurt: A look at standouts stung by injury

    The sport known as football almost everywhere beyond our borders bears few similarities to the USA's heavily padded version. Here is one timely likeness: The roll call of ailing players scratched from the tournament is long enough to resemble the NFL...
  • World Cup schedule: When to watch the group-play games on TV

    World Cup schedule: When to watch the group-play games on TV
    The 2014 World Cup officially gets underway Thursday in Brazil when the host country takes on Croatia at 1 p.m. PDT on ESPN. But what about the rest of the games? Are you trying to plan your days so you can watch all the matches? Below is the entire...
  • Costa Rica sorprende con triunfo 3-1 sobre Uruguay

    Costa Rica sorprende con triunfo 3-1 sobre Uruguay
    La selección de fútbol de Costa Rica dio la sorpresa el sábado al remontar una desventaja y vencer 3-1 a Uruguay por el Grupo D del Mundial, un resultado que le abre una buena opción de avanzar a octavos de final. Joel Campbell, Oscar Duarte y Marcos...
  • Costa Rica fight back to stun Uruguay 3-1

    Costa Rica fight back to stun Uruguay 3-1
    Two goals in four dramatic second-half minutes set lowly Costa Rica on their way to a deserved 3-1 victory over Uruguay on Saturday in the biggest upset of the World Cup so far. The Uruguayans took the lead in the Group D clash thanks to a disputed...
  • 2014 World Cup: Full TV Schedule

    All 64 matches of the FIFA World Cup from Brazil will be broadcast live on ABC, ESPN and ESPN2 in English and on Univision Communications broadcast and cable nets in Spanish. The tournament kicks off June 12, culminating with the championship game July 13...