| Aug 7, 2014
| 12:30 AM
USA Network's "Dig" has found a new filming location: Croatia.
The six-episode series, co-created by "Homeland" executive producer (and Jerusalem native) Gideon Raff and "Heroes" co-creator Tim Kring, is set entirely in Jerusalem and cast and crew had...
| Jul 20, 2014
| 4:30 AM
PULA, Croatia -- The President of Croatia, Ivo Josipovic, opened the Pula Film Festival Saturday in the Pula Arena, the Roman amphitheater that serves as the fest's main screening venue.
The opening ceremony, which aired live on local TV, was followed...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 6:49 PM
A FIFA disciplinary committee announced Monday it will not take action against Colombian defender Juan Zuniga, whose rough tackle in Friday's quarterfinal game knocked Brazil's Neymar out of the World Cup because of a fractured vertebra.
| Jul 14, 2014
| 6:46 AM
THURSDAY, JUNE 12, 2014
Brazil 3, Croatia 1
FRIDAY, JUNE 13, 2014
Mexico 1, Cameroon 0
Netherlands 5, Spain 1
Chile 3, Australia 0
SATURDAY, JUNE 14, 2014
Colombia 3, Greece 0
Costa Rica 3, Uruguay 1
Italy 2, England 1
Ivory Coast 2, Japan 1
| Jun 24, 2014
| 10:12 AM
UPDATED: The World Cup has been drawing Orlando audiences to rival those in prime time.
But Monday, prime time offered bigger shows in the Central Florida market.
"The Bachelorette" on ABC attracted 114,674 viewers, topping prime time.
| Jun 18, 2014
| 3:01 PM
California wine received a rare honor when the Smithsonian Institution chose the two bottles that won the famous Paris Tasting of 1976 as part of the museum’s online exhibit “101 Objects That Made America.”
The two bottles are, of...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 3:23 PM
Three cheers for Western Hemisphere teams at the World Cup, one for each that has gained admission to the knockout phase.
So far, the West has proved itself best. Brazil, Mexico and Chile moved forward Monday along with a geographical outlier, the...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 8:00 PM
Whatever the outcome, Huntington Park police were ready.
They closed a three-block stretch of Pacific Boulevard. They put extra patrols on the street, including officers on horseback. Emergency response teams throughout the county were placed on alert....
| Jun 17, 2014
| 7:21 PM
For an update on teams back in action on Day 7 of the World Cup, let's hear from some of the principals. No writer could say it any better.
"If my boys are happy, then I am happy."
--Netherlands Coach Louis van Gaal, explaining why he intended to...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 10:18 AM
| Jun 18, 2014
| 5:11 PM
An elimination Wednesday at the World Cup concluded with Croatia's 4-0 beat-down of Cameroon, which began the match minus its most acclaimed player and ended it without perhaps the next one.
Cameroon can commiserate with Spain and Australia. All fell to...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 7:45 AM
It is a stunning end to one of the most dominant eras in international soccer.
Spain, which won two European championships and the 2010 World Cup, was eliminated from the World Cup after two games and two losses. An undeniable dynasty, Spain was the...