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  • Setting Times stories to music: from Bobby Womack to Spiritualized

    Setting Times stories to music: from Bobby Womack to Spiritualized
    Vulnerability was a motif in this week’s Great Reads – and some of their soundtracks. One of the last surviving newsstands in Los Angeles. A Christian woman living under the Boko Haram militants in Nigeria. A horse cast adrift after a family...
  • Jeff Jacobs: Gaspar Takes Pride In Iran Cup Experience

     Jeff Jacobs: Gaspar Takes Pride In Iran Cup Experience
    Dan Gaspar's unforgettable World Cup moment arrived not in one of Brazil's frenzied stadiums, filled with their uninhibited joy and extra-time heartache. It came with security forces surrounding the Iranian soccer team. It also isn't what you probably...
  • 2014 World Cup Schedule

    2014 World Cup Schedule
    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 SUNDAY,...
  • Explosion hits World Cup viewing area in northeast Nigeria

    Explosion hits World Cup viewing area in northeast Nigeria
    DAMATURU Nigeria - An explosion tore through a venue in the northeast Nigerian town of Damaturu where fans had gathered to watch a World Cup soccer match on Tuesday, a police official said. Several pickup trucks carrying bodies arrived at the nearby...
  • Suicide bomber on tricycle taxi detonates explosives at World Cup viewing in Nigeria

    Witnesses have reported that a suicide bomber on a tricycle taxi triggered an explosion that blasted a World Cup viewing center in northeast Nigeria, killing several people. Hospital workers said the death toll likely will rise with 15 people critically...
  • Explosion at Nigeria venue for World Cup viewing killed at least 14

    An explosion at an open-air World Cup viewing venue in northern Nigeria killed at least 14 people and injured many others, according to police. Police Assistant Superintendent Nathan Cheghan told the Associated Press that 26 people were wounded in the...
  • Malala meets Nigerian president to talk about missing schoolgirls

    Malala meets Nigerian president to talk about missing schoolgirls
    Malala Yousafzai, the teenage campaigner for girls’ education in Pakistan, told journalists on Monday that Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan assured her he would free 219 abducted schoolgirls being held by Islamist militants. Malala, who...
  • World Cup games Saturday: Argentina-Iran among matchups

    World Cup games Saturday: Argentina-Iran among matchups
    TODAY'S GAMES GROUP F: ARGENTINA VS. IRAN Where: Belo Horizonte. Time: 9 a.m. PDT. TV: ESPN, Univision. The buzz: Argentina won its first game with Bosnia-Herzegovina but didn't look good doing it. Even the players thought so, challenging Coach...
  • Copa Mundial: Horarios para el fin de semana

    Copa Mundial: Horarios para el fin de semana
    Grupo F Argentina,  Bosnia-Herzegovina, Irán, Nigeria Junio 15: Argentina 2 vs. Bosnia-Herzegovina 1 en Rio de Janeiro Finalizado Junio 15: Irán 0 vs. Nigeria 0 en Curitiba Finalizado Junio 21: Argentina vs. Irán en Belo Horizonte a las 12pm...
  • Odemwingie helps Nigeria eliminate Bosnia

    Odemwingie helps Nigeria eliminate Bosnia
    Bosnia-Herzegovina was eliminated from the World Cup on Saturday after suffering a 1-0 loss to Nigeria at the Arena Pantanal. The defeat did not come without controversy as Bosnia saw a legitimate goal pulled back halfway through the opening period...
  • Nigeria ends Bosnia-Herzegovina's hopes of advancing at World Cup

    Stingy defense carried Nigeria past Bosnia-Herzegovina, 1-0, Saturday in a World Cup game at Cuiaba, Brazil, effectively eliminating the losing team from contention. Nigeria, which began the tournament with a tie after being winless in its two...
  • In Nigeria, distrust hampers the fight against Boko Haram

    In Nigeria, distrust hampers the fight against Boko Haram
    When soldiers of Nigeria's corrupt and incompetent army patrol remote and vulnerable towns in the northeast, boys often watch as they pass, then hurl rocks at them. Yet early last month, residents of Gamboru Ngala, on the border with Cameroon, cheered...