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  • Girls volleyball | 3A semifinal: Payton falls to LaSalle-Peru

    NORMAL, Ill. — Payton's quest to break new ground by becoming the first Chicago Public League school to win a state volleyball title must wait another year. LaSalle-Peru advanced to its first state championship match with a 25-18, 25-17 win over...
  • Protests, resignations, a flu outbreak: Tough times for Peru's leader

    Protests, resignations, a flu outbreak: Tough times for Peru's leader
    LIMA, Peru -- Nobody said it was going to be easy, and it rarely is for Peru’s presidents. But Ollanta Humala, who recently completed his second year in office, is facing an unusual array of challenges, including protests, cabinet resignations and...
  • Football | 2013 schedule

    WEEK 1 Friday. Aug. 30 Nonconference Ag. Science 22, Roosevelt 0 Buffalo Grove 28, Leyden 14 Douglass 12, Bronzeville 8 Dunbar at Bogan, at Gately DuSable at Aurora Christian, 7 Dyett at Marine, 4:15 at Rockne Evergreen Park 2, Little Village 0 (forfeit)...
  • Israel briefly closes Eilat airport, citing security threats

    Israel briefly closes Eilat airport, citing security threats
    JERUSALEM — Israel’s military on Thursday night ordered the nation’s southern airport in Eilat closed until further notice, citing unspecified security threats. [Updated 1:28 p.m. PDT, Aug. 8: The airport was reopened about two hours...
  • Coca farming in Colombia dropped 25% last year, U.N. says

    Coca farming in Colombia dropped 25% last year, U.N. says
    BOGOTA, Colombia -- Aggressive eradication programs and better alternatives for poor farmers are being credited with reducing the acreage under coca cultivation in Colombia by 25% last year. The total area of coca, the base material for cocaine, was...
  • Terror alert: Drone strikes in Yemen, arrests in Saudi Arabia

    Terror alert: Drone strikes in Yemen, arrests in Saudi Arabia
    As a security alert kept millions on edge throughout the Muslim world, suspected U.S. drone attacks in Yemen killed 12 alleged militants Thursday, and Saudi security forces arrested two foreign men they say were plotting suicide attacks in the region....
  • W.A. Sarmiento dies at 91; architect redesigned banks for modern era

    W.A. Sarmiento dies at 91; architect redesigned banks for modern era
    With their soaring pillars, immense bronze doors and dimly lit interiors, banks used to make small depositors feel even smaller – but at least they believed their money would be safe. By the 1950s, though, banks were eager for a friendlier image...
  • Peru vows to investigate report of massive dolphin slaughter

    Peru vows to investigate report of massive dolphin slaughter
    LIMA, Peru — The Peruvian government has promised to investigate charges by an environmental group that the out-of-control slaughter of dolphins in Pacific coastal waters has put the ocean mammal at risk. At least 15,000 dolphins are being...
  • Daniel Alarcon's 'At Night We Walk in Circles' is a layered world

    Daniel Alarcon's 'At Night We Walk in Circles' is a layered world
    The most memorable magic in Daniel Alarcon's engaging and illuminating new novel, "At Night We Walk in Circles," comes when his three main characters, all actors, perform on various stages in their impoverished but beautiful country. Nelson, Henry and...
  • San Sebastian Film Festival Nurtures Regional Pics Via Co-Prod'n Forum

    San Sebastian's Europe-Latin America Co-production Forum -- now in its second edition -- has strengthened the fest's status as a key launchpad for Latin American arthouse film projects with crossover ambitions. Victoria Galardi's femme friendship dramedy...
  • Latin-inspired chicken

    Latin-inspired chicken
    I'm always drawn to a place that cooks with wood — for pizza, steak, chicken — anything. During recent trips to Chile and Peru, the aroma of wood cooking fires captivated our culinary imaginations. A wood-fired rotisserie filled with golden...
  • AFM: FilmSharks International Signs on to Hawk Nomad's Sci-Fi Slate (EXCLUSIVE)

    Argentine shingle Nomad VFX and Guido Rud's sales-financing company FilmSharks Intl. have entered a strategic partnership for the latter to handle worldwide sales of Nomad's upcoming English-language sci-fi/fantasy thrillers. Pact launches with $20...