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  • Goya's 'Los Caprichos' is scathing commentary

    Goya's 'Los Caprichos' is scathing commentary
    "Los Caprichos," a set of 80 etching and aquatint prints created by the Spanish artist Francisco Goya in 1797 and 1798, are considered to be among the most influential works of art in the Western world. Strange, graphic and often cryptic, these images...
  • Is that Jimmy Fallon? No, it's Scott Adams

    Is that Jimmy Fallon? No, it's Scott Adams
    If you watched this week's "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," you saw Fallon and numerous guest stars, such as J-Lo walking and Pitbull playing giant beer pong, but one person you did not see was Orlando's Scott Adams. That's too bad because the...
  • Confused about sherry? 7 tips for pairing sherry with food

    Confused about sherry? 7 tips for pairing sherry with food
    In San Francisco this week, the grand tasting that wound up the SherryFest there included 150 sherries. That was just one of more than 2,000 events that took place around the world as part of International Sherry Week. The fortified wine from southern...
  • Karlovy Vary Fest Spotlights Variety's Critics' Choice Lineup

    The 10 pics championed by variety critics selected to screen at the Karlovy Vary Intl. Film Festival next month are an eclectic mix of the year's best-reviewed Euro-backed features. Representing a wide sample of different genres, countries and languages...
  • Meet Felipe and Letizia, the new king and queen of Spain

    Meet Felipe and Letizia, the new king and queen of Spain
    Move over, Will and Kate: There are new monarchs in town, and they just took over in Spain. King Felipe VI was crowned the sovereign of Spain in Madrid on Thursday and was joined by his wife, now Queen Letizia, and their daughters, Leonor and Sofia,...
  • McCann, Yankees club Blue Jays

    The Sports Xchange By Larry Fleisher, The Sports Xchange McCann, Yankees club Blue Jays NEW YORK -- Hours after Spain was eliminated from the World Cup, a Spanish soccer jersey hung inside Brian McCann's locker, and teammate Brett Gardner jokingly...
  • Alex Morgan Bringing Game (And Fun) To East Hartford

    Alex Morgan Bringing Game (And Fun) To East Hartford
    EAST HARTFORD — From Sao Paulo to Fenway Park, empirical analytics is everything in sports these days. So we don't need an opinion from Alex Morgan, we need a metric. Alex, on the scale of one to 10 — one being football is played only on...
  • Felipe VI is proclaimed king of Spain, succeeding his father

    Felipe VI is proclaimed king of Spain, succeeding his father
    Felipe VI was sworn in Thursday as Spain's new king, bringing a fresh face to the Spanish monarchy at a time when its popularity ratings have hit historic lows. The 46-year-old monarch took an oath and was then proclaimed king, without a formal...
  • King Felipe VI, Queen Letizia ascend to Spanish throne

    King Felipe VI, Queen Letizia ascend to Spanish throne
    King Juan Carlos of Spain handed over the monarchy to his son on Thursday in a low-key "proclamation ceremony," followed by a procession through Madrid and an appearance by the new King Felipe VI, Queen Letizia and their two daughters on a balcony at...
  • Competitiveness off the field gives some World Cup losers a win

    If national pride is a bit bruised among Bosnians, Japanese and the English after their early defeats at the World Cup soccer tournament, they can take heart from their victories in the real "competitiveness" contest off the field. The World Economic...
  • The pain in Spain is plain after World Cup loss

    The headline Thursday in Spain's biggest sports newspaper, Marca, said it best: "The End." Huddled around televisions in bars and in living rooms across their country, Spaniards uttered a collective groan late Wednesday when their decorated national...
  • Felipe sworn in as monarch as he professes love for Spain

    MADRID Spain's newly proclaimed King Felipe VI in a speech before parliament Thursday said he loved his country with all his heart, calling Spain a "great nation." "I will always have the common good (of the country) in mind," the new head of state...