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  • 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...
  • World Cup round-up: Spain eliminated from World Cup

    World Cup round-up: Spain eliminated from World Cup
    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...
  • The ghosts of religious wars past are rattling in Iraq

    The ghosts of religious wars past are rattling in Iraq
    As Sunnis and Shiites tear their societies apart throughout parts of the Arab world, old ghosts are indeed rattling from the eastern Mediterranean and Levant to the northern Arabian Gulf. We watch with horror and near disbelief as radicalized elements...
  • 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...
  • Factbox: How defending champions have fared at the World Cup

    MANAUS Brazil (Reuters) - Here is a list of how defending World Cup champions have fared Following Spain's elimination from the tournament on Wednesday. 1934 - Uruguay: declined to participate 1938 - Italy: successfully defended title 1950 - Italy:...
  • Chile stuns Spain, 2-0, to eliminate defending World Cup champions

    Chile stuns Spain, 2-0, to eliminate defending World Cup champions
    The dynasty label, overused in sports, might have understated Spain's recent status in international soccer. The Spanish had swept the globe's last three preeminent competitions — the 2010 World Cup and the European Cups in '08 and '12. While...
  • Spanish football kings abdicate with Chile defeat, World Cup exit

    RIO DE JANEIRO The Spanish kings of football abdicated from the throne with a 2-0 defeat to Chile in the Maracana Wednesday. The world champions and two-time European championships saw a six-year spell at the top of the world brutally end in Brazil on...
  • Spain's World Cup reign ends as Chile wins stunner

    Spain's World Cup reign ends as Chile wins stunner
    RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil -- Reigning champion Spain was ousted from the 2014 World Cup by suffering a 2-0 defeat to Chile at the Maracana on Wednesday. La Roja was aiming to become the first nation to win consecutive World Cup titles since 1962, but back-...
  • World Cup: Spain's pain is one man's gain

    World Cup: Spain's pain is one man's gain
    A former soccer referee from Valencia, Spain, won $135,000 in free gasoline after being the only one of about 70,000 contestants to predict correctly the score of Spain’s World Cup opener with the Netherlands. The Dutch won, 5-1. According to...
  • World Cup fever sweeps Williamsburg

    World Cup fever sweeps Williamsburg
    Millions of soccer fans watched the United States 2-1 victory over Ghana Monday night in the World Cup opener. Jamestown's Paul Keurajian watched with friends at his James City County home. Matt Beatty and the Lafayette High boys soccer team gathered at...
  • Previews of Wednesday's featured World Cup games

    Previews of Wednesday's featured World Cup games
    Group B: AUSTRALIA VS. NETHERLANDS Where: Porto Alegre. Time: 9 a.m. PDT. TV: EPSN, Univision. The buzz: The Dutch scored five times in their opener against Spain, the most a defending World Cup champion has ever allowed in its first game....