| Aug 28, 2013
| 10:34 AM
MEXICO CITY -- The long quest to bring the Salvadoran military killers of six Jesuit priests to justice has received a significant boost, human rights activists say, with the sentencing of a former commander -- on unrelated charges in a faraway Boston...
| Aug 25, 2013
| 7:59 AM
Recently signed Lakers rookie Elias Harris is spending off-season time with the coaching staff to improve his game before training camp.
"We see Elias almost every day, and he's talking all the nuances of what (assistant coach) Dan D'Antoni is teaching...
| Aug 24, 2013
| 7:30 AM
Lakers forward/Center Pau Gasol is currently in Madrid with the Spanish national team.
Gasol, currently recovering from procedures to heal tendonosis in both knees, watched his squad defeat France at the Palacio de los Deportes on Friday, 85-76, in a...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 12:18 PM
Penelope Casas, one of the pioneering writers in the English language on Spanish cuisine, has died. She was 70 years old. Her death was reported to the New York Times by her daughter, Elisa.
Casas’ first book, 1982’s “The Foods and...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 7:00 AM
It's a scholastic rite of passage for every California fourth-grader: studying the history of the Spanish Catholic missions and the life of Father Junípero Serra.
Steven W. Hackel remembers the drill.
"We were taught that Father Serra was a good,...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 9:58 PM
Budget director under President Carter
Bert Lance, 82, a Georgia banker and ally of former President Carter who served as his first budget director before departing amid a high-profile investigation of his banking activities, died...
| Jul 12, 2013
PONTEVEDRA, Spain — Galicia, the Atlantic-splashed left shoulder of Spain, grabbed my attention with photos of spectacular scenery and tempting cuisine. But truth be told, I wanted to see something more: the region's Sotomayor Castle, a medieval...
| Jul 14, 2013
If You Go
From LAX to Barcelona, the nearest major international airport to Girona (about 60 miles away), connecting service (change of planes) is offered on KLM, Air France, British Air, Air Canada, United, Lufthansa, Alitalita, Delta,...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 7:16 PM
WIMBLEDON, England — Andy Murray feels the heavy burden of expectations now that he's safely into the fourth round and has avoided the stumbles that sent Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal home shockingly early.
"I think there's a lot more pressure on...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Making good on its opening day promise and raising the bar for Argentinean cinema, Juan Jose Campanella's Universal-distribbed 3D animated feature "Foosball" scored Pesos17.7 million ($3.3 million) and 418,280 admissions at Argentina's box office over...
| Jul 22, 2013
An elite pack of wide-appeal international toon pics, offering entertaining and immersive entry into distinctive worlds around the globe, are now punching sizeable sales and box office.
The latest example, which features in the Durban Festival's Africa...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 6:30 PM
BARCELONA - Underscoring the global nature of genre pic production, Life of Agony bassist Alan Robert is teaming with Spanish helmer Victor Garcia ("Mirrors 2") and "The Orphanage" producer Rodar y Rodar, which is based out of Barcelona, for the big...