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  • Goalkeepers steal World Cup limelight despite goal flurry

    Goalkeepers steal World Cup limelight despite goal flurry
    Fans around the world have been enjoying a flurry of goals at the World Cup in Brazil but with the tournament now in its knockout phase it is goalkeepers not strikers that have been grabbing most of the headlines. In a tournament that well before the...
  • 'West of the Revolution' charts the 1776 American frontier

    'West of the Revolution' charts the 1776 American frontier
    As America's founders gathered in Philadelphia in 1776, two Franciscans named Francisco Atanasio Dominguez and Francisco Silvestre Velez de Escalante began a journey west from Santa Fe, N.M., hoping to find a way to the Pacific Coast. Negotiating with...
  • OBITUARY-Cervantes winner Matute: A child's view of Spain's Civil War

    By Fiona Ortiz MADRID, June 25 (Reuters) - Prize-winning novelist Ana Maria Matute, who spent a literary lifetime exploring the crushed innocence of her childhood during the Spanish Civil War, died on Wednesday of a heart attack, her son told Reuters....
  • Spain says toll roads debt deal unlikely as yet

    MADRID (Reuters) - A deal on a 2.3 billon-euro debt rescue for nine failed Spanish motorways has still not been reached between Spain's government, banks and builders just three weeks before a possible deadline for the first of those assets to be...
  • Wimbledon: Andy Murray, Venus Williams Moving On

    LONDON - The Champagne cork that popped before the second point of Andy Murray's thrashing of Blaz Rola may have been a little premature, but the defending Wimbledon champion has already thrown down the gauntlet to his rivals. The home favorite's 6-1 6-1...
  • Spain's Princess Cristina moves closer to corruption trial

    Spain's Princess Cristina moves closer to corruption trial
    Days after her brother was proclaimed king, a Spanish judge upheld fraud and money-laundering charges against Princess Cristina on Wednesday, paving the way for a historic trial that could further damage the royal family's reputation. If convicted,...
  • Spain's Princess Cristina and husband charged in tax fraud inquiry

    Spain's Princess Cristina and husband charged in tax fraud inquiry
    Days after her brother was proclaimed king, Spain's Princess Cristina was indicted Wednesday on charges of tax fraud and money laundering, paving the way for an unprecedented trial that could further damage the royal family's reputation. If convicted,...
  • Catch World Cup fever — it's the globe's favorite sport

    Henry Kissinger was wrong to dismiss Chile as "a dagger pointed at the heart of Antarctica." On Wednesday, the South American nation was a scalpel that excised the soul of Spain. As a lifelong soccer fan, Kissinger doubtless understands what I mean: A...
  • 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....
  • Spanish exchange students looking for host families

    Sheri Wilson had always loved the Spanish language, so when she saw a flier for a Spanish student exchange program six years ago, she had to call to find out more. “I ended up meeting with the coordinator that day and he said, ‘I have one...
  • 2014 World Cup Group Stage superlatives

    2014 World Cup Group Stage superlatives
    The knockout rounds begin today at noon, but before we dive into the Round of 16, let’s take a look at some awards as they might stand through the group stages. Golden Ball: Given to the tournament’s top player, there are plenty of strong...
  • Spain Announces 15% Tax Break for International Shoots

    MADRID - Spain's government has announced its intention to extend a 15% rebate on Spanish expenditure to international shoots lensing in the country. That's the good news. But, outlining new tax provisions, Spain's ruling Popular Party has made very...