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  • Kelly Rowland pregnant, expecting baby with hubby Tim Witherspoon

    Kelly Rowland pregnant, expecting baby with hubby Tim Witherspoon
    Kelly Rowland is pregnant, according to a somewhat cryptic Instagram post she put online Tuesday.  The 33-year-old Destiny's Child veteran, who married her manager-boyfriend, Tim Witherspoon, early last month, uploaded a shot of a big pair of men's...
  • World Cup preview: Group D rundown

    World Cup preview: Group D rundown
    A look at the teams competing in Group D at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil: WORLD CUP PREVIEW GROUP D COSTA RICA FIFA World ranking: 28. Last World Cup: 2006. Best World Cup finish: Round of 16 (1990). How qualified: CONCACAF runner-up. It's...
  • World Cup of hurt: A look at standouts stung by injury

    The sport known as football almost everywhere beyond our borders bears few similarities to the USA's heavily padded version. Here is one timely likeness: The roll call of ailing players scratched from the tournament is long enough to resemble the NFL...
  • World Cup schedule: When to watch the group-play games on TV

    World Cup schedule: When to watch the group-play games on TV
    The 2014 World Cup officially gets underway Thursday in Brazil when the host country takes on Croatia at 1 p.m. PDT on ESPN. But what about the rest of the games? Are you trying to plan your days so you can watch all the matches? Below is the entire...
  • Costa Rica sorprende con triunfo 3-1 sobre Uruguay

    Costa Rica sorprende con triunfo 3-1 sobre Uruguay
    La selección de fútbol de Costa Rica dio la sorpresa el sábado al remontar una desventaja y vencer 3-1 a Uruguay por el Grupo D del Mundial, un resultado que le abre una buena opción de avanzar a octavos de final. Joel Campbell, Oscar Duarte y Marcos...
  • 2014 World Cup: Full TV Schedule

    All 64 matches of the FIFA World Cup from Brazil will be broadcast live on ABC, ESPN and ESPN2 in English and on Univision Communications broadcast and cable nets in Spanish. The tournament kicks off June 12, culminating with the championship game July 13...
  • Costa Rica fight back to stun Uruguay 3-1

    Costa Rica fight back to stun Uruguay 3-1
    Two goals in four dramatic second-half minutes set lowly Costa Rica on their way to a deserved 3-1 victory over Uruguay on Saturday in the biggest upset of the World Cup so far. The Uruguayans took the lead in the Group D clash thanks to a disputed...
  • CVHS teacher observes sea turtles during fellowship

    For eight days last month, Crescenta Valley High teacher Christina Engen took night hikes in a Costa Rica jungle, observing leatherback sea turtles that were laying eggs along the coastline of the Pacuare Nature Reserve. Through Ecology Project...
  • Centroizquierdista Solís arrasa en segunda vuelta y gana presidencia de Costa Rica

    Centroizquierdista Solís arrasa en segunda vuelta y gana presidencia de Costa Rica
    El académico centroizquierdista Luis Guillermo Solís ganó el domingo la presidencia de Costa Rica arrasando con su rival del partido gobernante, que se había retirado el mes pasado de la carrera por la segunda vuelta electoral, según el primer conteo...
  • Gabriel Garcia Marquez dies: Author inspired many films, to mixed results

    Gabriel Garcia Marquez dies: Author inspired many films, to mixed results
    The late author Gabriel Garcia Marquez, who died Thursday at age 87, was best known as a Nobel Prize-winning novelist and pioneer of the genre known as magical realism. But the prolific Colombian writer also had ties to the movies. Marquez's work...
  • Tres amigos ticos recorren 20,000 kilómetros en auto para asistir a Brasil 2014

    Tres amigos ticos recorren 20,000 kilómetros en auto para asistir a Brasil 2014
    Douglas Marín San José, 18 abr (EFE).- Con pocas pertenencias, pero mucho espíritu aventurero, tres amigos costarricenses iniciaron hoy una travesía de 20.000 kilómetros que los llevará en un vehículo hasta el sur del continente para vivir la fiesta del...
  • Seniors on the Go: Looking for overseas retirement?

    Seniors on the Go: Looking for overseas retirement?
    Is one of your plans for 2013 to retire somewhere your retirement income will stretch the furthest? Or are you just beginning to scout out retirement options? In any case, you might well want to check out one or more of the most highly recommended...