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  • Deborah Cavendish dies; duchess of Devonshire was last Mitford sister

    Deborah Cavendish, 94, the dowager duchess of Devonshire who was the last of England's witty, unconventional Mitford sisters, died Wednesday, her son said. Peregrine Cavendish, the 12th Duke of Devonshire, announced his mother's death in a statement but offered no details.
  • Stephen Hawking has a theory on how England can win World Cup

    Physicist Stephen Hawking is an expert on black holes -- and that would seem to make him eminently qualified to help England’s soccer team climb out of the World Cup hole it's been stuck in since 1966. In the hopes of devising a winning formula...

    Blackbeard's legend gets new wrinkles

    Blackbeard's legend gets new wrinkles
    No student of Blackbeard can explore the nearly 300-year-old legend of one of history's most notorious brigands long before realizing that it's riddled by exaggeration and invention. Just six years after the infamous buccaneer's death in 1718, a shadowy...

    Game-fixing investigated in World Cup tuneups

    Authorities in England are reportedly investigating allegations of attempted game-fixing involving a soccer friendly between Scotland and Nigeria to be played in London on Wednesday. The website of the Daily Telegraph newspaper said Tuesday that...

    Manaus is Brazil's jewel of the Amazon jungle

    Manaus is Brazil's jewel of the Amazon jungle
    It's that special time in the late afternoon when the light turns golden and life seems to move at the pace of a bygone era in the square that anchors this Amazon city's opera house. Children clamor to catch soap bubbles sent aloft by a vendor,...