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  • Rolling Hills mansion has five stories underground, other surprises

    Behind the gates of bucolic Rolling Hills, where multimillion-dollar homes stretch out on roomy spreads, sits a house that is unusual even by mansion standards. In keeping with rules that homes in the equestrian enclave be single-story, the early...
  • A 250-mile show of support for Catalonia independence

    More than 1 million flag-draped and face-painted Catalans held hands and formed a 250-mile human chain across the northeastern Spanish region Wednesday in a demonstration of their desires for independence. It was the second Catalonian National Day in as...
  • Libby Komaiko, Ensemble Espanol founder

    Libby Komaiko, Ensemble Espanol founder
    Before she became known as Dame Libby, an honorific bestowed upon her by the king of Spain, Libby Komaiko was a Chicago-born, Evanston-bred girl of Russian and Eastern European descent with her sights set on the bright lights of Broadway. "However,...
  • NBC Sports Network under fire for elephant killing on NRA show

    NBC Sports Network under fire for elephant killing on NRA show
    NBC Sports Network is facing a flurry of criticism over an episode of the outdoor sports program "Under Wild Skies" in which a National Rifle Assn. strategist shoots and kills an African elephant. In the episode, which aired Sunday night (a highlight...
  • Catalonia sets independence vote; Spain government vows to scuttle it

    Political leaders in Spain's prosperous Catalonia region set themselves on a collision course with the central government in Madrid on Thursday when they called a Nov. 9 referendum on independence. Voters in the region of 7.5 million residents will be...
  • Spanish princess cleared of suspicion in corruption probe

    MADRID -- A Spanish court Tuesday dropped a subpoena of King Juan Carlos' youngest daughter, citing insufficient evidence to tie her to alleged corruption by her husband. The 47-year-old princess, Infanta Cristina, last month became the first direct...
  • Judge clears way for fresh investigation of Spanish princess

    Judge clears way for fresh investigation of Spanish princess
    MADRID -- In another blow to Spain's scandal-plagued royal family, a judge Thursday cleared the way for a new investigation into King Juan Carlos' youngest daughter, rejecting her appeal to have her tax returns shielded from further scrutiny. The...
  • Little-remembered Revolutionary War hero a step closer to citizenship

    Little-remembered Revolutionary War hero a step closer to citizenship
    Honorary U.S. citizens: Lafayette, Winston Churchill, Mother Teresa. And soon, perhaps, Bernardo de Galvez.  Legislation to make the Spanish hero of the American Revolution an honorary U.S. citizen cleared the House Judiciary Committee on Thursday, even...
  • After expelling Jews in 1492, Spain considers inviting them back

    After expelling Jews in 1492, Spain considers inviting them back
    TOLEDO, Spain — The Jews who flock to the two medieval synagogues in this walled city are tourists, not worshipers. No one of their faith has practiced it in the temples' exquisitely decorated precincts since 1492. That was the year King Ferdinand...
  • 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,...