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  • World Cup quarterfinals: An upset may be brewing

    A riveting World Cup resumes Friday with no end to the drama in sight. For all of the wacky results in the pre-knockout phase, the round of 16 played to form -- even as it took a while, with five of eight matches spilling into overtime and a sixth...
  • World Cup: Netherlands success could take players out of this world

    World Cup: Netherlands success could take players out of this world
    Should they bring the World Cup home to the Netherlands, the Dutch players are in for a treat -- at least those with an adventurous spirit. An aerospace engineering company that plans to offer commercial flights into space beginning next year has...
  • Study links Oklahoma earthquake swarm with fracking operations

    Oklahoma has seen a boom in two things in recent years: oil and gas production and earthquakes. To many residents, the timing says it all. Before the oil and gas industry started drilling so many underground injection wells, they say, it was rare to...
  • Brazil, Netherlands look to rebound in World Cup's third-place game

    For adherents of wide-open, pop-a-shot soccer, Saturday's formalities involving Brazil and the Netherlands might offer the last satisfactory glimpse of World Cup action. Third-place games tend to resemble friendlies, with fewer fouls to interrupt the...
  • As Brazil sputters, World Cup still waits for dominant team to emerge

    As Brazil sputters, World Cup still waits for dominant team to emerge
    Three weeks ago, Juergen Klinsmann predicted his U.S. team wouldn't win the World Cup. And he was right. So who is he picking in the final? "Brazil is the No. 1 name to mention," Klinsmann said Wednesday, "because of their talent [and] their home...
  • U.S. is a few years away from challenging for World Cup title

    As we all know, the United States' World Cup hopes ended Tuesday with a 2-1 overtime loss to Belgium. Belgium clearly dominated the game and if not for the play of goalkeeper Tim Howard this game would have ended in regulation time. Howard had a record-...
  • Argentina-Belgium has offensive stars to restart World Cup excitement

    Argentina-Belgium has offensive stars to restart World Cup excitement
    Yesterday in one sentence: The gap between the Americans’ loss and these matches didn’t really help anyone’s World Cup fever sustain itself, as France and Germany was kind of boring and Brazil won the battle against Colombia but lost the...
  • Court seems to boost claim to 'Adam' and 'Eve' at Norton Simon Museum

    Court seems to boost claim to 'Adam' and 'Eve' at Norton Simon Museum
    The Bible tells us that all the world's troubles began with Adam and Eve taking fateful bites of forbidden fruit. The German Renaissance artist Lucas Cranach the Elder captured the moment in 1530, painting Adam and Eve on paired wooden panels that...
  • Costa Rica clear underdog in World Cup clash with the Netherlands

    Costa Rica clear underdog in World Cup clash with the Netherlands
    World Cup watchers have endured a long wait for a quarterfinals standard: a member of the bourgeoisie versus one from the proletariat. Now the two days of doubleheaders conclude with a face-off of teams from different soccer strata. By any name, the...
  • Netherlands edges Costa Rica, 4-3, in penalty kicks

    The Dutch held off on their final substitution for a reason. Tim Krul comes on at keeper for Jasper Cillessen. The matchup is rusty but rested man in goal with one who is exhausted but in the zone. Costa Rica will lead off. Round one of the shootout:...
  • Dutch court holds Netherlands liable in 300 Srebrenica slayings

    Dutch court holds Netherlands liable in 300 Srebrenica slayings
    A court on Wednesday found the Netherlands' government liable in the deaths of 300 Muslim men and boys handed over to Bosnian Serbs in July 1995 by Dutch troops assigned to protect the embattled Bosnian enclave of Srebrenica. The 300 Muslims killed were...