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  • Pictures in the News | June 11, 2014

     
    Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in Brazil, where the biggest, loudest, longest, wildest party in the world kicks off tomorrow, as 32 teams descend on the soccer-crazed nation for the 2014 World Cup....
  • Spanish officials halt building demolition after four nights of riots

    Spanish authorities Friday halted the demolition of a popular community center in Barcelona after four nights of fierce riots by opponents who set trash bins on fire and smashed shop windows just before the summer tourist season. It was some of the...
  • Murray wins French Open marathon

    Murray wins French Open marathon
    PARIS -- Andy Murray needed five sets and two days, but finally advanced to the fourth round at the French Open with a thrilling win over Germany's Philipp Kohlschreiber. Murray was locked in a 7-7 fifth set Saturday when darkness halted play. The...
  • World's top chefs talk cuisine, creativity in Chicago

    World's top chefs talk cuisine, creativity in Chicago
    If the culinary world had a "Three Tenors"-like tour, it couldn't do much better than chefs Ferran Adria, Andoni Luis Aduriz and Grant Achatz — and the music likely would make your head spin. Adria was the chef of Spain's El Bulli, which topped...
  • Los Bragas, Neymar Jr. Explore Online Off-Field Soccer Realm

    MADRID -- Los Bragas, run by actress-producer-turned-director Alice Braga ("Elysium," "I Am Legend," "City of God") and writer-director Felipe Braga ("Trash," "Latitudes"), is seeking international broadcast TV outlets for "A Vida Fora dos Campos," an...
  • In the Philippines, basketball is the nation’s pastime

     
    In a country where the average person stands less than 5-feet-5-inches tall there is worship for a game normally dominated by giants. While much of the world bows down before the altar of soccer, it’s basketball that brings out the Filipino...
  • Spain's Juan Carlos abdicates: I tried to be 'king for all the people'

    After 39 years on the throne, King Juan Carlos of Spain announced Monday that he is abdicating in favor of his son, saying it was time to pass the crown on to another generation after a lifetime of service dedicated to his people. “Loyal to the...
  • King Juan Carlos of Spain to abdicate throne

    King Juan Carlos of Spain to abdicate throne
    King Juan Carlos, who led Spain through its transition to democracy in the 1970s, has decided to abdicate, Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy announced Monday. Crown Prince Felipe, 46, will succeed his father, Rajoy said. The 76-year-old monarch will...
  • Rioja: 'brand' or 'land'?

    Rioja: 'brand' or 'land'?
    Too much kerfuffle about Rioja these days. Not enough ka-ching. The flak in the air is whether "traditional" or "modern" Rioja is the better wine; whether Rioja's aging regimens destroy a sense of place in the wines; whether "terroir" should be more...
  • Spain's Princess Letizia could give Kate Middleton a fashion rival

    Spain's Princess Letizia could give Kate Middleton a fashion rival
    Watch out Duchess of Cambridge, there’s a new royal on the world fashion stage— soon-to-be Queen Letizia of Spain. King Juan Carlos, who ruled Spain for 39 years since General Franco’s death in 1975, on Monday announced his abdication....
  • King's abdication announcement sparks monarchy debate in Spain

    King's abdication announcement sparks monarchy debate in Spain
    King Juan Carlos of Spain announced Monday that he would abdicate in favor of his son, sparking fierce public debate over whether the country should allow the crown's passing to another generation or abolish the monarchy. Tens of thousands of...