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  • 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...
  • Spain's Toledo is a jewel frozen in time

    Spain's Toledo is a jewel frozen in time
    You can drive around Toledo, Spain, on a pretty ring road across a canyon that allows you to study this elegant hilltop city like fine sculpture on a pedestal. And that's where Toledo belongs for many reasons. It's a stunning fortress almost...
  • In Fells Point, Tapas Adela keeps the small plates coming

    In Fells Point, Tapas Adela keeps the small plates coming
    There are hot summer nights in Chesapeake country when you just don't feel like committing to anything. Staying in for dinner, never mind cooking it, seems unthinkable. But after a hard day of slogging through the sultry air, the idea of sitting down...
  • World Cup: Spain's pain is one man's gain

    World Cup: Spain's pain is one man's gain
    A former soccer referee from Valencia, Spain, won $135,000 in free gasoline after being the only one of about 70,000 contestants to predict correctly the score of Spain’s World Cup opener with the Netherlands. The Dutch won, 5-1. According to...
  • Previews of Wednesday's featured World Cup games

    Previews of Wednesday's featured World Cup games
    Group B: AUSTRALIA VS. NETHERLANDS Where: Porto Alegre. Time: 9 a.m. PDT. TV: EPSN, Univision. The buzz: The Dutch scored five times in their opener against Spain, the most a defending World Cup champion has ever allowed in its first game....
  • Inside artist Jaume Plensa's giant Millennium Park sculptures

    Inside artist Jaume Plensa's giant Millennium Park sculptures
    Jaume Plensa visited his giant heads the other day. He arrived at a corner of Madison Street and Michigan Avenue, found a park bench and reflected. His giant heads appeared to be doing fine, he said. The older heads hadn't aged very much, and the newer...
  • Felipe VI is proclaimed king of Spain, succeeding his father

    Felipe VI is proclaimed king of Spain, succeeding his father
    Felipe VI was sworn in Thursday as Spain's new king, bringing a fresh face to the Spanish monarchy at a time when its popularity ratings have hit historic lows. The 46-year-old monarch took an oath and was then proclaimed king, without a formal...
  • News to use: Travel tips and trips

    News to use: Travel tips and trips
    Here are some of the more interesting deals, websites and other travel tidbits that have come across our desk recently: CruiseBrothers.com has Bermuda cruises on Holland America Line in May and June 2015 priced from $799 per person double occupancy....
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  • A spiritual journey: Whitehall man, 79, completes 500-mile pilgrimage

    It was a trip filled with symbols: a scallop shell representing the ancient routes through Spain, a bright yellow arrow tacked to trees offering pilgrims direction. For Steve Mavin of Whitehall Township, the trip itself was a symbol. Mavin, who just...
  • Watch these planes avoid a collision at the Barcelona airport

    Watch these planes avoid a collision at the Barcelona airport
    Two planes appear to have narrowly avoided disaster this weekend at Barcelona-El Prat Airport in Spain. A video posted by Miguel Angel Ramirez shows a Boeing 767 operated by the airline Russian UTair approaching and about to land as an Aerolineas...