| Jun 25, 2014
| 9:25 PM
Chef Michael Ober played it safe three weeks ago when he was planning a World Cup theme for Thursday evening’s chic winetasting at the Backyard Bar, the West Palm Beach café he and wife Melanie manage. The wines would be from perennial World Cup...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 12:30 PM
The 10 pics championed by variety critics selected to screen at the Karlovy Vary Intl. Film Festival next month are an eclectic mix of the year's best-reviewed Euro-backed features. Representing a wide sample of different genres, countries and languages...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 10:00 PM
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This past winter's wicked assortment of thunder snow, Siberian temps and polar vortexes had a positive summer legacy. "This last winter was so brutal, we wanted to...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Faced with a contracting telco market in Europe, Spain's Telefonica did what seems logical: It bought the country's largest pay-TV operator. Now the telephone and Internet giant can settle into what seems like a growth market -- content creation and...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 4:50 PM
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...
| Jul 20, 2014
| 7:11 AM
Shortly after the Bulls unveiled him officially Friday, Nikola Mirotic apologized for his English. Never mind that, at 23, he speaks three languages — four if you count basketball.
That's a language in which coach Tom Thibodeau is fluent.
| Jul 11, 2014
| 7:56 AM
BARCELONA - Barcelona, who already have Lionel Messi and Neymar up front, will boast an even more fearsome strike force next season after agreeing to buy disgraced Uruguayan Luis Suarez from Liverpool on Friday. After enduring a first campaign without...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 1:30 PM
As America's founders gathered in Philadelphia in 1776, two Franciscans named Francisco Atanasio Dominguez and Francisco Silvestre Velez de Escalante began a journey west from Santa Fe, N.M., hoping to find a way to the Pacific Coast. Negotiating with...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 10:30 AM
MADRID - Announcing its first heavyweight creative presence at Spain's Sitges Festival, L.A.-based scribe-helmer-producer Roland Emmerich, director of "Independence Day," "2012" and "Stargate," will receive the Grand Honorary Award at Spain's 47th...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 5:53 PM
David Sturms walked onto the soggy horse track wearing white pants, a white shirt and a red belt fashioned from scraps of his daughter’s prom dress.
Sturms, one of three friends with dreams of running with the famed bulls of Pamplona, Spain, had...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 8:29 AM
PERIGUEUX France (Reuters) - Having dominated on all terrains, Vincenzo Nibali is set to win the Tour de France after avoiding any late dramas on Saturday in the penultimate stage, a 54-km time trial from Bergerac won by Tony Martin.