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  • A checklist of Hampton Roads pirates and pirate killers

    Blackbeard may be the most notorious buccaneer linked to Hampton Roads. But he was far from the only pirate or pirate killer connected to the region. Here are some others who helped build the tradition that the Blackbeard Pirate Festival will...
  • Confused about sherry? 7 tips for pairing sherry with food

    Confused about sherry? 7 tips for pairing sherry with food
    In San Francisco this week, the grand tasting that wound up the SherryFest there included 150 sherries. That was just one of more than 2,000 events that took place around the world as part of International Sherry Week. The fortified wine from southern...
  • 'Insane Coaster Wars' returns for another worldwide thrill ride

    'Insane Coaster Wars' returns for another worldwide thrill ride
    The third season of "Insane Coaster Wars" takes viewers on another virtual world tour aboard 28 roller coasters in Europe, Asia, Central America and the United States. While the 2014 lineup is somewhat less prestigious than the first two seasons, 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...
  • 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...
  • Luis Suarez heading to Barcelona, joining Messi, Neymar

    Luis Suarez heading to Barcelona, joining Messi, Neymar
    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...
  • World Cup preview: Group B rundown

    World Cup preview: Group B rundown
    A look at the teams competing in Group B at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil: WORLD CUP PREVIEW GROUP B AUSTRALIA FIFA World ranking: 59. Last World Cup: 2010. Best World Cup finish: Round of 16 (2006). How qualified: AFC Group B runner-up....
  • Film

    Film
    "Living is Easy With Eyes Closed": This whimsical tale, judged best film and best director (David Trueba) at Spain's Goya Awards, is based on a true story of an English teacher in Franco-era Spain who uses Beatles music to motivate his students. The film'...
  • 'Buffalo' Bill Hillmann, author of bull-run guide, gored at Pamplona

    For the bulls, he was perhaps the most tantalizing of targets. "Buffalo" Bill Hillmann is considered the best young bull runner from the United States. He travels to Spain from his Chicago home every summer for the famous running of the bulls in...
  • The Great Bull Run: Why do people do it?

    The Great Bull Run: Why do people do it?
    There is a possibility of death, and of being trampled by a herd of bulls or a crowd of people. Then there's the adrenaline rush of running alongside 1,500-pound animals roaring past you at 35 mph. Running of the Bulls enthusiasts have walked that...
  • 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....