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  • Donald Young advances at French Open

    Donald Young advances at French Open
    PARIS -- Another tennis player with Chicago ties advanced Thursday at the French Open when Donald Young beat 26th-seed Feliciano Lopez of Spain 6-3, 7-6(1), 6-3. Young is not related to fellow Chicago native Taylor Townsend, the 18-year-old who has...
  • 'West of the Revolution' charts the 1776 American frontier

    'West of the Revolution' charts the 1776 American frontier
    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...
  • Hampton Roads' most notorious pirates and intrepid pirate killers

    Hampton Roads' most notorious pirates and intrepid 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 of the other figures who helped build the tradition that Hampton's Blackbeard Pirate...
  • Catalonia's Sitges Fest Fetes Roland Emmerich

    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...
  • 2014 World Cup: Full TV Schedule

    All 64 matches of the FIFA World Cup from Brazil will be broadcast live on ABC, ESPN and ESPN2 in English and on Univision Communications broadcast and cable nets in Spanish. The tournament kicks off June 12, culminating with the championship game July 13...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Universal Pictures Intl., Edko, Irresistible Team on 'Rise of the Legend'

    LONDON -- Bill Kong's Edko Films, Irresistible Films and Universal Pictures Intl. have inked a partnership on the highly anticipated Chinese kung-fu action film "Rise of the Legend," which brings the martial arts icon Wong Fei Hung back on screen. UPI,...