| Feb 5, 2015
| 4:11 PM
The spy novel-like drama that has gripped Argentina since the mysterious death of President Cristina Fernandez's nemesis took a critical new twist Thursday when investigators called one of the country's most enigmatic spy chiefs to testify before them....
| Jan 30, 2015
| 10:43 AM
Alberto Nisman, a prosecutor in Argentina, spent years investigating the 1994 bombing of a Jewish community center in Buenos Aires that killed 85 people. He was scheduled to brief Argentine lawmakers this month on a report that included an explosive...
| Jan 19, 2015
| 1:15 PM
An Argentine special prosecutor who last week accused the nation's president of being involved in a coverup tied to the 1994 bombing of a Jewish cultural center died of a gunshot wound to the head, an official said Monday following an autopsy.
| Jul 8, 2014
| 3:58 PM
NETHERLANDS VS. ARGENTINA
Where: Sao Paulo. Time: 1 p.m. PDT. TV: ESPN, Univision.
The buzz: There's some history between these teams, not all of it good.
The last time they met in the elimination round of a World Cup, the Netherlands won after...
| Jul 13, 2014
| 6:20 PM
Last August, Jeff Heil spent about $100,000 to buy new televisions and a sound system and break down a wall to make the ultimate World Cup viewing space in the Irving Park German restaurant his family has owned since 1977.
His investment paid off Sunday,...
| Dec 21, 2014
| 12:47 PM
An orangutan held in an Argentine zoo can be freed and transferred to a sanctuary after a court recognized the ape as a "non-human person" unlawfully deprived of its freedom, local media reported on Sunday.
Animal rights campaigners filed a habeas...
| Jul 13, 2014
| 7:42 PM
When the final whistle sounded, Mario Goetze disappeared under a dog pile of German teammates in the middle of the field.
Argentina’s Lionel Messi, meanwhile, ran his left hand over his face and hair, sidestepped the celebration and joined his...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 7:05 PM
It took the Germans a month of grueling matches to win the World Cup, but it took them only about a week to damage their coveted trophy.
The 2014 tournament winners chipped off a piece of their replica World Cup trophy during wild celebrations in the...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 11:33 AM
Argentina forward Lionel Messi did not deserve to win the World Cup “Golden Ball” as the tournament's best player, according to his compatriot and former great Diego Maradona.
Messi received the award after Argentina lost 1-0 to Germany in...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 9:16 AM
In case there was any doubt, FIFA made it official Thursday: The U.S. is no longer the top soccer country in North and Central America.
In fact, it's not even No. 2.
In the latest world rankings released Thursday, soccer's global governing body...
| Jul 13, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Whether a megastar at the World Cup finals ultimately qualifies for the Mt. Rushmore of his sport will be influenced in part by how many championships he collects. Though his skill and will surpass that of any peer, the rings are the thing for most juries...