| Jul 4, 2014
| 3:43 PM
A look at the two World Cup quarterfinal games scheduled for Saturday in Brazil.
ARGENTINA VS. BELGIUM
Where: Brasilia. Time: 9 a.m. PDT.
TV: ABC, Univision.
The buzz: Lionel Messi will make his 91st appearance for the Argentine national team in...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 12:28 PM
For decades, visits to New York City have meant Broadway shows, Fifth Avenue shopping and slack-jawed stops at Times Square and the Statue of Liberty. Those experiences will always remain quintessential New York, but for the last year the city's tourism...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 8:18 PM
With the U.S. out of the World Cup, you may be wondering "what's in it for us?" in this week's semifinals. There's plenty, I can assure you.
A new patriotism
If you knew the U.S. had a shot to win gold in curling in the next Winter Olympics, you'd...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 10:07 PM
In a day dominated by selfies and soccer, L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti decided to take a detour Tuesday during a spin through the city to mark the beginning of his second year in office.
He'd planned to visit Crenshaw, Koreatown, Boyle Heights and North...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 9:52 AM
In Wednesday's Pictures in the News a rainbow stretches across the sky over the Baltic Sea island of Usedom, near Trassenheide, Germany. New Delhi: A boy somersaults into water as monsoon rains are expected to arrive at India's capital in a couple of...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 2:10 PM
Of the more than 100 paintings, etchings and drawings in the Getty Museum's sprawling exhibition devoted to 19th century painter James Ensor, "Skeleton Looking at Chinoiserie" is the sort of work that you just might miss if you cruise through the...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 1:25 PM
Ten places to commemorate World War I, according to Lonely Planet (tinyurl.com/orxu9pp):
• Poppy Fields, Flanders, Belgium
• Gallipoli, Turkey
• Tyne Cot Cemetery, Zonnebeke, Belgium
• Christmas Truce Memorial, Frelinghien,...
| Jul 25, 2014
| 2:53 PM
"In Flanders fields," the old poem says, "the poppies blow / Between the crosses, row on row."
And in the middle of those fields stands Ypres (pronounced "EE-preh"), haunted by World War I but also sustained by it.
Helmets, shells and maps crowd the...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 3:47 PM
(Reuters) - Julian Green has been touted as the new face of U.S. soccer but it is one few Americans recognize.
That may change this week as the Bayern Munich 19-year-old wunderkind enters the spotlight during the Bundesliga champion's heavily promoted...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 5:20 AM
When it comes to personal finance, a new survey shows high school students in the U.S. may not have the knowledge they need to manage money.
The survey was part of the Programme for International Student Assessment, a test conducted every three years...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Univision Communications let anyone in the U.S. watch its broadcasts of the opening rounds of the 2014 FIFA World Cup live online and via mobile devices -- and scored record digital usage.
The media company said Tuesday's USA-Belgium match delivered a...