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  • Bosnia bows out with win over Iran

    Bosnia bows out with win over Iran
    SALVADOR, Brazil -- Bosnia-Herzegovina exited its inaugural World Cup on a high note on Wednesday, notching a 3-1 win over Iran at the Arena Fonte Nova. Bosnia was a bit unlucky to lose a pair of one-goal games to start the tournament, but the team goes...
  • 2014 World Cup Group Stage superlatives

    2014 World Cup Group Stage superlatives
    The knockout rounds begin today at noon, but before we dive into the Round of 16, let’s take a look at some awards as they might stand through the group stages. Golden Ball: Given to the tournament’s top player, there are plenty of strong...
  • World Cup round-up: Netherlands, Costa Rica advance

    World Cup round-up: Netherlands, Costa Rica advance
    Arjen Robben's skill -- and theatrics -- may have helped the Netherlands advance to the quarterfinals of the World Cup. Did Robben flop? That was the question many were asking after the Netherlands overcame a one-goal deficit in the final minutes of...
  • Amid Iraq unrest, idea of three autonomous enclaves gains traction

    Amid Iraq unrest, idea of three autonomous enclaves gains traction
    As Islamic militants have advanced farther into Iraq's heartland, the Obama administration has tried to avert all-out civil war by urging the Shiite Muslim-led government to share more power with alienated Sunni and Kurdish minorities. But if Iraqi...
  • Bosnian Serbs erect statue to nationalist who ignited World War I

    Bosnian Serbs unveiled a bronze statue Friday in Sarajevo of Gavrilo Princip, the nationalist who assassinated Austrian Archduke Franz Ferdinand a century ago and set in motion the First World War, which took 10 million lives and shattered empires....
  • World Cup games Sunday on TV

    GROUP E: SWITZERLAND vs. ECUADOR Where: Brasilia. Time: 9 a.m. PDT. TV: ABC, Univision. The buzz: Switzerland comes into this one ranked sixth in the world but still facing doubts about whether it's really that good after unimpressive warmup victories...
  • World Cup round-up: Costa Rica stuns Uruguay; Lionel Messi takes stage

    World Cup round-up: Costa Rica stuns Uruguay; Lionel Messi takes stage
    They were the afterthought of Group D, a team no one expected to gain even a measly point. The Ticos did not care. Costa Rica stunned 2010 World Cup semifinalists Uruguay, 3-1, on Saturday, fighting back from a one-goal deficit to move atop Group D....
  • France, Argentina look to open World Cup campaigns with wins Sunday

    France, Argentina look to open World Cup campaigns with wins Sunday
    Yesterday in one sentence: Nobody needs me to remind them life is unfair, but the fact that we are judged as people on the same scale as Andrea Pirlo is terribly unfortunate for us all. What’s on tap: Switzerland vs. Ecuador, 12 p.m., ABC;...
  • World's top two soccer players are missing something

    World's top two soccer players are missing something
    Lionel Messi has won six Spanish league titles, three Champions League crowns and a record four world player-of-the-year awards. But he hasn't won a World Cup. Cristiano Ronaldo won nine trophies with England's Manchester United, four more with Real...
  • VA chief Eric Shinseki is facing a tough battle, but he's seen others

    Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric K. Shinseki knows adversity. As a soldier in Vietnam, he was seriously wounded twice, the second time during a second tour of duty when he stepped on a land mine and lost half of his right foot. That should have...
  • Rich tastes of Balkans

    Rich tastes of Balkans
    If you think the plant louse phylloxera or the "great experiment" of Prohibition were hiccups in your country's winemaking life, consider instead Communist rule, ethnic cleansing and carpet-bombing. Many of the Balkan countries, winemakers for upward of...