| Jun 15, 2014
| 8:41 AM
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;...
| May 9, 2014
| 4:05 AM
Tens of millions of dollars in public funding for nongovernmental aid organizations is under scrutiny after the arrest of the head of a mine-clearing organization accused of embezzling $12.4 million, Greek authorities say.
Three civil servants could...
| May 12, 2014
| 6:30 AM
Bosnian filmmaker Danis Tanovic has been named the winner of the 2014 European Union Prix Media for drama "What Are You Looking At?" The prize goes to a writer and producer for a film project with the best box office potential submitted for development...
| May 17, 2014
| 5:45 PM
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...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 5:58 PM
I had no idea that the wonderfully eclectic wine and spirits shop Bar & Garden in Culver City had a wine club until I stopped in on Saturday and spotted a flier by the cash register. The name — “Red, White & Weird” -- says it all -- this...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 10:46 AM
If you've ever been to the Museum of Tolerance in Los Angeles, you may recall the installation that tracks the rise of the Third Reich in Germany. One of the early scenes depicts an outdoor cafe in Berlin in the early 1930s where customers talk casually...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 10:34 AM
The World Cup won't kick off for 3 1/2 months but already tickets remain available for just seven of the tournament's 64 matches, according to FIFA.
With fewer than five days remaining before the latest sales period ends, more than 2.5 million tickets...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 8:23 AM
Dos artículos verdaderos de Chicago.
Ambos ocurrieron el mismo domingo de abril.
Primer recuento: un adolescente empujando a un hombre en una silla de ruedas por la Avenida South Michigan fue disparado dos veces en el abdomen en un tiroteo desde un...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Kevin Michael Connolly, photographer and author of "Double Take: A Memoir" (HarperCollins, $14.99), can now add television personality to his resume. The 27-year-old adventurer, born without legs, is the host of the new Travel Channel series, "Armed and...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 7:17 PM
Tadeusz Mazowiecki, 86, Eastern Europe's first democratic prime minister after communism, a key advisor to Poland's Solidarity freedom movement and U.N. human rights envoy to Bosnia in the 1990s, died Monday in Warsaw after being hospitalized for a high...
| Jan 19, 2014
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