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  • Uruguay's Luis Suarez, gone from World Cup, promises no more biting

    Uruguay's Luis Suarez, who has been suspended three times for biting opponents, said it will never happen again. Again. In 2010, while playing for Ajax in the Dutch Eredivisie, Suarez bit Otman Bakkal, then of PSV Eindhoven, on the shoulder. After...
  • For the record

    Military deaths: The Military Deaths column in the June 29 California section listed an incorrect military branch for the four service members killed in Afghanistan. Thomas Z. Spitzer, David H. Stewart, Brandon J. Garabrant and Adam E. Wolff served in the...
  • Gewurztraminer: A grape like no other

    Gewurztraminer: A grape like no other
    The white wine grape gewurztraminer is a world of its own. No other grape, when made into a wine, can boast that it has perfume and flavor as fierce as gewurztraminer's — of rose petals and orange blossoms, litchi fruit, citrus and bergamot peel,...
  • Italian wines demand food at table

     Italian wines demand food at table
    When you taste Italian wines by themselves, away from food, you may be disappointed. If any theme is shared by such a diverse group of grapes and regions, it is leanness or austerity of style, like a beam of flavor focused, in this case, by acidity....
  • Juergen Klinsmann has much to do to make U.S. soccer a true contender

    Early Wednesday morning, just a few hours after the U.S. was eliminated from the World Cup in an extra-time loss to Belgium, Coach Juergen Klinsmann rebooked his flight back to Southern California. Last month Klinsmann had pledged to stay in Brazil...
  • Sweet deals on summer and fall cruises

    It's not too late to get a deal on a cruise vacation for summer or fall. Cruise lines use yield management — increasing or (in this case) decreasing a price in response to demand, among other factors — to fill their cabins, so some of the best...
  • To your health

    To your health
    With 300 beers on its binder-size drinks menu, Taps Restaurant Bar and Lounge very much specializes in booze. But what sets it apart from most spots on Southwest Second Street is a commitment to a modicum of healthfulness. "Our food is a little step...
  • No Monza would be huge loss for F1, drivers say

    SILVERSTONE England (Reuters) - Formula One drivers and teams are hoping that Bernie Ecclestone's threat to drop Monza from the calendar turns out to be nothing more than sabre rattling ahead of contract talks. The alternative, they say, would be a...
  • Wolff keeps her F1 dream alive amid disappointment

    SILVERSTONE England (Reuters) - After a 22 year wait, Formula One witnessed a woman driver taking part in a grand prix weekend on Friday. For all of 20 minutes. If Susie Wolff, whose husband Toto is head of Mercedes motorsport, was bitterly...
  • Colombia is buoyed by return to the World Cup

    BOGOTA, Colombia Colombians might be forgiven if they think the Fourth of July fireworks are for them. On Friday, the national soccer team plays in the World Cup quarterfinals for the first time since the games started in 1930. Regardless whether...
  • Aberdeen Proving Ground team has Syrian chemical weapons, ready to begin destruction

    Aberdeen Proving Ground team has Syrian chemical weapons, ready to begin destruction
    — After months of waiting, a team of chemists and engineers from Aberdeen Proving Ground is now ready to begin the historic destruction of Syria's chemical weapons, the Pentagon said Thursday. The work is to take place aboard a container ship...