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  • Belgian motorcycle rider Eric Palante found dead at Dakar Rally

    Belgian motorcycle rider Eric Palante found dead at Dakar Rally
    Belgian motorcycle rider Eric Palante was found dead at the Dakar Rally, an arduous off-road race across rugged terrain in South America, race organizers said Friday. Palante's body was found Friday morning on a section of the race's fifth stage between...
  • Supreme Court throws out overseas human rights case

    Supreme Court throws out overseas human rights case
    WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court said again Tuesday that federal courts are not the world’s forum for dealing with human rights abuses, tossing out a lawsuit brought in California by¬†Argentines who sued German automaker Mercedes-Benz over...
  • Wine review: 2011 Luca Malbec, Uco Valley, Argentina

    Wine review: 2011 Luca Malbec, Uco Valley, Argentina
    From respected winemaker Laura Catena, a rich, ample Malbec made from older vines from three vineyards in the Uco Valley of Argentina. The 2011 Luca Malbec, mostly aged in French oak, has an inviting bouquet of black cherries, strawberries, chocolate...
  • Palm Springs festival a showcase for Latin films

    Palm Springs festival a showcase for Latin films
    When Hebe Tabachnik explains the growing number of Latin movies in the Palm Springs International Film Festival, she reaches for a familiar Spanish proverb that translates, "Water seeps slowly through the stones." Over time, that steady drip-drip has...
  • What comes after Baca?

     What comes after Baca?
    The 18 acting and former deputy sheriffs charged with federal crimes in connection with the running of the Los Angeles County jails have yet to stand trial. But whether or not they are convicted, the arrests make one thing perfectly clear: As...
  • In Highland Park, a 'newspaper sidewalk' is machinist's legacy

    In Highland Park, a 'newspaper sidewalk' is machinist's legacy
    Leon Rudek loved his newspaper job so much that he constructed a sidewalk in front of his house out of front pages. Pedestrians walking along La Prada Street in Highland Park step back in time as they pass by concrete "editions" of newspapers...
  • Adrien Broner-Marcos Maidana bout moving to San Antonio

    Adrien Broner-Marcos Maidana bout moving to San Antonio
    Adrien Broner (27-0, 22 knockouts) may be a brash undefeated welterweight world champion, but he apparently is not big enough to merit a pay-per-view card from Las Vegas' MGM Grand yet. Golden Boy Promotions and Showtime announced Saturday that Broner's...
  • Review: Intriguingly re-imagined 'Evita' commands Pantages Theatre

    Review: Intriguingly re-imagined 'Evita' commands Pantages Theatre
    It’s a newer Argentina than not on display in “Evita” at the Pantages. This glossy touring edition of director Michael Grandage’s 2006 revival of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s Tony-winning phenomenon doesn’t...
  • Ilan Stavans' new polyglot project: Multilingual e-book publishing

    Ilan Stavans' new polyglot project: Multilingual e-book publishing
    The writer, editor and critic Ilan Stavans is a polyglot master of many literary trades: His works include an authoritative anthology of Latino literature for Norton, a legendary Spanglish translation of the opening pages of “Don Quixote,” and...
  • Brazil exhumes remains of leftist president deposed in 1964 coup

    Brazil exhumes remains of leftist president deposed in 1964 coup
    RIO DE JANEIRO -- Brazil's government exhumed the remains of former President Jo√£o Goulart on Thursday to investigate whether he may have been murdered by the military dictatorship that deposed him in 1964. Goulart died in exile in Argentina in 1976,...
  • World Cup 2014: Group-by-group schedules

    World Cup 2014: Group-by-group schedules
    The United States will open play in the 2014 World Cup on June 16 in Natal, Brazil, in a Group G game against Ghana, a team that has eliminated it from the last two tournaments. The Americans were drawn into Group G along with Germany and Portugal....