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  • Thornburg's Developing World Fund is ahead of its peers

    Thornburg's Developing World Fund is ahead of its peers
    This has been a tough year for emerging-markets investors. Fueled by unrest in Brazil and a sluggish economy in China, the broad MSCI emerging-markets index is down 14% this year. The drop has been led by stock market sell-offs in Brazil (-26% in...
  • Serena Williams, Novak Djokovic win opening matches at Wimbledon

    Serena Williams, Novak Djokovic win opening matches at Wimbledon
    Order was generally restored among the top seeds Tuesday at Wimbledon, where the No. 1 men’s and women’s players easily won their opening matches one day after No. 5 Rafael Nadal had been eliminated in a shocking straight-set defeat....
  • RADAR 2013 coming in September, featuring Britain's Complicite

    RADAR 2013 coming in September, featuring Britain's Complicite
    The second edition of RADAR L.A.-- the Los Angeles festival dedicated to contemporary theater from around the world -- is scheduled to begin Sept. 24 and will feature a number of presitigious companies, including the critically acclaimed British group...
  • Blood donation is valuable, so why not pay donors?

    Blood donation is valuable, so why not pay donors?
    Need more blood donors? Economists have a suggestion: Pay them. For nearly 40 years, efforts to compensate people for donating blood have been discouraged by the World Health Organization. In the United States, the American Red Cross says “all...
  • Jorge Rafael Videla dies at 87; Argentine dictator

    Jorge Rafael Videla dies at 87; Argentine dictator
    BUENOS AIRES — Former Argentine dictator Jorge Rafael Videla, who presided over that country's so-called dirty war in which up to 30,000 dissidents were murdered or disappeared, died Friday while serving a 50-year prison sentence. He was 87. He...
  • Argentina stirs Falkland Islands furor with Olympics ad [Video]

     
    Argentina has stirred up its perennial debate with Britain over the Falkland Islands by airing a television ad showing one of its Olympic athletes sprinting and doing push-ups on the disputed South Atlantic archipelago, including at a war memorial....
  • New pope: Some Latinos take note of Bergoglio's Italian roots

     
    As he cut a young man’s hair in his Huntington Park barbershop, Carlos Madrid said he was thrilled that the new pope hailed from Latin America. He could have sworn the pontiff would be from Italy, he said. Then, after......
  • Mexican prosecutors charge top army officers in drug case

     
    MEXICO CITY — The Mexican attorney general’s office has formally charged an active-duty general and three retired high-ranking army officials for their alleged involvement in the drug trade, another bleak reminder of the corruption threat...
  • Evita now graces Argentina's 100-peso note

     
    Argentina President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner unveils a 100-peso note with Eva Peron's image on the 60th anniversary of the populist idol's death....
  • Obama administration weighs intervention in Mali

     
    The Obama administration is considering American intervention to pressure Al Qaeda-inspired militants who have seized territory in the African nation of Mali....
  • Japan, Norway and allies vote down South Atlantic whale sanctuary

     
    An idea floated by several South American countries to create a safe haven for whales in the South Atlantic was shot down Monday at the International Whaling Commission, infuriating environmentalists....