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  • Camila Alves McConaughey shares her on-the-go beauty secrets

    Camila Alves McConaughey shares her on-the-go beauty secrets
    With her signature cascade of long, curly hair and beachy style, 30-year-old Brazilian bombshell Camila Alves McConaughey — wife of actor Matthew McConaughey, mother of three, model, handbag designer and brand ambassador for Macy's INC. —...
  • Video: Is this dolphin 'thanking' fisherman who rescued it?

    Video: Is this dolphin 'thanking' fisherman who rescued it?
    We humans sure like to anthropomorphize. You know, layer human emotions onto animals. Like when you're convinced your dog is trying to talk to you, or that your cat is plotting to overthrow the dog. (Maybe the dog is trying to snitch on the cat?) A...
  • Credit-card binge leaves many Brazilians deep in debt

    Credit-card binge leaves many Brazilians deep in debt
    SÃO PAULO, Brazil — With a stable job as a home health worker, Maria Conceição decided it was time to live a little. So when a local retailer offered her the chance to buy some appliances on credit, she pounced. Using installment plans, she...
  • 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....
  • Football: John Brazil named head coach at Sylmar

     John Brazil can remove the interim label from the Sylmar football coaching position. The former offensive coordinator who took over running the program when Chris Richards was fired as coach midway through this past season has been named the head coach....
  • At least 3 killed, more than 2,000 displaced in Brazil floods

    At least 3 killed, more than 2,000 displaced in Brazil floods
    SAO PAULO, Brazil -- At least three people were killed and more than 2,000 displaced when heavy rainfall caused flooding this week in the coastal state of Rio de Janeiro, officials said Thursday. The downpour began Wednesday and continued overnight,...
  • A handshake and a selfie

    A handshake and a selfie
    Judging by the media's coverage of Nelson Mandela's memorial this week, the gathering in South Africa consisted primarily of President Obama appeasing enemies of the United State and snapping juvenile "selfies" with his fellow national leaders. Those...
  • What's in a name? A lot if the name is Neymar

    What's in a name? A lot if the name is Neymar
    SAN DIEGO -- Soccer superstar Neymar is from Brazil and will play next season in Spain. But he also has a growing fan base in the Bolivian capital of La Paz. According to government officials there, 20% of male newborns are being given the name Neymar....
  • Alejo Muniz wins 2013 U.S. Open of Surfing

    Alejo Muniz wins 2013 U.S. Open of Surfing
    As Alejo Muniz was carried through the crowd after winning the Vans U.S. Open of Surfing, he raised his fingers to the sky while a fan draped a Brazilian flag around his back. The flag read "Ordem e Progresso" ("Order and Progress"), although it was the...
  • John Casablancas dies at 70; transformed modeling business

    John Casablancas dies at 70; transformed modeling business
    John Casablancas, the brash upstart who transformed the modeling business in the late 1970s when he founded the Elite agency and turned its young beauties — including Linda Evangelista, Gisele Bundchen and Naomi Campbell — into celebrities,...
  • South L.A. track athlete, almost 88, jumps at a chance to compete

    South L.A. track athlete, almost 88, jumps at a chance to compete
    Johnnye Valien was waiting her turn in the long jump event at a West L.A. College track meet last week when she realized nobody was using the nearby high jump pit. This is an athlete who cannot help herself. She sees a challenge and she's compelled to...