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  • Pope Francis heads home; Vatican sees Brazil trip as success

    Pope Francis heads home; Vatican sees Brazil trip as success
    RIO DE JANEIRO - Pope Francis wrapped up his first overseas trip Sunday with one of the largest papal Masses in recent history and a final entreaty for Catholic youth and their ministers to get out and spread the faith. The pope’s flight to Rome...
  • Pictures in the News | July 24, 2013

     
    Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in England, where Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, depart St. Mary's Hospital in London with their newborn son. The baby, as yet unnamed, is third in line to the throne and...
  • Spain train derailment: At least one American killed, 5 injured

    Spain train derailment: At least one American killed, 5 injured
    An American was killed and five were injured in a deadly train derailment in northwest Spain, the State Department said Thursday. They were among at least 80 fatalities and scores of injuries in one of the worst railway disasters in Spain’s...
  • Spain train derailment: Watch the footage

    Spain train derailment: Watch the footage
    The horrific train derailment in northwest Spain that killed at least 80 people was captured in chilling detail on security camera footage. The video, which was circulating widely Thursday, shows the train careening off the tracks as it rounded a bend,...
  • Twitter faces new pressure to boost global ad revenue

    Twitter faces new pressure to boost global ad revenue
    SAN FRANCISCO — Fans of "Castle in the Sky" in Japan set a world record in August when they sent 143,199 tweets in a single second while watching a rerun of the 1986 anime classic on television. The social media frenzy that took place thousands of...
  • A record 76 foreign-language Oscar submissions point to heated race

     A record 76 foreign-language Oscar submissions point to heated race
    A record 76 movies will vie for the 2014 foreign-language Oscar, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced Monday, and the race looks to be wide open. Yet even as the narrowing-down to five final nominees has barely begun, the seemingly...
  • Stanley Kubrick exhibition opening in Brazil, heading to Toronto

    Stanley Kubrick exhibition opening in Brazil, heading to Toronto
    The massive museum exhibition devoted to director Stanley Kubrick that recently ran for more than six months at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art is opening this week in São Paulo, Brazil, and will be heading to Toronto next year. São Paulo's...
  • In Brazil, more buildings are seized by residents in need of housing

    In Brazil, more buildings are seized by residents in need of housing
    SAO PAULO, Brazil — As shoppers and businessmen pass by the 13-story office tower, a middle-aged man peers through a hole in a thick metal door, pulling back a heavy steel rod to allow in only members of the Movement of Housing for All. Upstairs,...
  • Coffee drinkers rejoice: Price of beans hits four-year low

    Coffee drinkers rejoice: Price of beans hits four-year low
    Cash-strapped consumers finally have some good news to toast -- perhaps with a steaming cup o' joe. The price of coffee beans hit a four-year low on Monday. Dry weather has improved growing conditions in Brazil, the world’s largest producer...
  • NSA, France and spy wars

     NSA, France and spy wars
    French authorities are shocked — shocked — to learn that the American government is spying on French citizens. The Foreign Ministry summoned the U.S. ambassador to the Quai D'Orsay to inform him that what's going on is "unacceptable," and...
  • Oscar Castro-Neves dies at 73; bossa nova guitarist and orchestrator

    Oscar Castro-Neves dies at 73; bossa nova guitarist and orchestrator
    Oscar Castro-Neves, a Brazil-born guitarist who helped to create the cool, sensuous rhythms of bossa nova and orchestrated music for movies including "L.A. Story" and "Dirty Rotten Scoundrels," has died. He was 73. Castro-Neves had cancer and died...