| Sep 12, 2013
| 3:00 PM
WASHINGTON — For more than 30 years, Concepcion Picciotto has held vigil outside the White House, protesting nuclear weapons and calling for peace.
But Thursday morning, it appeared that her decades-long protest was finally over. U.S. Park...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 1:50 PM
More than 1 million flag-draped and face-painted Catalans held hands and formed a 250-mile human chain across the northeastern Spanish region Wednesday in a demonstration of their desires for independence.
It was the second Catalonian National Day in as...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 2:47 PM
MADRID – Spain's prime minister and prince were among the somber throngs who crowded in and around Santiago de Compostela's soaring ochre cathedral for a memorial Mass on Monday for the 79 people killed in a train derailment last week.
| Jul 31, 2013
| 4:10 AM
MADRID — The driver of a train that derailed and killed 79 people in Spain told a judge that he was going more than twice the speed limit and didn't see a dangerous curve in the tracks until it was too late, according to an audio recording of the...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 7:00 AM
At long-ago gatherings of Los Angeles historians, Ernest Marquez was simultaneously impressed and dismayed to meet people who knew more about his rancho ancestors than he did.
A curator from the Los Angeles County Museum of Natural History could...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 9:22 AM
Friday's Pictures in the News begins in Washington, DC, where a U.S. Park Police officer stands guard next to the statue of Abraham Lincoln at the memorial, after the memorial was closed to visitors after someone splattered green paint on the statue and...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 12:11 PM
MADRID -- Data from "black box" recorders show the driver of a train that derailed and killed 79 passengers in northern Spain was on the phone while driving at almost twice the speed limit at the time of impact, a Spanish court said Tuesday.
| Aug 12, 2013
| 7:41 AM
LONDON-- In an escalating spat with Spain over Gibraltar, the tiny British-ruled promontory at the tip of the Iberian peninsula, Britain is considering legal action to confirm its sovereignty over the territory known as The Rock.
A spokesman for Prime...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 9:06 AM
SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA, Spain — Police will soon begin extracting information from the black box of a train that crashed last week, a Spanish court official said Monday, potentially making clear why the driver failed to brake in time to stop the...
| Aug 11, 2013
| 8:00 AM
A worldwide travel alert issued Aug. 2 by the U.S. State Department warns Americans to be alert to "the continued potential for terrorist attacks, particularly in the Middle East and North Africa, and possibly occurring in or emanating from the Arabian...
| Aug 3, 2013
| 11:00 AM
SAN SEBASTIAN, Spain — Some cultures take their food more seriously than others, but the Spanish may be leaders of the pack. Travelers have been coming here for the last 25 years to experience not only the growing sophistication of regional...