| Dec 6, 2013
| 10:55 AM
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....
| Oct 23, 2013
| 11:32 AM
Spain pulled out of two years of recession in the third quarter, news that should give a boost to the efforts of its prime minister to repair the nation's economy though tax increases and spending cuts.
The Bank of Spain said Wednesday that gross...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 12:56 PM
LONDON -- Spanish officials summoned the U.S. ambassador Monday to discuss allegations that the American government has intercepted tens of millions of Spanish phone calls in recent years.
In an article based on documents released by former National...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 8:27 AM
A Jewish family from San Diego that has been seeking to recover a painting by Camille Pissarro that a relative sold during the Holocaust has received a legal victory from a panel of judges who ruled this week that the family can pursue the case, reversing...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 5:30 PM
Political leaders in Spain's prosperous Catalonia region set themselves on a collision course with the central government in Madrid on Thursday when they called a Nov. 9 referendum on independence.
Voters in the region of 7.5 million residents will be...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 7:25 PM
WASHINGTON -- The White House and State Department signed off on surveillance targeting phone conversations of friendly foreign leaders, current and former U.S. intelligence officials said Monday, pushing back against assertions that President Obama and...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 8:29 AM
Spanish speakers can take a video ice cream course with Jordi Roca, pastry chef of El Celler de Can Roca. Jordi is the youngest of the three Roca brothers who own and run the Spanish restaurant in Girona which came in No. 1 at the 2013 World’s 50...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 11:30 AM
For art, the 1963 murder of a president became America's Guernica.
In style, emotional tenor and generation, Pablo Picasso and Andy Warhol were very different artists. But both made paintings that spoke to an epic social trauma of their day. And both...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 11:05 PM
Total time: 1 hour, 40 minutes
There's more to do with pumpkin than put it in a pie, Test Kitchen manager Noelle Carter found during the Thanksgiving holidays. The rich flavors of this stuffing -- nutty seeds, sweet corn and cornbread, and smoky, spicy...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 1:18 PM
Total time: 1 hour
Note: Donna Deane was inspired by specialties of France, Spain and Denmark while developing ideas for an article on open-faced sandwiches. Here she combines Manchego, the Spanish cheese, now widely available, with our...
| 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...