| 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...
| 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.
| Jul 25, 2013
| 12:35 PM
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...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 11:16 AM
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,...
| Aug 24, 2013
| 7:30 AM
Lakers forward/Center Pau Gasol is currently in Madrid with the Spanish national team.
Gasol, currently recovering from procedures to heal tendonosis in both knees, watched his squad defeat France at the Palacio de los Deportes on Friday, 85-76, in a...
| 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 31, 2013
| 11:10 AM
LONDON – The number of jobless workers in the 17 nations that use the euro dropped very slightly in June, but unemployment remains at a record rate as the currency zone continues to grapple with a lingering recession, statistics released Wednesday...
| 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 1, 2013
| 1:24 PM
MADRID -- At a special session of parliament on Thursday, Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy denied accepting bribes, refused to resign or call early elections, and heaped blame for a corruption scandal on a former close colleague now behind bars....
| Jun 23, 2013
| 6:35 PM
Behind the gates of bucolic Rolling Hills, where multimillion-dollar homes stretch out on roomy spreads, sits a house that is unusual even by mansion standards.
In keeping with rules that homes in the equestrian enclave be single-story, the early...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 12:39 PM
Spain and Britain are launched into a new battle over Gibraltar following the Spanish foreign minister’s threat to impose a hefty border-crossing fee on all vehicles entering or leaving the iconic British promontory at Spain's southern tip.