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  • Spain train driver was on phone and speeding when crash occurred

    Spain train driver was on phone and speeding when crash occurred
    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. Audio...
  • Pictures in the News | July 26, 2013

     
    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...
  • Eurozone jobs picture brightens -- but only slightly

    Eurozone jobs picture brightens -- but only slightly
    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...
  • Spain train driver on tape during questioning: 'I won't make it'

    Spain train driver on tape during questioning: 'I won't make it'
    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...
  • Spain derailment: Two official investigations launched

    Spain derailment: Two official investigations launched
    LONDON – As the death toll rose to 78, Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy announced two separate investigations Thursday into a spectacular train derailment in northwest Spain, one of the worst railway disasters in the country’s history....
  • Toll rises in Spain train derailment; reports say up to 60 dead

    Toll rises in Spain train derailment; reports say up to 60 dead
    A train operating on high-speed tracks in Spain derailed and crashed late Wednesday, and news reports put the death toll as high as 60. It was the second serious train derailment in Europe this month. The train was en route from Madrid to the...
  • Woman gored in Spain, women gored in L.A.?

    Woman gored in Spain, women gored in L.A.?
    Good news on Monday: “Woman gored at San Fermin: More women joining in the running of bulls.” OK, sure, that’s not good news for the woman who was gored (she was listed in serious condition Monday; best of luck to the young Australian)...
  • Spanish prime minister refuses to resign over corruption allegations

    Spanish prime minister refuses to resign over corruption allegations
    MADRID -- Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy on Monday refused to bow  to opposition demands that he resign, even as his party's former treasurer testified in court that Rajoy had accepted bribes for years. Luis Barcenas, the disgraced former money...
  • Planning your trip to Spain

    If you go THE BEST WAY TO VIGO, SPAIN From LAX, Iberia offers nonstop service to Madrid, and American, Air France, United, KLM, Delta, British, Lufthansa, US Airways and Air Canada offer connecting service (change of plane). Restricted round-trip...
  • Food, family and faith in Galicia, Spain

    Food, family and faith in Galicia, Spain
    PONTEVEDRA, Spain — Galicia, the Atlantic-splashed left shoulder of Spain, grabbed my attention with photos of spectacular scenery and tempting cuisine. But truth be told, I wanted to see something more: the region's Sotomayor Castle, a medieval...
  • Pedro Almodovar books trip back to sexy comedy in 'I'm So Excited!'

    Pedro Almodovar books trip back to sexy comedy in 'I'm So Excited!'
    It's not surprising that Pedro Almodóvar's latest film, "I'm So Excited!" is being billed as a return to the erotically obsessed, anything-goes antics that propelled the Spanish director's early camp fests. But at 63, Almodóvar isn't looking to repeat...