July 19, 2014 at 01:41AM

Malaysian jet crashes in Ukraine

Four months after the tragic disappearance of a Malaysian jet in the Indian Ocean, a Malaysian Airlines Boeing 777 crashed in eastern Ukraine killing all 298 aboard. According to Ukrainian and US officials, the plane

July 17, 2014 at 07:45AM

Tour de France 101st edition

Its been a race of survival in this year’s tour at the halfway point. Two of the race favorites; Christopher Froome, last year’s winner, and former winner Alberto Contador have both crashed out. Vincenzo Nibali,

July 10, 2014 at 08:29AM

World Cup final is set

It will be Germany and Argentina in the World Cup final this Sunday at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro. Argentina beat the Netherlands today during penalty kicks after extra time, and Germany dispatched

July 08, 2014 at 03:15AM

Spanish horses in festival and sport

Spain has a long-standing historical and cultural relationship to horses. They use them for sport and in a variety of festivals. During the summer there are several festivals in which the role of the

July 06, 2014 at 05:41AM

Hurricane Arthur

Hurricane Arthur made its way up the East Coast of the United States over the last few days, causing widespread flooding and power outages. The storm reached a category 2 level with its greatest sustained wind strength of

June 26, 2014 at 07:47AM

World Cup goals

They bring joy and sorrow to players, coaches, and entire nations. They can come from a graceful header off a corner kick or a hard bending strike from the pitch. Here is some action and reaction on

June 24, 2014 at 03:14AM

The crisis in Iraq: Thousands train to fight against militant Islamic State in Iraq and Syria

With the Iraqi military facing a huge crisis, tens of thousands of Iraqis answered the government’s call for volunteers to fight the predominantly Sunni

June 21, 2014 at 07:01AM

World Refugee Day 2014

June 20 is World Refugee Day, an opportunity to draw attention to those who have been displaced around the globe. This is a collection of photos documenting a small percentage of the people who have been

June 19, 2014 at 06:14AM

Iraq unrest

The fighting continued in Iraq today near a main oil refinery, with government forces trying to stop a week-long attack from members of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria and others. The Iraqi foreign minister has asked

June 14, 2014 at 06:44AM

FIFA World Cup 2014 starts in Brazil

The World Cup started in Brazil this week among celebration and protests. The host nation won the game opener in front of 62,100 fans at Corinthians Arena in Sao Paulo, and masses watched