• coronavirus Feb 10

    Portugal's Restaurants Face Long-Term Pain as the Country Struggles With Covid Surge

    Portugal’s restaurants are one of the hardest hit by social restrictions in a country heavily dependent on tourism and where eating out is part of the population’s DNA.

  • Chicago Nov 20, 2019

    ‘Time Out Market Chicago' to Showcase City's Classic Cuisines

    Time Out Market Chicago will open on Nov. 21, bringing the best culinary experiences of the city under one roof.

  • NBC Apr 19, 2019

    Madonna and Maluma to Perform New Song at Billboard Awards

    Madonna and Colombian singer Maluma will bring their new collaboration to life when they perform at next month’s Billboard Music Awards. NBC and dick clark productions announced Friday the duo will sing “Medellin” at the May 1 event in Las Vegas.

  • Colombia Apr 5, 2019

    UK Police Outside Ecuador Embassy Amid WikiLeaks Tweets

    British police stationed armed officers outside the Ecuadorian Embassy in London on Friday after tweets from WikiLeaks quoted what it said were high-level sources saying that Julian Assange could be kicked out of the building within “hours to days.” The red-brick embassy building with white window frames and balconies was quiet. No embassy official or any British authorities commented on...

  • judge Mar 26, 2019

    Spain: FBI Was Offered Stolen Data From North Korea Embassy Raid

    Spain has issued two international arrest warrants for members of a self-proclaimed human rights group that allegedly led a mysterious attack on the North Korean Embassy in February before offering data stolen during the raid to the FBI. National Court judge Jose de la Mata on Tuesday lifted a secrecy order in the case, announcing it had found evidence of...

  • European Union Jan 17, 2019

    May Battles to Keep Brexit on Track After No-Confidence Win

    British Prime Minister Theresa May is reaching out to opposition parties and other lawmakers Thursday in a battle to keep Brexit on track after surviving a no-confidence vote. European Union countries are also debating on how to move forward now that the U.K. Parliament has rejected May’s Brexit deal with the bloc and with the March 29 exit date looming....

  • judge Oct 16, 2018

    Ronaldo Rape Allegation Has Set in Motion a Two-Track Legal Process in Nevada

    A lawsuit filed by a Nevada woman who claims Cristiano Ronaldo raped her nine years ago and paid her $375,000 in hush money has set in motion a two-track legal process in Las Vegas. One involves the lawsuit, which will proceed to a jury trial in civil court only if a state judge sides with attorneys for plaintiff Kathryn Mayorga...

  • Coach Oct 7, 2018

    Amid Rape Case, Ronaldo Asks for Space to Celebrate Goal

    Cristiano Ronaldo asked his Juventus teammates to leave him alone. For all that he’s embroiled in — accused of rape nine years ago — the soccer superstar wanted some space so he could celebrate his goal on Saturday all by himself in front of a TV camera. He leaped into the air with an emphatic double fist pump, as he’s...

  • Coach Oct 5, 2018

    Ronaldo Ready to Play for Juventus Amid Rape Allegation

    Cristiano Ronaldo will be available to play for his Italian soccer team on Saturday. Ronaldo, who is facing a rape allegation in the United States, could play when Juventus faces Udinese in the Italian league, according to coach Massimiliano Allegri.

  • CEO Oct 2, 2018

    As Airbnb Grows, Hotels Give Home-Sharing a Try

    Travelers sometimes want a cookie-cutter room in a downtown hotel, and they sometimes want a cozy Tuscan farmhouse to share with friends. Hotels have always been good at providing the first one. Now, they’re trying to figure out how to provide the second — and blunt the growth of competitors like Airbnb. But they’re having mixed success. Marriott said Tuesday...

  • Donald Trump Jul 15, 2018

    Trump's Remarks About Changing European Culture Draw Ire

    President Donald Trump’s lament this week that immigration is “changing the culture” of Europe echoed rising anti-immigrant feelings on both sides of the Atlantic, where Europe and the United States are going through a demographic transformation that makes some of the white majority uncomfortable. Historians and advocates immediately denounced Trump’s comments, saying such talk would encourage white nationalists. “The way...

  • Argentina Jul 1, 2018

    Messi and Ronaldo Exit World Cup Without Titles

    Messi hasn’t won a senior title with his nation, losing finals at the 2014 World Cup, and the 2007, ’15 and ’16 Copa Americas, the last when Messi failed on his penalty kick during a shootout. He faced massive criticism at home and retired from the national team only to be lured back for this World Cup cycle. Ronaldo lost...

  • Singer May 13, 2018

    Netta Barzilai Wins 2018 Eurovision Song Contest for Israel

    Netta Barzilai is sassy, she’s fun and she can sing — and now the Israeli has won the Eurovision Song Contest with a catchy techno dance tune about women’s empowerment. The 25-year-old pre-competition favorite beat out competition from 42 other countries’ performers Saturday to claim the music extravaganza’s annual crown at the Grand Final with her song “Toy.” There was...

  • Chairman Apr 19, 2018

    FIFA's Handling of Racism Case Sparks Russia World Cup Fears

    FIFA’s willingness to prosecute any racism complaints at the World Cup in Russia was questioned by activists Thursday after the governing body dropped a case from the final of the Under-17 edition without taking action. England striker Rhian Brewster reported overhearing teammate Morgan Gibbs-White being called a “monkey” by a Spanish opponent during their team’s 5-2 victory in India last...

  • Mexico Dec 27, 2017

    Shakira Postpones More Tour Dates Amid Vocal Cord Recovery, New 2018 Dates Announced

    Singer had in November postponed the European leg of her El Dorado tour after suffering a vocal cord hemorrhage and now her North American leg has been delayed as well

  • Donald Trump Nov 11, 2017

    Data Firm CEO: Reached Out to WikiLeaks About Clinton Emails

    A data firm that worked for President Donald Trump’s campaign reached out to WikiLeaks during the campaign about obtaining emails related to Democrat Hillary Clinton, the company’s CEO said....
    Alexander Nix, CEO of Cambridge Analytica, said the approach was in “early June 2016” after WikiLeaks Editor Julian Assange had publicly claimed he had Clinton emails and planned to publish them. Nix...

  • Chicago Oct 2, 2017

    2017 Chicago Marathon Elite Runner: Brigid Kosgei

    Kenyan Brigid Kosgei is next to join the elite runners coming to the 2017 Bank of America Chicago Marathon. Here are the highlights from her career:

  • Bank of America Chicago Oct 2, 2017

    2017 Chicago Marathon Elite Runner: Zersenay Tadese

    Representing the small African nation of Eritrea, elite runner Zersenay Tadese will appear at the 2017 Bank of America Chicago Marathon.

  • The Associated Press Sep 15, 2017

    In Namibia, 1533 Portuguese Shipwreck's Relics Hidden Away

    Diamond prospectors in Namibia nearly a decade ago stumbled upon remnants of a shipwrecked Portuguese vessel whose trading journey to India was cut violently short by a storm in 1533. Today the artifacts from the doomed ship, described by archaeologists as one of that era’s most important finds, remain a hidden treasure. Relics stored in a dimly lit warehouse at...

  • Argentina Aug 20, 2017

    From Age 3 to 80, Barcelona Victims Represent a Wide World

    An Italian father who saved his children’s lives but lost his own. An American celebrating his first wedding anniversary. A Portuguese woman celebrating her birthday with her granddaughter. These were some of the 14 people from around the world killed in vehicle attacks in Barcelona and the nearby seaside resort of Cambrils on Thursday and early Friday. They spanned generations...

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