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MADRID -- A Spanish court Wednesday called the youngest daughter of King Juan Carlos to testify in a corruption case involving her husband, the first-ever legal summons for a direct descendant of the country's monarch. The 47-year-old princess, known as...
This post has been corrected. See the note below for details.MADRID -- Accused of embezzling millions of dollars in public funds, the king of Spain's son-in-law told a judge Saturday that the royal family had nothing to do with his financial dealings. Hundreds of protesters chanted "Down with the monarchy!" and...
In 1913, the Art Institute did something astonishing. It opened its hallowed halls to an exhibition so radical that it would forever alter the course of art-making in the United States. The event was the International Exhibition of Modern Art, better...
I have read with interest The Sun's coverage of Ray Lewis, S.W.A.T.S. and the deer antler spray that company allegedly provided him ("S.W.A.T.S. co-founder sticks to story," Jan. 31). As far as I have been able to ascertain from these articles, the...
The most famous painting of the 20th century, Picasso's "Guernica," commemorates the 1937 bombing of this small Spanish town by the German air force, in support of Gen. Francisco Franco's fascists in the Spanish Civil War. Hard to believe, but this was...
World NowGlobal Focus: Just when it seemed stability was on the horizon for the tumultuous Eurozone, with Spain getting a grip on its debt financing and a plan to bail out insolvent banks, a fresh threat to the common currency has emerged with Catalonia's...
Eloy Gutierrez Menoyo, a rebel leader in the Cuban revolution who went from fighting alongside Fidel Castro to spending 22 brutal years in prison after trying to overthrow him, has died. He was 77. Gutierrez Menoyo died Friday of a heart attack at a...
Tags: Prisons, Cuba, Fulgencio Batista, Punishment, Fidel Castro
Manuel Fraga Iribarne, 89, a blunt-talking politician who founded Spain's ruling conservative party and was the last surviving minister from Gen. Francisco Franco's right-wing regime, died Sunday of heart failure at his Madrid home, according to the...
World NowThe Spanish government approved sweeping labor reforms that it says are necessary to get the flagging economy back on track. The controversial reforms are the centerpiece of changes advocated by the new conservative government of Prime Minister Mariano...
World NowSpanish government unveils most austere budget in its democracy; Spanish markets react favorably...
Every now and then, it's valuable to look back at our roots to understand how where we came from has shaped who we are today. As Americans, we are raised on the belief that it is our God-given right to forge our own destiny. This birthright was handed...
Tags: Politics, Elections, Jai Alai, Pablo Picasso, Katy Perry
When painting student Jennifer Tam studied a series of Marcel Duchamp prints of boldly colored, spinning discs, she became convinced that the enigmatic works had to be included in the big new show opening Sundayat the Baltimore Museum of Art. "Twelve...
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