Spain

Disney defends new Hispanic-influenced princess

LOS ANGELES (AP) – The Walt Disney Co. is defending its newest princess following a backlash over her Hispanic-influenced ethnicity. A new character named Sofia will star in the TV movie “Sofia the First: Once […]

10/23/2012

Wildfire kills 1 as it rages near Spanish resort

MADRID (AP) – A wildfire fanned by strong winds devoured hillsides around the wealthy Mediterranean resort city of Marbella in Spain on Friday. At least one person died, two sustained burns and more than 4,000 […]

08/31/2012

Spanish town turns red for annual tomato fight

BUNOL, Spain (AP) – Tens of thousands of people have splatted each other with 120 tons of tomatoes during the annual ‘Tomatina’ battle, leaving the eastern Spanish town of Bunol in a sea of red […]

08/29/2012

US women win 1st gold in Olympic water polo

(AP) – The United States won its first gold medal in women’s water polo, getting five goals from Maggie Steffens and a sterling performance from goalkeeper Betsey Armstrong to cruise to an 8-5 win over […]

08/09/2012

3 gored on 3rd day of Pamplona running of bulls

(AP) – Two Britons and an American were gored Monday on the third day of Spain’s famed running of the bulls through the cobblestoned streets of Pamplona in northern Spain. Thousands of daredevil runners charged […]

07/09/2012

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