Now that the euphoria has faded – perhaps ever so slightly – following America’s remarkable 1-0 win over Algeria in the World Cup, it’s time to look ahead. And believe it or not, on paper, the U.S. is a favorite to reach the semifinals.
Oh my, scratch the obits – on both sides of the pond.
Is second-hand smoke powerful enough to induce a life-threatening lung syndrome?
A proposed bill could effectively give the president an Internet “kill switch.”
If it were an opening gambit in chess, it would certainly be bold: the remains of chess champion Bobby Fischer are to be exhumed in order to settle a paternity claim, an Icelandic court has ruled.
America sang “How-old-are-you-now?” To its dismay, the royal family replied: “You’re-one-week-too-soon.”
With a week to go before the 19th World Cup kicks off, we were due a major piece of injury news. On the same day, we got two.
Once tied to the Natalee Holloway disappearance in Aruba, Joran van der Sloot is now a main suspect in a separate slaying in Peru.
After losing to Serena Williams in the fourth round of the 2010 Australian Open, Samantha Stosur got her revenge at Roland Garros on Wednesday.
For Spanish, press one. Portuguese, press two.
Last year, Vienna topped the quality of living list. Could the Austrian capital come out ahead of the rest of the world yet again? Jawohl.
TIME’s London Bureau Chief, Catherine Mayer, on how the U.K.’s Iraq inquiry has crossed the Atlantic.