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Best International Festivals To Attend This Fall

A look at five of the best international festivals and events held in the fall.


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Travel Guide To Andalucia

A travel guide to Andalucía, with practical information on transportation, lodging and dining, with an emphasis on five of the most important cities.


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Top 10 Reasons To Vacation In Madrid, Spain

Take a look into Madrid, the capital and largest city of Spain and one of Europe’s most fascinating cities.


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Must See Towns On The Spanish Mediterranean Coast

Maria Duenas, author of The Heart Has It’s Reason from sister company Simon & Schuster, shares her must see towns on the Mediterranean Coast.


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Five Creepy Vacation Sites Around The World

Ethan Reid, author of “The Undying,” from Simon & Schuster shares his list of the creepiest vacation spots around the world for Halloween.


Team USA's Derrick Rose shoots over Slovenia's Zoran Dragic in the Americans' 119-76 win in the quarterfinals of the FIBA World Cup on Tuesday in Barcelona. (Garrett Ellwood/NBAE/Getty Images)

Rose Has Best Game Of World Cup To Help Lead USA Into Semifinals

Derrick Rose had 12 points on 6-of-10 shooting and added five assists against Slovenia.

CBS Chicago–09/09/2014

Derrick Rose. (Al Bello/Getty Images)

Coach K On Rose: ‘He’s Full Go’

Derrick Rose and Kyrie Irving could trade off as starting point guards.

CBS Chicago–08/25/2014

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8 World Cup Fans Who Also Deserve Modeling Contracts

Here is a list of 8 World Cup fans who also deserve modeling contracts..


Participants run away from Victoriano del Rio Cortes' bulls during the third bull-run of the San Fermin Festival in Pamplona, northern Spain, on July 9, 2014. The festival is a symbol of Spanish culture that attracts thousands of tourists to watch the bull runs despite heavy condemnation from animal rights groups (Photo credit: RAFA RIVAS/AFP/Getty Images)

Chicago Author Of ‘How To Run With The Bulls’ Gored In Pamplona

Bill Hillmann is a veteran bull-runner who ironically co-authored the book “Fiesta: How To Survive The Bulls Of Pamplona,” and has written several articles titled “How to Run With the Bulls” for Outside Magazine


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Chicago Native Townsend Eliminated At French Open

The 18-year-old Taylor Townsend fell 6-2, 6-2 to Carla Suarez Navarro in the third round.

CBS Chicago–05/30/2014

Serge Ibaka #14 of Spain stands on the podium with the Silver medal after the Men's Gold Medal Basketball Game. (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images)

Spanish Basketball Players Reportedly Trashed Hotel Rooms After Olympic Loss

Let’s just say some members of the Spanish Olympic basketball team took their 107-100 loss to the United States in the gold medal game at the London Olympics pretty hard.

670 The Score–10/12/2012

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USA Men’s Basketball Defeats Argentina, Will Play For Gold Medal On Sunday

The United States men’s basketball team defeated Argentina 109-83 on Friday and will play against Spain for the gold medal on Sunday.

670 The Score–08/10/2012

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Best Of Spain In Chicago

Ok, we are not a city on the sea, lauded for our fresh seafood and salty air, but there are several spots in Chicago that live up to the essence of what it’s like to be in Spain. Until you can save up enough Benjamins to make it to the real deal, you’ll have to settle for all the Spain that Chicago has to offer. Which is actually quite a bit…


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North Chicago Schools Reach Out To Spain For Bilingual Teachers

A school district in Lake County had to reach halfway around the world in its search for new bilingual teachers.

CBS Chicago–10/06/2011


Tourists Taking Extreme Heat In Stride

Tourists visiting Chicago have had to cope with the 100-plus heat indices, and most seemed OK about it.

WBBM Newsradio–07/21/2011

Rose, Durant and Team USA slide past Spain

MADRID — Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim called for a switch to his trademark “Orange” 2-3 zone with the United States clinging to a one-point lead. Kevin Durant did the rest, blocking shots by Ricky Rubio […]