|Despite woes, Argentines united in World Cup run
Soccer has once again emerged as the patriotic touchstone that unites Argentines as they teeter on the precipice, this time threatened by a debt crisis, soaring inflation and the scandal-plagued end to a 12-year political dynasty that has polarized the nation.
|Flooding forces thousands to evacuate in Argentina
Major flooding that has resulted from days of torrential rains in Argentina has forced the evacuation of roughly 3,000 families there, officials said Monday. And President Cristina Fernandez will tour the flood-hit areas this week.
|Lexington Bishop Reacts To Election Of New Pope
Bishop Ronald W. Gainer, head of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Lexington, asked everyone to pray for the Church and for Pope Francis as he assumes a singular and central ministry.
|Messi scores two as Argentina beats Nigeria 3-2
Lionel Messi scored at the start and end of the first half as Argentina beat Nigeria 3-2 in a thriller on Wednesday to top World Cup Group F and the already-eliminated Bosnia recorded a pride-salvaging 3-1 win over Iran that meant both teams are heading home.