Argentina vs. Bosnia-Herz.
Just minutes after kickoff, Lionel Messi was involved in Argentina's first goal of the 2014 World Cup. In the third minute of Argentina's Group F opener, Messi sent a free kick from the left wing into the Bosnia-Herzegovina penalty area.
One dad at the Giants-Rockies game on Sunday looked like he had himself a pretty good Father's Day. As Rockies star Troy Tulowitzki's home run made its way to the stands in left field, a father holding his baby was making his way back to his seat.
PINEHURST, N.C. (AP) — Martin Kaymer returned to the elite in golf with a U.S. Open victory that ranks among the best.A forgotten star for two years while building a complete game, Kaymer turned the toughest test of golf into a runaway at Pinehurst No.
Despite major gains in fighting hepatitis C and other chronic liver conditions, public health officials are now faced with a growing epidemic of liver disease that is tightly linked to the obesity crisis.
A brilliant new campaign is encouraging lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) couples to show their affection for one another proudly and share their love with the world.
BRISBANE, Calif. (AP) — A San Francisco technology CEO has been convicted after pleading no contest to misdemeanor hit-and-run for leaving the scene of a freeway crash.The San Francisco Chronicle (http://bit.ly/TUj0kR ) reports that a San Mateo County judge sentenced Nirav Tolia, the CEO of the social networking site Nextdoor, to 30 days in jail.
By Rick Clemons for YourTango.com Every time a new state recognizes gay marriage, my coming out coaching practice gets inundated with calls. It seems the more that people recognize that love is love, the more gay people feel safe to come out of the closet.
Bill Nye is every kid's favorite person. Those days of walking into the classroom and seeing your science teacher putting an episode of "Bill Nye The Science Guy" into the VHS player made for victorious, thrilling memories that can never be trumped.
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"Pulp Fiction" recently celebrated the 20th anniversary of its premiere at the Cannes Film Festival, and two decades later the cinematic classic is just as iconic as ever.Samuel L. Jackson, who played Jules Winnfield in the Quentin Tarantino film, stopped by BBC One's The Graham Norton Show and gave the audience quite a surprise.
This week has been an interesting one in the weird, wild world of animal news:
There's a right way to go whale watching and there's a wrong way to go whale watching. If your tour boat bumps into a whale in the open ocean and the passengers proceed to touch it like they're at a petting zoo (like one recently did on the island of Maui in Hawaii), chances are, you're doing it wrong.
Argentina opened its 2014 World Cup campaign with a win that went from mundane to magical thanks to the man in the No. 10 shirt. Lionel Messi scored one goal and was involved in another as the two-time World Cup champions defeated Bosnia-Herzegovina, 2-1 , in their opening match in Group F.
NEW YORK (AP) — Starbucks is rolling out a program that would allow its workers to earn an online college degree at Arizona State University at a steeply discounted rate.The coffee chain is partnering with the school to offer the option to 135,000 U.S.
The editors at HuffPost Style are shamelessly addicted to the teen drama "Pretty Little Liars." From the cast's killer wardrobe both on and off-screen to the
The nature of "The Beast" has been revealed. NASA researchers bounced radio signals off the huge near-Earth asteroid 2014 HQ124, nicknamed "The Beast" by some, as it whizzed by Earth on Sunday (June 8), just six weeks after it was discovered.
JERUSALEM (AP) — A video promoting Tel Aviv's Gay Pride Parade featuring Israeli transsexual star Dana International dancing suggestively in a synagogue in front of children has been taken offline after the parents of one of the youngsters claimed they did not provide consent to participate.The family, believing the video to be part of an "innocent" tourism campaign, complained after seeing it on national TV.
In this surreal set of images, photographer Owen Perry documents the sublime volcanic landscape of El Tatio, a bubbling geyser field nestled within the Andes mountains.
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Rodney Thomas, who played running back for the Houston Oilers, Tennessee Titans and Atlanta Falcons during a seven-year NFL career, has died. He was 41.Thomas died Saturday at the home in Groveton, a small East Texas town where he grew up, that he bought for his mother after signing his first professional contract, Groveton Funeral Home owner Terry Cartwright said Sunday.
RIO DE JANEIRO, June 15 (Reuters) - Police blocked a small group of anti-World Cup protesters who were trying to reach the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro on Sunday, before Argentina played Bosnia in the city's first game of the tournament.About 150 bandanna-clad protesters carrying banners that said "Fifa go home" marched towards the stadium, causing some stores to shut their doors temporarily and one metro station to close briefly.
The 2014 World Cup has gotten its first glimpse of Messi Magic.
ERBIL, Iraq -- On most days, Youssef Suleiman and his family of six can be found crowded around their television in a sprawling refugee camp on the outskirts of this Iraqi Kurdish city.
Terry Richardson, displaced from his old photography studio on the Bowery by a high-end fitness chain, was at his new space, an unadorned floor-through loft down the street.
Even with a jam-packed summer schedule of outdoor parties and beach trips, some days, we’d rather just stay in. But, we never want to miss out on anything (and, besides, our couch still has a butt indent from the long winter), so we do actually have to get off the sofa sometimes.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Haley Barbour almost certainly isn't running for office again in Mississippi, but the former governor, one-time Republican National Committee chief and influential Washington lobbyist is playing a prominent role in the state's battle for the GOP Senate nomination.Barbour is the patriarch of a politically savvy family driving Sen.
NEW YORK (AP) — Hundreds of demonstrators are marching across the Brooklyn Bridge to call for tougher gun control laws.Saturday's protest is being underwritten by former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, one of the nation's most visible gun control advocates.
Soon you'll be able to send a friend not just a picture of a pizza, but the scent of a pizza, using your phone. Yes, really.
The St. Louis Rams have signed Michael Sam to a four-year, $2.65 million dollar contract, officially making him the first openly gay player to be hired into a mainline professional sports team.The Rams made the announcement yesterday afternoon, and in fact hired all eleven picks from their entire 2014 draft class.