Day 5 of the 2014 FIFA World Cup began with Germany’s 4-0 win over Portugal. Iran and Nigeria then played to a 0-0 tie. Finally, the United States team defeated Ghana 2-1 during a Group G football match at the Dunas Arena in Natal. The U.S. plays Portugal next on Sunday, June 22
Epiphany celebrators take to icy waters around the world, Portuguese soccer legend Eusébio is mourned, Dennis Rodman visits North Korea again, and more in today’s daily brief.
May 13 Photo Brief: Honoring fallen journalists, Palestinians to mark Nakba Day, arm wrestling in Senegal
Newseum honors fallen journalists at memorial, Palestinians to mark Nakba Day, arm wrestling in Senegal and more in today’s daily brief.
Feb. 28 Photo Brief: Pope Benedict bids an emotional farewell, pollution in Beijing, 40th Show of the Best, the sequester
Pope Benedict bids an emotional farewell, pollution in Beijing, 40th Show of the Best, the sequester in the United States and more in today’s daily brief.
Nov. 29 Photo Brief: The British press in the press, Miss Russia bears all and first seasonal snow in Austria, Cate Blanchett in a Hobbit hole
Lord Justice Leveson releases his offical report looking into the ethics of the British press, Miss Russia 2012 poses with a stuffed bear prior to a press conference, Austria is once again a winter wonderland and more in today’s Daily Brief.
Nov. 27 Photo Brief: Queen Elizabeth II welcomes Kuwait royalty, Arafat exhumed, Iraqi police graduation
Queen Elizabeth II holds a ceremonial procession for His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah of Kuwait, late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat’s remains are being tested for potential hard-to-trace radioactive poison administered by Israeli agents, Iraqi federal police demonstrate martial arts during the latest 60-day training course graduation ceremony and more in today’s daily brief.