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February 24, 2015 11:25 AM Europe's best winter getaways

Denmark has hygge, a concept that evokes "coziness when relaxing with good friends." Germany, Austria, and Switzerland have gemütlich, which translates to "comfortably homey." And Bulgaria has itsуют, which means "snug." In other words, when the temperature drops, there's a special appeal to hightailing it to Europe, where the art form of coziness has been perfected 31

February 23, 2015 9:51 PM LeBron James Jr. Plays Just Like His Dad In This Dazzling Highlight Reel

FILE - In this June 13, 2014 file photo, Netherlands' Robin van Persie heads the ball to score during the group B World Cup soccer match between Spain and the Netherlands at the Arena Ponte Nova in Salvador, Brazil. Robin van Persie’s diving header that foretold the demise of reigning world champion Spain was spectacular. Like Flipper catching fish, he launched 15

February 23, 2015 6:34 PM Defending champ Federer wins, Gulbis loses again - Omni Sports - Sports - Ahram Online

Defending champion Roger Federer had little trouble bypassing Mikhail Youzhny 6-3, 6-1 in the first round at the Dubai Tennis Championships on Monday. Federer was playing his first match since his third round exit to Andreas Seppi at the Australian Open last month. The 33-year-old Federer, needed just 56 minutes to get through to the second round, and remains 4

February 23, 2015 12:53 PM Greek deal brings relief to euro zone peripheral debt markets

LONDON Feb 23 (Reuters) - Greece's conditional financial rescue deal with Europe brought relief to the euro zone's lower rated debt markets on Monday, easing investor concerns about the outside risk of Athens leaving the currency union. The vital four-month extension to euro zone funding, reached after the new Syriza-led government made big concessions 3

February 22, 2015 11:13 PM A Deal That Preserves Greece’s Place in Eurozone, and Fiscal Restraints

Just a month ago, after being propelled to power by a wave of anger at Greece’s economic miseries, Alexis Tsipras declared his Syriza party’s election victory the start of a Europe-wide revolt against austerity. “Europe is going to change,” he said before setting off on a tour of European capitals to rally support for a more relaxed new direction. The “anti-austerity 7

February 22, 2015 10:28 AM Greece readies reform promises after Eurogroup climbdown

ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece's government prepared reform measures on Sunday to secure a financial lifeline from the euro zone, but was attacked for selling "illusions" to voters after failing to keep a promise to extract the country from its international bailout. Leftist Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has insisted Greece achieved a negotiating success 13

February 21, 2015 8:53 PM Hope Solo on US Roster for Algarve Cup

Goalkeeper Hope Solo was reinstated by U.S. Soccer after a 30-day suspension and is on the travel roster for next month's Algarve Cup in Portugal. Solo was suspended last month by the U.S. Soccer Federation after her husband, former Seattle Seahawks tight end Jerramy Stevens, was arrested in Southern California on suspicion of driving under the influence 4

February 21, 2015 8:28 PM Hope Solo on US roster for Algarve Cup

Goalkeeper Hope Solo was reinstated by U.S. Soccer after a 30-day suspension and is on the travel roster for next month's Algarve Cup in Portugal. Solo was suspended last month by the U.S. Soccer Federation after her husband, former Seattle Seahawks tight end Jerramy Stevens, was arrested in Southern California on suspicion of driving under the influence 3

February 21, 2015 4:59 PM Legal marijuana experiment in two states: Has it worked?

Boulder, Colo. — At the Options Medical Center in Boulder, a top local seller of recreational marijuana, a steady stream of customers ranging from men in their 20s to middle-aged professional women goes through the door to buy pot. Connor Dozois, the budtender on duty, fills orders for some regular customers who know exactly what they want, and he talks 5

February 20, 2015 10:57 PM Team USA soccer goalkeeper expected to be reinstated on Saturday -ESPN

(Reuters) - U.S. women's national soccer team goalkeeper Hope Solo, suspended by the team for 30 days following an incident during a training camp, is expected to be officially reinstated on Saturday, sources told ESPN.com. Solo, 33, has not violated the conditions laid out for her by U.S. Soccer, the sport's governing body in the United States, but must still 2