Defending champion Spain, the dominant global football power for the past six years, was eliminated from World Cup contention Wednesday with a 2-0 loss to Chile.
Chilean-Americans in the Southland were trying to reach family members Tuesday night after an 8.2-magnitude earthquake rocked northern Chile.
Paul Whitmore, the director of the National Weather Service’s West Coast and Alaska Tsunami Warning Center, says the greatest potential threat from Tuesday night’s quake is to Hawaii.
The fugitive doctor at the heart of the University of California, Irvine, fertility scandal in the 1990s has been released from jail in Mexico City, where he was being held for extradition to the United States.
No tsunami threat was predicted in California Sunday despite a magnitude-7.1 quake that rattled southern Chile.