Jun 18, 2014 — Spain, a tournament favorite, lost 2-0 to outsiders Chile in group play of the soccer tournament Wednesday. Chile now advances to the next stage, along with the Netherlands, who beat Australia 3-2.
Apr 13, 2014 — In Chile, a large fire has reportedly killed at least 11 people and destroyed 500 homes. Thousands of residents have been forced to evacuate areas near the port city of Valparaiso.
Apr 2, 2014 — Early reports indicate at least six people were killed, but that a major disaster may have been avoided. The temblor did generate a tsunami, but the waves apparently did not cause extensive damage.
Apr 1, 2014 — The United States Geological Survey says the quake measured 8.2. Chile ordered an evacuation of its coastal areas.
Feb 26, 2014 — Millions of years ago, dozens of the massive sea creatures washed ashore. Their fossils were discovered in 2011. Scientists have worked to figure out what killed them. Now they have an answer.
Dec 16, 2013 — Michelle Bachelet defeated her conservative rival Sunday with 62 percent of the vote. The center-left candidate was previously president from 2006-10. Although extremely popular when she left office, Bachelet was constitutionally barred from seeking a second consecutive term.
Oct 4, 2013 — New Mexico's 27 dishes as well as a 100-meter antenna in West Virginia are among the National Science Foundation-funded telescopes that are being pointed upright into the "stow" position, preventing astronomers from continuing their work.
Apr 24, 2013 — The landlocked nation wants to reclaim access to the Pacific that it lost in a 19th century war. But it's unclear if Chile will submit to the International Court of Justice and engage in the process.
Jun 21, 2011 — The ash has traveled across the Atlantic and Indian oceans twice now. A third circle would be unprecedented.
Jun 8, 2011 — Eruptions from the Puyehue-Cordon-Caulle volcano range in Chile have sent ash billowing over neighboring Argentina. That's forced airlines to cancel flights.