The plucky Paraguayan team got off to a good start with a first-half goal against the reigning champions, but the Azzurri came back hard in the second half to tie the Italy vs. Paraguay match 1-1.
Boycotts from Mexico and several US cities aren't likely to throw Arizona back into a recession, but the fallout from the Arizona immigration law is hurting some businesses in the short term.
South Korean Oh Eun-Sun planting a South Korean flag in the snow on the summit of the highest peak of Annapurna in Nepal. The South Korean climber became the first woman to scale the world's 14 highest mountains, live television pictures showed, although her record bid has been clouded by a disputed ascent.
A TV grab from Telesur shows an image of Chilean President Michelle Bachelet (R) speaking to journalist and another of damages caused by a huge 8.8-magnitude earthquake that rocked Chile early killing at least 78 people, on February 27, 2010. The massive quake plunged much of the Chilean capital, Santiago, into darkness as it snapped power lines and severed communications, and AFP journalists spoke of walls and masonry collapsing. People in pyjamas fled onto the streets.
In the Pacific, jumbo squid have moved to new waters, signaling changes in the ocean, scientists observe.
Steep fee hikes at California universities have triggered student protests and sit-ins across campuses, on a scale reminiscent of the 1960s.
His presidential victory Sunday chalks up another important win for Bolivia's Evo Morales and the region's hard-left, Chávez-led bloc, which also includes Ecuador, Nicaragua, and Cuba.
Mobile, open-air movie theaters pop up across the country.
L.A.'s temporary ban on pot dispensaries is invalid, said a judge Monday. That could force the city council to a pass more permanent ordinance to regulate the boom in medical marijuana dispensaries.