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Lauren Frayer

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Excalibur, The Dog Exposed To Ebola, Is Euthanized

Wednesday, October 08, 2014

The pet belongs to the Spanish nurse who contracted the virus. Authorities are afraid he might have been infected and announced plans to put him down. Dog lovers begged for a reprieve.

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Nurse In Spain Infected With Ebola Virus

Tuesday, October 07, 2014

Spain's health minister confirmed that a nurse who treated two Ebola victims has tested positive for the disease. She is the first person to contract Ebola outside of West Africa.

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Spanish Court Suspends Catalonia's Independence Vote

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Spain's northeast region of Catalonia wants to hold an independence vote. But Spain's highest court has blocked a vote planned for November — making it illegal to continue organizing the referendum.

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Tiny Spanish Island Nears Its Goal: 100 Percent Renewable Energy

Sunday, September 28, 2014

El Hierro, the most remote of Spain's Canary Islands, used to import thousands of tons of diesel each year. Now a new power plant will let the island run entirely on renewable energy.

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Spain's Abortion Debate Shakes Government That Pledged To Ban It

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Supporters and opponents of abortion have taken turns taking to the streets. After months of protests, the conservative prime minister has dropped his plan to enact a strict anti-abortion law.

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The Outspoken Spanish Nun Who's Made Herself A Political Force

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

From her convent on a sacred mountain, Benedictine nun Teresa Forcades — a feminist medical doctor with a Ph.D in public health — is a prominent leftist and a leading advocate of Catalan independence.

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The Outspoken Spanish Nun Who's Made Herself A Political Force

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

From her convent on a sacred mountain, Benedictine nun Teresa Forcades — a feminist medical doctor with a Ph.D in public health — is a prominent leftist and a leading advocate of Catalan independence.

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Over Spain's Objections, Catalonia Plans Referendum On Independence

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Now that Scotland has voted to stay in the U.K., attention is turning to another separatist movement. Emboldened by the peaceful Scottish referendum, Catalans are planning a vote in November.

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Spain Tries To Tamp Down Catalonia's Separatist Movement

Friday, September 19, 2014

Catalans see the Scottish independence referendum as an exercise of democracy that they've been denied. The Spanish government sees it as a threat.

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In Catalonia, Thousands March For Independence From Spain

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Catalans took to the streets on their national day on Thursday, demanding independence from Spain. The wealthy northeast region of Catalonia has its own language and culture.

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Legal Troubles Dog Famed Spanish Architect Santiago Calatrava

Thursday, September 04, 2014

A Spanish court named Calatrava, designer of New York's Ground Zero transport hub, a suspect in alleged contract fraud. Prosecutors say he got $3.6 million for a convention center that wasn't built.

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A Surge Of Migrants At The Border ... Of Spain

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Spain is dealing with its biggest migration crush in decades. More than 1,200 people this week alone have landed on the country's Mediterranean coast in flimsy rafts and boats.

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Uber, Airbnb Under Attack In Spain As Old And New Economies Clash

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

The taxi and hotel industries are pressuring Spain to crack down on popular "share economy" apps and websites. Airbnb was recently fined $40,000 for failing to list rentals with a local tourism board.

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More Than Half Of Spaniards In Their 20s Are Unemployed

Monday, July 28, 2014

Even though Spain's economy is out of recession, youth unemployment has hit 57.7 percent. Economists say it could be years before jobs return. By then, many will have missed a decade or more of work.

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Financial Scandals Tarnish Spanish Soccer Glory

Saturday, July 12, 2014

FC Barcelona — home to two of soccer's superstars, Messi and Neymar — has been indicted on tax fraud, a sign that the culture of impunity among Europe's top soccer clubs may be coming to an end.

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For A Spanish Princess, An Indictment On Laundering Charges

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Spanish Princess Infanta Cristina has been charged with money laundering. She faces 11 years behind bars for allegedly embezzling public money through fake charities.

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New King Ascends Spanish Throne, With Hopes For A New Era

Thursday, June 19, 2014

King Felipe becomes the new monarch at a time when the country faces major challenges: a wounded economy, demands for regional independence and dwindling support for the monarchy itself.

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Spaniards Can't Hide Disappointment In World Cup Elimination

Thursday, June 19, 2014

In a major upset, the world's champion soccer team, Spain, lost to Chile 2-0, and has been eliminated from the World Cup tournament. It was one of the worst performances for a reigning world champion.

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Move Over, Kate Middleton, For Spain's 'Middle-Class Queen'

Wednesday, June 04, 2014

The granddaughter of a taxi driver, Letizia Ortiz is an ex-TV anchor and a divorcee, and will be the first commoner ever to grace the Spanish throne. She's also more popular than her in-laws.

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Coup Attempts And Safaris: The Ups And Downs Of Juan Carlos' Reign

Monday, June 02, 2014

King Juan Carlos announced he would abdicate in favor of his son, sparking a fierce debate over whether he should be allowed to pass on the crown — or if the monarchy should be abolished altogether.

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