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  • Chile leader to relocate Valparaiso fire victims 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 10:22 pm
  • VALPARAISO, Chile - President Michelle Bachelet vowed Tuesday to reconstruct this once-beautiful port city according to a master plan that would prevent many of the 12,500 victims of devastating wildfires from rebuilding on hills that cannot be protected from disasters.

  • Bolivia president takes Chile coast case to court 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 11:34 am
  • THE HAGUE, Netherlands - The president of Bolivia has delivered written legal arguments to the United Nations' highest court in his land-locked nation's bid to gain access to part of Chile's Pacific coast.

  • Chile fire toll: 12 dead; 2,000 homes destroyed 
    Updated: Apr-13-14 9:55 pm
  • VALPARAISO, Chile - A raging fire leaped from hilltop to hilltop in this colorful Chilean port city and stubbornly burned out of control in places more than 24 hours later, killing 12 people and destroying at least 2,000 homes. More than 10,000 people were evacuated, including more than 200 female inmates at a prison.

  • Tesla factor: Recharging Nevada's lithium industry 
    Updated: Apr-11-14 3:40 pm
  • RENO, Nevada - Take away the remnants of more than 200 exploratory drill holes and you're left with a rural landscape that looks just like any other in Humboldt County.

  • Chile: ancient mummies damaged by quake 
    Updated: Apr-08-14 5:29 pm
  • SANTIAGO, Chile - Chilean officials say some pre-Columbian mummies buried in the northern Atacama desert have been damaged by a magnitude-8.2 earthquake and hundreds of aftershocks that hit the country last week.

  • Lightning kills more than 60 cows in Chile 
    Updated: Apr-08-14 3:25 pm
  • SANTIAGO, Chile - Ranchers in southern Chile say a series of lightning strikes has killed more than 60 of their dairy cows, costing the cattle owners thousands of dollars.

  • 5 Chile players to watch at the World Cup 
    Updated: Apr-08-14 3:03 pm
  • SANTIAGO, Chile - Even with a strong team at this year's World Cup, Chile will be facing some huge challenges.

  • Jorge Sampaoli makes Chile forget about Bielsa 
    Updated: Apr-08-14 3:00 pm
  • SANTIAGO, Chile - Jorge Sampaoli has steered Chile to the World Cup and achieved the seemingly impossible: making former coach Marcelo Bielsa's name recede in the collective public memory.

  • Chile has its best team, but a tough draw 
    Updated: Apr-08-14 2:59 pm
  • SANTIAGO, Chile - Chile has assembled the best lineup it has ever taken to the World Cup, and has been placed in one of the toughest groups.

  • Spain, Netherlands, Chile headline Group B at WCup 
    Updated: Apr-08-14 5:11 am
  • MADRID - Spain's bid to repeat as champion has the unenviable task of beginning in a World Cup group with the Netherlands, Chile and Australia.

  • Ana Tijoux's hip-hop goes back to Chilean roots 
    Updated: Apr-07-14 4:41 pm
  • SANTIAGO, Chile - Ana Tijoux, whose rap song "La Bala" (The Bullet) became the soundtrack for Chile's student movement, has emerged as one of the most influential voices in Latin America's hip-hop scene.

  • Chile woman dismembers partner, boils corpse 
    Updated: Apr-07-14 12:14 pm
  • SANTIAGO, Chile - A Chilean woman shot and dismembered her partner, before boiling the corpse for hours in a pot.

  • Nursing home fire kills 10 in Chile 
    Updated: Apr-06-14 1:50 pm
  • SANTIAGO, Chile - A Sunday morning fire tore through a nursing home in southern Chile, killing 9 seniors and their caretaker.

  • Chile: some services restored after quake 
    Updated: Apr-04-14 4:53 pm
  • IQUIQUE, Chile - Chilean officials said Friday that water, fuel, electricity and other essential services are being re-established three days after a powerful magnitude-8.2 earthquake rattled the country's far north. But pockets of poor people living in damaged homes, shantytowns and tents were still suffering the brunt of the disaster, and the hypothermia death of a newborn raised the quake's toll to seven.

  • No US tsunami threat from Chile aftershock 
    Updated: Apr-02-14 11:46 pm
  • HONOLULU - Officials say there is no threat of tsunami to U.S. coastal states in the Pacific from a magnitude-7.8 aftershock that struck off Chile.

  • Hawaii tsunami advisory canceled 
    Updated: Apr-02-14 2:33 pm
  • HONOLULU - A tsunami advisory for Hawaii is being canceled after a large earthquake that struck off the coast of Chile.

  • Hawaii tsunami advisory canceled 
    Updated: Apr-02-14 1:55 pm
  • HONOLULU - A tsunami advisory for Hawaii is being canceled after a large earthquake that struck off the coast of Chile.

  • The Pixies say the best is yet to come 
    Updated: Apr-01-14 2:49 pm
  • SANTIAGO, Chile - They inspired generations of musicians worldwide, served as the blueprint for countless rock bands, including Nirvana, and got a second life as reunited alternative rock idols. Now, the Pixies say they're forging ahead while still looking for a new sound.

  • Nine Inch Nails' Trent Reznor feels 'fresh start' 
    Updated: Mar-31-14 7:21 pm
  • SANTIAGO, Chile - Trent Reznor says he feels "a fresh new start" for Nine Inch Nails after the band's latest album and world tour.

  • Chile's Codelco 2013 profit halves 
    Updated: Mar-28-14 2:07 pm
  • SANTIAGO, Chile - Chile's state-run copper giant Codelco says its profit halved in 2013 from the previous year due to dwindling ore grades and tumbling prices for the red metal.

  • Limited impact expected on chile-damaging virus 
    Updated: Mar-28-14 5:06 am
  • LAS CRUCES, New Mexico - Experts say there should be little impact this year from a chile-damaging virus.

  • New Mexico chile numbers down for 2013 
    Updated: Mar-27-14 8:01 pm
  • LAS CRUCES, New Mexico - A combination of dwindling water supplies in southern New Mexico and the availability of farm labor are taking their toll on one of New Mexico's most famous crops: chile.

  • Chileans worry over string of 300 quakes in north 
    Updated: Mar-25-14 12:33 am
  • SANTIAGO, Chile - More than 300 earthquakes have shaken Chile's far-northern coast the past week, keeping people on edge as scientists say there is no way to tell if the unusual string of tremors is a harbinger of an impending disaster.

  • Anglo American halts mine in Chile after violence 
    Updated: Mar-24-14 8:35 pm
  • SANTIAGO, Chile - British mining company Anglo American Plc has halted operations at its Los Bronces copper mine in Chile, saying it wants to guarantee safety of its employees after violent protests by contractors.