World Cup

Queens: Your best destination for the World Cup
Queens: Your best destination for the World Cup
News Queens Courier Staff 6/11/2014 at 12:52PM

Soccer, or football as it’s known everywhere but in the U.S., is the world’s favorite sport — and every four years the planet is transfixed as the top national teams from around the world gather to crown a champion at soccer’s World Cup. 2014 is a World Cup year, and this year the month-long, 32-team competition will take place in Brazil starting Thursday.

Nelson Mandela dies at 95
Nelson Mandela dies at 95
News Queens Courier Staff 12/05/2013 at 5:57PM

Former South African President and Nobel Peace Prize winner Nelson Mandela died Thursday at age 95.