U.S. indicts FIFA officials in soccer bribery scandal

FIFA has been infected by corruption that allowed members to enrich themselves through kickbacks “year after year,” U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch said.

    Sepp Blatter, FIFA’s
    Teflon-coated president

    Sepp Blatter, FIFA’s <br> Teflon-coated  president

    Can his leadership survive the arrests of so many officials?

    Eight of the accused among those suspected in bribery case. (EPA)

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    Burmese monk Ashin Wirathu (Getty Images)

    Burmese monk Ashin Wirathu (Getty Images)

    This serene-looking monk is accused of inciting Burma's violence

    What makes the Rohingya refugees so desperate to leave Burma? Some say it’s this monk.

    Federal appeals court rules against Obama on immigration plan

    Federal appeals court rules against Obama on immigration plan

    The court denied a request to lift an injunction on an expanded deferred-deportation program.

    Hackers stole personal information from 104,000 taxpayers, IRS says

    Hackers stole personal information from 104,000 taxpayers, IRS says

    The breach comes on the heels of millions of cases of identify theft plaguing the IRS.

    Penn State suspends fraternity
    for hazing, sexual harassment

    Penn State suspends fraternity <br> for hazing, sexual harassment

    The school also cited drug use and underage drinking in its three-year suspension of Kappa Delta Rho.

    Amnesty International condemns Hamas for torture, executions

    Amnesty International condemns Hamas for torture, executions

    The rights group said Hamas used the cover of last summer’s war with Israel to commit war crimes.

    Japanese town shows young people
    how to escape the rat race

    Japanese town shows young people <br>how to escape the rat race

    To combat declining populations, some rural towns are trying to persuade people to ditch big city life.

    4 Pinocchios for Jeb Bush claim about ISIS and brother’s presidency

    4 Pinocchios for Jeb Bush claim about ISIS and brother’s presidency

    FACT CHECKER | Jeb Bush says the group “didn’t exist” when his brother was in the White House.

    Before their deaths made headlines, who were the Savopouloses?

    Before their deaths made headlines, who were the Savopouloses?

    Obituaries say they “maintained an unusually close bond for each other and for those less fortunate.”

    She was exhausted and malnourished. Was it the chemo or something more?

    She was exhausted and malnourished. Was it the chemo or something more?

    MEDICAL MYSTERY | She thought the ulcers and peeling skin were a normal reaction to chemotherapy.

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    Cubs snatch a win as Desmond’s error dooms Nats in ninth, 3-2

    Cubs snatch a win as Desmond’s error dooms Nats in ninth, 3-2

    Harper hit his 17th homer, but a base running mistake and defensive lapse in the ninth proved costly.

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    Air Force certifies Elon Musk’s SpaceX to launch national security missions

    Air Force certifies Elon Musk’s SpaceX to launch national security missions

    Elon Musk’s SpaceX wins certification from the Air Force to launch national security satellites to space.

    Business

    Sorry, Bernie Sanders. Deodorant isn’t starving America’s children

    Sorry, Bernie Sanders. Deodorant isn’t starving America’s children

    WONKBLOG | Something doesn’t smell right about this claim.

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