Blatter says he will resign as FIFA president
ZURICH (AP) — The end for Sepp Blatter came suddenly, just days after he had seemingly solidified his hold on FIFA.
Blatter's 17-year rule in soccer marked by growth, scandal
GENEVA (AP) — Sepp Blatter governed the biggest sport on Earth for nearly two decades, for years untouched personally by allegations of corruption, but never sharing the game's popularity.
Greece submits draft bailout plan, creditors say not enough
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's prime minister will meet European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker in Brussels on Wednesday to discuss his radical left-led government's proposal to secure a vital, long-overdue agreement with the country's bailout lenders.
Congress sends NSA phone-records bill to president
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress approved sweeping changes Tuesday to surveillance laws enacted after the Sept. 11 attacks, eliminating the National Security Agency's disputed bulk phone-records collection program and replacing it with a more restrictive measure to keep the records in phone companies' hads.
FBI behind mysterious surveillance aircraft over US cities
WASHINGTON (AP) — Scores of low-flying planes circling American cities are part of a civilian air force operated by the FBI and obscured behind fictitious companies, The Associated Press has learned.
Californians conserved more water ahead of mandatory cuts
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Californians are using less water, but they'll have to conserve a lot more to reach the mandatory drought cuts taking effect this month, according to the latest numbers released Tuesday.
More than 10M enrolled this year under Obama's health law
WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 10 million people have signed up for private health insurance this year under President Barack Obama's law, the administration said Tuesday. That puts the nation finally within reach of coverage for all, but it may not last.
Potential candidates to replace Blatter as FIFA president
Now that Sepp Blatter says he will be resigning, the race opens to succeed him as FIFA president.
Over 400 still missing from capsized cruise ship in China
JIANLI, China (AP) — As the Eastern Star cruise ship listed heavily amid pounding rain on the Yangtze River, tour guide Zhang Hui told a colleague, "Looks like we are in trouble."
Bison seriously injures 2nd Yellowstone tourist in 3 weeks
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — For the second time in three weeks, a bison has seriously injured a tourist in Yellowstone National Park.
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