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.
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.
10 Things to Know for Wednesday
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday:
Gunman says he tried calling crisis line before shootings
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — James Holmes lingered outside a suburban Denver movie theater for a moment or two, thinking someone at a mental health hotline might talk him out of killing people he didn't know, or that the FBI might swoop in and stop him, he told a psychiatrist last year.
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.
Over 400 still missing from capsized cruise ship in China
JIANLI, China (AP) — Hopes dimmed Wednesday for rescuing more than 400 people still trapped aboard a capsized river cruise ship that overturned in stormy weather about 36 hours earlier, as hundreds of rescuers searched the Yangtze River site in what could become the deadliest Chinese maritime accidnt in decades.
Latest on China Boat Sinking: Number of passengers revised
BEIJING (AP) — The latest on the capsized cruise ship on China's Yangtze River:
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.
What a shot! Nats star Harper takes selfie with fan's phone
WASHINGTON (AP) — Bryce Harper called this shot.
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