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NPR's Robert Siegel speaks with Sheriff Kevin Thom of Pennington County, S.D., about being one of the jurisdictions chosen by the MacArthur Foundation to receive a grant to work on reducing jail use.
The Justice Department unveils criminal charges against 14 people in connection with rampant racketeering and a bribery scheme at FIFA, the world's premiere soccer organization. The FBI secretly secured guilty pleas from four officials and two companies.
NPR's Robert Siegel interviews Tim Elfrink, the Miami New Times managing editor, about Aaron Davidson, president of Traffic Sports USA, Inc., who was indicted Wednesday in the FIFA corruption case.
NPR's Audie Cornish and Robert Siegel update listeners on our crowdsourcing music project, the All Things Considered Road Trip Playlist. NPR has received nearly 2,000 song suggestions, and on Wednesday shares some of the most literal picks — songs that are all about the feeling and adventure of hitting the road.
Several of those indicted on corruption charges were from Latin America or the Caribbean. Most people from Brazil, the country that just hosted the World Cup, see the soccer leadership as corrupt.
Oklahoma continues to battle flooding from storms in the region, which brought the state out of a four-year drought. Rain is expected every day until Sunday.