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FIFA is embroiled in a massive corruption scandal that has fans, players, and managers wound up. NPR's Linda Wertheimer speaks with retired footballer and former USA national team member Alexi Lalas.
Iraqi pro-government forces have started efforts to take back parts of Anbar province from the so-called Islamic State. NPR's Linda Wertheimer talks to correspondent Alice Fordham about the military and political challenges ahead.
Beau Biden, Vice President Joe Biden's older son, has died after battling brain cancer, the vice president announced Saturday. Beau Biden, a former attorney general of Delaware, was 46.
B.B. King was buried Saturday at his museum in Indianola, Miss. Fans and friends came for a public viewing and memorial service to remember King's journey from the son of poor sharecroppers to an acclaimed musician.
Sunday Puzzle....
Because tomorrow is June 1st, today's game is one of categories based on the word "first." For each category, name something in it starting with each of the letters F-I-R-S-T.
The coal-powered S.S. Badger pulls out of the Ludington, Mich., harbor in Au...
The SS Badger — the largest coal-fired passenger ship operating in the U.S. — used to dump ash into the lake. After some alterations, the ship now plies its route without polluting the waters.