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FIFA President Sepp Blatter was reelected at the 65th FIFA Congress in Zurich, Switzerland, on May 29. Photo by Arnd Wiegmann/Reuters Sepp Blatter won a fifth term as president of the Federation Internationale de Football Association, or FIFA, on...
A 2006 photo shows a Fijian sailor at a check point on a road leading into the nation’s capital Suva. Photo by Tim Wimborne/Reuters WASHINGTON — The United States has rescinded a ban on sales of military equipment to the South Pacific island...
Vanya Shivashankar at left and Gokul Venkatachalam at right lift the trophy after becoming co-champions the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Photo by Joshua Roberts/Reuters Until last year, the Scripps National Spelling Bee hadn’t seen a tie for more...
[Watch Video] Editor’s Note: When economic correspondent Paul Solman went to Baltimore earlier this month to report on how the riots there affected the local economy, he spoke with Johns Hopkins historian N.D.B. Connolly. Connolly brought Paul...
Photo of Pagan Island by Michael Lusk via Flickr The Pentagon plans to turn a small, volcanic island in the Pacific Ocean into a live-fire training ground for the U.S. military, although the residents of nearby islands object. The military says its...
The Cuban flag flies in front of the U.S. Interests Section (background), in Havana May 22, 2015. Photo by Enrique de la Osa/ReutersWASHINGTON — The Obama administration on Friday formally removed Cuba from a U.S. terrorism blacklist as part of the...