U.S. indicts FIFA officials, hints at more probes

The Justice Department charged 14 world soccer figures with racketeering, bribery, money laundering and fraud, and officials hinted the scrutiny may widen.

Indictments, arrests shake FIFA, but are they enough?

The question remains whether this will lead to real change to the way soccer’s powerful governing body operates.

Eight of the accused are among those suspected in bribery case. (EPA)

How U.S. can charge people in Europe

THE FIX | Why, exactly, does the United States have jurisdiction to prosecute a case involving a foreign organization?

Local News

Pr. George’s Baker drops proposal to raise property taxes by 15 percent

Pr. George’s Baker drops proposal to raise property taxes by 15 percent

Facing strong opposition, embattled leader urges the council to approve a smaller boost in schools funding.

Federal government to its employees: Pot is still illegal for you

Federal government to its employees: Pot is still illegal for you

In stern new guidance, officials say a 1986 executive order from President Reagan remains in place.

Exclusive Chevy Chase Club to
parents: Your kids are brats!

Exclusive Chevy Chase Club to <br>parents: Your kids are brats!

Some children of Washington’s bluest-blood families are behaving badly at the genteel social institution.

Metro cops arrest MTV ‘Catfish’ con man for threats against transit system

Metro cops arrest MTV ‘Catfish’ con man for threats against transit system

Last year, Kidd Cole’s antics landed him on an MTV reality show. This year, they’ve landed him in jail.

After gumbo and beer, customer
leaves a $2,000 tip at a D.C. eatery

After gumbo and beer, customer <br>leaves a $2,000 tip at a D.C. eatery

The bartender, chef and owner at Blue 44 in upper Northwest got a nice surprise from a regular patron.

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Nebraska abolishes the death penalty

Nebraska abolishes the death penalty

Lawmakers voted to override the governor’s veto and become the 19th state to ban capital punishment.

Rick Santorum, 2012 GOP runner-up, announces second presidential bid

Rick Santorum, 2012 GOP runner-up, announces second presidential bid

After winning 11 states in 2012, Santorum carries his conservative message into a tougher 2016 field.

Tracy Morgan settles lawsuit with
Wal-Mart over fatal crash in N.J.

Tracy Morgan settles lawsuit with <br> Wal-Mart over fatal crash in N.J.

A Wal-Mart truck slammed into a limo in 2014, killing one man and injuring Morgan and two others.

Politics

Obama on the defense again as another defense secretary speaks

Obama on the defense again as another defense secretary speaks

With his “will to fight” comments, Ashton Carter is just the latest of the president’s Pentagon chiefs to cause him headaches.

Federal Government

Casinos, strip clubs: Let feds use government credit cards in our establishments

Casinos, strip clubs: Let feds use government credit cards in our establishments

IN THE LOOP | Casinos and adult clubs want federal employees to be able to use their government credit cards.

National

Fiancee ‘moved paddle away’ from kayaker who drowned, DA says

Fiancee ‘moved paddle away’ from kayaker who drowned, DA says

The body of Vincent Viafore was recovered on the Hudson River over the weekend.

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