U.S.: Indictments are just the start of FIFA scrutiny

The indictments of 14 soccer figures allege decades of corruption, including a $10 million bribe to award the 2010 World Cup to South Africa and envelopes stuffed with cash to buy votes in a FIFA election.

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?

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O’Malley backers launch super PAC ahead of Democrat’s presidential bid

O’Malley backers launch super PAC ahead of Democrat’s presidential bid

Generation Forward leaders say the former Md. governor can be the best representative for young voters.

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.

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.

Metro might hire outside consultant for “wall-to-wall” management review

Metro might hire outside consultant for “wall-to-wall” management review

Buffeted by criticism over service problems and money troubles, the agency wants “world-class” help.

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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 joins fray of hard-right 2016 hopefuls banking on GOP base

Rick Santorum joins fray of hard-right 2016 hopefuls banking on GOP base

He won 11 states in 2012, but faces a more crowded — and likely more difficult — primary this time around.

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.

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.

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EPA strengthens protections for small streams

EPA strengthens protections for small streams

The controversial rule places smaller waterways under U.S. safeguards, setting up fight with states and Congress.

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