FIFA chief faces open dissent ahead of vote

In his first comments since the indictment, FIFA President Sepp Blatter said the charges bring “shame and humiliation” to soccer and called on the organization to root out corruption.

The ex-teacher at the center of an international scandal

The ex-teacher at the center of an international scandal

Jack Warner has been tied to controversies since the 1980s.

"19 Kids," "Honey Boo Boo," "Sons of Guns" face claims. (TLC, Discovery)

Josh Duggar wasn’t the first:
How reality TV vetting has failed

Networks say they run rigorous background checks on stars, but as sex abuse accusations on three TLC and Discovery shows prove, the process doesn’t always uncover serious allegations.

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    One dead after gunman opens fire on SUV in rush hour on D.C. highway

    One dead after gunman opens fire on SUV in rush hour on D.C. highway

    It was not clear whether there was an earlier confrontation or if the SUV was targeted for another reason.

    Woman pleads guilty in fatal stabbing of D.C. lawyer at the Donovan Hotel

    Woman pleads guilty in fatal stabbing of D.C. lawyer at the Donovan Hotel

    David Messerschmitt was stabbed repeatedly in the abdomen, groin and heart, according to police.

    Anti-Semitic fliers found in neighborhoods across region

    The fliers, first reported Wednesday in Chevy Chase, have also turned up in D.C. and Alexandria.

    Amazon’s new bait to get you to join Prime: Free same-day delivery in D.C.

    Amazon’s new bait to get you to join Prime: Free same-day delivery in D.C.

    Shoppers who place orders before noon will be able to get free same-day shipping on orders over $35.

    How much the world loves the National Zoo’s pandas, in one chart

    How much the world loves the National Zoo’s pandas, in one chart

    When it comes to online viewing habits of the zoo’s animal cameras, the pandas clearly dominated.

    A gondola across the Potomac to Georgetown? D.C. takes its first step.

    A gondola across the Potomac to Georgetown? D.C. takes its first step.

    The D.C. Council set aside $35,000 to conduct a study to determine if a gondola makes sense.

    Bryce Harper’s hot streak is even crazier than you might think

    Bryce Harper’s hot streak is even crazier than you might think

    SPORTS BOG | One example: The Nats’ slugger hit more homers in a month than the entire Braves team.

    5 reasons (other than Bryce Harper) for the Nationals’ surge in May

    5 reasons (other than Bryce Harper) for the Nationals’ surge in May

    EXPRESS | Denard Span’s unlikely power and Wilson Ramos staying healthy have been key.

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    More than a ‘jihadi bride’: Western teen girls lured to ISIS by sisterhood

    More than a ‘jihadi bride’: Western teen girls lured to ISIS by sisterhood

    A British report says women are attracted to the extremist group for a number of complex factors.

    At Harvard, Natalie Portman admits what we all feel: Impostor syndrome

    At Harvard, Natalie Portman admits what we all feel: Impostor syndrome

    “I felt like there had been some mistake,” Portman said of her early days at her alma mater.

    Meditation does more than reduce stress. It changes your brain.

    Meditation does more than reduce stress. It changes your brain.

    A Harvard neuroscientist says the brain can show changes after just eight weeks.

    National

    Man charged with arson in connection with massive Los Angeles apartment fire

    Man charged with arson in connection with massive Los Angeles apartment fire

    Prosecutors believe Dawud Abdulwali caused “one of the largest structure fires in Los Angeles history.”

    Business

    Nike becomes suspected player in investigation over $150 million in FIFA bribes

    Nike becomes suspected player in investigation over $150 million in FIFA bribes

    WONKBLOG | “The World Cup of fraud” hinged on five businessmen, who investigators say pocketed kickbacks in exchange for media and marketing deals.

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