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 and to have people arrested in Switzerland?

Local News

Severe thunderstorm watch issued
for D.C. metro area through 7 p.m.

Severe thunderstorm watch issued <br>for D.C. metro area through 7 p.m.

WEATHER GANG | The most likely time window for the storms is between 2 p.m. and 10 p.m.

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

Pr. George’s Baker abandons proposal to raise property taxes 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.

Was Josh Duggar into the D.C. social scene before being run out of town?

Was Josh Duggar into the D.C. social scene before being run out of town?

Q&A TRANSCRIPT | The Reliable Source team discusses your favorite D.C. gossip and celebrity sightings.

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Ohio Gov. Kasich looks to announce presidential bid this summer

Ohio Gov. Kasich looks to announce presidential bid this summer

The two-term governor and former House member will focus on his record of fiscal conservatism.

‘Lucy’ had an Ethel? Scientists discover a new human ancestor.

‘Lucy’ had an Ethel?  Scientists discover a new human ancestor.

Using a partial jaw found in Ethiopia, the new species is identified as a close cousin of the famous hominin.

After years of setbacks, the F-35
could soon be ready for combat

After years of setbacks, the F-35 <br> could soon be ready for combat

The Marines may certify the plane — billions over budget and years behind schedule — as soon as July.

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.

Diversions