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.

How the U.S. can charge FIFA officials in Switzerland

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

An agent patrols the Texas-Mexico border near McAllen, Texas. (AP)

Illegal immigration flows have slowed to their lowest level in at least 20 years

The slowdown changes the dynamic of the border-security debate, which is emerging as a flash point in the 2016 campaign.

    Local News

    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.

    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.

    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.

    D.C. Council passes $13 billion budget focusing on schools, homelessness

    D.C. Council passes $13 billion budget focusing on schools, homelessness

    Mayor, council chairman claim victory in spending spat; appeals court ruling reopens budget autonomy issue.

    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.

    What happens when Alzheimer’s activists have Alzheimer’s themselves

    What happens when Alzheimer’s activists have Alzheimer’s themselves

    People with dementia who campaign for a cure face unusual challenges in the public arena.

    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.

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    Rahul Gupta gets life in prison for killing friend in Silver Spring

    Rahul Gupta gets life in prison for killing friend in Silver Spring

    During the trial, he tried to pin the crime on his girlfriend, but the jury did not believe him.

    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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    A former Reagan aide says Fox News
    is bad for the Republican Party

    A former Reagan aide says Fox News <br>is bad for the Republican Party

    THE FIX | Bruce Bartlett isn’t the first on the right to ding the network. But is he overstating its influence?

    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 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.

    Britain’s newest idea to promote nursing: Pay mothers to breast-feed

    Britain’s newest idea to promote nursing: Pay mothers to breast-feed

    Researchers hope to counteract the country’s bottle-feeding culture, but critics call the program patronizing.

    That dark chocolate bar you love
    might not be what you think it is

    That dark chocolate bar you love <br> might not be what you think it is

    WONKBLOG | Most samples tested by the FDA contained milk, even though it wasn’t on the label.

    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

    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.

    Business

    Union Market developer seeks $90 million boost from city

    Union Market developer seeks $90 million boost from city

    Money would fund overhaul of warehouse district of Northeast D.C. into neighborhood full of apartments and shops.

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