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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.
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)
THE FIX | Why, exactly, does the United States have jurisdiction to prosecute a case involving a foreign organization?
Generation Forward leaders say the former Md. governor can be the best representative for young voters.
Helena Andrews and Emily Heil
Some children of Washington’s bluest-blood families are behaving badly at the genteel social institution.
Last year, Kidd Cole’s antics landed him on an MTV reality show. This year, they’ve landed him in jail.
Arelis R. Hernández
Facing strong opposition, embattled leader urges the council to approve a smaller boost in schools funding.
Buffeted by criticism over service problems and money troubles, the agency wants “world-class” help.
Will the Duggars remain a popular family in the Republican Party amid sexual assault allegations?
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The bartender, chef and owner at Blue 44 in upper Northwest got a nice surprise from a regular patron.
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Lawmakers voted to override the governor’s veto and become the 19th state to ban capital punishment.
He won 11 states in 2012, but faces a more crowded — and likely more difficult — primary this time around.
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A Wal-Mart truck slammed into a limo in 2014, killing one man and injuring Morgan and two others.
His hopes for the Republican nomination now seem to be headed south.
Roberto A. Ferdman
WONKBLOG | Most samples tested by the FDA contained milk, even though it wasn’t on the label.
The FIFA scandal, explained
Morgan settles lawsuit with Wal-Mart for undisclosed sum
Sanders heads to N.H. for first campaign day
Iraqi troops fight to retake Ramadi
Why I like to S-P-E-L-L
IRS: Hackers stole info from 100,000 taxpayers
Merkel, Clinton top Forbes’s 100 most powerful women
Water-weary Texans brace for more rain
Cleanup and search continues in Texas
Some craft brewers stay small
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Dan Balz and Robert Costa
The two-term governor and former House member will focus on his record of fiscal conservatism.
Deborah L. Rhode
Lawyers are leading America’s push for equality. But they need to focus on their own profession.
COLUMN | These days, it appears that black people are being killed with impunity by other black people.
Harper hit his 17th homer, but a base running mistake and defensive lapse in the ninth proved costly.
Kenneth R. Harney
Owners often overestimate the value of their property; your cherished lap pool may not appeal to a buyer.
Food & Drink
More bakeries around Washington are selling this layered dessert with origins in France’s Brittany region.
IN THE LOOP | Casinos and adult clubs want federal employees to be able to use their government credit cards.
The controversial rule places smaller waterways under U.S. safeguards, setting up fight with states and Congress.
TV REVIEW | Duchovny shines in make-believe drama about a cop’s early run-in with the Manson Family.
Robert Roper’s new book focuses on Vladimir Nabokov’s time in the United States and how it influenced his work.
The problem appears to be in the way the iPhone displays non-Roman characters in certain notifications.
WONKBLOG | Something doesn’t smell right about this claim.
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