Infantino Says 'Crisis Is Over' as FIFA Gets 1st Female No 2
FIFA's corruption crisis was declared over by President Gianni Infantino on Friday as the scandal-battered governing body broke new ground by appointing a Senegalese United Nations official as its first female and first non-European secretary general
Kosovo, Gibraltar Join FIFA Before 2018 World Cup Qualifying
Gibraltar and Kosovo have been admitted to FIFA, taking the world soccer body's membership to 211
Pope Francis Visits 9/11 Memorial in NYC
The pontiff prayed at the site memorializing the tragedy that unfolded in lower Manhattan.
Joan Rivers' Private Life Marked By Joy, Tragedy
Part 4: As Rivers' career was taking off, she lost her husband and struggled to reconnect with her daughter.
Dolphins Protect Long-Distance Swimmer From Shark
A long-distance swimmer seeking to become the first British man to complete the Ocean’s Seven, a group of seven long-distance swims around the world, was protected on his journey by a pod of dolphins who scared off a shark, according to the swimmer’s support team....
Today in Pictures: Indian Welder, Gibraltar Rescue, London Zip Line
A worker welds a machine part at the Tata Hitachi Construction Machinery Company plant in Kharagpur, India, Dec. 4, 2012. The Tata Hitachi Construction Machinery Company is a joint venture of Tata Motors and Hitachi Construction Machinery, which produces cost effective construction equipment for ...
The Global News Quiz - May 14-18
QUESTIONS 1) What is meant by the term “Grexit”? 2) What group was blamed for the slaughter of 49 people whose headless, handless bodies were recovered near a highway that leads from Monterrey, Mexico to the South Texas border? 3) Why did a car crash...
The Global Note: Greek Agonistes…Iran Attack?…Kalashnikov Clothing?…Skiiing Mt. Etna
EUROPE’S CRISIS -GREEK SWEARING-IN, MARKETS SWOON…Greece’s 16-member caretaker cabinet was sworn in this morning at the Presidential Mansion in Athens. The ceremony was followed by the swearing in of the 300-member Parliament who will take up their seats for a day before Parliament is dissolved...
The Global Note: Syria Showdown…Yemen Strike…Cruise Search Ends…Weird World Records
SYRIA: DEATH + DIPLOMACY -SHOWDOWN ON THE GROUND…Can Bashar al-Assad hang on? And if so, for how long? It’s a big day on the diplomatic front – following a particularly deadly day on the frontlines of Syria’s uprising. Activists say Syrian troops are crushing pockets...
Teen Girl Sailor Close to Breaking World Solo Sailing Record
Last year, Aussie 16-year-old Jessica Watson sailed around the world solo. The same year, American Abby Sunderland, also 16, made it from California to the Indian Ocean alone on her sailboat before a rogue wave tore off the mast of the boat, forcing her to...