International

ZURICH (AP) — The U.S. government launched a corruption attack on soccer's global governing body Wednesday, pulling FIFA executives out of a luxury Zurich hotel to face racketeering charges and raiding regional offices in Miami. Swiss officials also invaded FIFA headquarters,...
PARIS (AP) — French Foreign Affairs Minister Laurent Fabius called on the international community to strengthen its mobilization against the Islamic State group ahead of an international meeting on Iraq organized next week. Members of the U.S.-led coalition fighting IS will...
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Crunch time is coming in a Ukrainian showdown that may yield clues into an increasingly asked question: How free is the press in Ukraine as it fights to stay out of Russia's orbit? The Kiev government has enjoyed EU and U.S. support as it strives to forge a...
ZURICH (AP) — 12:05 a.m. (1005 GMT, 6:05 a.m. EDT) FIFA spokesman Walter de Gregorio told reporters at a news conference that "FIFA is the damaged party" after two major legal developments erupted early Wednesday in Zurich, home to FIFA, the world soccer body. Six soccer...
ROME (AP) — The number of hungry people around the world has dropped to 795 million from over a billion a quarter-century ago despite natural disasters, ongoing conflicts and poverty, the three U.N. food agencies said Wednesday. Countries in East Asia, Latin America and the...
ROME (AP) — The U.N. says the number of hungry people around the world has dropped to 795 million despite natural disasters, ongoing conflicts and poverty. The three U.N. food agencies said Wednesday that East Asia and Latin America showed the most progress in reducing hunger,...
VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican's secretary of state has called the Irish vote to legalize gay marriage a "defeat for humanity." Cardinal Pietro Parolin said he personally was saddened by the landslide decision, in which more than 62 percent of voters in the Roman Catholic...
PARIS (AP) — In a rare ceremony, France is honoring four people who resisted the Nazis during World War II by inducting them into Paris' Pantheon mausoleum. The highly symbolic two-day event is aimed at uniting the French against extremism and anti-Semitism after deadly attacks...
JERUSALEM (AP) — A leading international watchdog on Wednesday accused the militant Hamas group of abducting, torturing and killing Palestinians during the war in the Gaza Strip last year, saying some of the actions amount to war crimes. Amnesty International detailed the abuses...
NEW YORK (AP) — Federal investigators are looking into the financial records and other documents of the powerful...
NEW YORK (AP) — Brittney Griner has been hearing from players around the WNBA who would like her to change her...
NEW YORK (AP) — Brittney Griner has been hearing from players around the WNBA who would like her to change her...
WASHINGTON (AP) — As Congress wrestles over renewing the bulk collection of Americans' phone records, federal law...
WASHINGTON (AP) — As Congress wrestles over renewing the bulk collection of Americans' phone records, federal law...
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri lawmakers are suing to challenge the authority of Gov. Jay Nixon and officials...