FIFA President Sepp Blatter's announcement Tuesday that he would step down from his role as the most powerful man in soccer, reignited worldwide calls for reform from inside and outside of the organization which had become engulfed in scandal.
A day after 18 individuals and two companies were named in connection with a wide-ranging corruption scandal that rocked world soccer, FIFA President Sepp Blatter vowed to help officials root out wrongdoing "from top to bottom" and regain the trust of fans worldwide.
The pitch was simple, and played on the images of a devastating disease to tug on heartstrings and open pocketbooks.
No charges will be filed against the St. Louis police officer who fatally shot 18-year-old VonDerrit Myers Jr. in October, in large part because Myers had a gun and is believed to have fired at the officer, prosecutors announced Monday.
Rock climbers Dean Potter and Graham Hunt, who died in a BASE-jumping accident at Yosemite National Park on Saturday, were attempting to clear a "notch" on the mountain but slammed into the rock instead, an official said Monday.
A Saudi national who has been called one of Al Qaeda’s early leaders and a former top aide to Osama bin Laden has been sentenced to life in prison in connection with the 1998 bombing of the U.S. Embassy in Nairobi, Kenya, prosecutors announced Friday.
The Food and Drug Administration proposed new rules Tuesday that would allow gay and bisexual men to donate blood in the U.S. for the first time in decades.
The death of a 43-year-old black man found hanged from a tree behind a Georgia home Monday has been ruled a suicide, investigators announced Tuesday.