- The Latest: Players' union calls for FIFA transparency Updated: Jun-03-15 12:39 pm
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- Sepp Blatter back at work at FIFA headquarters Updated: Jun-03-15 10:12 am
ZURICH - A day after announcing his decision to resign, Sepp Blatter was back at work at FIFA headquarters on Wednesday as the worst corruption crisis in the governing body's 111-year history continued to unfold.
- Arraignment set for suspect in Ferguson police shooting Updated: Jun-03-15 7:37 am
CLAYTON, Missouri - The man accused of shooting two police officers during a protest in Ferguson is slated to appear in court.
- Platini cancels UEFA meeting on anti-Blatter tactics Updated: Jun-03-15 5:36 am
NYON, Switzerland - UEFA has canceled a meeting in Berlin this weekend where member federations were to discuss ways of opposing a Sepp Blatter-led FIFA.
- Australian football chief says 2022 Qatar process not clean Updated: Jun-03-15 4:06 am
The chairman of Football Federation Australia says bidding for the 2022 World Cup awarded to Qatar was not clean, explaining in an extraordinary open letter Wednesday how he felt Australia never had a chance to be given hosting rights.
- Global reaction to Sepp Blatter's decision to resign Updated: Jun-03-15 2:24 am
Reaction from around the globe to Sepp Blatter's sudden announcement Tuesday that he will step down as FIFA president amid a corruption scandal:
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- Sponsors say Blatter resignation one step in FIFA reform Updated: Jun-02-15 7:26 pm
NEW YORK - For FIFA's top sponsors, the resignation of Sepp Blatter is just the first step in restoring the reputation of soccer's governing body and regaining the fans' trust following a corruption scandal.
- Former Brazil soccer president Teixeira facing investigation Updated: Jun-02-15 9:27 am
RIO DE JANEIRO - Brazilian federal police requested that prosecutors charge the former president of the country's soccer confederation with corruption crimes related to $147 million in "atypical" bank transfers as he led preparations for the 2014 World Cup.
- Former UK Liberal Democrat leader Charles Kennedy dies at 55 Updated: Jun-02-15 6:40 am
LONDON - Charles Kennedy was a rare thing - a genuinely popular British politician - and brought his Liberal Democrat party record success before his leadership was cut short by alcoholism.
- Actions of resigning Ala. judge might be impeachable Updated: Jun-01-15 8:46 pm
ATLANTA - A federal judicial conference is reviewing the actions of an Alabama judge who announced his resignation last week, months after he was arrested on a spousal abuse charge.
- Thousands protest in Honduras cities following scandal Updated: Jun-01-15 5:36 pm
MEXICO CITY - A protest movement organized over social media in Honduras has led to large demonstrations in cities around the Central American country.
- Philly lawmaker Waters pleads guilty in lobbyist sting case Updated: Jun-01-15 5:24 pm
HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - A Democratic state lawmaker has formally resigned his seat in Pennsylvania's House of Representatives after pleading guilty to nine counts of conflict of interest.
- Argentine judge who reduced child abuser sentence resigns Updated: Jun-01-15 4:28 pm
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - A judge in Argentina has resigned amid sharp criticism for reducing the sentence of a convicted child abuser because the 6-year-old victim supposedly showed signs of being gay.
- 1 year in, South Carolina transportation director resigns Updated: Jun-01-15 3:35 pm
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - The director of South Carolina's Department of Transportation resigned Monday, just 13 months after Gov. Nikki Haley put her at the helm.
- Vizer quits as SportAccord chief amid backlash to IOC attack Updated: May-31-15 11:57 am
LONDON - With no allies left to support him, Marius Vizer resigned as president of the umbrella body for international sports federations on Sunday and delivered a defiant rebuke to the critics who forced him out after his attacks on the IOC.
- Guatemalan protesters demand president quit over corruption Updated: May-30-15 9:16 pm
GUATEMALA CITY - Guatemalans angry over corruption scandals protested on the capital's main square Saturday, pressing their demands that President Otto Perez Molina resign.
- Ala. federal judge arrested last year to resign from bench Updated: May-29-15 9:37 pm
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - An Alabama federal judge who was arrested on a spousal abuse charge last year has resigned from the bench.
- Hastert rose to speakership among the scandals of others Updated: May-29-15 7:09 pm
WASHINGTON - Dennis Hastert's career as House speaker both arose and ended amid the sex-related scandals of others.
- Blatter wins re-election despite FIFA corruption scandal Updated: May-29-15 4:34 pm
ZURICH - In the end, nothing could stop Sepp Blatter.
- Ex-South Carolina state Sen. Ford sentenced to probation Updated: May-28-15 2:22 pm
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - Former state Senator Robert Ford must serve five years of probation on charges connected to an ethics case involving campaign funds spent on expenses including gym memberships, clothes and male enhancement drugs, according to a sentence handed down Thursday.
- Early voting opens in primary to replace US Rep. Schock Updated: May-28-15 1:47 pm
PEORIA, Illinois - Early voting is starting in the special primary election to replace former U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock, who resigned earlier this year from his seat in a central Illinois district.
- Nebraska state Sen. Nordquist to resign from Legislature Updated: May-28-15 11:08 am
LINCOLN, Nebraska - Nebraska state Sen. Jeremy Nordquist is resigning from the Legislature to take a job with Democratic U.S. Rep. Brad Ashford.
- Tennessee GOP chairman resigns state House seat Updated: May-28-15 4:05 am
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - State Rep. Ryan Haynes has resigned his seat in the House following his election as chairman of the Tennessee Republican Party.
- Boston Public Library president vows to tighten security Updated: May-28-15 2:10 am
BOSTON - The president of the Boston Public Library says the potential theft of valuable art is a crime against Boston and has promised to strengthen security.