US & World

Beau Biden remembered In Delaware service

The former attorney general and Iraq War veteran was being laid to rest in a Catholic ceremony in Wilmington.

Mexican elections marred by pre-balloting violence

Protestors have clashed with the military and police in several states in Mexico ahead of the country's Sunday Congressional, governor and mayoral elections.

Irish soccer details $7 million FIFA payment over handball

While earlier news has alleged hefty bribes over the awarding of the tournament, this case centers on a pivotal play in a World Cup playoff game.

Why are only 3 observant Sikh men serving in the US military?

The Pentagon's ban on facial hair and religious headgear has long been an obstacle for Sikh men, who wear turbans and don't cut their hair.

China says hacking claims irresponsible, asks for more trust

U.S. officials said China-based hackers are suspected of breaking into the computer networks of the U.S. government personnel office.

Germanwings co-pilot contacted dozens of doctors, prosecutor says

Marseille prosecutor Brice Robin has been leading a criminal investigation into the March 24 crash that killed all 150 people on board Germanwings Flight 9525.

China suspected in breach of US government personnel data

China-based hackers are suspected of breaking into the computer networks of the U.S. government personnel office.

In search of the Red Cross' $500 million in Haiti relief

An investigation by NPR and ProPublica finds a string of poorly managed projects, questionable spending and dubious claims of success.

Capsized ship: China escalates effort to recover missing; 26 reported dead

Chinese state broadcaster CCTV said the bodies of 26 victims have been pulled from the boat. The vast majority of the 456 people on board remain missing.

In several states, abortion waiting periods grow longer

State lawmakers passed dozens of bills to restrict abortion this session. One trend: making women wait ever longer, up to 72 hours in some states, before having the procedure.

A look at Sepp Blatter's FIFA resignation

The United States Department of Justice scored the winning goal against FIFA in the ultimate removal of ex-president Sepp Blatter.

Families appeal for release of Americans held in Iran

The four families testify before a House committee and urge the U.S. to step up efforts. The renewed focus comes as Iran and world powers try to work out a nuclear deal ahead of a June 30 deadline.

FIFA corruption: Blatter says he will resign as president

The 79-year-old Blatter was re-elected to a fifth term on Friday, two days after a corruption crisis erupted and seven soccer officials were arrested in Zurich ahead of the FIFA congress.

Boston Marathon bomber's college pal gets 6 years in prison

Dias Kadyrbayev pleaded guilty to obstruction of justice. He apologized for not calling police when he recognized photos of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev as a suspect.

Survivors pulled from China boat capsizing; hundreds missing

A cruise ship capsized in Hubei Province during a severe storm Monday night with 458 people aboard, an official news agency said.

Homeland Security to revise airport screening; TSA head reassigned

The directives come after the agency's inspector general briefed Secretary Jeh Johnson on a report analyzing vulnerabilities in airport security.