FIFA's Blatter comes out fighting despite scandal and divisions
US-SOCCER-FIFA:FIFA's Blatter comes out fighting despite scandal and divisions
Sepp Blatter wins fifth term as FIFA president despite corruption storm
The election followed the the arrest on Wednesday of seven FIFA officials, including two vice presidents, accused by US authorities of taking tens of millions of dollars in bribes.
Sweden wants to force new dads to take three months paid paternity leave
Meanwhile US parents use their annual leave and sick leave to care for their new babies.
FIFA acts all democratic and votes for new leader
FIFA President Sepp Blatter is expected to be reelected.
Greece euro exit 'a potential': IMF chief
Athens says a deal with its creditors is imminent but European leaders dispute that claim.
WHO warns that the Ebola crisis isn't over
Officials say there could be another wave of infections.
Swiss authorities say FIFA suspects fighting US extradition
One FIFA executive indicated he would not fight extradition, paving the way for Swiss officials to hand him over to US authorities immediately.
A century on, experts crack mystery of holes in Swiss cheese
Hint: It's not caused by mice nibbling away at the cheese.
Here's what FIFA's corporate partners are saying about the indictments
Coca-Cola, Visa, Adidas, etc. — care to comment?
FIFA officials arrested on racketeering charges
Famously corrupt, it looks like the world's governing body for soccer is about to be undone.
As the WHO passes new reforms, there is no shortage of praise and criticism
Behind the scenes at the World Health Assembly, where the WHO passed a draft resolution to ensure the world never again fails to respond quickly to a health emergency
It's been a really great weekend for gay people
As if the world's first popular vote legalizing gay marriage in Ireland wasn't enough, Eurovision happened.
Sweden pips Russia in Eurovision pop fest nail-biter
Sweden narrowly beat Russia Sunday in a nail-biting 60th edition of the Eurovision Song Contest, winning its sixth crown in Europe's annual anything-goes music extravaganza.
Gay marriage around the world
Ireland has voted to legalize same-sex marriage, joining 18 countries which have made, or are in the process of making the change.
Bearded queen Conchita kicks off Eurovision jamboree
Austrian bearded drag queen Conchita Wurst, resplendent in a sparkly, backless purple outfit, floated onto the stage in Vienna Saturday to begin the 60th Eurovision Song Contest.
Sweden's Mans Zelmerlow wins Eurovision Song Contest
US-MUSIC-EUROVISION:Sweden's Mans Zelmerlow wins Eurovision Song Contest
Finland's disabled punk band didn't win Eurovision. They won more than that
PKN, whose members have Down syndrome, Williams syndrome and other disabilities, aren't the first to use Europe’s crazy popular talent show as a springboard to fame.
Serbia's Eurovision entry is pretty much this year's Conchita Wurst
Dutch cabinet backs partial Islamic burqa ban
The ban applies to schools, hospitals and public transportation.
Hungary's prime minister laughably crusades against immigrants the country doesn't have
Hungary's prime minister is tacking right for all the wrong reasons.
It's time for Europe's annual TV kitschfest. Here are the 7 Eurovision acts to watch
Who can follow Austrian drag queen Conchita Wurst and wow 200 million viewers to win the Eurovision Song Contest on Saturday?
Earth needs a flag. How about this one?
You know, for when we colonize Mars and fight wars against aliens.
Russia drops opposition to EU-Ukraine trade pact
The landmark deal is at the heart of the Ukraine crisis.
EU official says Greece is closer to a bailout deal
But, time is still running out.
Pope creates first Palestinian saints
Two 19th-century nuns on Sunday became the first Palestinians to gain sainthood during an open-air mass celebrated by Pope Francis in St. Peter's Square.
Church of Scotland allows gay clergy in civil partnerships
The Church of Scotland voted to allow the ordination of ministers in same-sex civil partnerships Saturday in a breakthrough for gay rights.
Vienna's new traffic signals are beacons of LGBT solidarity
Austria's capital city is getting ready to host Eurovision. And it's rolling out the welcome mat for gay visitors.
EU plans military action against migrant smugglers
UN Security Council members Britain, France, Lithuania and Spain are drafting a resolution to support the idea.
European ministers: No Greek bailout deal yet
The pronouncement comes just a day before Greece must make a 750 million euro debt payment to the IMF.
22,000 mark 70 years since Nazi camp liberated
Mauthausen in Hitler's native country was the Nazis' only category III camp, created for 'incorrigible political enemies of the Third Reich.'
Watch how Paris celebrated V-E day in 1945
Can you imagine being this happy?