South Africa's hosting of the 2010 World Cup reminds the world that Africa is part of humanity. Let's build on this progress by setting a goal of liberation from crushing human poverty.
World Cup results: No late comebacks this time as the US loses to Ghana 2 - 1.
Tactical decisions cost the USA team dearly in this World Cup, and they could not make up for those to beat a solid Ghana team.
Americans approve of Gen. David Petraeus as the new US commander in Afghanistan. But after nine years and with mounting US casualties, support for the war itself is waning.
Not since the USA made it to the semifinals of the inaugural World Cup in 1930 has it had such a clear chance to return. But in Ghana, the US faces a team with organization and collective grit.
1. Cristian Riveros's goal in the 86th minute sealed the deal for Paraguay in its 2-0 win over Slovakia in their June 20 match. He took the ball to his left in traffic then blasted it from the top of the 18 through three Slovakian defenders and into the back of the net.
People stand around a campfire during the Ivana Kupala festival in the village of Viazynka, Belarus, late Tuesday evening. The ancient tradition, originating from pagan times, is usually marked with grand overnight festivities which includes jumping over burning campfires and bathing in a lake or a river. Some people believe the acts will purge them of their sins and make them healthier.
Landon Donovan goal provided the exclamation point to soaring US viewership of the World Cup, with ESPN's ratings going 60 percent over what the cable network saw during the 2006 World Cup. But will Americans watch soccer after the Cup?
The USA vs. Algeria match was this reporter's first-ever live World Cup experience – and he floated on a sea of red, white, and blue in South Africa.
The entire nation seemed to breathe a sigh of relief today as England advanced to the second round of the World Cup after outlasting Slovenia, 1-0.