FIFA settled the World Cup draw in South Africa today ahead of next summer's tournament. The US will face off against England and minnows Algeria and Slovenia.
A violent war of words after two Egypt-Algeria World Cup qualifiers is being used by the regime of Hosni Mubarak to rally support and distract from Egypt's domestic woes, critics say.
Is northern Italy a new haven for terror fundraising? Police in Italy arrested four Pakistanis suspected of sending money to Mumbai terrorists.
The Ireland vs. France World Cup qualifier in Paris tonight promises passion as the boys in green seek a miracle. But it probably won't have the violence that marred the Algeria-Egypt match.
A World Cup sudden death qualifier pits Algeria vs. Egypt in a rematch of a game Saturday when Algerian players were assaulted by hooligans before the game and dozens of fans were injured afterwards.
Tensions between Algeria and Egypt remain high in the wake of Saturday's World Cup match. Gamal Mubarak, Egypt's political heir apparent, is a big soccer fan. The next match: Wednesday.
The small college town of Amherst, Mass., voted to accept detainees released from the Guantánamo detention camp in Cuba. Congress has previously voted that Guantánamo detainees will not be allowed to settle in the US.
An Italian court sentenced 23 US CIA agents in absentia to prison for the abduction and 'extraordinary rendition' of Muslim cleric from Milan in 2003.
A new novel from Richard Powers poses a disquieting question: Is it abnormal to be happy?