The meltdown of France's World Cup team - both on and off the pitch - have shaken all walks of French society. The team has become a metaphor for everything seen as wrong in France today – politics, race, wealth, and too much individualism.
South Africa World Cup baby names such as Fifa, Bafana, and Soccer City are proliferating in the Rainbow Nation as white and black families name their children after stadiums and teams.
Mexico vs. Uruguay 2010 is the most anticipated match on the World Cup schedule Tuesday, beside France vs. South Africa, Nigeria vs. South Korea, Greece vs. Argentina.
Hurricane Celia grew stronger Monday and was upgraded to a Category 2. Hurricane Celia could become a major hurricane.
Near Philadelphia, Erin Hurley finds adopted homes for retired race horses, saving them from a trip to the slaughterhouse.
Hurricane Celia, the season's first, was centered about 365 miles from Acapulco Sunday, and is moving westward into the open Pacific, said forecasters.
BP oil spill has reached the $2 billion mark in claims paid out and the containment and cleanup effort in the Gulf of Mexico, so far.
Several nations that will be represented at the G8 and G20 have deepwater drilling off their shorelines. So they have an interest in hearing any remarks from Obama about the Gulf oil spill.
The official World Cup 2010 soccer ball, the Jabulani, is terrible, say players. Its flight is unpredictable and has produced some of the lowest scoring early matches in World Cup history.