A member of the Special Operations Command patrols outside the venue of the International Institute for Strategic Studies' (IISS) Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore, May 29, 2015.
Organizers say the rally is in response to an incident earlier this month in which two gunmen opened fire on a similar contest in Texas
Ross Ulbricht said he regrets what he calls a 'very naive and costly idea'
George Pataki was governor of the state of New York during the September 11, 2001 terror attacks
The two co-winners went head-to-head for 10 rounds before the list of 25 championship words was exhausted
This week's corruption indictment against nine FIFA officials and five corporate executives came as little shock to many observers. It was the U.S. Justice Department, FBI and IRS that uncovered the alleged racketeering, wire fraud and money laundering conspiracies. VOA's Parke Brewer reports.
President, in Miami for update on coming Atlantic hurricane season, says global warming is affecting pace, intensity of storms
Security Council to discuss threat of foreign terrorist fighters - both to conflict zones and to their home countries when they return
Dennis Hastert accused of withdrawing $952,000 in cash in a way that evaded requirement that banks report cash transactions over $10,000
Prosecutors will review how much they knew about millions in alleged bribes flowing through US banking system to accounts around world
Experts say US indictments could lead to charges of other world soccer officials, and lead to major shakeup in sport's governance
State Department says Wendy Sherman, under secretary of state for political affairs, will be 'moving on' after talks
Soccer devotees flood Twitter with praise, ask why countries with richer traditions in the sport had ignored suspicions of corruption for so long
White House says president visited site to honor Cuban-Americans' sacrifices in pursuit of liberty, opportunity
In September ISIS released video purporting to show beheading of Steven Sotloff, a 31-year-old freelance journalist
Goodwill mission will include exhibition match between Cosmos, Cuban national team
Pataki enters crowded Republican field, positioning himself as a moderate who can appeal to Democrats
President Barack Obama offered condolences to flooding victims in Texas, Oklahoma, discussed climate change and a variety of other subjects
Grand jury says conspirators took college entrance exams, including the SAT, and also cheated student visa requirement using counterfeit Chinese passports
Prosecutors say there's no evidence Dias Kadyrbayev knew about plot to detonate two pressure cooker bombs near race finish line, but say he impeded police investigation of Tsarnaev brothers