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Sepp Blatter: Tweets of joy at FIFA president’s resignation

(CNN) As one 79-year-old man shuffled off the global stage, the world appeared to unite in celebration. Following the resignation of FIFA president Sepp Blatter, many users of Twitter could ... more
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Sepp Blatter: Resignation speech in full

(CNN) FIFA president Sepp Blatter announced in Zurich, Switzerland Tuesday that his presidency of world football's governing body -- which began in 1998 -- will come to an end . ... more
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Capsized ship in China’s Yangtze River: What we know

(CNN) A luxury cruise liner, the "Dongfangzhixing" or Eastern Star, capsized late Monday in the waters of China's Yangtze River, with 458 passengers and crew on board. The ship had ... more
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NSA surveillance bill passes after weeks-long showdown

Washington (CNN) The National Security Agency will soon lose its authority to collect the phone records of millions of Americans, thanks to a new reform measure Congress passed on Tuesday. ... more
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Does the FBI have a secret surveillance air force?

Washington (CNN) The FBI uses a fleet of planes registered under fictitious companies in order to conduct warrantless surveillance during federal, state and local investigations. The surveillance is conducted without ... more
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First on CNN: Pentagon may have received shipment of live anthrax

Washington (CNN) The Pentagon is now investigating whether live anthrax was brought into the Pentagon building itself, CNN has learned exclusively. The Pentagon Force Protection Agency, the Pentagon's police force, ... more
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Teenage driver crashes into a military tank

(CNN) A teenage driver took a wrong turn and collided into a military vehicle which crushed the front of her car in Berlin, Germany on Monday. The 18-year-old German, who ... more
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Real Oviedo take ’impossible step’ in road to salvation

(CNN) It's the most unusual of football clubs, co-owned by thousands of people in hundreds of countries across the globe, but with one of the world's richest men holding a ... more
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Boko Haram suspected in Nigerian suicide attack that kills 13

Kano, Nigeria (CNN) At least 13 people were killed and 24 others injured in a suicide attack on an abattoir in the northeastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri, hours after Boko ... more
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U.S. pressed for release of Americans in secret talks with Houthi rebels

(CNN) U.S. officials pressed for a ceasefire in Yemen and sought the release of Americans being held by Houthi rebels in secret talks with the Iranian-backed fighters last week, according ... more
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Nigerian bankers charged with $40M scam swapping newspaper for money

Lagos, Nigeria (CNN) Six top executives in Nigeria's Central Bank are facing charges following the alleged theft of the equivalent of more than $40 million. The suspects are accused of ... more
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