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Insuring Against Terrorism, Without the Training Wheels

The federal backstop for the market expires Dec. 31.

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Little Bread, Lots of Circuses in Venezuela

As the country’s economy collapses around him, President Nicolás Maduro is building a staggeringly expensive monument to his mentor Hugo Chávez.

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Can FIFA’s Corruption Be Stopped?

The world’s governing body of soccer is reeling from a scandal involving the next two World Cups in Russia and Qatar. But making it accountable will take more than an investigation.

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Oh, You Thought FIFA Was Corrupt? Meet Equatorial Guinea

This story was updated. With officials from FIFA, soccer's international governing body, under investigation by the FBI amid allegations they were bribed to vote in ...

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If Americans took their military as seriously as they do their football…

...They'd understand why generals, like prominent university coaches, should not endorse political candidates. The coach at Kansas State had to be reminded of this. Keeper ...

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Drone Carries Flag Over Serbia-Albania Soccer Match, Nationalist Violence Follows

Nationalist tensions have long played out in soccer stadiums. But Tuesday might have been the first time they exploded into on-field violence because of a ...

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Soccer Fans in Belarus Call Putin a Dickhead, Get Arrested by KGB

You can drink at a soccer game, you can fight at one, and you can certainly swear at one -- just don't get political. That's ...

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The Grim, Remote Future of the Winter Olympics

This winter, Moscow spent more than $50 billion to highlight Mother Russia at the Sochi Olympics but mostly got attention for poisoning stray dogs, mounting ...

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Undercover Banker: Feds Bust Russian Spy Ring in New York

Undercover Banker: Feds Bust Russian Spy Ring in New York

Washington to Play Bigger Role in Yemen Terror Fight

Washington to Play Bigger Role in Yemen Terror Fight

The Myth of the Terrorist Safe Haven

The Myth of the Terrorist Safe Haven

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