FIFA World Cup ambassadors, from left; Carlos Alberto, Ronaldo, Amarildo, Bebeto, Zagallo, and Marta pose for a photo after a press conference in Salvador, Brazil, Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013. The draw for the 2014 World Cup soccer finals takes place Friday, Dec. 6, in Costa do Sauipe, Brazil. (A…
FIFA World Cup ambassadors Marta, left, and Mario Zagallo talk during a press conference in Salvador, Brazil, Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013. The draw for the 2014 World Cup soccer finals takes place Friday, Dec. 6, in Costa do Sauipe, Brazil. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)
Former soccer great and World Cup winner Zinedine Zidane of France listens to a question during a press conference one day before the draw for the 2014 soccer World Cup in Costa do Sauipe near Salvador, Brazil, Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)
For about an hour, much of the planet will come to a dead stop, all eyes and attention glued to four bowls of what look an awful lot like pingpong balls. A lottery that could make someone rich beyond his or her wildest dreams? No, though some would argue this can bring even more happiness.
Sears Holdings Corp. says it will spin off its Lands' End clothing business as a separate company.
FILE - This Nov. 29, 2013 file photo shows part of the HealthCare.gov website, photographed in Washington. President Barack Obama’s fickle health insurance website is finally starting to put up some respectable signup numbers, but its job only seems to have gotten harder. Two months in and o…
It looks like President Barack Obama's fickle health insurance website is finally starting to put up some respectable sign-up numbers, but its job only seems to have gotten harder.
An Egyptian cleric kidnapped as part of the CIA's extraordinary rendition program was convicted by an Italian court Friday of decade-old terror charges and sentenced to six years in prison, lawyers involved in the case said.
Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev hinted Friday that members of the punk band Pussy Riot, former tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky and others widely referred to as political prisoners will not be freed in Russia's upcoming amnesty.
FILE - In this Aug. 23, 2012 file photo, International Automobile Federation, FIA, President Jean Todt, attends a press conference at the Planalto presidential palace, in Brasilia, Brazil, Thursday, Aug. 23, 2012. Jean Todt has unanimously won a second term as president of FIA, the governing…