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FIFA Files Criminal Complaint Over 2018, 2022 Soccer World Cup Bidding

Soccer's governing body said assets may have been transferred to Switzerland in connection with the bids. Just days ago, FIFA cleared eventual winners Russia and Qatar of corruption.

Indonesia Urged To Stop 'Virginity Tests' For Female Police Recruits

Human Rights Watch says the test is discriminatory and "harms and humiliates women." The test is listed as a requirement for female applicants, and the group said it is widely applied.

The Many Stories Behind Double-Eyelid Surgery

The procedure to give people with single eyelids a crease above their lashes often provokes controversy. NPR's Kat Chow steps past the debate over whether people should do it to get at the why.

Doctor Shortage Looming? Maybe Not

Physicians have been warning for years about a coming shortage of primary care doctors. But others say primary care teams that include other types of health workers might fill the gap better.

Who Won The Civil War? Tough Question

When it comes to on-the-spot answers to simple historical and political questions, some people don't have a clue.

As Espresso Rises, Will 'Greek Coffee' Be Left To The Turks?

"Greek coffee" may be a matter of national pride in the Mediterranean nation. But increasingly, Greeks are embracing espresso, an imported brew. Chalk it up to globalization.

DeKalb County Launches Neighborhood Watch Social Network

Officials say the networks will allow users to share information about neighborhood watch and safety, and share details on upcoming events, lost pets and more.

Former Ga. Governor Carl Sanders

Flags At Half Staff In Honor Of Gov. Sanders

Gov. Nathan Deal says flags at state buildings and grounds will fly at half-staff to honor former Gov. Carl Sanders, who died at age 89.

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Home Depot's Profits Rise In Spite Of Data Breach

Profits rose 14 percent, suggesting consumers were not shaken by data security lapses.

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