My three thoughts heading into the U.S.'s World Cup qualifier at Guatemala on Tuesday (10 p.m. ET, PPV, UStream). Can't see the game? Follow our live blog with Avi Creditor and Co., beginning at 9:45 p.m. ET.
The U.S. men's national team opened World Cup qualifying with a 3-1 victory over Antigua and Barbuda in rainy conditions in Tampa, Fla., and while the performance was not as dominant as most may have expected, the Americans will take the three points and look forward as the road to Brazil continues. Here are player ratings from the match (as always, based on a scaled of 0-10):
The Great Recession is over for Eric Clapton fans. During a charity auction on Wednesday, fans bid on some of the guitar legend's most prized possessions and raised $1.77 million for a drug treatment center in Antigua.
Forecast to gain "major" Category 3 status, outer rainbands association with a strengthening Hurricane Earl were affecting the islands of Antigua and Barbuda on Sunday, with conditions forecast to deteriorate, the National Hurricane Center said.
In reality, there's a lot more to serving in Congress than simply voting on the House floor. There are plenty of tasks -- technically optional -- that are essential for someone who wants to do this job well.
Hurricane Jimena weakened to a Category 3 storm Tuesday afternoon, but remained dangerous as it bore down on the Mexican peninsula of Baja California, with the resort town of Cabo San Lucas in its path.
Billionaire financier Robert Allen Stanford has been indicted on charges of criminal conspiracy to commit mail, wire and securities fraud, actions that earned his company an estimated $7 billion dollars, prosecutors said Friday.
Billionaire financier Robert Allen Stanford has been indicted on charges of criminal conspiracy to commit mail, wire and securities fraud, actions that earned his company an estimated $7 billion, prosecutors said Friday.
A financial analyst who studied public documents about Stanford International Bank for a friend who was considering investing in it said Thursday that it took only a cursory look to determine something was wrong.
Antigua is usually filled with the sounds of birds chirping and fronds rustling, but the hum of paradise is lately disrupted by more than the latest financial scandal. As the country closes in on a critical national election, bullhorned cars wind down the narrow lanes blaring support for the incumbent United Progressive Party and the once mighty Antigua Labour Party. The name of R. Allen Stanford (Sir Stanford to locals) is heard as well. The knighted businessman isn't running for office, but his close ties to the Labour Party could have a decisive influence on this tight race.
Antiguan and Barbudan regulators Friday took control of U.S.financier Robert Allen Stanford's financial institutions on the twin-island nation, a day after federal agents served the Texas businessman with papers accusing him of running an investment fraud scheme.
Federal agents have located financier Robert Allen Stanford and served him with papers accusing him and three of his companies of orchestrating a $9.2 billion investment fraud scheme, the FBI said Thursday.
The Venezuelan government on Thursday took over the Stanford Bank Venezuela, whose owner is accused in the United States of a multibillion-dollar investment and sales fraud scheme, the state-run news agency reported.
Armed pirates hijacked three ships off the coast of Somalia in a series of attacks Thursday, an international maritime body said, as it urged the U.N. to restore law and order to the notorious African waters
My first experience with an all-inclusive resort was a decade ago during a freezing February in New York City. I was easy prey for this promise: a startlingly low price for a trip to Cancún, which included airfare, four nights in a double room and meals at any of three "exciting, international" restaurants.
Stuffed from lunch, my wife and I sat for an extra-long while at our restaurant table, holding hands by a tropical garden in a Spanish colonial mansion more than two centuries old. The birdies peeped. The fountain gurgled. The check arrived. Two bottled waters, two beers, a heaping platter of grilled vegetables drizzled with olive oil, a sampler of grilled meats (chicken, steak, pork chop, sausages), bread pudding, coffee, tax, tip... 25 bucks. And this, I reminded myself, was one of the expensive joints.