Former Maryland governor Martin O'Malley, a onetime Hillary Clinton loyalist, launched his White House campaign Saturday, warning the Democratic frontrunner that the presidency was not her "crown" for the taking. Calling for a revival of the American dream, which he warned was "hanging by a thread," O'Malley insisted it was time for a presidency focused on equality for all Americans, more jobs, higher wages and comprehensive immigration reform. "Our economic and political system is upside down and backwards and it is time to turn it around," O'Malley told a few hundred supporters in a park overlooking downtown Baltimore.
INDIANOLA, Miss. (AP) — Hundreds of people are filling a church in the Mississippi Delta for the funeral of B.B. King, who rose from sharecropper in the area's flat cotton fields to worldwide fame as a blues singer and guitarist who influenced generations of entertainers.
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The accused in the FIFA scandal are easy to spot: globe-trotting executives charged with diverting millions meant to build the game to their personal accounts. Those who feel victimized aren't as obvious: Youth players with hand-me-down equipment, semi-pro clubs that can't afford to travel and developmental leagues that can't pay referees.