• House Democrats look to impeach NM secretary of state

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Democratic leaders in the House of Representatives are taking aim at New Mexico’s top elections official after allegations of fraud, embezzlement and money laundering were leveled against her by the state attorney general.

  • Former Maryland Gov. Marvin Mandel, whose career ended with a corruption conviction, has died

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Former Maryland Gov. Marvin Mandel, whose career ended with a corruption conviction, has died .

  • Protesters carry a mock coffin topped with a cutout image of Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina during a national strike calling for his resignation, in Guatemala City, Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015. Pressure grew Thursday on the embattled leader to resign as business and government offices closed, and thousands marched from different parts of the capital, gathering in the National Plaza. The attorney general's office urged Perez Molina, late Wednesday, to step down "to prevent ungovernability that could destabilize the nation."(AP Photo/Moises Castillo)

    Guatemalan prosecutors urge president to resign amid scandal

    GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Pressure grew Thursday on Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina to resign as business and government offices closed, protesters marched by the thousands and the attorney general’s office urged him to step down “to prevent ungovernability that could destabilize the nation.”

  • Platini’s credentials as reformer questioned by FIFA rival

    LONDON (AP) — As Michel Platini prepares to reveal his FIFA presidential vision, a rival contender is launching his campaign by questioning the UEFA leader’s long-standing association with Sepp Blatter and his credentials to reform the scandal-tainted governing body.