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The U.S. bought World Cup tickets... a lot of them.  (credit: JUAN MABROMATA/AFP/Getty Images)

U.S. Fans Bought a Ton of World Cup Tickets

Surprised the United States is the world’s second-largest market for World Cup tickets, behind only host Brazil? You shouldn’t be.

06/26/2014

Head coach Jurgen Klinsmann of the United States speaks to his assistants during the US Men's National Team training at Arena Pernambuco on June 25, 2014 in Recife, Brazil. (credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Team USA’s Coach Gives Excuse To Miss Work

If you need an excuse to get out of work Thursday to watch the United States-Germany World Cup match, Team USA’s head coach has you covered.

06/25/2014

says it's "too soon to tell" whether democracy can take hold in Iraq (Angela Weiss/Getty Images)

Hillary Clinton: ‘Too Soon To Tell’ About Iraq

Former Secretary of State says it’s “too soon to tell” whether democracy can take hold in Iraq.

06/20/2014

The U.S. Men’s National sillies working out in Brazil. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Not Knowing Anything About U.S. Soccer is Okay: ‘I Believe That We Will Win!’

It’s okay if you don’t know anything about U.S. soccer, or soccer in general, because the Americans just upset Ghana, and we have this amazing chant to rally around: “I believe that we will win! I believe that we will win!”

06/17/2014

U.S. forward Clint Dempsey celebrates after scoring during a Group G soccer match between Ghana and the U.S. at the Dunas Arena in Natal during the 2014 FIFA World Cup on June 16, 2014. (Photo credit: CARL DE SOUZA/AFP/Getty Images)

Dempsey, Brooks Give U.S. 2-1 Win Over Ghana

Clint Dempsey scored one of fastest goals in World Cup history and John Brooks scored the game winner on a header in the 86th minute of a 2-1 U.S. victory over Ghana, which had knocked the Americans out of the previous two World Cups.

06/16/2014

President Obama (Photo: Ron Sachs - Pool/Getty Images)

Obama: U.S. Will Send Fresh Help To Beleaguered Iraq

Islamic militants have seized large parts of central Iraq, including its second-largest city Mosul.

06/12/2014

Islamic militants inspired by Al-Qaeda have captured two towns in the ethnically mixed province northeast of Baghdad, vowing to push toward Iraq's capital city.   (Photo: STR/AFP/Getty Images)

Islamic Militants Push Into Iraq’s Heartland

Fearing in increase in violence, 500,000 Iraqis have fled their homes in Iraq’s second city Mosul after Jihadist militants took control.

06/11/2014

(Photo by Friedemann Vogel/Getty Images)

8 Notable Players Missing The World Cup

Each country can only bring 23 men to Brazil to compete for the World Cup this year. A few notable men were left off rosters for various reasons and some may surprise you …

06/09/2014

State Dept.: US shutters embassy in Libya, evacuates staff amid growing violence in Tripoli. NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

6 Americans Held In Honduras For Weeks

State Department has confirmed that six American men who were aboard a ship have been detained in Honduras since May 5.

05/31/2014

A pro-Russian fighter mans a barricaded checkpoint near the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk. (VIKTOR DRACHEV/AFP/Getty Images)

Pro-Russian Forces Shoot Down Ukrainian Helicopter

12 Ukrainian soldiers killed, including a general who served in the Soviet army and was in charge of combat training.

05/29/2014

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