Aug 15, 2015

U.S. welcomes Abe statement; papers critical

The White House welcomed Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s statement Friday expressing remorse over the country’s wartime actions, but influential U.S. news outlets criticized Abe for failing to apologize in his own words. “We welcome Prime Minister Abe’s expression of deep remorse for the suffering ...

Sepp Blatter to step down as FIFA president

Jun 3, 2015

Sepp Blatter to step down as FIFA president

The end for Sepp Blatter came suddenly, just days after he had seemingly solidified his hold on FIFA. The 79-year-old leader of the world’s most popular sport defied global animosity last week to win four more years in office. But his re-election only increased ...

Dec 16, 2014

Threats, ethics fail to deter U.S. media on Sony emails

Ethical arguments and legal threats looked unlikely Monday to deter U.S. media from delving ever deeper into the hacked emails of Hollywood powerhouse Sony Pictures Entertainment. Top newsroom executives reasserted their duty to draw public attention to purloined confidential information —though they differed over ...