Americans call it piracy. Antiguans call it justice.
Clint Dempsey scored twice as the United States rallied to beat Guatemala 3-1 Tuesday night and reach the last round of continental qualifying for the World Cup.
Eddie Johnson scored twice Friday night, including the winning goal in second-half injury time, lifting the United States to the verge of advancing in World Cup qualifying with a nervous 2-1 victory.
With the World Cup qualifying standings a mess, the U.S. national team has found a way to simplify things: win and win.
Landon Donovan will not play for the U.S. national team in a pair of upcoming World Cup qualifying matches because of an injured left knee, adding to what will be a pressure-filled few days for the Americans.
Latin American nations must use their police and not their military forces to enforce the law, Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta said Monday, telling defense ministers here that the U.S. will help them build their capabilities.
Villagers and farmers living at the foot of a Guatemalan volcano say they were awoken by a massive roar when the long-simmering Volcan del Fuego exploded with a series of eruptions that darkened the skies and covered the surrounding sugar cane fields with ash.
A reporter asked U.S. men's national coach Jurgen Klinsmann on Monday what it would be like if his team were to lose to Jamaica for the second time in five days.
The United States is off to a successful, though far from perfect start in qualifying for the 2014 World Cup.