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  • Donovan ruled out of World Cup qualifiers

    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.


  • Jozy Altidore off US roster for WCup qualifiers

    Jozy Altidore was dropped Monday from the U.S. roster for a pair of critical World Cup qualifiers after disappointing U.S. coach Jurgen Klinsmann in games and practice over the last year.


  • Volcanic ash spews from the Volcan de Fuego (left), or Volcano of Fire, as seen from Palin, south of Guatemala City, on Sept. 13, 2012. The long-simmering volcano exploded into a series of powerful eruptions, hurling thick clouds of ash nearly two miles high, spewing rivers of lava down its flanks and forcing the evacuation of more than 33,000 people from surrounding communities. (Associated Press)

    Guatemalan eruption sparks massive evacation order

    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.


  • United States players celebrate a goal by Herculez Gomez against Jamaica during the second half of a World Cup qualifying soccer match, Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012, in Columbus, Ohio. The United States won 1-0. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)

    World Cup 2014: U.S. bounces back to beat Jamaica on Gomez's goal

    Spurred on by a roaring crowd decked out in red, white and blue, the United States used all of that emotion as fuel to pull off a significant World Cup qualifying victory.


  • United States Clint Dempsey celebrates after scoring against Guatemala during a 2014 World Cup qualifying match in Guatemala City on Tuesday, June 12, 2012. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)

    U.S. allows late goal in 1-1 tie at Guatemala in World Cup qualifier

    Marco Pappa scored on a free kick in the 83rd minute, giving Guatemala a 1-1 tie with the United States in a World Cup qualifier on Tuesday night.


  • In this March 31, 2012 photo, items meant for Akira-Li, a child Sharon Brooks was planning to adopt, are shown at her house in New York. Brooks, 56, waited three and a half years for the release of a little girl in Vietnam after the U.S. froze adoptions there in 2008 amid serious fraud concerns. Finally, in January, Brooks learned the child she had named Akira-Li would instead be adopted by a Vietnamese family. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

    International adoptions plummet globally

    The number of international adoptions has plummeted to its lowest point in 15 years, a drop attributed largely to crackdowns against selling babies, a sputtering world economy and efforts by countries to place more children with domestic families.


  • **FILE** Children waiting for adoptions are seen June 12, 2006, in a house held by a lawyer specialized in adoptions in Guatemala City, Guatemala. (Associated Press)

    International adoptions plummet globally

    The number of international adoptions has plummeted to its lowest point in 15 years, a steep decline attributed largely to crackdowns against baby-selling, a sputtering world economy and efforts by countries to place more children with domestic families.


  • Suspect in slaying of singer arrives in Guatemala

    A Costa Rican man who authorities say may have links to Mexico's powerful Sinaloa drug cartel arrived Wednesday in Guatemala to face charges in last year's fatal shooting of Argentine folk singer Facundo Cabral.


  • Colombia sends suspect in singer slay to Guatemala

    A Costa Rican man who authorities say may have links to Mexico's powerful Sinaloa drug cartel was expelled to Guatemala in connection with last year's fatal shooting of Argentine folk singer Facundo Cabral.


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