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Year of the last World Cup cycle missed by the United States

For the first time since 1986, the U.S. will miss the FIFA World Cup. The men’s squad for the U.S. needed at least a draw against Trinidad and Tobago in Tuesday’s match in order to qualify for the 2018 tournament, only to lose 2-1.



Students charged in death of Louisiana State University freshman

After a hazing tradition at LSU’s Phi Delta Theta fraternity killed freshman Maxwell Gruver via overdrinking, 10 fellow students were charged in his death. One suspect could face up to five years in prison, while nine others face up to 30 days.