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Carli Lloyd's hat trick helps Americans win third World Cup title

...artificial turf.Hope Solo won her second consecutive Golden Glove as top goalkeeper of the tournament. She played despite critics who urged the U.S. Soccer Federa tion to drop her after she initially faced two misdemeanor counts of domestic violence...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-07-05/carli-lloyds-hat-tri
Going rogue

...the face of domestic spying.Few, however, have heard of the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, an agency that critics say knows more about you than even the NSA's purveyors of bulk telephone data."The NSA only knows who you called and when...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-07-04/going-rogue
Clint Dempsey scores goal in US win over Guatemala

...national team much reason to celebrate. If Messi can finally lead his team to the title, he will be silencing many of the critics who say he has never played as well with the national team as he does with his club.Argentina hasn't won a significant...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-07-03/clint-dempsey-scores
FIFA says President Sepp Blatter won't attend Women's World Cup final

...custody in Switzerland. ARTICLE DRAWS CRITICISM: FIFA is being criticized for its treatment of the women's game. Again.Critics took aim on social media Tuesday after FIFA.com referenced American forward Alex Morgan's looks in an article posted in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-06-30/fifa-says-president-sepp-blatter-
Boston's 2024 organizers release details of their $4.6 billion plan

...behind a vastly improved regional transit system ? all with a $210 million surplus.The announcement was designed to answer critics who say the privately funded Boston 2024 has withheld details of the bid to prevent the public from assessing whether the games...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-06-29/bostons-2024-organizers-
McDonald's: Fewer Happy Meal orders opting for soda

...founded by the Clinton Foundation and the American Heart Association.The pledge is part of a push by McDonald's to quiet critics who say it serves junk food and peddles unhealthy choices to children. Shaking that reputation is particularly important for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-25/mcdonalds-fewer-happy-meal
Emanuel AME Church's other pastor remembered after Vice President Biden's visit

...That prompted a drive by politicians in South Carolina and other Southern states to remove from public display the flag that critics describe as honoring a rebel movement that sought to defend slavery.Later in the evening, Malik Shabazz, the national chairman...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-06-28/emanuel-ame-churchs-other-pastor-re
Ruling revives calls for Medicaid expansion in Georgia

...federal government would bear 100 percent of the cost of the expansion through next year and no less than 90 percent thereafter.Critics in Georgia have said it would still be too expensive and doubt the federal government could sustain its commitment. The Georgia...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-06-27/ruling-revives-calls-medicai
Cost of avoiding traffic will rise

...crowding, tolls rise during heavy congestion.Charging money for the privilege of avoiding traffic jams is not without its critics. They say the public already paid for the lanes and that they amount to "Lexus lanes," reserved only for those who can...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-26/cost-avoiding-traffic-will
Diego Maradona considering FIFA presidential run, report says

...for Maradona to replace him.Mara dona has been a high-profile supporter of Venezuela's socialist government and a sharp critic of corruption in soccer. COPA AMERICA: Lionel Messi and James Rodriguez are about to meet again. They've left their clubs...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-06-22/diego-maradona-consi