Greece to propose new bailout plan, trying to stave off bank collapse


ATHENS — Greece intends to put forward new bailout proposals to its European partners at an emergency summit Tuesday, government sources here said, as officials sought to stave off a collapse of their country’s banking system and...

S.C. Senate votes to take down Confederate flag

The South Carolina Senate voted Monday to remove the Confederate flag from a pole on the Statehouse grounds, though the proposal still needs approval from the state House and the governor.

Iraqi jet accidentally bombs residential neighborhood of Baghdad

An Iraqi fighter jet accidentally dropped a bomb over a residential neighborhood of Baghdad on Monday, killing at least eight people in a blunder that officials blamed on a "technical fault."

Hundreds of thousands gather for pope Mass in South America

Pope Francis received a hero's welcome in Ecuador's biggest city Monday as he celebrated the first public Mass of his South American tour, telling hundreds of thousands of faithful their families are the bedrock of society but need to be supported...

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After a heart-stopping glitch, NASA's New Horizons prepares for its historic Pluto flyby

After giving us all a heart attack over the weekend, NASA's New Horizons spacecraft seems to be recovering.

Deadly weekend in Chicago highlights city's gang warfare

A 7-year-old boy who was one of seven people shot to death in Chicago over the holiday weekend was the son of a gang leader with a lengthy arrest record, and police say the man's refusal to cooperate with detectives highlights the city's ongoing...

San Francisco status as 'sanctuary' criticized after slaying

The killing of a woman at a sightseeing pier has brought criticism down on this liberal city because the Mexican man under arrest was in the U.S. illegally, had been deported five times and was out on the streets after San Francisco officials...

Police check report of 1 shot fired at Walter Reed hospital

Police: Officers checking on report of 1 shot fired at Walter Reed military hospital near DC

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Pfizer is to blame for destroying the Fort Trumbull neighborhood

Pfizer reportedly knew eminent domain would be needed to clear the neighborhood, the company's...

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