Demonstrators gather to protest against the European Central Bank's handling of Greece's debt repayments, in Trafalgar Square in London, Britain June 29, 2015. REUTERS/Neil Hall

Greece defiant, vote looms

ATHENS - The head of the European Commission made a last-minute offer to get Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras to accept a bailout deal he has rejected before a referendum on Sunday.   Full Article 

Greek PM Tsipras considering latest offer from creditors: report 5:37am EDT

ATHENS - Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is considering a last-minute bailout proposal by the European Commission, the Greek daily Kathimerini reported on Tuesday, with the clock ticking down to the expiration of the bailout program.

A news assistant runs to his co-workers with copies of court decisions past anti-death penalty demonstrators in front of the U.S. Supreme Court building in Washington June 29, 2015. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Lethal injection upheld, pollution rule blocked

WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court dealt a setback to opponents of the death penalty, endorsing Oklahoma's method of execution, and objected to an Obama administration pollution regulation.  Full Article 

Microsoft's Lumia 640 smartphone is displayed at the Microsoft booth during the 2015 Computex exhibition at the TWTC Nangang exhibition hall in Taipei, Taiwan, June 2, 2015. REUTERS/Pichi Chuang

Uber buys Microsoft's mapping business

SEATTLE - Microsoft said it will hand over its display advertising business to AOL and sell some map-generating technology to ride-hailing app company Uber, as it slims down its money-losing online operations.  Full Article 

People cheer during a rally in support of law enforcement following the capture of David Sweat, in Malone, New York June 29, 2015. REUTERS/Chris Wattie

Captured New York inmate in serious condition

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. - Doctors updated the condition of David Sweat from critical to serious, a day after he was shot after more than three weeks on the run.  Full Article 

A black flag belonging to the Islamic State is seen near the Syrian town of Kobani, as pictured from the Turkish-Syrian border near the southeastern town of Suruc in Sanliurfa province, October 6, 2014.   REUTERS/Umit Bektas

Islamic State beheads female civilians in Syria

BEIRUT - The hardline Islamic State group has beheaded two women in Syria, the first time it has decapitated female civilians, the founder of a group monitoring the war said on Tuesday.  Full Article 

Washington wildfire destroys homes, forces evacuations

Emergency officials have ordered hundreds of people to leave their homes in central Washington state as a fast-moving wildfire sweeps through the area. Linda So reports.