Americans say blacks treated less fairly in 2015 than 2007: Gallup 6:53pm EDT

NEW YORK - In the wake of high profile killings of unarmed black men by police, Americans feel blacks are treated less fairly today than they were in 2007, according to survey results released on Tuesday.

Greek flags are displayed for sale for one Euro at a shop in central Athens, Greece July 26, 2015.REUTERS/Yiannis Kourtoglou

Greece, lenders strike upbeat tone on bailout

ATHENS - Both Greece and its lenders said they were optimistic they could broker a deal within days on a multi-billion euro bailout, striking an upbeat tone on a process previously fraught with bitterness.  Full Article 

Eric, 19, who did not want to share his full name, poses for a photograph in a playground outside his residence in the Bronx borough of New York, November 20, 2014. REUTERS/Elizabeth Shafiroff

'Punching me in my head, my body, kicking me'

NEW YORK - Rikers Island, the New York City jail complex that houses about 9,800 inmates, is one of the largest in the United States. It is also one of the most troubled. A Reuters photographer sought out seven former inmates to hear their stories.  Full Article 

A migrant from Africa rests next to a makeshift shelter at 'The New Jungle' camp in Calais, France, August 4, 2015. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls

'Jungle' migrants of Calais: A day in the life

CALAIS, France - For inhabitants of a shanty town on the sand dunes of France's coast, each day ends with a nightly bid to sneak into the undersea tunnel they hope will lead to new life.  Full Article | Gallery 

A volunteer with IAAF's local organizing committee displays the credential given to athletes who are selected for drug testing in the anti-doping offices at the 11th IAAF World Athletics Championships in Osaka August 24, 2007. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

IAAF fights back against doping reports

LONDON - The governing body for athletics (IAAF) fought back against media reports of suspected widespread doping in the sport, rejecting accusations it failed to investigate dubious drugs test results properly.  Full Article 

A-bomb survivors say 'no' to nuclear power

Atomic bomb survivors in Japan call for an end to nuclear power as the 70th anniversary of Japan's defeat approaches. Eve Johnson reports.

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