A pensioner waits to receive part of his pension inside a National Bank branch in Iraklio on the island of Crete, Greece, July 2, 2015. REUTERS/Stefanos Rapanis

Anger and confusion

ATHENS - As Greece heads to a referendum on Sunday that could decide its future in the euro zone, long queues at cash machines have become a powerful symbol of the misery facing Greece.   Live Coverage | Full Article 

Wall St. turns negative as IMF warns on Greece 12:21pm EDT

- U.S. stocks turned negative after the International Monetary Fund warned Greece may need a further large debt writeoff, and weak U.S. jobs data dampened the economic outlook.

June jobs report

People wait in line to enter the Nassau County Mega Job Fair at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Uniondale, New York October 7, 2014. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

U.S. job growth slowed in June and Americans left the labor force in droves, tempering expectations for a September interest rate hike from the Federal Reserve.  Full Article 

Fire boat response crews battle the blazing remnants of the offshore oil rig Deepwater Horizon, off Louisiana, in this April 21, 2010 file handout image.  REUTERS/U.S. Coast Guard/Files/Handout

BP settles oil spill claims for $18.7 billion

BP has reached an $18.7 billion settlement with the U.S. government and five states, a landmark deal that effectively ends years of litigation over environmental damage and human casualties caused by the 2010 Gulf of Mexico spill.  Full Article 

A body is carried by rescuers during a search and rescue operation following a ferry capsize in Ormoc city, central Philippines July 2, 2015. REUTERS/Ronald Frank Dejon

Philippine ferry sinks, killing at least 36

MANILA - A ferry carrying 189 passengers and crew capsized off the central Philippines in heavy waves, killing at least 36 people but the majority of those on board were rescued, the coast guard and police said.  Full Article 

Chinese dredging vessels are purportedly seen in the waters around Mischief Reef in the disputed Spratly Islands in the South China Sea in this still image from video taken by a P-8A Poseidon surveillance aircraft provided by the United States Navy May 21, 2015. REUTERS/U.S. Navy/Handout via Reuters

China airstrip on Spratly island nearly finished

China has almost finished building a 3,000-meter- long (10,000-foot) airstrip on one of its artificial islands in the disputed Spratly archipelago of the South China Sea, new satellite photographs of the area show.  Full Article 

Report
Taiwan crash pilot 'pulled the wrong throttle'

Taiwan's Aviation Safety Council report says the captain of a TransAsia Airways mistakenly switched off the plane's only working engine. Yiming Woo reports.