Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras votes at a polling station in Athens, Greece July 5, 2015.  REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

Greece votes in referendum

ATHENS - Greeks voted whether to accept or reject the tough terms of an aid offer to stave off financial collapse, in a referendum that may determine their future in Europe’s common currency  Full Article 

Islamic State suicide bombers strike in Iraqi refinery town 7:17am EDT

BAGHDAD - Islamic State suicide bombers and fighters attacked the center of Iraq's northern oil refinery town of Baiji overnight, forcing the army and Shi'ite fighters to pull back, military sources and the local mayor said on Sunday.

People watch the Macy's 4th of July Fireworks for Independence Day eplode over the East River from the rooftop of their car from the Pulaski Bridge in New York July 4, 2015. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

Hot dogs, banners and barbecues mark July 4

NEW YORK - Americans marched in star-spangled parades, ran relay races, gathered for fireworks shows and crowned a new world hot dog eating champion as they celebrated Independence Day in traditional style.  Full Article 

A shopper stands near a cashier at a Super Cofix mini-market in Tel Aviv, Israel June 22, 2015. REUTERS/Nir Elias

$1 coffee beats Israel's high cost of living

PETACH TIKVA, Israel - With a $1 cup of coffee, Avi Katz is starting to do something Israelis have been demanding for years and politicians have failed to achieve: lower the cost of living.  Full Article 

A camper leaves the Oak Flat Campground in the Tonto National Forest near Superior, Arizona May 30, 2015. REUTERS/Deanna Dent

Five ways to save on road trips

NEW YORK - While a domestic road trip might appear like an affordable alternative to traveling abroad, costs can easily spiral out of control. But there's an art to saving.   Full Article 

A humanoid robot works side by side with employees in the assembly line at a factory of Glory Ltd., a manufacturer of automatic change dispensers, in Kazo, north of Tokyo, Japan, in this July 1, 2015 file photo. REUTERS/Issei Kato/Files

Robots answer Abe's call

TOKYO - Factory worker Satomi Iwata has new co-workers, a troupe of humanoid automata that are helping to address two of Japan's most pressing concerns - a shortage of labor and a need for growth.  Full Article 

Wider Image: Recycling technology

A worker recycles CD players at a workshop in the township of Guiyu in China's southern Guangdong province June 9, 2015. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

In the economic powerhouse of Guangdong province a town has become one of the world’s largest electronic waste dump sites.   Full Coverage 

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This July 4, warnings everywhere you look

Millions of Americans celebrating Independence Day with parades and firework shows, but lurking underneath are a series of potential threats from coast to coast.