International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde arrives at a Eurozone finance ministers meeting in Brussels, Belgium June 27, 2015. REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer

IMF ready to help Greece

International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde says: "We are monitoring the situation closely and stand ready to assist Greece if requested to do so."  Live Coverage | Full Article 

Oil tumbles 6 percent after Greek 'No' vote, ahead of Iran deadline 12:59pm EDT

NEW YORK - Oil prices tumbled their most in three months on Monday, with U.S. crude falling 6 percent, after Greece's rejection of debt bailout terms and China's rolling out of emergency measures to support its stock markets shook global markets.

A horse drawn carriage carries the casket of the late South Carolina State Senator Clementa Pinckney past the Confederate flag and onto the grounds of the South Carolina State Capitol in Columbia, South Carolina June 24, 2015. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

South Carolina legislature to debate flag

CHARLESTON, S.C. - South Carolina lawmakers were set to begin debate on legislation to remove the Confederate battle flag that flies on the grounds of the state capitol in Columbia.  Full Article 

Anti-immigration protester Mark Connors demonstrates with others on a highway overpass on Murrieta Hot Springs Blvd in Murrieta, California July 19, 2014. REUTERS/Sandy Huffaker

GOP hopefuls seek curbs on legal immigration

DENVER - Republican 2016 presidential hopefuls Scott Walker and Rick Santorum are suggesting a potentially controversial way to boost Americans' job prospects: admit fewer legal immigrants into the U.S.  Full Article | Video 

This combination picture shows Secretary of State John Kerry (L) during a meeting at a hotel in Vienna on July 1, 2015 and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif during a meeting at a hotel in Vienna, Austria, on July 3, 2015. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

U.S. and Iran: making friends of old enemies

VIENNA - It's always awkward to defend your enemies. But that's the position President Barack Obama's administration has found itself in with Iran.  Full Article | Kerry talks tough 

Waze, an Israeli mobile satellite navigation application, is seen on a smartphone in this photo illustration taken in Tel Aviv May 9, 2013. REUTERS/Nir Elias

Google's Waze to expand into carpooling

JERUSALEM - Google-owned online mapping company Waze is launching a carpooling pilot program in Israel where commuters pay fellow drivers a small fee for a ride to and from work.  Full Article 

Vertical city in the Sahara planned

A French architecture firm designs a sustainable vertical city to be built in the Sahara desert. Amy Pollock reports.