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A European Union flag flutters outside the Athens stock exchange, Greece, July 27, 2015.  REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun

Greek stocks tumble

ATHENS - Greece's stock market plunged nearly 23 percent when it opened after a five-week shutdown brought on by fears the country was about to be dumped from the euro zone.  Full Article 

Republicans begin pivotal debate week with New Hampshire forum 5:09am EDT

WASHINGTON - Republican presidential candidates will test their messages in New Hampshire on Monday, with the exception of Donald Trump, in a pivotal week on the 2016 campaign trail that will be dominated by their first head-to-head debate on Thursday.

A Free Syrian Army fighter talks on a walkie-talkie near a rocket launcher during what they said was preparations for an operation to strike at forces loyal to Syria's president Bashar Al-Assad located in Daraa, July 27, 2015. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Faqir

U.S. to defend Syrian rebels with airpower

WASHINGTON - The United States has decided to allow airstrikes to defend Syrian rebels trained by the military from any attackers, even if the enemies hail from forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.  Full Article 

Athletes warm up before their start of the swimming leg of the women's triathlon at the ITU World Olympic Qualification event on Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, August 2, 2015. REUTERS/Sergio Moraes

World athletic body defends anti-doping record

KUALA LUMPUR - The head of world athletics launched a vigorous defense of the IAAF's anti-doping record, as global sporting bodies called for a thorough probe of the latest doping allegations to plunge track and field into crisis.  Full Article 

A woman sits with a sign showing a baby as she attends a "Women Betrayed Rally to Defund Planned Parenthood" at Capitol Hill in Washington July 28, 2015. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

Planned Parenthood fight hits Congress

WASHINGTON, August 3 - Women's health group Planned Parenthood, under attack by anti-abortionists posting hidden-camera videos online, will be the focus of a partisan showdown in the Senate.  Full Article 

A Guy & Gallard cafeteria employee serves a nitrogen-infused cold brew coffee from Brooklyn-based roaster Gillies Coffee out of a tap at its cafeteria in New York July 31, 2015 Hector Mai, manager of a Guy & Gallard cafeteria in midtown Manhattan, began serving cold brew this summer and has already noticed iced tea sales declining. Cold brew is made by steeping fresh ground coffee in cold water for between 12 and 24 hours, while traditional iced coffee is made by cooling hot-brewed coffee and serving it over ice. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

Taste for cold brew transforms coffee market

NEW YORK - For U.S. coffee shops, business usually cools down as the weather heats up. But as the latest craze, cold brew coffee, moves from a hipster infatuation to mainstream staple, that traditional seasonal pattern is unraveling.  Full Article 

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NAACP on 40-day march from Selma to Washington

Civil rights leaders launch a 40-day march from Selma, Alabama to Washington, as they call attention to the issue of racial injustice in America. Gavino Garay reports.

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