More flooding expected in Texas


More storms are forecast to hit Texas where torrential rains have already caused record flooding.  Video | Slideshow 

Turkey's President Tayyip Erdogan speaks during an opening ceremony in Istanbul, Turkey, May 26, 2015. REUTERS/Murad Sezer

Erdogan's war on the media heats up

ISTANBUL -Turkish leader Tayyip Erdogan has berated news outlets in recent days, while a prosecutor this month sought to shut two TV stations, in what opponents see as part of a campaign to muzzle dissent.  Full Article 

A dry canal is seen running off the Colorado River Aqueduct, in Hayfield Lake, California, United States May 18, 2015. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Western drought may raise food prices: poll

LOS ANGELES - An overwhelming majority of U.S. residents think the drought that has hit agriculture in the West will lead to increased food prices, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll.  Full Article 

A man checks his iPad on the Bund in front of the financial district in Shanghai September 24, 2013.  REUTERS/Aly Song

Twitter seeks China ads, despite block

SHANGHAI - Despite being blocked in China, Twitter is courting Chinese companies to buy advertising space on its service used by more than 300 million people elsewhere in the world.  Full Article 

Ecstasy pills, which contain MDMA as their main chemical, are pictured in this undated handout photo courtesy of the United States Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA). Molly is the street name for a drug that is commonly believed to be the pure powder form of the banned substance known as MDMA, the main chemical in ecstasy. REUTERS/U.S. DEA/Handout via Reuters

Ecstasy eyed as anxiety reducer for gravely ill

SAN FRANCISCO - California scientists are testing whether the illegal psychoactive drug commonly known as Ecstasy could help alleviate anxiety for terminally ill patients.  Full Article 

KFC in China, from luxury to greasy fast food

Kentucky Fried Chicken opened its first restaurant in China in 1989, considered a place for the rich- fast forward, Chinese treat it as fast food just as Americans do.