Rescue workers carry a boat to conduct a search after a ship sank at the Jianli section of Yangtze River, Hubei province, China, June 2, 2015. REUTERS/Stringer

Chinese ferry with 458 aboard sinks in storm

SHANGHAI - A passenger ship carrying 458 people, many elderly tourists, sank in China's Yangtze River during a storm and only 12 people had been rescued so far, state media said.  Full Article 

Dollar stands tall, Asian shares waver 9:01pm EDT

TOKYO - The dollar tested a 12-1/2-year peak against the yen on Tuesday after a spate of mostly upbeat U.S. data reinforced expectations that the Federal Reserve would raise interest rates this year, while Asian shares were little changed.

A European Union flag (L) and a Greek national flag flutter as the ancient Parthenon temple is seen in the background in Athens June 1, 2015.  REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

EU, IMF leaders agree to work in Greek talks

BERLIN/BRUSSELS - The leaders of Germany, France and Greece's international creditor institutions agreed to work with "real intensity" in the coming days as they try to clinch a deal in debt negotiations with Athens.  Full Article 

The rebuilt Roosevelt Island Tram glides into its loading dock on the first day of operation following a nine-month modernization project which replaced the previous tram system with a faster version in New York November 30, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

For Clinton, a big rally on a small island

Hillary Clinton will hold her first large rally of her campaign this month on Roosevelt Island, the little slip of land in New York’s East River best known as the site of the former New York City Lunatic Asylum.   Full Article 

Muslim woman Samantha Elauf (C), who was denied a sales job at an Abercrombie Kids store in Tulsa in 2008, stands between her mother Majda (L) and EEOC General Counsel David Lopez (R) outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, February 25, 2015. REUTERS/Jim Bourg

Court favors woman in Abercrombie bias case

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of a Muslim woman who sued for discrimination after being denied a sales job at age 17 at an Abercrombie & Fitch clothing store in Oklahoma because she wore a head scarf for religious reasons.  Full Article 


Cheap robotic arm controlled by the mind

In the last five years Easton LaChappelle has managed to synthesize a series of robotic hands that could change industries and lives - and most of which cost just a few hundred dollars.  Full Article | Video 

Caitlyn Jenner, formerly known as reality television star and former Olympic athlete Bruce Jenner, poses in an exclusive photograph made by Annie Leibovitz for Vanity Fair magazine and released by Vanity Fair on June 1, 2015.  REUTERS/Annie Leibovitz/Vanity Fair/Handout via Reuters

'Call me Caitlyn': Jenner reveals new name

Former Olympic athlete and reality TV star Bruce Jenner, who is transitioning to life as a woman, revealed her new name as Caitlyn Jenner and posed in a white strapless leotard on the cover of Vanity Fair magazine.  Video | Full Article 

Clashes at LGBT rally in Moscow

Anti-gay protesters attack a gay rights activist during an LGBT community rally in central Moscow, Russia, May 30, 2015. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

MOSCOW - Police broke up an unsanctioned gay rights rally in central Moscow on Saturday, detaining around 20 people, including anti-gay campaigners who attacked the activists.  Slideshow | Full Article 

On a Paris bridge, the end of a love too heavy to bear

Workmen remove padlocks from the Pont des Arts bridge in Paris, afraid the sheer weight of the romantic tokens was putting the 19th century structure at risk. Roselle Chen reports.