ATHENS - Greece pleaded for a short-term bailout extension to avert a midnight default as frantic efforts gathered pace to salvage a deal that could keep Athens in the euro. Live Coverage | Full Article
- U.S. stocks shed some of their early gains on Tuesday as nervous investors wondered whether last-minute talks would produce a bailout deal that would keep Greece in the euro.
Two passengers on a Japanese Shinkansen bullet train died after one covered himself in fuel and set himself ablaze, according to media reports. Paul Chapman reports.