Amy Gilmour describes how the Blanco River crested at a record 43 feet during the Memorial Day weekend floods while helping pick up debris from the backyards of flood damaged homes in Wimberley, Texas May 26, 2015. REUTERS/Tamir Kalifa

Heavy rains hit Texas as death toll rises to 13

AUSTIN, Texas - Storms brought more runoff to swollen Texas waterways in places including Houston, causing chaos in the fourth most-populous U.S. city.  Full Article | Slideshow 

Wall Street rebounds led by tech, healthcare stocks 2:41pm EDT

- U.S. stocks were on track for their strongest daily gain in two weeks on Wednesday, led by technology and healthcare stocks and hopes that Greece would avoid defaulting on its debt.

Miami Beach police officers stand outside the headquarters of CONCACAF, the soccer federation that governs North America, Central America and the Caribbean, after it was raided by FBI agents in Miami Beach, Florida May 27, 2015. REUTERS/Gaston De Cardenas

Soccer world rocked by FIFA arrests

ZURICH/NEW YORK - The world's most popular sport was plunged into turmoil as seven powerful soccer figures were arrested on U.S. corruption charges.  Full Article | Factbox 

James Holmes sits in court for an advisement hearing at the Arapahoe County Justice Center in Centennial, Colorado in this June 4, 2013 file photo. REUTERS/Andy Cross/Pool/Files

Holmes' attorneys focus on mental illness

CENTENNIAL, Colo. - Painting a picture of a bright, normal child before he fell prey to severe mental illness, James Holmes' lawyers will seek to save the now 27-year-old's life in his murder trial, following a 2012 massacre inside a Denver-area multiplex that left 12 dead.  Full Article 

People gather at the site of car bombs attack in Baghdad, May 2, 2015. REUTERS/Stringer

Why the U.S. will fail in Iraq

Besides simply hoping for the best, what can the United States do to help Iraq? Not much. Most of the possible game changers have already failed.  Commentary 

An iPhone 6 phone is seen on display at the Fifth Avenue Apple store on the first day of sales in Manhattan, New York September 19, 2014.  REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Apple finds bug that causes iPhones to crash

Apple has found a bug that can cause iPhones to crash when a message containing a specific string of text is received.  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.