Migrants shut trains as dead wash up on Turkish beach

CALAIS, France/BUDAPEST - Hundreds of migrants poured overnight onto the railway linking Paris with London, while thousands of miles away, the bodies of other migrants washed up on a Turkish beach. (WARNING: The following story contains disturbing images)

Wall St. shares up after U.S. data, technology sector leads 2:49pm EDT

- U.S. stocks were up more than 1 percent on Wednesday afternoon supported by U.S. data and technology stocks led a rebound from Tuesday's steep losses.

A protester blocks traffic as protests moved into the street on the first day of pretrial motions for six police officers charged in connection with the death of Freddie Gray in Baltimore, Maryland September 2, 2015. REUTERS/Bryan Woolston

Charges against police go forward in Gray case

BALTIMORE - A judge rejected defense motions to drop charges against six Baltimore police officers charged in the death of a black man from an injury in custody, clearing the way for trial next month.  Full Article 

Inez Szczupak holds the urn containing the ashes of her son, Martin. He died of a drug overdose a day after leaving a Phoenix House New York facility without permission. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

How a drug-rehab program spun out of control

Politicians are embracing court-ordered drug rehab to reduce prison crowding. The case of Martin Szczupak, a young addict sent to a facility run by Phoenix Houses of New York, shows how good intentions can backfire when care falls short.  Full Coverage 

Bill Gross, co-founder and co-chief investment officer of Pacific Investment Management Company (PIMCO), speaks at the Morningstar Investment Conference in Chicago, Illinois, June 19, 2014. REUTERS/Jim Young

Fed missed window to hike rates: Bill Gross

NEW YORK - Bond guru Bill Gross, who has long called for the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates, said that central bankers may have missed their window of opportunity to hike rates earlier this year and doing so now could create "self-inflicted" instability.  Full Article 

Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis gestures as she refuses to issue marriage licenses to a same-sex couple in Morehead, Kentucky September 1, 2015, in a still image from video provided by WLEX. REUTERS/WLEX/LEX18.com

Clerk defies high court over gay marriage

Kentucky county clerk cited "God's authority" in rejecting requests for marriage licenses from three same-sex couples, deepening a legal standoff now two months old.  Full Article | Video 


Images of August

Images taken by Reuters photographers from around the world for the month of August 2015, including the global migrant crisis, the explosion in Tianjin, the anniversary of the Michael Brown shooting in Ferguson, the U.S. presidential race, as well as other moments of everyday life. Produced by Canice Leung.

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