WASHINGTON - Democratic Senator Barbara Mikulski said she will support the Iran nuclear deal, giving President Barack Obama the 34 Senate votes needed to sustain a veto of any congressional resolution disapproving the deal.
- U.S. stocks rose more than 1 percent to near session highs on Wednesday afternoon as technology stocks led a rebound from Tuesday's steep losses and as China's move to again support its financial markets eased investor concerns.
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
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
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.