The word 'No' in Greek is seen on a banner hanging from Athens' University building in Athens, Greece, July 2, 2015. REUTERS/Marko Djurica

Opinion poll shows Yes vote slightly ahead in Greece

ATHENS - A new opinion poll on Greece's bailout referendum pointed to a closely balanced result in the vote that could decide the country's future in Europe.  Full Article | Slideshow 

European bonds and stocks on the defensive before tight Greek vote 4:20am EDT

LONDON - European bonds and stocks traded cautiously at Friday's market opening before a Greek referendum on EU-prescribed reforms that could determine the country's future in the euro zone and which polls suggest could go either way.

A staff walks past a logo of soccer's international governing body FIFA at their headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland, May 27, 2015. REUTERS/Ruben Sprich

U.S. seeks extraditions in FIFA probe

The United States has asked Switzerland to extradite seven FIFA officials arrested in an investigation into a global bribery scandal at soccer's governing body, marking the start of a legal process expected to last several months.  Video | Full Article 

A LNG fuel pump nozzle at a Blu LNG filling station in Salt Lake City, Utah, March 13, 2013. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart

California edges out natural gas

LOS ANGELES - California is mandating a switch to so-called "zero-emission" buses by 2040, an initiative that has the potential to marginalize natural gas as a bus fuel.  Full Article 

Cubans use the internet via public Wi-Fi in Havana July 2, 2015.  REUTERS/Enrique de la Osa

Cuba opens Wi-Fi hotspots across country

HAVANA - Cuba has opened 35 Wi-Fi access points nationwide, offering unprecedented online access in a country that until now has restricted use of the Internet to an elite few.  Full Article 

Lightning streaks across the sky as lava flows from a volcano in Eyjafjallajokul, Iceland, April 17, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

When lightning strikes

A collection of past and current Reuters pictures features stunning images of electrical storms from around the globe.  Slideshow 

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CME to shutter trading pits after 167 years

It is the end of an era in Chicago, where the CME Group will soon begin dismantling most of its futures pits as trading migrates to screens.