A woman walks past graffiti illustrating a modified dollar banknote in Athens June 3, 2015. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

Greece threatens to skip debt payment, default looms

Meanwhile, creditors are expected to present an ultimatum offering Athens funds in return for economic reform.  Full Article | Video 

Wall Street rises as Greece worries fade, data impresses 11:41am EDT

- U.S. stocks rose in late morning trading on Wednesday on growing hopes that Greece would avert a default and as strong domestic data suggested the U.S. economic recovery was on track.

FIFA Scandal

A relative of a passenger of the sunken cruise ship cries on a road to the site of the sinking in the Jianli section of Yangtze River, Hubei province, China, June 3, 2015. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Families protest China ship rescue efforts

JIANLI, China - Dozens of family members walked in protest to the rescue site of a sunken cruise ship in the Yangtze River, asking for news of their relatives who are missing after the worst shipping disaster in modern Chinese history.  Full Article | Slideshow 

A woman pumps gas at a station in Falls Church, Virginia December 16, 2014.  REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

OPEC to pump flat-out for months more

VIENNA - OPEC is set to carry on pumping oil at the current rate, content that last year's shock market therapy has revived demand and knocked back growing competition.  Full Article 

Death row inmate Lester Bower is seen in an undated picture released by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice in Huntsville, Texas. REUTERS/Texas Department of Criminal Justice/Handout via Reuters

Three decades on death row, and now death

AUSTIN, Texas - One of the longest-serving inmates on Texas' busy death row was set to be executed on Wednesday, more than three decades after being convicted of fatally shooting four people in 1983.  Full Article 

A view of the exterior of the JP Morgan Chase & Co. Corporate headquarters in the Manhattan borough of New York City, May 20, 2015. REUTERS/Mike Segar

No, I didn't get your voicemail, and I won't ever

NEW YORK - JPMorgan is eliminating voicemail for thousands of employees who do not take calls from customers, at a savings of $10 a month per person, Gordon Smith, chief executive of the company's consumer banking operations said.  Full Article 

Badges, radios and maybe some Geritol

Dick Engel (L) calls into police dispatch as he and partner Ed Robles respond to an accident during their patrol as members of the Retired Senior Volunteer Patrol in San Diego February 4, 2015. REUTERS/Mike Blake

When you think of a police car patrolling the streets of a U.S. city, the first thing that comes to mind may not be an 88 year-old World War II veteran teamed up with a pilot from the Vietnam war – unless you’re travelling through San Diego, California.  Wider Image 

Al-Qaeda detainee alleges CIA sexual abuse

The U.S. Central Intelligence Agency used a wider array of sexual abuse and other forms of torture than was disclosed in a Senate report last year, according to a Guantanamo Bay detainee turned government cooperating witness.