Activists march on the street during a protest in front of the Ministry of Education in Taipei, Taiwan, August 2, 2015. REUTERS/Pichi Chuang

Taiwan textbook feud

TAIPEI - Protests in Taiwan over textbook revisions that students say aim to brainwash them into accepting a "one China" view of history underscore the island's growing sense of independence.  Full Article 

Wall St. lower on weak data, slump in oil prices 10:17am EDT

- Wall Street was lower on the first trading day in August as oil prices touched a six-month low and data showed U.S. economy lost some momentum at the end of the second quarter.

Athletes warm up before their start of the swimming leg of the women's triathlon at the ITU World Olympic Qualification event on Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, August 2, 2015. REUTERS/Sergio Moraes
Doping Scandal

Athletes' health at risk

KUALA LUMPUR/SYDNEY - Some of the thousands of leaked doping test results were so extreme they posed a risk to athletes' health, an expert cited in a report on suspected blood doping said.  Full Article 

A woman sits with a sign showing a baby as she attends a "Women Betrayed Rally to Defund Planned Parenthood" at Capitol Hill in Washington July 28, 2015. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

Planned Parenthood fight hits Congress

WASHINGTON, August 3 - Women's health group Planned Parenthood, under attack by anti-abortionists posting hidden-camera videos online, will be the focus of a partisan showdown in the Senate.  Full Article 

A Guy & Gallard cafeteria employee serves a nitrogen-infused cold brew coffee from Brooklyn-based roaster Gillies Coffee out of a tap at its cafeteria in New York July 31, 2015 Hector Mai, manager of a Guy & Gallard cafeteria in midtown Manhattan, began serving cold brew this summer and has already noticed iced tea sales declining. Cold brew is made by steeping fresh ground coffee in cold water for between 12 and 24 hours, while traditional iced coffee is made by cooling hot-brewed coffee and serving it over ice. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

Taste for cold brew transforms coffee market

NEW YORK - For U.S. coffee shops, business usually cools down as the weather heats up. But as the latest craze, cold brew coffee, moves from a hipster infatuation to mainstream staple, that traditional seasonal pattern is unraveling.  Full Article 

Images of July

Images taken by Reuters photographers from around the world for the month of July 2015, including the Confederate flag controversy, Jerusalem Gay Pride attack, Tour de France, Ku Klux Klan, as well as other moments of everyday life. Produced by David Lucas.

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