A Malaysian expert (C) examines a black box belonging to Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 during its handover from pro-Russian separatists, in Donetsk July 22, 2014. REUTERS/Maxim Zmeyev

MH17 black boxes, remains handed over

Pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine hand over black box flight records from downed airliner to Malaysian officials. Paul Chapman reports  Full Article | Video 

China food scandal spreads, drags in Starbucks, Burger King and McNuggets in Japan 7:18am EDT

SHANGHAI - The latest food scandal in China is spreading fast, dragging in U.S. coffee chain Starbucks, Burger King Worldwide Inc and others, as well as McDonald's products as far away as Japan. | Video


Verizon revenue rises on strong wireless subscriber additions 6:50am EDT

- Verizon Communications Inc, the largest U.S. wireless telecoms company, reported a 6 percent rise in quarterly revenue as its postpaid wireless subscriber additions rose 53 percent.

DuPont forecast misses expectations as farm sales weigh 7:04am EDT

- Chemicals maker DuPont forecast weaker-than-expected operating earnings for the current quarter after weak agriculture sales constrained both profit and revenue.

Smoke rises following what witnesses said was an Israeli air strike in Gaza City July 22, 2014.  REUTERS/Ahmed Zakot

Israel pounds targets in Gaza as Kerry arrives

GAZA/JERUSALEM - Israel pounded targets across the Gaza Strip, dashing hopes of a pause in the fighting, as the military said one of its soldiers was missing, presumed dead, following clashes with Hamas Islamists.  Full Article 

The Starbucks logo is seen outside its coffee store in front of Zhengyangmen Gate at Qianmen Commercial Street in central Beijing, April 19, 2012.  REUTERS/Jason Lee

China food scandal drags in big brands

SHANGHAI - The latest food scandal in China is spreading fast, dragging in U.S. coffee chain Starbucks, Burger King Worldwide and others, as well as McDonald's products as far away as Japan.  Video | Full Article 

A girl wearing a sign supports the start of a week-long hunger strike by seven people (not pictured), who said they were supporting immigrant children and their families fleeing violence and poverty in Central America, in Los Angeles, California July 21, 2014.  REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Migrant children wave poses challenge to courts

WASHINGTON - A deluge of Central American children pouring into the United States threatens to burst the seams of already overstuffed immigration courts, and├é┬áPresident Barack Obama's steps to ease the crisis are likely to make matters worse.   Full Article 

Officials place a photo of a victim of the sunken passenger ship Sewol, on the official memorial altar in Ansan April 30, 2014. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

Korea ferry businessman's body identified

SEOUL - The body of South Korea's most wanted man, linked to the sinking of a ferry in April that killed 300 people, was identified more than a month after being found in an orchard, police said, with his book and empty bottles of alcohol nearby.  Full Article 

Cast member Kevin Spacey poses at the premiere for the second season of the television series 'House of Cards' at the Directors Guild of America in Los Angeles, California February 13, 2014file photo.  REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

Netflix profit more than doubles, shares rise

LOS ANGELES - Netflix Inc's quarterly profit more than doubled, boosted by a $1 monthly increase in its most popular video streaming plan for new customers in the United States.  Full Article 

A convoy of the Iraqi security forces is seen during a patrol, as smoke rises from clashes with Islamic State fighters, in Diyala province July 18, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer

Islamic State continues march towards Baghdad

BAGHDAD - Using its own version of "soft" and "hard" power, the Islamic State is crushing resistance across northern Iraq so successfully that its promise to march on Baghdad may no longer be unrealistic bravado.  Full Article 

Gaza offensive enters third week

Israel's military offensive in Gaza goes into its third week as the U.S steps up efforts to help bring about a ceasefire. Paul Chapman reports.