Turkish soldiers position an anti-aircraft gun at Incirlik airbase in the southern city of Adana, Turkey, July 27, 2015. REUTERS/MURAD SEZER

U.S. aims for ISIS-free zone

ISTANBUL/WASHINGTON - Turkey and the United States are working on plans to provide air cover for Syrian rebels and jointly sweep Islamic State fighters from a strip of land along the Turkish border.  Full Article 

Asia shares slip on China stock jitters, dollar pressured 8:46pm EDT

TOKYO - Asian stocks started Tuesday under a cloud with markets waiting nervously to see how Chinese shares fare later in the session after Monday's slump all but erased risk appetite.The dollar was under pressure as China jitters spurred flows into havens such as the yen, while commodities including oil and copper wilted amid fears of a collapse in demand from China.

Yeoman of the Guard, wearing traditional uniform, walk through the Royal Gallery during the ceremonial search before the State Opening of Parliament in the House of Lords at the Palace of Westminster, in central London June 4, 2014. REUTERS/Yui Mok/Pool

Scandal and hypocrisy -- British-style

LONDON - Drug use, prostitutes and wild spending: Salacious accusations against two politicians in a pair of recent scandals have rocked the British parliament, threatening to tarnish its reputation.  Full Article 

A fan stands inside the Olympic rings, in which the Olympic flame is reflected during the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics Games February 9, 2014.  REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov  (RUSSIA - Tags: SPORT OLYMPICS TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)

Boston drops Olympic bid

BOSTON - The U.S. Olympic Committee rescinded Boston's bid to host the 2024 Olympic Games after the mayor said his city's taxpayers could not afford to host the large-scale event.  Full Article 

Cable cars travel over La Paz, July 23, 2015. REUTERS/David Mercado

Sick of traffic? Try gliding over it

LA PAZ - Bolivia's burgeoning transportation system boasts electrically powered cable cars with built-in wifi and panoramic views of the Andes that might make transport systems in other metropolises look outdated.  Full Article 

Cosby's alleged sexual assault victims make NY Magazine cover

Thirty-five Bill Cosby sexual assault accusers make the cover of New York Magazine, which features the story: "Cosby: The Women - An Unwelcome Sisterhood." Gavino Garay reports.