Death on the Mediterranean

EISENSTADT, Austria/TRIPOLI - Libya recovered the bodies of 82 migrants washed ashore after their overcrowded boat sank on its way to Europe and scores more were feared dead.

Wall St. slips as investors assess volatile week 2:09pm EDT

- U.S. stocks looked set to snap a two-day rally on Friday after comments by a top Federal Reserve official appeared to suggest that a September rate rise was still possible.

A sign marks the entrance to St. Paul's School in Concord, New Hampshire, August 20, 2015. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Former prep school student not guilty of rape

CONCORD, N.H. - A former student of an elite New Hampshire prep school was found not guilty of raping a 15-year-old girl last year in a case that has shone a harsh spotlight on the school's culture. A jury found Owen Labrie, 19, guilty of lesser misdemeanor counts.   Full Article 

The corner stone of The New York Federal Reserve Bank is seen in New York's financial district March 25, 2015. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

Fed hawks hint at delay of rate hike

JACKSON HOLE, Wyo. - Federal Reserve officials said that continued turmoil in financial markets may cause the central bank to delay tightening monetary policy beyond next month.  Full Article 

A photo illustration shows the Ashley Madison website displayed on a smartphone in Toronto, August 20, 2015. REUTERS/Mark Blinch

Ashley Madison parent CEO quits after hack

TORONTO - The chief executive of infidelity website Ashley Madison's parent company Avid Life Media has left, just over a week after hackers leaked data about millions of its clients in a massive cyber assault.  Full Article 

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden speaks at the Freedom to Marry gala celebration in lower Manhattan in New York, July 9, 2015. REUTERS/Mike Segar

Biden backers eye gay support for election bid

WASHINGTON - Backers of Vice President Joe Biden are reaching out to donors and activists in the gay and lesbian community to line up financial and political support if Biden decides to run for president.  Full Article 

Katrina, 10 years on


'Nothing to celebrate'

Venezuelans in agony over medical shortages

Venezuelans with chronic health conditions are suffering from shortages of medical supplies as the country grapples with an economic crisis.

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