U.S. probing whether airlines collude to keep airfares high 2:48pm EDT

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Justice Department is investigating whether U.S. airlines are working together to keep ticket prices high, spokeswoman Emily Pierce said on Wednesday.

Chief of Mission at the U.S. Interests Section in Havana Jeffrey DeLaurentis (L) shakes hands with Cuba's interim Foreign Minister Marcelino Medina in Havana July 1, 2015. REUTERS/Enrique de la Osa

U.S., Cuba tear down that wall

HAVANA/WASHINGTON - The United States and Cuba formally agreed to restore diplomatic ties that had been severed for more than half a century, fulfilling a pledge made six months ago by the former Cold War enemies.  Full Article | Video 

Job seekers browse tables at a veterans' job fair in Burbank, Los Angeles, California March 19, 2015. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Bullish jobs, factory data brighten outlook

WASHINGTON - A recent raft of upbeat economic data supports expectations that the Fed will raise interest rates in September, even as some forecasting tools suggest lift-off may not occur until late in the year or even in 2016.  Full Article 

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton meets with veterans at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Historic Post 9211 on a campaign stop in Reno, Nevada, June 18, 2015. REUTERS/James Glover II

Emails reveal bumpy transition for Clinton

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON - Hillary Clinton struggled to fit into the government of President Obama after being appointed Secretary of State in 2009, according to emails released by the State Department.   Full Article 

Sir Nicholas Winton (C) poses in front of the Winton train at Liverpool Street station in central London September 4, 2009. REUTERS/Toby Melville

'British Schindler' dies at age 106

LONDON - Nicholas Winton, who became known as the "British Schindler" for saving hundreds of Czech children on train transports from Nazi persecution in the run-up to World War Two, has died.  Full Article 

Islamic State weaves web of support

Police cordon off the Imam Sadiq Mosque after a bomb explosion following Friday prayers, in the Al Sawaber area of Kuwait City June 26, 2015. REUTERS/Jassim Mohammed

KUWAIT/DUBAI - An attack on a Kuwait mosque that killed 27 people last week highlights Islamic State's increasingly complex network of support.  Full Article 

Cuba becomes first country to end mother-to-child HIV, syphillis transmission

The World Health Orgnization says Cuba has become the first country in the world to end the transmission of HIV and syphillis from mothers to children. Diane Hodges reports.