Migrant crisis escalates across Europe

CALAIS, France/BUDAPEST - The bodies of migrants washed up on a Turkish beach, while miles away an angry crowd camped out at a Budapest train station demanding to board trains. (WARNING: The following story contains disturbing images)

Kentucky clerk files injunction on same-sex marriage licenses 4:54pm EDT

MOREHEAD, Ky. - Lawyers representing a county clerk in Kentucky who has refused to issue same-sex marriage licenses in defiance of a court order filed an emergency motion on Wednesday asking for an injunction to temporarily block the order while she appeals. | Video

The X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle waits in the encapsulation cell of the Evolved Expendable Launch vehicle at the Astrotech facility in Titusville, Florida in this April,2010 handout photo provided by the Air Force. REUTERS/U.S. Air Force/Handout

Few battlefields are as fought over in pop-culture as space. What would a war in space look like in 2015?  Full Article 

A protester blocks traffic as protests moved into the street on the first day of pretrial motions for six police officers charged in connection with the death of Freddie Gray in Baltimore, Maryland September 2, 2015. REUTERS/Bryan Woolston

Charges against police go forward in Gray case

BALTIMORE - A judge rejected defense motions to drop charges against six Baltimore police officers charged in the death of a black man from an injury in custody, clearing the way for trial next month.  Full Article 

Inez Szczupak holds the urn containing the ashes of her son, Martin. He died of a drug overdose a day after leaving a Phoenix House New York facility without permission. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

How a drug-rehab program spun out of control

Politicians are embracing court-ordered drug rehab to reduce prison crowding. The case of Martin Szczupak, a young addict sent to a facility run by Phoenix Houses of New York, shows how good intentions can backfire when care falls short.  Full Coverage 

Kylo Ren played by Adam Driver is seen in Star Wars: The Force Awakens. REUTERS/Walt Disney Studios

Disney unboxes the Force with 'Star Wars' toys

LOS ANGELES - The growing craze of 'unboxing' is a centerpiece of a live global Walt Disney event to unveil new toys from its December movie "Star Wars: The Force Awakens."  Full Article 

Bill Gross, co-founder and co-chief investment officer of Pacific Investment Management Company (PIMCO), speaks at the Morningstar Investment Conference in Chicago, Illinois, June 19, 2014. REUTERS/Jim Young

Fed missed window to hike rates: Bill Gross

NEW YORK - Bond guru Bill Gross, who has long called for the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates, said that central bankers may have missed their window of opportunity to hike rates earlier this year.  Full Article 


Images of August

Images taken by Reuters photographers from around the world for the month of August 2015, including the global migrant crisis, the explosion in Tianjin, the anniversary of the Michael Brown shooting in Ferguson, the U.S. presidential race, as well as other moments of everyday life. Produced by Canice Leung.

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