People walk past a Greek national flag on main Constitution (Syntagma) square in Athens, Greece July 7, 2015. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

Greece faces last chance

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras launched a desperate bid to win fresh aid from skeptical creditors at a euro zone summit, before his country's banks run out of money.  Live Coverage | Full Article 

Wall St. lower on China concerns; Greece watched 1:28pm EDT

- U.S. stocks were lower in afternoon trading as concerns of a slowdown in China weighed on commodity prices and investors fretted over aid talks for Greece as it runs out of cash.

Republican presidential candidate Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) addresses a legislative luncheon held as part of the 'Road to Majority' conference in Washington June 18, 2015. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

Rubio calls U.S. higher education system 'cartel'

CHICAGO - Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio called for an overhaul of the higher education system, saying colleges were operating as a "cartel" and were not meeting the needs of students.  Full Article 

A Confederate flag flies at the base of a confederate memorial in front of the South Carolina State House in Columbia, South Carolina July 4, 2015. REUTERS/Tami Chappell

Confederate flag removal faces final test

CHARLESTON, S.C. - South Carolina's Senate passed legislation to remove the Confederate battle flag from the state house. The bill is now headed for debate in the state's House of Representatives.  Full Article | Gallery 

Pope Francis waves while arriving at the Bicentenario Park to celebrate mass in Quito, Ecuador, July 7, 2015. REUTERS/Gary Granja

Pope urges Latin America to find unity in faith

QUITO - Pope Francis called on people across Latin America to turn to their common Christian roots as an inspiration to resolve differences when he said Mass for nearly one million Catholics in Ecuador.  Full Article | Video 

A picture showing a mother holding her son bombed by the Japanese troops in Wuhan, is displayed at the Museum of the War of Chinese People's Resistance Against Japanese Aggression, near the Marco Polo Bridge on the outskirts of Beijing, July 7, 2015. REUTERS/Jason Lee

Heroes don't die - they turn into art exhibits

MARCO POLO BRIDGE, China - With dioramas of heroic Communist soldiers and graphic pictures of massacres, China formally kicked off its commemorations for the 70th anniversary of the end of World War Two with the unveiling of a new exhibition.  Full Article 

A model poses before Giambattista Valli. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe

Reuters photographers step backstage at Paris Fashion Week.  Gallery | Related: Casino Chanel 

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Chinese firms race to freeze stock trades

An unprecedented number of Chinese listed companies have applied for their companies to halt trading in the stock market as a way to stop their share prices from plunging in the current market rout.