A view is seen of Baiji oil refinery, north of Baghdad, December 8, 2014.   REUTERS/Ahmed Saad

Iraqi forces retake most of Iraq's largest refinery

BAGHDAD - Iraqi forces retook most of the country's largest refinery from Islamic State, security officials said, reversing gains by the militants who seized parts of the sprawling complex this week.  Full Article 

Putin says ready to work with United States: TV 10:36am EDT

MOSCOW - Russia has key interests in common with the United States and needs to work with it on a common agenda, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Saturday in a television interview.

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

Greece scrapes bottom of barrel to stay afloat

ATHENS - Greece will need to tap all the remaining cash reserves across its public sector -- a total of 2 billion euros ($2.16 billion) -- to pay civil service wages and pensions at the end of the month, according to finance ministry officials.  Full Article 

Spanish language television host Mario Luis Kreutzberger Blumenfeld, better know by his stage name Don Francisco, arrives at the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences 21st annual Hall of Fame Gala in Beverly Hills in this file photo taken on March 1, 2012. REUTERS/Fred Prouser

Univision to end 'Sabado Gigante'

Univision Network will have a giant hole in its Saturday night line-up - "Sabado Gigante," its top-rated variety show, will be going off the air after a record-breaking 53 years, the broadcaster said.  Full Article | Video 

A Wall Street sign is pictured in front of the New York Stock Exchange, open during Winter Storm Juno, in the Manhattan borough of New York January 27, 2015.  REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Investors look to earnings for market direction

NEW YORK - Investors attempting to determine whether equities will rebound from Friday's selloff or continue to sink will look to a deluge of earnings next week for a clearer picture of the economy.  Full Article 

A worker drives a tractor past a field of giant tecolote ranunculus flowers at the Flower Fields in Carlsbad, California March 27, 2012. REUTERS/ Mike Blake

Billions in retiree income left on the table

CHICAGO - It makes sense to tread lightly on vulnerable lower-income seniors, many of whom live hand to mouth. But much of the benefit of state retirement income exemptions goes to affluent elderly households.  Full Article 

Rough Cut
Obama focuses on climate change ahead of Earth Day

In his weekly address, President Obama talks about the need to combat the threat of climate change. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).