Ronald Cook, holds a photograph of him and his 20-year-old grandson Devin Cook, who was killed last year, at his home in Baltimore, Maryland July 24, 2015. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

Three days, five killings and a year of pain in Baltimore

BALTIMORE - Reuters examines the deaths of five youths over a three-day period in Baltimore and the gaping holes left behind in their families' lives.  Full Article 

Judge sets $1 million bond for Ohio officer charged in murder 1:20pm EDT

CINCINNATI - A judge on Thursday set a bond of $1 million for a former University of Cincinnati campus police officer charged with the murder of an unarmed black man he had stopped for a missing license plate. | Video

French gendarmes and police stand near a large piece of plane debris which was found on the beach in Saint-Andre, on the French Indian Ocean island of La Reunion, July 29, 2015. REUTERS/Zinfos974/Prisca Bigot

Malaysia raises hopes on finding missing plane

SAINT-DENIS, Reunion - Malaysia is "almost certain" that plane debris found on Reunion Island in the Indian Ocean is from a Boeing 777, heightening the possibility it could be wreckage from missing Flight MH370.  Full Article 

Republican presidential candidate Scott Walker raises a glass of beer during a campaign stop at the Billy Goat Tavern in Chicago, Illinois, United States, July 27, 2015. REUTERS/Jim Young

Walker's Harley: a two-wheeled contradiction

MILWAUKEE - For union-busting Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker, there's something awkward about the Harley-Davidson bikes that he has been posing on at campaign stops: each one bears a sticker on its frame that reads "Union made in the USA."  Full Article | Slideshow 

Dr. Ketan Desai, future president of the World Medical Association, outside a courthouse in Lucknow, India, after a June hearing in one of his two criminal cases. REUTERS/Pawan Kumar

Doctor’s legal troubles bedevil ethics body

Ketan Desai is slated to head the World Medical Association, guardian of the Hippocratic Oath. The medical ethics group is standing by Desai even as he fights criminal allegations in Indian courts.  Full Article 

A tree on fire is seen as wildfires blaze near the Paranoa neighbourhood in Brasilia July 29, 2015. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino

Californians flee wildfires

LOS ANGELES - A rapidly spreading brushfire burning in parched timberland north of San Francisco has forced the evacuation of 500 people and destroyed several buildings less than 12 hours after it broke out.  Full Article 

Greenpeace takes on Shell in Portland protest

Environmental activists are hanging from a bridge above Portland's Willamette River, while kayakers block the path of Shell's Alaska-bound icebreaker preparing for off-shore Arctic drilling. Jillian Kitchener reports.


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