Anti-Euro protesters scuffle with riot police next to a pro-EU demonstration in Iraklio on the island of Crete, Greece, July 2, 2015. REUTERS/Stefanos Rapanis

IMF delivers stark warning on Greece

ATHENS/WASHINGTON - The International Monetary Fund said a huge financial hole is facing Greece as angry voters prepare for a referendum that could decide their country's future in Europe.  Full Article | Gallery 

Wall St. edged down on Greece worries, tepid U.S. data 4:56pm EDT

- U.S. stocks closed down slightly on Thursday after the International Monetary Fund warned Greece ahead of its Sunday referendum that it faces a huge financial hole, and mixed jobs data dampened the U.S. economic outlook.

A staff walks past a logo of soccer's international governing body FIFA at their headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland, May 27, 2015. REUTERS/Ruben Sprich

U.S. seeks extraditions in FIFA probe

The United States has asked Switzerland to extradite seven FIFA officials arrested in an investigation into a global bribery scandal at soccer's governing body, marking the start of a legal process expected to last several months.  Video | Full Article 

A LNG fuel pump nozzle at a Blu LNG filling station in Salt Lake City, Utah, March 13, 2013. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart

California edges out natural gas

LOS ANGELES - California is mandating a switch to so-called "zero-emission" buses by 2040, an initiative that has the potential to marginalize natural gas as a bus fuel.  Full Article 


Thousands evacuated after freight train derails

A freight train carrying flammable and toxic gas derailed and a rail car caught fire in Tennessee, forcing the evacuation of more than 5,000 people and the hospitalization of nine for breathing in fumes.  Full Article 

Lightning streaks across the sky as lava flows from a volcano in Eyjafjallajokul, Iceland, April 17, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

When lightning strikes

A collection of past and current Reuters pictures features stunning images of electrical storms from around the globe.  Slideshow 

Taiwan crash pilot 'pulled the wrong throttle'

Taiwan's Aviation Safety Council report says the captain of a TransAsia Airways mistakenly switched off the plane's only working engine. Yiming Woo reports.