Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis arrives to make a statement in Athens, Greece July 5, 2015. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

Greek finance minister quits

ATHENS/FRANKFURT - Greece's outspoken finance minister Yanis Varoufakis resigned, removing a major obstacle to any deal to keep Athens in the euro zone.  Live Coverage | Full Article 

Stocks, euro fall but no rout after Greek 'No' 6:39am EDT

LONDON - Shares fell, the euro stumbled and yields on weaker euro zone economies' bonds rose after Greece overwhelmingly voted against conditions for a rescue package, but there was no rout and contagion was limited.

Pope Francis waves while wearing a neck sash in Ecuador's national colours after he landed in Quito, Ecuador, July 5, 2015.  REUTERS/Jose Miguel Gomez

Pope kicks off 'homecoming' tour

QUITO - Laughing as his cap flew off in the Andean highland wind, Pope Francis flew into Ecuador to start a "homecoming" tour of South America, where he will champion the rights of the poor and the planet.  Full Article | Pope Francis' nun fan club 

Anti-immigration protester Mark Connors demonstrates with others on a highway overpass on Murrieta Hot Springs Blvd in Murrieta, California July 19, 2014. REUTERS/Sandy Huffaker

GOP hopefuls seek curbs on legal immigration

DENVER - Republican 2016 presidential hopefuls Scott Walker and Rick Santorum are suggesting a potentially controversial way to boost Americans' job prospects: admit fewer legal immigrants into the United States.  Full Article 

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry (L), meets with Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in New York April 27, 2015. REUTERS/Jason DeCrow/Pool

U.S. and Iran: making friends of old enemies

VIENNA - It's always awkward to defend your enemies. But that's the position President Barack Obama's administration has found itself in with Iran as it pushes for an historic accord that would end a 12-year nuclear standoff.  Full Article | Kerry talks tough 

Prison inmate David Sweat, 35, is seen in an enhanced picture released by the New York State police June 17, 2015, showing how he might look after escaping 12 days ago.  REUTERS/New York State Police/Handout

Captured New York fugitive moved to prison

NEW YORK - Captured prison escapee David Sweat was released from a New York hospital where he had been treated for gunshot wounds and moved to a prison more than 250 miles from the one he fled, authorities said.  Full Article 

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This July 4, warnings everywhere you look

Millions of Americans celebrating Independence Day with parades and firework shows, but lurking underneath are a series of potential threats from coast to coast.