FIFA President Sepp Blatter leaves after his statement during a news conference at the FIFA headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland, June 2, 2015.  REUTERS/Ruben Sprich

FIFA eyes a fresh start

ZURICH - Sepp Blatter's shock resignation as FIFA president, hours before it emerged he was under investigation, prompted widespread calls for profound reforms at soccer's world governing body.   Full Article 

Greece will not pay IMF on Friday without prospect of a deal: lawmaker 7:53am EDT

ATHENS - Greece will not make a June 5 repayment to the International Monetary Fund if there is no prospect of an aid-for-reforms deal with its international creditors soon, the spokesman for the ruling Syriza party's lawmakers said on Wednesday. | Video

A demonstarator holds up a sign at the "Stop Watching Us: A Rally Against Mass Surveillance" march near the U.S. Capitol in Washington, October 26, 2013.   REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Obama signs surveillance reform bill

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama signed into law a legislation passed by Congress earlier reforming a government surveillance program that swept up millions of Americans' telephone records.  Full Article 

A relative of a passenger of the sunken cruise ship cries on a road to the site of the sinking in the Jianli section of Yangtze River, Hubei province, China, June 3, 2015. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Hope fades for Chinese riverboat survivors

NANJING, China - Family members choke back tears as they contemplate the missing 400 victims of a capsized cruise ship in southern China.  Full Article | Slideshow 

A woman pumps gas at a station in Falls Church, Virginia December 16, 2014.  REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

OPEC to pump flat-out for months more

VIENNA - OPEC is set to carry on pumping oil at the current rate, content that last year's shock market therapy has revived demand and knocked back growing competition.  Full Article 

A local youth wheels his bicycle past law enforcement officials are gathered on a residential street in Everett, Massachusetts June 2, 2015. REUTERS/BRIAN SNYDER

Boston man killed by cops was a terror suspect

BOSTON - Law enforcement officers in Boston killed a man who came at them with a large knife when they tried to question him as part of a terrorism-related investigation, authorities said.  Full Article 

Al-Qaeda detainee alleges CIA sexual abuse

The U.S. Central Intelligence Agency used a wider array of sexual abuse and other forms of torture than was disclosed in a Senate report last year, according to a Guantanamo Bay detainee turned government cooperating witness.