U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) announces his bid for the Republican nomination in the 2016 U.S. presidential election race during a speech in Miami, Florida April 13, 2015.  REUTERS/Joe Skipper

Rubio: the presidential campaign's $40 million man

NEW YORK - Marco Rubio's mega donors say their candidate has already received monetary commitments in excess of the $40 million he will likely need to battle through a presidential primary season.   Full Article 

Afghanistan suicide blast kills 33, injures more than 100 3:26am EDT

JALALABAD, Afghanistan - A suicide bomb blast in Afghanistan's eastern city of Jalalabad killed 33 people and injured more than 100 outside a bank where government workers collect salaries, the city's police chief said on Saturday.

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 

A file photograph shows Ezzat al-Douri, chairman of the ruling Revolutionary Command Council, during a military celebration in Baghdad February 16, 2003. REUTERS

Hussein aide reported killed in Iraq

BAGHDAD - A former aide to late Iraqi President Saddam Hussein and a leader of Iraq's insurgency, Ezzat Ibrahim al-Douri, may have been killed by Iraqi forces and Shi'ite militias involved in an operation against insurgent forces.  Full Article | Factbox 

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 

Mike Woods, 28, and Brandon Parsons, 30, embrace on the Pennsylvania State Capital steps following a rally with gay rights supporters after a ruling struck down a ban on same sex marriage in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, May 20, 2014. REUTERS/Mark Makela

How do you change the beliefs of a nation?

Today public support for the freedom of gays to marry has increased to 63 percent from 27 percent in 1996. There is majority support in every region of the country. What changed?  Commentary 

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5 teens arrested in Melbourne for alleged ANZAC day attack

Authorities in Melbourne, Australia arrest five teenagers for allegedly planning an attack at an event on the country's national day of remembrance, ANZAC Day. Julie Noce reports.