An illustration picture shows the logo of the U.S. National Security Agency on the display of an iPhone in Berlin, June 7, 2013. REUTERS/Pawel Kopczynski

Senate votes spell uncertain fate for surveillance program

WASHINGTON - A measure to extend spy agencies' bulk collection of Americans' telephone records was blocked in the Senate, leaving the fate of the program uncertain before it expires on June 1.  Full Article 

Islamic State raises flag over citadel in Syria's Palmyra: supporters 5:36am EDT

BEIRUT - Islamic State fighters have raised their flag over an ancient citadel in Syria's historic city of Palmyra, pictures posted online overnight by the group's supporters showed.

U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton attends a roundtable discussion about childcare with parents and providers during a campaign stop in Chicago, Illinois, United States, May 20, 2015. REUTERS/Jim Young

Emails reveal worries over Clinton's image

WASHINGTON - Top aides to former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton fretted over how she would be portrayed after the 2012 Benghazi attacks that killed the U.S. ambassador to Libya and three other Americans, newly released emails showed.   Full Article 

Arctic Zero Chief Executive Amit Pandhi poses for a picture with his companies healthy frozen dessert in San Diego, California May 19, 2015. REUTERS/Mike Blake

Small food makers threaten big producers

NEW YORK - Small food manufacturers once toiled for decades to develop a critical mass of fans for their products. Now, an increasing number of privately-held players are going from garage to grocery store in fewer than five years.  Full Article 

The Supreme Court stands in Washington May 18, 2015. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

Top court to 401(k) sponsors: Do the right thing

The Supreme Court ruled this week that employers must protect workers in their 401(k) plans from mutual funds that are too expensive or perform poorly. The ruling sends a strong message.  Full Article 

A BlackBerry Passport smartphone is shown at its official launching event in Toronto, September 24, 2014. REUTERS/Aaron Harris

BlackBerry cuts jobs worldwide

Canadian smartphone maker BlackBerry is cutting jobs across the world, the company said, as it consolidates its software, hardware and applications business.  Full Article 


Myanmar's stateless Rohingya, "suffering from everything"

Stateless Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar are pleading for help with thousands boarding boats for the risky journey to Malaysia and Indonesia. Nathan Frandino reports.