A firefighter works to extinguish a fire at a local market, which was recently damaged by shelling, in Donetsk, Ukraine, June 3, 2015. REUTERS/Alexander Ermochenko

Fighting re-starts in Ukraine

KIEV - Ukrainian troops and pro-Russian separatists fought their first serious battles in months and Ukraine's defense minister said an attempt by rebels to take the eastern town of Maryinka was thwarted.  Full Article 

Wall Street rises as Greece worries fade, data impresses 1:12pm EDT

- U.S. stocks were higher in early afternoon trading on Wednesday on optimism that Greece was close to an agreement to avoid a default and as strong domestic data suggested an rebound in the economy.

FIFA Scandal

Passengers wearing masks to prevent contracting Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) walk past a thermal imaging camera (unseen) at Incheon International Airport in Incheon, South Korea, June 2, 2015. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

Teamwork key to beating MERS in South Korea

LONDON - South Korea risks a long battle with MERS unless it is transparent, works with international virus-hunters and avoids mistakes made by Saudi Arabia, where the killer disease took hold after emerging in 2012.  Full Article 

Law enforcement officials are gathered on a residential street in Everett, Massachusetts June 2, 2015 in connection to a man shot dead by law enforcement in Boston after coming at them with a large knife when they tried to question him as part of a terrorism-related investigation, authorities said. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Report alleges beheading plan in Boston

BOSTON - A Massachusetts man detained under a terrorism probe faces charges in federal court, prosecutors said, as local media reported the man and an associate who police shot dead had planned to try to behead a police officer.  Full Article 

The federal government forms for applying for health coverage are seen at a rally held by supporters of the Affordable Care Act, widely referred to as 'Obamacare' outside the Jackson-Hinds Comprehensive Health Center in Jackson, Mississippi October 4, 2013. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

Gap health insurance market explodes

NEW YORK - Despite the promise of coverage through the U.S. Affordable Care Act (ACA), the number of people applying for non-compliant, short-term health insurance policies was up more than 100 percent in 2014.  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

Families protest China ship rescue efforts

JIANLI, China - Dozens of family members walked in protest to the rescue site of a sunken cruise ship in the Yangtze River, asking for news of their relatives who are missing after the worst shipping disaster in modern Chinese history.  Full Article | Slideshow 

Badges, radios and maybe some Geritol

Dick Engel (L) calls into police dispatch as he and partner Ed Robles respond to an accident during their patrol as members of the Retired Senior Volunteer Patrol in San Diego February 4, 2015. REUTERS/Mike Blake

When you think of a police car patrolling the streets of a U.S. city, the first thing that comes to mind may not be an 88 year-old World War II veteran teamed up with a pilot from the Vietnam war – unless you’re travelling through San Diego, California.  Wider Image 

Drunk man rescued from burning car

A man is lucky to be alive, but may face charges after a South Carolina police officer pulled him from a burning car. The man was reportedly "extremely drunk". Jillian Kitchener reports.