Hundreds of migrants protest at Budapest station

BUDAPEST - Hundreds of migrants protested in front of Budapest's Eastern railway station, shouting "Freedom, freedom" and demanding to be let onto trains bound for Germany but the station remained closed to them.

Markets on edge as policymakers flex muscles 5:52am EDT

LONDON - Fresh government intervention to support China's jittery markets and bets on a more dovish stance from central bankers provided limited respite from a stock market sell-off on Wednesday as oil resumed its fall.

A man waves an LGBT equality rainbow flag at a celebration rally in West Hollywood, California, United States, June 26, 2015. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Clerk defies high court over gay marriage

Kentucky county clerk cited "God's authority" in rejecting requests for marriage licenses from three same-sex couples, deepening a legal standoff now two months old.   Full Article | Video 

Iranians celebrate on the streets following a nuclear deal with major powers, in Tehran July 14, 2015.  REUTERS/TIMA

Nuclear deal backers near votes for Congress

WASHINGTON - Supporters of the international nuclear agreement with Iran moved within one vote of mustering enough support to protect the deal in the U.S. Congress when two more Democratic senators said they would support the pact.  Full Article 

A protester leaves after demonstrating outside a Planned Parenthood clinic in Vista, California, August 3, 2015.  REUTERS/Mike Blake

GOP lack votes to defund Planned Parenthood

WASHINGTON - Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell undercut threats by fellow Republicans to hold the budget process hostage in an effort to defund Planned Parenthood, saying conservatives do not have enough support in Congress to cut off the group.   Full Article 

Police officers take off in a helicopter for a manhunt in Fox Lake, Illinois, United States, September 1, 2015.  REUTERS/Jim Young

Illinois hunts for suspects who killed policeman

FOX LAKE, Ill. - More than 100 police officers using aircraft and canine units were searching northern Illinois for three suspects believed to be involved in the fatal shooting of a 30-year veteran police officer.  Full Article 

A bleak outlook for Japan's nuclear power

A new Reuters analysis shows the number of Japanese nuclear reactors likely to restart in the next few years has halved, hit by legal challenges and worries about meeting tougher safety standards.

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