Ukrainian servicemen escort a detained man in the eastern town of Dzerzhinsk, near Donetsk, August 28, 2014. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Russia advances in Ukraine

KIEV - Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said Russian forces had entered his country and the military conflict was worsening.  Full Article | Live Coverage 

U.S. second-quarter growth strengthens 10:11am EDT

WASHINGTON - The U.S. economy rebounded more strongly than initially thought in the second quarter with more of the growth being driven by domestic demand and less by restocking by businesses.

People walk inside JPMorgan headquarters in New York, October 25, 2013.  REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

JPMorgan probes possible cyber attack

JPMorgan is investigating a possible cyber attack and working with law enforcement authorities to determine the scope. The FBI and Secret Service launched their investigations last night.  Full Article 

Smoke rises after what activists say was shelling from forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad in Raqqa August 17, 2014.   REUTERS/Stringer

Air strikes on Syria to face major obstacles

WASHINGTON - American forces face formidable challenges as President Obama considers an air assault on Islamist fighters in Syria, including intelligence gaps on potential targets.   Full Article 

A commuter uses her mobile phone as she walks past a Samsung Galaxy mobile phone advertisement at a train station in Singapore May 23, 2014. REUTERS/Edgar Su

Now a Samsung smartwatch that makes calls

SEOUL - Samsung Electronics unveiled what it said was the first smartwatch capable of making and receiving calls without a mobile phone nearby, in the South Korean firm's latest effort to find a new growth driver.  Full Article 

Health workers wearing protective clothing prepare to carry an abandoned dead body presenting with Ebola symptoms at Duwala market in Monrovia August 17, 2014. REUTERS/2Tango

Ebola toll tops 1,550, outbreak accelerates

GENEVA - The Ebola outbreak in West Africa has killed more than 1,552 people out of 3,069 known cases in four countries and "continues to accelerate", the World Health Organisation (WHO) said.   Full Article 

Mexican border residents and members of the Border Network for Human Rights hold up placards and a banner during a protest to reject border militarization and the deportation of children, outside a detention center in El Paso, Texas, August 24, 2014.REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez

Immigration to complicate U.S. budget talks

WASHINGTON - Congressional conservatives who object to President Barack Obama's immigration policies are threatening to tie a must-pass budget bill to the issue, raising the specter of a government shutdown.  Full Article 

A bitcoin sticker is seen in the window of Locali Conscious Convenience store, where one of Southern California's first two bitcoin-to-cash ATMs began operating today, in Venice, Los Angeles, California, June 21, 2014.  REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Bitcoin shows staying power

NEW YORK - Bitcoin is catching on at online merchants including and Expedia, as customers use a digital currency that just a few years ago was virtually unknown but is now showing some staying power.  Full Article 

Sister of accused Boston marathon bombers arrested after alleged bomb threat

Aliana Tsarnaev, sister of the accused Boston Marathon bombers, has been charged witrh aggravated harassment after allegedly threatening a woman over the phone in New York City. Nathan Frandino reports.