Former Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi sits behind bars with other Muslim Brotherhood members at a court in the outskirts of Cairo, December 29, 2014.  REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih

Egypt's first freely elected president gets 20 years

CAIRO - Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohamed Mursi was sentenced to 20 years in prison on charges arising from the killing of protesters, nearly three years after he was elected president of Egypt.  Full Article 

Upbeat earnings lift global stocks, Greek anxiety hits euro 8:36am EDT

LONDON - World stocks climbed back towards all-time highs on Tuesday as upbeat European earnings helped offset a mixed German business confidence survey and rising worries about a possible Greek default on its bailout loans.

James Murdoch answers questions during a talk at the Digital Life Design (DLD) conference in Munich January 25, 2011.

James Murdoch may soon ascend at Fox

Saudi Arabia's Prince Alwaleed bin Talal is in no doubt that James Murdoch is ready to take a much bigger role at Twenty-First Century Fox, by far the largest part of the media empire that James' father Rupert Murdoch built.  Full Article 

A courtroom sketch shows Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev as the verdict is read at the federal courthouse in Boston, Massachusetts April 8, 2015. REUTERS/Jane Flavell Collins

Life or death for Boston Marathon bomber?

BOSTON - Prosecutors and defense attorneys for convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will begin making their cases on whether or not he should be sentenced to death for the 2013 attack and its aftermath.  Video | Full Article 

Italian coastguard personnel in protective clothing carry the body of a dead immigrant off their ship Bruno Gregoretti in Senglea, in Valletta's Grand Harbour, April 20, 2015. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi

Captain blamed for causing migrant deaths

CATANIA, Italy - Prosecutors blamed the Tunisian captain for causing the deaths of hundreds of migrants locked below decks when his vessel capsized in the Mediterranean, in the weekend shipwreck that has shocked Europe.  Full Article 

Smoke rises during an air strike on an army weapons depot on a mountain overlooking Yemen's capital Sanaa April 20, 2015. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

Iran sees Yemen ceasefire in coming hours

DUBAI - Iran's deputy foreign minister said he was optimistic that a ceasefire in the Yemen conflict would be announced soon.   Full Article 

Blue Bell recalls all products

Texas-based Blue Bell Creameries is voluntarily recalling all its ice cream and frozen treat products over Listeria concerns. Linda So reports.