Crushed: Turmoil returns to Wall Street

Wall Street shares fell close to 3 percent, pushing all three major U.S. indexes into losses for the year after weak data from China intensified fears that a stumble in the world's second-largest economy would hobble global growth.

Biden is top choice of Democrats if Clinton falters: Reuters/Ipsos poll 6:26pm EDT

WASHINGTON - U.S. Democratic voters would choose Vice President Joe Biden as their preferred candidate for president in 2016 if current frontrunner Hillary Clinton shows signs of faltering, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll released on Tuesday.

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 

Refugees and migrants disembark from the passenger ship "Tera Jet", following their trip from the island of Lesbos to the port of Piraeus, near Athens, Greece September 1, 2015. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

Greek ship ferries hundreds more migrants

ATHENS - A ship bringing about 1,800 migrants and refugees from an eastern Greek island to the port of Piraeus arrived on Tuesday night, the Greek coastguard said.  Full Article 

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 

A Chinese couple poses during a pre-wedding photoshoot in front of the Eiffel tower in Paris, France, August 28, 2015. REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer

Chinese load up on Paris wedding snaps

PARIS- As young Chinese become wealthier, they have taken to Paris the tradition of having wedding photos taken in advance for display on the big day. An industry banking on the city's romantic image has grown up around the trend.  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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