Greece defaults on IMF payment despite last-minute overtures to creditors

ATHENS - Greece's last-minute overtures to international creditors for financial aid on Tuesday were not enough to save the country from becoming the first developed economy to default on a loan with the International Monetary Fund. | Video

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U.S.-Cuba deal to restore ties to be unveiled on Wednesday

WASHINGTON/HAVANA - The United States and Cuba have reached an agreement to reopen embassies and restore diplomatic ties severed more than five decades ago, and the historic deal will be unveiled on Wednesday, U.S. officials said on Tuesday. | Video

World, Cuba 30 Jun 2015

KKK plans South Carolina rally as Confederate flag debate continues

CHARLESTON, S.C. - The Ku Klux Klan plans to hold a pro-Confederate flag rally at South Carolina's capitol, where a statue of a former state governor who championed white supremacy was vandalized on Tuesday amid scrutiny of symbols associated with slavery.

30 Jun 2015

After 'gratifying' week, Obama sees long to-do list in time left

WASHINGTON - It did not match the week of his wedding or the weeks his daughters were born, but President Barack Obama acknowledged on Tuesday that last week was a particularly momentous one for him. | Video

30 Jun 2015

Over 100 feared dead after Indonesia military plane crashes

MEDAN, Indonesia - More than 100 people were feared dead after a military transport plane plowed into a residential area shortly after take-off in northern Indonesia on Tuesday, in what may be the deadliest accident yet for an air force with a long history of crashes. | Video

World, Indonesia 30 Jun 2015

U.S. court rules NSA can temporarily resume bulk phone data collection

WASHINGTON - A U.S. court has ruled that the eavesdropping National Security Agency can temporarily resume its bulk collection of Americans' telephone records, according to documents made public on Tuesday.

Politics, U.S. 30 Jun 2015

Hong Kong expects large pro-democracy rally as it marks 1997 handover

HONG KONG - Some seven months after Hong Kong police forcibly cleared pro-democracy street protesters from the streets, tens of thousands of people are expected to rally for free elections on Wednesday as the city marks the 18th anniversary of its return to China.