Wednesday, July 1st, 2015
  • Militants attack Egyptian army checkpoints in Sinai, kill 50

    Islamic militants on Wednesday unleashed a wave of simultaneous attacks, including suicide car bombings, on Egyptian army checkpoints in the restive northern Sinai Peninsula, killing at least 50 soldiers, security and military officials said. […]

  • Markets rally on report Greece accepts creditor terms

    LONDON (Reuters) - Eurozone stocks and peripheral bonds rallied on Wednesday, extending gains after a report that Greece was ready to accept most conditions from its international creditors in order to reach a deal over its debt crisis. […]

  • Christie’s New Hampshire marathon begins

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  • Official: Fire at South Carolina black church wasn't arson

    A church that was burned down by the Ku Klux Klan in 1995 caught fire again Tuesday night. […]

  • Crowds count down to legalization of marijuana in Oregon, then light up

    Crowds counted down the minutes to midnight then lit up joints as smoking marijuana became legal in Oregon on Wednesday, part of a growing legalization movement spreading down the United States' west coast. Hundreds gathered on the Burnside Bridge in downtown Portland and smoked under the glow of a neon city sign, marking the moment that the law allowing recreational use, backed by voters in […]

  • Colorado movie rampage jurors to hear from expert on psychosis

    Calling into question his note-taking, qualifications and conclusions about gunman James Holmes, the lead prosecutor in Colorado's movie massacre trial put the defense's first expert witness through a withering cross-examination. Brauchler asked Woodcock why he did not watch all 22 hours of video interviews conducted by one of two court-appointed psychiatrists who found the defendant to be sane. […]

  • White House lifts 40-year-old ban on cameras during public tours

    The White House lifted a 40-year-old ban on taking photos during public tours of the executive mansion on Wednesday and invited visitors to share their shots on Twitter using #WhiteHouseTour. First lady Michelle Obama announced the change in a video on Instagram. "If you've been on a White House tour, you may have seen this sign," she said, holding up a placard reading "No Photos or Social Media […]