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ISIS Attack In Syria Reportedly Displaces 60,000

Reuters | Posted 06.26.2015 | World

(Adds details from U.N. report) BEIRUT, June 26 (Reuters) - An Islamic State attack on the northeastern Syrian city of Hasaka is repor...

Warren Sapp Charged With 3 Counts Of Domestic Abuse

Reuters | Posted 06.26.2015 | Sports

June 25 (Reuters) - National Football League Hall of Fame defensive tackle Warren Sapp was charged in Las Vegas on Thursday with three counts of dom...

Chris Christie To Announce Presidential Bid On Tuesday

Reuters | Posted 06.25.2015 | Politics

NEW YORK, June 25 (Reuters) - New Jersey Governor Chris Christie will announce on Tuesday that he is running for the presidency, according to a source...

Vice President Flees Burundi After Opposing President's Third Term

Reuters | Posted 06.25.2015 | World

BUJUMBURA, June 25 (Reuters) - One of Burundi's vice presidents has fled to Belgium, saying he had been threatened after denouncing President Pierre N...

South Korea Hospitals Ordered To Track Down Every Single E.R. Visitor After MERS

Reuters | Posted 06.25.2015 | Health News

SEOUL, June 25 (Reuters) - South Korea has ordered hospitals to track all emergency ward visitors, after a large outbreak of Middle East Respiratory...

Pakistan's Morgues Overflow As Heat Wave Kills Over 1,000

Reuters | Posted 06.25.2015 | World

* Heat wave is worst to hit Karachi in 35 years * Bodies lie on floor of morgue where refrigeration unable to cope * Re...

Thailand To Teach Journalists How To Ask Questions That Won't Offend Prime Minister

Reuters | Posted 06.25.2015 | Media

BANGKOK, June 25 (Reuters) - Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha said on Thursday he was not afraid of the press, days before the government is to...

North Korea Unveils Lavish New Airport Terminal Filled With Designer Stores, Coffee Shops

Reuters | Posted 06.25.2015 | World

By James Pearson SEOUL, June 25 (Reuters) - Designer shirts, duty free watches and cosmetics, and chocolate fondue will soon await vi...

Number Of Journalists Jailed In Egypt Hits All-Time High

Reuters | Posted 06.25.2015 | Media

* Press freedom group says 18 journalists in jail * Most accused of links to the Muslim Brotherhood * Reporters unable t...

Chicago Board Of Education Borrowing $1 Billion

Reuters | Posted 06.25.2015 | Politics

CHICAGO, June 24 (Reuters) - The Chicago Board of Education on Wednesday approved two sets of borrowings that total $1.13 billion and that are aimed...

Former Obama Aides Want A Stronger Iran Nuclear Deal

Reuters | Posted 06.24.2015 | Politics

June 24 (Reuters) - A group of prominent American security advisers, including five with ties to President Barack Obama's first term, warned on Wednes...

Global HIV Epidemic Could See Resurgence If The New Infections Rate Continues

Reuters | Posted 06.25.2015 | Health News

By Kate Kelland, Health and Science Correspondent LONDON, June 25 (Reuters) - The global HIV epidemic could see a resurgence in just ...

20,000 NYC Students To Get Free Warby Parker Eye Glasses

Reuters | Posted 06.25.2015 | Business

By Katie Reilly NEW YORK, June 24 (Reuters) - More than 65,000 students in New York City's poorest-performing public schools will have...

Ohio Senate Passes 20-Week Abortion Ban

Reuters | Posted 06.24.2015 | Politics

By Kim Palmer CLEVELAND, June 24 (Reuters) - The Ohio Senate passed a bill on Wednesday that would ban abortions after 20 weeks of gestation, follo...

Lawyers Challenging California Teacher Tenure Cite 'Dance Of Lemons'

Reuters | Posted 06.25.2015 | Politics

By Alex Dobuzinskis LOS ANGELES, June 24 (Reuters) - California's tenure system for public school teachers shields the jobs of ineffec...

For John Kerry, Iran Deal Would Be A Legacy Hit After Many Misses

Reuters | Posted 06.24.2015 | Politics

By Arshad Mohammed and Warren Strobel WASHINGTON, June 24 (Reuters) - If U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry pulls off a nuclear deal w...

Deadly Pakistan Heat Wave Eases As Rains Arrive

AP | ADIL JAWAD | Posted 06.25.2015 | World

KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) -- Wind from the sea and pre-monsoon rains cooled southern Pakistan on Wednesday, likely marking the end of a scorching heat wa...

New Group Wants Every Presidential Candidate To Explain How They'll Combat Trafficking

Reuters | Posted 06.24.2015 | Impact

By Stella Dawson WASHINGTON, June 24 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - United Way Worldwide, the world's largest charity, has launched a ...

China Seizes 40-Year-Old Rotting Meat In Smuggling Crackdown

Reuters | Posted 06.25.2015 | World

SHANGHAI, June 24 (Reuters) - Chinese customs have seized around 3 billion yuan ($483 million) worth of smuggled meat, some more than 40 ye...

Democrats Say They'll Be Ready If Supreme Court Strikes Down Obamacare

Reuters | Posted 06.24.2015 | Politics

By Susan Cornwell WASHINGTON, June 23 (Reuters) - Democrats were prepared to quickly come up with a legislative solution should the U....

U.S. Will No Longer Punish Families Of Hostages For Paying Ransom

Reuters | Posted 06.23.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON, June 23 (Reuters) - The U.S. government will no longer threaten to prosecute families who try to pay ransom to win the release of American...

Battle Over Confederate Flag Unravels Across The South

Reuters | Posted 06.24.2015 | Politics

* Retailers including Amazon and Wal-Mart stop selling flag * Hundreds chant "Take it down" as lawmakers vote to open debate ...

Google Is Pulling Confederate Flag From Google Shopping And Ads

Reuters | Posted 06.23.2015 | Business

By Mari Saito SAN FRANCISCO, June 23 (Reuters) - Google Inc joined Amazon.com Inc and eBay Inc on Tuesday in pulling Confederate flag merchandise ...

There's Relief In Sight For People With Perpetually Dry Eyes

Reuters | Posted 06.24.2015 | Health News

By Janice Neumann (Reuters Health) - Tiny plugs inserted into the tear duct may safely curb the annoying and damaging effects of dry ...

School Stabbing Victims Urge Judge To 'Fix Evil' By Trying Classmate As Adult

Reuters | Elizabeth Daley | Posted 06.24.2015 | Crime

Some of the 21 people stabbed at a western Pennsylvania high school testified on Monday about their horrific wounds, urging a judge to "fix evil" by t...