Yes or no? Greeks vote on high-stakes bailout referendum
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greeks were voting Sunday in a critical bailout referendum, with opinion polls showing people evenly split on whether to accept creditors' proposals for more austerity in exchange for rescue loans, or defiantly reject the deal.
The Latest on Greece: Polls open in bailout referendum
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The latest from the referendum in Greece (all times local):
On his native turf, Pope Frances touches on cherished issues
QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — History's first Latin American pope returns to Spanish-speaking South America for the first time on Sunday, bringing a message of solidarity with the region's poor, who are expected to turn out in droves to welcome their native son home.
America celebrates Independence Day with fireworks, parades
Americans celebrated 239 years as an independent nation on Saturday with extravagant fireworks displays, rock and classical concerts and parades both big and small. Here were some highlights of Independence Day festivities around the nation:
Obama: Freedom is paid for by men and women of US military
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says U.S. service members make it possible to enjoy the "incredible blessings" in the greatest country on earth.
US, wooing Vietnam, readies red carpet for communist chief
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Vietnamese Communist Party chief Nguyen Phu Trong doesn't hold an official government post, but it's not surprising that he'll meet with President Barack Obama on his visit to the United States this week. He is the de-facto top leader of his country.
Malaysian leader faces risk of criminal charge over funds
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak is facing the risk of a criminal charge over allegations that millions of dollars were funneled from an indebted state fund to his personal bank accounts, the first time the country's leader has faced criminal allegations.
At least 14 hurt after deck collapse at North Carolina beach
EMERALD ISLE, N.C. (AP) — A deck collapsed at a North Carolina beach house as a family got set to take a group photo, leaving at least 14 people injured with two of those in critical condition, authorities said.
Billy Joel weds girlfriend during Fourth of July party
NEW YORK (AP) — Billy Joel married girlfriend Alexis Roderick in a surprise ceremony at the couple's annual Fourth of July party.
Will history repeat itself? The US women hope not
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Abby Wambach remembers the date by heart: July 17, 2011.
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