The Latest: Pope gives bear hugs to children in Ecuador
QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Here are the latest developments from Pope Francis' trip to South America:
Greece gets until Sunday for proposals to stave off collapse
BRUSSELS (AP) — Frustrated and angered eurozone leaders gave Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras a last-minute chance Tuesday to finally come up with a viable proposal on how to save his country from financial ruin.
The Latest: Tsipras says Greece has submitted proposal
BRUSSELS (AP) — The latest on the Greek financial crisis (all times Brussels local):
NTSB: 2 killed when F-16, small plane crash; jet pilot safe
MONCKS CORNER, S.C. (AP) — An F-16 fighter jet smashed into a small plane Tuesday over South Carolina, killing two people and raining down plane parts and debris over a wide swath of marshes and rice fields.
Cosby accusers claim vindication, friends reserve judgment
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — While many of Bill Cosby's accusers feel vindicated by his decade-old admission that he gave at least one woman quaaludes before sex, some of his Hollywood friends are reserving judgment, saying the testimony doesn't prove he committed a crime.
Bill Cosby's public moralizing was his undoing
NEW YORK (AP) — For decades, Bill Cosby cast himself as America's dad and then as America's granddad, a moralist with tough talk for young people about acting responsibly. It was that image that proved to be his undoing.
Pope urges Latin Americans to unify, spread the faith
QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Pope Francis urged a crowd of more than 1 million people Tuesday to channel the same urgency that brought Latin America its independence from Spain into spreading the faith on a continent where Catholicism is losing souls to evangelical movements.
Subway suspends ties with spokesman Fogle after raid at home
ZIONSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — FBI agents and Indiana State Police raided the home of Subway restaurant spokesman Jared Fogle on Tuesday, removing electronics from the property and searching the house with a police dog, two months after the then-executive director of Fogle's foundation was arrested on chid pornography charges.
Senators quiz military chiefs, criticize US fight against IS
WASHINGTON (AP) — Facing blistering criticism from Republican senators, Defense Secretary Ash Carter acknowledged on Tuesday that the U.S. has only 60 trainees in a program to prepare and arm thousands of moderate Syrian rebels in the fight against Islamic State militants.
SC Senate gives final OK to Confederate flag removal
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The South Carolina Senate gave its final approval Tuesday to removing the Confederate flag from the Capitol grounds, but across the hall in the House, Republicans quietly sought a way to make a last stand to preserve some kind of symbol honoring their Southern ancestors at theStatehouse.
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