Greeks overwhelmingly rejected creditors' demands for more austerity in return for rescue loans in a critical referendum Sunday, backing Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, who insisted the vote would give him a stronger hand to reach a better deal
Secretary of State John Kerry said the diplomatic efforts over Iran's nuclear program "could go either way," cutting off all potential pathways for an Iranian atomic bomb or ending without an agreement
Latin America's first pope returned to Spanish-speaking South America on Sunday for the first time, beginning a nine-day tour that will take him to three of the continent's poorest countries.
Business mogul and Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said he wasn't expecting such harsh corporate backlash to his incendiary comments about Mexican immigrants. He conceded he "didn't know it was going to be quite this severe"
New York prison escapee David Sweat, who was shot and captured last week after a weeks-long manhunt, has been discharged from the hospital and moved to a new maximum security prison, officials said
A Russian resupply spacecraft docked on Sunday at the International Space Station (ISS), delivering long-awaited supplies to the crew after a string of failed attempts. "Feels like Christmas in July," the astronauts said
Matt Stonie ate 62 hot dogs and buns to upset Joey "Jaws" Chestnut and win the July Fourth hot dog eating contest at Nathan's Famous in Coney Island, breaking Chestnut's bid for a ninth straight victory
After July Fourth fireworks and parades, members of Congress return to work Tuesday facing a daunting summer workload and a pending deadline to fund the government or risk a shutdown in the fall
Famed illusionist David Copperfield is among the few handfuls who own private islands around the world. But he's also part of an even more exclusive club: Island owners who say they are concerned about climate change and are making efforts to address its impacts.
Billy Joel married girlfriend Alexis Roderick in a surprise ceremony at the couple's annual Fourth of July party. Joel, 66, and Roderick, 34, have been dating since 2009 and are expecting their first child. This is his fourth marriage
As the 2016 election draws near, leaders of civil rights organizations are thinking about how to move the conversation generated through the black lives matter movement into more intense civic engagement. "We have to get out the vote,” one advocate said
A 22-year-old man died in Maine as a result of a fireworks accident on the Fourth of July, officials said. Devon Staples, 22, was killed instantly after he put a fireworks mortar on his head. He had apparently been drinking