Greek voters facing a momentous vote Sunday that may determine the country's future in Europe can be forgiven for scratching their heads when they read the ballot question that has to be marked with a "yes" or a "no"
In a YouTube video posted in English, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif expressed optimism that a deal could be reached in talks between Iran and six world powers over the country's nuclear program.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo put his state's emergency operations center on higher alert because of warnings by the federal government about a greater threat of terrorist attacks over the July Fourth holiday
A plane powered by the sun's rays has landed in Hawaii after a record-breaking five-day journey across the Pacific Ocean from Japan. Solar Impulse 2 is flying without fuel, using 17,000 solar cells charge batteries that run on stored energy at night
The Grateful Dead is closing the lid on its storied half-century of concerts this weekend in Chicago, where a museum has captured the band's prankster heart by displaying its artifacts, skeletons-and-roses iconography included
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has failed in a bid to win asylum in France, after Assange wrote a letter to President Francois Hollande appealing to France's history as a beacon for the repressed
Richard Matt, the prison escapee who was shot and killed by police, reportedly sent his daughter a letter shortly before breaking out of Clinton Correctional Facility in upstate New York, saying, "I always promised you I would see you on the outside"
Hispanic leaders are warning of harm to Republican White House hopes unless the party's presidential contenders do more to condemn Donald Trump, a businessman turned presidential candidate who's refusing to apologize for calling Mexican immigrants rapists
Ticketholders to Meghan Trainor's concerts in New Jersey and Connecticut this Fourth of July weekend will have to find new plans. She has postponed the two tour dates after a vocal cord hemorrhage caused her doctors to put her on complete vocal rest
A coalition airstrike in Syria has killed a senior Islamic State leader, who has been responsible for moving fighters and weapons from Libya to Syria, the Pentagon said Thursday. Tariq bin Tahar al-'Awni al-Harzi, a Tunisian, was killed along with another fighter
MasterCard customers may soon be able to make their online purchases more secure by verifying their identity with a selfie. The company will soon start testing a new technology that will allow shoppers to use facial scans to prevent fraudulent purchases
A 28-year-old Texas man was fatally attacked by an alligator. Tommie Woodward had gone for a late-night swim in a private marina near the Louisiana border when the alligator struck, severely injuring one of his limbs