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Greeks Brace For The Fallout As Deadline Looms
Greeks have lurched from one crisis to another in recent years and have learned to cope with uncertainty. Still, many are worried about what could happen when Greece misses a payment Tuesday.
U.N. Holds Climate Talks In New York Ahead Of Paris Meeting
The United Nations is having a high-level climate meeting ahead of the end-of-year meeting in Paris that will hopefully result in a major new agreement to rein in greenhouse gases.
Like Greece, Cash-Strapped Puerto Rico Needs A Fiscal Lifeline
Is Puerto Rico America's Greece? Like Greece, Puerto Rico is running out of money and needs more time to pay its bills. There are many similarities, but also important differences.
If The Mess In Greece Is All Greek To You, Then Read This
This week, Greek will miss a $1.73 billion payment to the International Monetary Fund. The debt crisis has the potential to create financial, economic and geopolitical trouble for Americans.
NBC Dumps Donald Trump Over Comments On Mexican Immigrants
NBC severs ties with Donald Trump over his derogatory remarks about Mexicans.
Some Tourists Show Solidarity With Tunisia After Beach Attack
Despite the attack on the beach last week, many tourists say they're going to finish their vacations in Tunisia as a sign of solidarity with the country.
Dominican Deportations Reach Crisis Levels, Haitian President Says
Haitian President Michel Martelly claims his country has accepted 14,000 people from the Dominican Republic. But the Dominican government claims official deportations won't begin until August.
Brazilian President Makes First U.S. Visit Since NSA Spying Scandal
President Dilma Rousseff will visit the White House on Tuesday for talks with President Obama. The National Security Agency spying scandal prompted her to cancel a state visit two years ago.
U.S. Encourages Europe To Keep Greece In The Eurozone
NPR's Robert Siegel interviews Ivo Daalder, president of the Chicago Council on Global Affairs, about how a Greek departure from the eurozone would impact the United States politically.
The U.S. Now Has A 'Girls Count' Law. But Don't Boys Count, Too?
Some 220 million children under age 5 do not have a birth certificate. A new U.S. law pledges to support efforts to register girls around the world. Should the law mention boys as well?
Solar-Powered Airplane Begins Long Journey From Japan To Hawaii
It's expected to be the longest leg of the Solar Impulse's planned around-the-world flight, a trip that will last five days and five nights.
Sri Lanka's War Is Long Over, But Reconciliation Remains Elusive
The civil war is now six years in the past, but thousands of Tamil families are still looking for loved ones who disappeared during the conflict.
Taiwan Water Park Fire Claims First Victim
A woman who suffered burns to 90 percent of her body has died. Investigators are looking at what caused powder sprayed from the stage during a performance to catch fire. Nearly 500 people were burned.
European Leaders Warn Greeks On 'No' Vote In Referendum
They say a rejection of bailout terms would mean leaving the eurozone. The Greek government has urged its citizens to vote "no." The country is one day away from failing to make an IMF loan payment.
After Slaughter Of Tourists, Tunisia Cracks Down On Islamists
Tunisian authorities ordered some mosques closed and banned some fringe Islamist political parties. Some Tunisians support the moves, while others fear the government is overreacting.