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After vote win, Greece's Tsipras looks to rebuild talks

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Despite triumphing in a popular vote against austerity, Greece on Monday faced the urgent need to heal its ties with European creditors and reach a financial rescue deal that might prevent it from falling out of the euro — possibly within days. Read More

 

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What's next, as Greece stumbles toward euro exit

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Greece is at the last chance saloon, thirsty and out of credit. Next stop could be the badlands of euro exit. More »

 

The Latest: Flags from many nations seen during pope visit

QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Here are the latest developments from Pope Francis' trip to South America: More »

 

South Carolina lawmakers begin debate over Confederate flag

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina lawmakers on Monday began debating whether to bring the Confederate flag down outside the Capitol, starting with a pair of senators — one white, one black — whose families arrived in the state before the Civil War. More »

 

Iran pushes for end to arms embargo in nuke deal

VIENNA (AP) — A day before the new deadline for a nuclear accord, Iran pushed on Monday for an end to the U.N. arms embargo on the country — a parallel deal that the United States opposes as it seeks to limit Tehran's Mideast power and influence. More »

 

Fraying family ties cut to heart of theater gunman's defense

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — They show up in court every day, a visible reminder to jurors that even a killer has parents who love him and who don't want him to die. More »

 

Day of extremist violence across Nigeria kills more than 60

JOS, Nigeria (AP) — A day of extremist violence against both Muslims and Christians in Nigeria killed more than 60 people, including worshippers in a mosque who came to hear a cleric known for preaching peaceful coexistence of all faiths. More »

 

A win, then a hug: Serena Williams tops Venus at Wimbledon

LONDON (AP) — Decades ago, when the Williams sisters were kids in California, taking tennis lessons from Dad on a municipal court and imagining playing at Grand Slam tournaments one day, it was Venus — older, taller, stronger — who usually beat Serena. More »

 

Nyong'o, Blunt sparkle at Christian Dior couture garden show

PARIS (AP) — Celebrities such as Lupita Nyong'o and Emily Blunt sparkled in the heat at Christian Dior's vivid couture show set in a timeless conservatory in Paris. More »

 

Wins, setbacks mark the path to nationwide same-sex marriage

WASHINGTON (AP) — In 2004, when Massachusetts became the first state to allow same-sex couples to marry, President George W. Bush declared support for a constitutional amendment "to protect the institution of marriage." Voters in 13 states changed their constitutions to define marriage as the union of a man and a woman. In most of those states, the vote wasn't even close. More »

 

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