June 30, 2015
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BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images(ATHENS) -- Greece officially defaulted on its debt on Tuesday night after it was unable to pay back about 1.6 billion Euros to the International Monetary Fund. The IMF said that Greece "is now in arrears and can only re

US, Cuba to Announce Embassy Re-Openings in Washington and Havana

The Flag pole in front of the Cuban Interest Section in Washington, D.C. stands for the first time. It cannot fly a flag, however, until after it is officially declared an Embassy. ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- United States and Cuban government officials will
The Flag pole in front of the Cuban Interest Section in Washington, D.C. stands for the first time. It cannot fly a flag, however, until after it is officially declared an Embassy. ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- United States and Cuban government officials will
iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Venus and Jupiter will appear to glide closer together Tuesday night, with the bright planets' spectacular conjunction being visible in the night sky in what NASA says could be the "best backyard sky show of 2015."The planet
iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. State Department announced Tuesday morning that Iran and the major countries negotiating a nuclear deal have extended the deadline from Tuesday to July 7 to "allow more time for negotiations to reach a long-term s
iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- South Sudanese armed forces and associated groups reportedly embarked on a “campaign of violence” against its own population, killing civilians, looting villages and, in some instances, sexually abusing women and
iStock/Thinkstock(MEDAN, Indonesia) — The death toll in the latest Indonesian airplane crash has reached at least 113 people but that number is expected to increase.Tuesday's accident involved a military transport plane that crashed into a residenti
iStock Editorial/Thinkstock(ROME) -- The Vatican on Tuesday released the pope's full itinerary for his trips to Cuba and the U.S. later this year.Pope Francis will depart for Havana on Sept. 19, spending two days in Cuba's capital before traveling to Holg
iStock/Thinkstock(KABUL, Afghanistan) — The Taliban is claiming responsibility for a suicide bombing that targeted a NATO convoy in Kabul, Afghanistan Tuesday.The Afghan Health Ministry says at least four people were killed. Another 17 people were i
iStock/Thinkstock(MEDAN, Indonesia) — A plane crashed into a residential neighborhood in Medan, Indonesia, killing dozens of people, authorities said.At least 36 people were reported dead by a local hospital, according to Indonesian news outlet Deti
File photo. (iStock/Thinkstock)(ADELAIDE, Australia) -- Zookeepers in Australia used a new technique that saved the life of a tree kangaroo.A five-week-old joey, Makaia, was orphaned in November after a falling branch killed his mother. Zookeepers ‘
PeterHermesFurian/iStock/Thinkstock(SOUSSE, Tunisia) -- Harrowing footage taken during the attack on a Tunisian beach-side resort shows the chaos facing tourists as they were running for safety.The video was shot by one of the employees at the Imperial Ma
iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- The United States and Iran have been at odds ever since a CIA-backed coup reshaped Iranian politics more than half a century ago.Brutal secret police, the infamous hostage crises and the fatal downing of an Iranian civilian
iStock/Thinkstock(ISTANBUL) -- The Islamic State has executed more than 3,000 people in the last year, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.The monitoring group says more than 1,700 civilians including 74 children were executed since the t
Creatas/Thinkstock(ROME) -- An Italian father is reportedly suing his son for refusing to lend him money.Until recently in Italy, adult kids who couldn't find jobs sued their parents for support. Now, with pension cutbacks, parents are suing back.The 80-y
SpaceX(CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.) -- The second catastrophic failure in recent months of a cargo resupply mission to the International Space Station has once again left astronauts without new supplies, including food, science experiments and computers.SpaceX's
iStock/Thinkstock(MADRID) — The FBI is working with the Spanish national police to find an Arizona woman who disappeared while hiking across a popular European destination.Denise Thiem, who had recently quit her job to travel the world, was last see
Hemera/Thinkstock(BEIJING) — Over 500 people have been injured, including over 200 in serious condition, after a fire at a Taiwanese water park Saturday night.Investigators say a cigarette butt or spark may have been the cause of the fire at the For
A recent Israeli military investigation called the incident a "tragic accident," claiming the target of the attack was a Hamas "compound," and mistook the young boys for militants. ABC News(GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip) — Um Atawf will never go to the beac

More Than 200 Injured in Fire at Taiwan Water Park

-/AFP/Getty Images(TAIPEI, Taiwan) -- More than 200 people were injured when a colored powder being sprayed on a crowd in Taiwan's capital city ignited on Saturday.BBC News reports that more than 1,000 people were in attendance and near the stage at the F
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