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From captured convict David Sweat detailing his escape to the deal to open respective U.S. and Cuban embassies, see the stories we're following today.
Hopes that a deal between Greece and its creditors could be cobbled together sent stock markets across Europe sharply higher on Wednesday.
In extraordinary remarks, Mayor Bill de Blasio said that Gov. Andrew Cuomo of "deal-making and horse-trading."
A record-setting 137,000 migrants came to Europe by sea in the first half of 2015, says a UNHCR report into a "crisis of historic proportions."
With its failure to repay the $1.8 billion to the IMF, Greece became the first developed country to fall into arrears on payments to the fund.
Richard Matt — who escaped from Clinton Correctional Facility and was shot dead last week after three weeks on the run — was a noted prison painter.
Busier roads, rising fatalities and the Fourth falling on a Saturday may push the national death toll over 400, says the National Safety Council.
Another black church in South Carolina went up in flames Tuesday night — 20 years after it was burned down by the KKK.
Joel Vazquez Rojas, mayor of Mexcian town of San Pedro Huamelula, 'married' an alligator in a traditional service to bring luck to local fishermen.
Indonesia is to review its aging air force fleet as the death toll from the crash of a military transport plane jumps past 140.
Journey drummer Deen Castronovo was in jail in Oregon on Tuesday on charges of rape and sexual assault, court officials said.