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  • AP News in Brief at 5:58 a.m. EDT

    Analysts say Greek government’s hold on power uncertain, regardless of referendum outcome ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Whether Greeks decide in Sunday’s referendum to accept their lenders’ bailout deal or reject it, the government’s hold on…

  • Would Greek exit help or hurt Europe’s currency union?

    FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — With aid negotiations off and ATMs running out of money, it’s not speculation any more. Greece could leave the euro. And soon. What would that mean for the Greek people and…

  • Government faces burden in proving airlines worked together

    WASHINGTON (AP) — As the Justice Department launches an investigation into possible collusion in the airline industry, experts say the government faces the burden of proving that carriers were deliberately signaling business decisions to each…

  • Fatal fire on Japan’s airtight bullet train exposes lapses

    TOKYO (AP) — A fatal fire on Japan’s bullet train, started by a man who self-immolated this week, has revealed blind spots in a system renowned for its speed, punctuality and safety record. Riding the…

  • Right to die: Colombian man ends life with government backup

    BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Dr. Gustavo Quintana walks out of a modest, two-floor apartment building in southern Bogota. Inside his black doctor’s bag are vials containing anesthesia and muscle relaxants, a syringe and a rubber…

  • Papal visit puts Andes presidents’ eco-record under scrutiny

    AGUARAGUE NATIONAL PARK, Bolivia (AP) — In the vine-entangled forests of the Aguarague National Park, crude that seeped for decades out of abandoned wellheads saturates the soil and has stained the bedrock of creeks that…

  • Campaigns halt as Greeks face tough referendum choice

    ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Campaigns halt in Greece on Saturday on the eve of a closely watched bailout referendum — with voters in a dead heat over whether to defy creditors and push for better…

  • Greek campaigns, neck and neck, reach dramatic finale

    ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greeks packed city squares for dueling rallies late into the night Friday, as polls showed a dead heat between the ‘yes’ and ‘no’ camps ahead of a bailout referendum Sunday that…

  • UEFA lifts Man City, PSG sanctions after clubs curb spending

    GENEVA (AP) — European soccer’s governing body lifted key Financial Fair Play sanctions against Manchester City and Paris Saint-Germain on Friday after both clubs met spending limits imposed last year. The decision lets both clubs…

  • Mexico City proposes regulations for Uber

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico City is proposing regulations that would allow Uber and other smartphone-based ride-sharing apps to operate, while requiring drivers and cars to be registered, the city’s Office of Legal and Legislative…

  • With Dragic and Wade back, Heat moving forward

    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — On the first day of free agency, Goran Dragic committed to return. On the second, Dwyane Wade said he was coming back. On the third, the Miami Heat could finally exhale…

  • Backlash over Wisconsin GOP plan to tighten open records law

    MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Opposition mounted Friday to a surprise Republican budget measure that would exempt from Wisconsin open records laws nearly everything created by state and local government officials, including drafts of legislation and…

  • Dr. Dre announces new radio show on Apple Music service

    NEW YORK (AP) — Dr. Dre will be busting through your speakers with a new radio show on Apple Music. On Friday, the 50-year-old rap mogul announced a new radio show called “The Pharmacy,” which…

  • Government: Accounting exec earned leniency in Madoff case

    NEW YORK (AP) — A 79-year-old former New York accounting firm executive who did work for some of Bernard Madoff’s most important clients has earned leniency at sentencing because his cooperation provided new insights into…

  • ‘Inside Out’ celebrates edge over ‘Magic Mike,’ ‘Terminator’

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Even with the flashy competition of Terminators and male strippers, the little feelings inside a young girl’s head proved to be more of a draw for moviegoers going into the holiday…