Euro working group approves Greek loan installment
China's president is in Seoul where he's meeting his South Korean counterpart. In a not-so-veiled gibe at North Korea, the two leaders repeated their opposition to nuclear weapons on the Korean Peninsula. The two-day trip also comes just after Japan made moves to increase the reach of its own military. And all of this happens while the U.S. and China are openly jockeying for power in East Asia.
The Essence Music Festival is a must for any true lovers of rhythm and blues music. Thousands flock to New Orleans every year to hear music acts like Prince and Lionel Richie. David Greene talks to Jason King, who hosts NPR's 24/7 R&B and Soul music stream, about the festival which kicked off Thursday night.
Brazil's World Cup soccer stadiums and hotels are packed. But events like that don't pay for themselves. South Africa hosted the last World Cup and the country wasn't left entirely empty handed.
Diplomats are trying to arrange a new ceasefire in eastern Ukraine. But Ukraine's president is under domestic pressure to take decisive military action against pro-Russian separatists.
3rd Philippine senator ordered arrested for graft
Police: Dad intentionally left child in hot car
Obama to pitch immigration at citizenship ceremony
Summer cocktails may be more potent than you think
France steps up security on US-bound flights
Amid positive jobs numbers, politicians hedge bets