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Supporters of the “no” vote react at Syntagma Square in Athens after the bailout offer from Greece’s European creditors was rejected. The European Council later said the continent’s leaders will convene an emergency summit on Tuesday to discuss Greece.Associated Press

Greeks deliver rebuke to European austerity

ATHENS, Greece — Greek voters on Sunday decisively rejected a bailout proposal that officials here had scorned as "blackmail," giving their government a desperately needed victory in its showdown with European creditors. With nearly all of the votes counted, "no" had won a landslide 61 percent — a bigger margin tha …

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  1. Retired military dogs' new mission: Sniff out meth

    Nation

    Five retired military dogs that spent years working in war zones are putting their noses to new uses by helping police in the United States combat methamphetamine and other drugs.

    Axel, a German shepherd, spent three years in Afghanistan as a search and narcotics dog. Now back in the United States, he recently found marijuana and cocaine that resulted in three arrests during an Indianapolis police investigation.
Brynn Anderson/AP
  2. As Greece stumbles toward euro exit, what's next?

    World

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

    A man walks in central Athens, Greece, on Monday. Greece's finance minister has resigned following Sunday's referendum in which the majority of voters said "no" to more austerity measures in exchange for another financial bailout. [Associated Press]
  3. Greece looks to reopen bailout talks as euro future in doubt

    World

    ATHENS, Greece — Greece and its membership in Europe's joint currency faced an uncertain future Monday, with the country under pressure to restart bailout talks with creditors as soon as possible after Greeks resoundingly rejected the notion of more austerity in exchange for aid.

    Elderly people argue with a bank worker on Monday in Athens, Greece, as they wait to be allowed into the bank to withdraw a maximum of 120 euros ($134) for the week. Greece's Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis has resigned following Sunday's referendum in which the majority of voters said "no" to more austerity measures in exchange for another financial bailout. [Associated Press]
  4. 2 dozen in family are injured as deck collapses

    Nation

    Emerald Isle, N.C.

    2 dozen in family are injured as deck collapses

  5. Greeks deliver rebuke to European austerity

    World

    ATHENS, Greece — Greek voters on Sunday decisively rejected a bailout proposal that officials here had scorned as "blackmail," giving their government a desperately needed victory in its showdown with European creditors.

    Supporters of the “no” vote react at Syntagma Square in Athens after the bailout offer from Greece’s European creditors was rejected. The European Council later said the continent’s leaders will convene an emergency summit on Tuesday to discuss Greece.