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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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The Alamo receives world heritage status

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Pope Francis back on home turf for visit to 3 poor nations

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  1. 2 dozen in family are injured as deck collapses

    Nation

    Emerald Isle, N.C.

    2 dozen in family are injured as deck collapses

  2. 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.
  3. The Alamo receives world heritage status

    World

    BONN, Germany — The United States has succeeded in its bid to "Remember the Alamo," after the U.N. cultural body approved its status as a world heritage site Sunday.

    FILE - In this March 6, 2013, file photo, John Potter, a member of the San Antonio Living History Association, patrols the Alamo in San Antonio, during a pre-dawn memorial ceremony to remember the 1836 Battle of the Alamo and those who fell on both sides. The San Antonio Missions in Texas have been awarded world heritage status by the U.N.’s cultural body.UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee approved the listing Sunday, July 5, 2015, of the five Spanish Roman Catholic sites built in the 18th century in and around what is now the city of San Antonio. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File) NY110
  4. Man in Maine shoots off firework from top of his head, dies

    Nation

    CALAIS, Maine — A 22-year-old man celebrating the Fourth of July tried to launch a firework off the top of his head, killing him instantly, authorities said Sunday.

  5. Pope Francis back on home turf for visit to 3 poor nations

    World

    QUITO, Ecuador — Latin America's first pope returned to Spanish-speaking South America for the first time Sunday, beginning an eight-day tour that will take him to three of the continent's poorest countries.

    Ecuador’s president, Rafael Correa, chats with Pope Francis at Quito’s Mariscal Sucre airport on Sunday. The pope’s skullcap was blown away and the wind whipped his white cassock as he descended from his plane after a 13-hour flight from Rome.