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National & World UN: Goals helped lift 1 billion people from extreme poverty
A 15-year effort to implement eight goals adopted by world leaders at the start of the new millennium has helped lift more than one billion people out of extreme poverty, enabled more girls to go to school than ever before, and brought unprecedented results in fighting diseases such as HIV/AIDS, the U.N. chief said Monday.
National & World Morning after: Greeks united, proud of their defiance Morning after: Greeks united, proud of their defiance
Across the country, Greek banks remained closed and it was far from clear if a fresh bailout deal with international creditors could be reached. Yet there was pride and defiance after a victory for those who want the Greek government to reject demands for more austerity.
National & World On 9th day, Kerry says Iran nuke talks could go either way
Nine days into marathon nuclear talks, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday said the diplomatic efforts "could go either way," cutting off all potential pathways for an Iranian atomic bomb or ending without an agreement that American officials have sometimes described as the only alternative to war.
National & World Opinion polls: tight race in Greek vote, 'no' likely to win Opinion polls: tight race in Greek vote, 'no' likely to win
Greece faced an uncharted future as officials counted the results of a referendum Sunday on whether to accept creditors' demands for more austerity in exchange for rescue loans, with three opinion polls showing a tight race with a narrow victory likely for the "no" side.
National & World Could searchers' sonars have missed wreckage of Flight 370? Could searchers' sonars have missed wreckage of Flight 370?
Amid rising frustrations over the expensive, so-far fruitless search for vanished Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, experts are questioning the competence of the company in charge, including whether crews may have passed over the sunken wreckage without even noticing.
National & World Greek campaigns, neck and neck, reach dramatic finale Greek campaigns, neck and neck, reach dramatic finale
On a night filled with emotion and packed city squares, naysaying Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and his "yes" vote rivals made their final pitches at bailout referendum rallies, as polls showed the two sides in a dead heat.