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Uncertainty as Greece nears default

Greece owes nearly $2 billion that it cannot pay and could soon default

Greece on brink of default in debt crisis

With the nation on the brink of default on its international loans, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras called for a referendum and the government announced banks would remain closed

What if Iran nuclear talks fall apart?

The latest deadline in international negotiations will be missed, and the alternatives to no deal are all unappealing

U.S. wants to train Syrian rebels - but volunteers are scarce

Main problem has been finding enough Syrian recruits untainted by extremist affiliations or disqualified by physical or other flaws

7 alleged accomplices of Tunisia gunman arrested

Authorities say 24-year-old gunman acted alone during rampage but had accomplices who gave him weapons and logistical support

2 Uber managers detained in France

Two being questioned over "illicit activity" involving ride-sharing service, which has been a flashpoint for protest among French taxi drivers

Puerto Rico's governor says economy is in "death spiral"

Puerto Rico's governor says the island's debts are "not payable." CBS News business analyst Jill Schlesinger joins CBSN with more on how it could affect U.S. pension funds.

Markets sell off amid Greece's debt crisis

Greece's debt crisis is affecting markets around the world. CBS News business analyst Jill Schlesinger joins CBSN to explain how it could affect the U.S.

Glastonbury 2015: headliners, hit makers and the Dalai Lama

The 2015 Glastonbury Festival in Somerset, England featured performances from current artists like Kanye West, Pharrell Williams and Mary J. Blige, as well as rock icons The Who and Patti Smith

#CBSNBusiness: June 29, 2015

Greece's debt crisis is affecting markets around the world, the Waldorf-Asotria Hotel is laying off some of its staff, and HBO's streaming service has become the highest grossing app on Apple in only two months. CBS News Moneywatch's Jill Wagner joins CBSN with the day's business headlines.

Emirati woman sentenced to death for killing U.S. teacher

Ibolya Ryan was attacked in Decmeber by woman shrouded in a full black veil in upscale mall restroom in Abu Dhabi

Report: Suicide blast targets Nigeria leprosy clinic

Witnesses say attacker tried to get into hospital itself, but was stopped by vigilantes at the gate; ISIS-affiliated Boko Haram eyed as culprit

Ex-CIA insider: July 4 terror alert is "nothing routine"

Michael Morell says the "serious" warning about potential holiday weekend attacks is different this year because of ISIS' growing reach

Egyptian prosecutor survives bomb attack

1st major attack aimed at top Egyptian officials in almost 2 years comes amid tight security for anniversary of uprising against Morsi

Filipino families worry as China expands island territory

There are growing tensions between China and its neighbors around the South China Sea. As "CBS This Morning" reported, China is reclaiming land and building islands, and the U.S. believes China is looking to expand its military might. Seth Doane spoke to a mayor on the Filipino island of Pag-Asa, the island now caught in the global controversy.

Iran nuclear talks headed into overtime

All sides meeting in Vienna, Austria, acknowledge they will not meet Tuesday's deadline for a deal. Secretary of State John Kerry is trying to cement a key part of President Obama's foreign policy agenda. Margaret Brennan reports on the main roadblock threatening the deal.

Greek cash crisis impacts markets around the world

Markets in Europe and Asia are seeing major losses as the Greek debt crisis worsens. All the country's banks are closed, and Greeks are only allowed ATM withdrawals of about $65 a day. Elizabeth Palmer reports from London's financial district, where fears of a meltdown are rising.

Tunisia terror suspect captured on camera moments after rampage

After Friday's deadly attack by a gunman in Tunisia, British Prime Minister David Cameron promises a "full-spectrum" response to ISIS extremism. At least 15 British residents are among the 38 killed, and that number is expected to rise. New images and footage of the rampage reveal more details of what happened. Charlie D'Agata reports from Sousse, Tunisia.

Philippines' human "buffer" against China's land grab

As China grows its territory nearby, Filipinos stake their claim to the island of Pag-Asa -- and pray mounting tension won't turn into a "shooting war"

Drama of Tunisia massacre caught on camera

One hotel employee risked his life, following Seifeddine Rezgui around the resort as the gunman mowed down 38 innocent people

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