Outside Twitter's San Francisco headquarters on Tuesday. The company said that on average it had 271 million active users a month at the end of June, a 24 percent increase from the same time last year.
Fast-food workers outside a McDonald's in Detroit in May, part of a wave of strikes and protests across the United States. Credit Paul Sancya/Associated Press.
Emergency personnel head down into a parking garage below the UCLA athletic field after a major water main break sent water blasting through Sunset Boulevard north of the UCLA campus.
Prices for preowned homes in the Dallas area rose at the slowest rate in 10 months in the latest nationwide survey. Dallas prices were up 8.6 percent in May from a year ago in the Standard & Poor's/Case-Shiller Home Price Index.
Most of the U.S. stocks in the market were low at close Tuesday. A strategy by a telecommunications group spurred a rise in telecom stocks.