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Just hours into what was supposed to be a three-day cease-fire, Israel and Hamas traded fire in Gaza. Palestinian officials said one attack killed scores.Add your comments
The decision was a technical one. The court said there was no quorum when parliament voted on the measure, which punished some acts of homosexuality with life in prison.
The truce is set to begin at 8 a.m. local time Friday. Envoys will also travel to Cairo to negotiate a possible longer peace deal.
A series of underground gas explosions killed 20 people and injured 270 others late Thursday in Taiwan's second-largest city, authorities said.
The deadliest recorded Ebola outbreak surpassed 700 deaths across West Africa on Thursday, as the World Health Organization reported dozens of new deaths.
As fighting raged in eastern Ukraine, an international team of investigators on Thursday reached the crash site of the Malaysian Airline Flight 17.
The 5-2 ruling upholds Gov. Scott Walker's signature policy achievement, which effectively ended collective bargaining for most public workers.
Israel's army declared a humanitarian cease-fire on Wednesday but said it did not apply to all areas. A market that Palestinians had thought was safe was hit, killing 17 and wounding dozens more.
Obama and other Democrats derided the effort as a stunt aimed at tossing political red meat to conservative voters.
A Ukrainian government security spokesman added to security concerns Wednesday by claiming that Russian-backed separatists "have mined the approaches" to the crash site.
If you're road-tripping through California this summer, you might spot the occasional Volkswagen Bus. Back in its heyday in the '60s and 70s, the iconic van was everywhere.
The coordinated sanctions were aimed at increasing pressure on Russia to end its support for separatists in eastern Ukraine, whom the West blames for downing a passenger jet.
Beyond the tactical utility of the tunnels, they have had a powerful psychological grip on the Israeli public, and they've been a staple of asymmetrical warfare for thousands of years.
When the L.A. Times recently ran a story about traveling Big Sur on a budget, they had some great suggestions, but I didn’t think they went low budget enough.
The NCAA will fund a $70 million program to test current and former athletes for brain injuries. It'll also establish a common return-to-play policy all schools must follow.
A three-judge panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond ruled Monday that state constitutional and statutory provisions barring gay marriage.