UPDATED: Israeli soldier originally thought to have been captured is now presumed dead. Israel will not be sending a representative to planned peace talks in Egypt. But witnesses report Israeli tanks are withdrawing from Gaza, suggesting that hostilities could begin to wind down.
More than 50 faith leaders gathered in Texas to pray for undocumented migrants. Hours before, Congress went into recess with nothing to show for weeks of talk about the issue.
Update: After a three-day ban, the water for hundreds of thousands of Ohio residents is safe to drink, Toledo Mayor Michael Collins says.
Nancy Writebol, an American missionary who contracted Ebola in West Africa, arrived at Emory University Hospital on Tuesday.
Devonté Hynes accused guards of touching his girlfriend and throwing him to the ground. The alleged assault happened just hours after the singer’s performance at the festival.
This is actually a huge deal. It could change the world economy and alter the global balance of power.
X-Men director Singer and attorneys on both sides of the case agreed to settle the lawsuit for $100,000 in June, a document obtained by BuzzFeed shows. But Michael Egan, the man suing Singer for sex abuse, refused to agree to the settlement. Now, Egan’s lawyer has dropped him. Another document shows that three other people — two of them previously undisclosed — had retained a lawyer to sue Singer.
Much of the media coverage of the unaccompanied minors crisis at the border has focused on anti-immigration protests. But in Texas, California, and elsewhere, many are supporting the children.
Fighting among rival militias has ignited a fuel depot close to the Tripoli airport. Western governments have ordered their citizens to leave the country.
The movement associated with Turkey’s Fethullah Gülen is making inroads in U.S. politics.
Every police officer in New York City will receive retraining after a man died last week while cops tried to arrest him. The officers have been suspended with pay.
The Chinese government closed access to the northwestern city of Yumen after a man died of bubonic plague there last week. No other cases have been reported, but more than 150 people have been placed in quarantine.
An internal NYPD report on the death of Staten Island resident Eric Garner quotes an officer at the scene as saying the man was “not in great distress.” Chokeholds, which are forbidden under NYPD procedures, were not mentioned in the document.
An amateur video of the man’s death appears to show how the first responders neglected to perform routine procedures to help the dying patient. The four emergency workers will not be going on ambulance runs until the FDNY completes an investigation.
A new report by the Pew Research Center shows that people across the world are opposed to U.S. surveillance efforts and targeted killings via drones. But, surprisingly, people still like America.
The security officer claims he was unjustly fired after he reported a law enforcement official. Target says he was fired for insubordination.
So, uh, you might want to take your contacts out.
Ciudad de México, circa 2005. Acabas de entrar a la prepa y, aunque no lo sabes aún, lo peor está por venir.
The director of the X-Men films is being sued by two people: Michael Egan and an anonymous British man identified in court documents only as “John Doe 117.” Singer already moved to have Egan’s case thrown out of court.
Lupillo Rivera, brother of the late performer Jenni Rivera, was showing his support for Latino children during a rally in California, when he was spat on by an anti-immigration protester.