International

(Jerusalem) -- Israeli authorities say a soldier who is missing in Gaza probably is dead. Military officials in Israel believe the missing man was with six soldiers who were killed during a Sunday attack on an armored vehicle. Israel's ground offensive in Gaza has led to the...
(Washington, DC) -- White House spokesman Josh Earnest says the number of unaccompanied children coming across the southwest border is dropping. In his daily briefing, Earnest cited a daily average this month of about 150. The average in June was more than 350. Meanwhile, Texas...
(Washington, DC) -- President Obama is again defending Israel's right to defend itself against rocket attacks from Hamas. In a White House statement, Obama also expressed serious concerns about the loss of civilian life in the ongoing conflict. Secretary of State John Kerry has...
(Austin, TX) -- Texas Governor Rick Perry is confirming a-thousand National Guard troops are headed to the state's border with Mexico. He says the troops will help state troopers apprehend drug and human traffickers along the border. National Guard officials say they're already...
(Undated) -- The black boxes from the downed airliner in Ukraine are in the hands of Malaysian experts. They have been handed over by separatists in the city of Donetsk.
(Washington, DC) -- The State Department is warning Americans against traveling to Israel and the Palestinian territories of Gaza and the West Bank. A State Department advisory says the security environment there is "complex." It also notes that rockets fired from Gaza have hit...
(Undated) -- A French judge is fining a blogger for a harsh restaurant review that was too prominent in Google search results. The BBC says the judge ordered the blog's title to be changed so that the phrase, "the place to avoid" was less prominent in the results. The judge also...
(Kiev) -- There have been reports of heavy fighting in the city of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine. The violence comes as tension grows over what will happen to the bodies of victims recovered from a Malaysian Air passenger plane that was shot down in the region. Ira Spitzer reports...
(Washington, DC) -- President Obama says a full and unfettered investigation must be allowed to happen in eastern Ukraine after last week's crash of a Malaysian airliner. In a statement at the White House, Obama accused Russian-backed separatists of impeding the investigation...