International

(Washington, DC) -- Leaders from across Africa are gathering in Washington, D.C., for the U.S-Africa Summit. President Obama is welcoming the leaders to focus on trade and investment in the continent. The gathering also aims at strengthening ties between the United States and...
(Jerusalem) -- The Israeli Army says a soldier believed captured by Hamas militants in Gaza was actually killed in action. Israeli Defense Forces announced that Lieutenant Hadar Goldin was killed in a battle along the Gaza Strip on Friday. Hamas' military had earlier said it was...
(Tel Aviv) -- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is vowing to continue fighting to prevent further attacks from Gaza. Israel's former UN ambassador Dan Gillerman says his nation is ready to take any action necessary to deal with further aggression by Hamas. Speaking in...
(Shanghai) -- Investigators are trying to determine what sparked a deadly explosion at a factory in eastern China. Saturday's blast killed at least 65 people and injured more than 100 others. The metal-polishing factory just outside of Shanghai supplies parts for China's massive...
(Geneva) -- The head of the World Health Organization says the Ebola outbreak in West Africa is out of control. WHO chief Margaret Chan warned on Friday that the outbreak is moving faster than international efforts to control it. Chan met yesterday with the presidents of Guinea...
(Washington, DC) -- President Obama is blaming Hamas for violating its ceasefire with Israel that expired about 90 minutes after it took effect. In comments at the White House, Obama said Israel has the right to defend itself against Hamas rocket attacks. Even so, he said it...
(Undated) -- What was supposed to be a 72-hour ceasefire between Israel and Hamas is over. That's Jeffrey Feltman, the UN Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs. The new violence included the abduction of an Israeli soldier who was allegedly captured by Hamas militants in...
(Washington, DC) -- President Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin are agreeing to keep lines of communication open amid their disagreement over the situation in Ukraine. The White House says Obama and Putin had a phone call today, and Obama voiced his deep concern over...
(Washington, DC) -- A bill providing 225-million dollars to rearm Israel's "Iron Dome" missile defense system is on its way to the House after being passed by the Senate. The Senate vote was unanimous. The money will go towards the missiles that are used to shoot down rockets...