Israel and Hamas agreed to a 72-hour humanitarian cease-fire starting Friday morning, 24 days after Operation Protective Edge began.
Modern medical practices will quell the spread of Ebola in developed countries like the United States, the director of the CDC said.
Edward Snowden's request for a renewal of his asylum comes during one of the darkest periods in U.S.-Russia relations.
Two ships tasked with mapping the Indian Ocean are making progress ahead of the September mission, Australian officials said Thursday.
Beijing's swift rescue of falling housing prices indicates an addiction to real estate that, ultimately, may threaten long-term economic health.
The USDA approved an overhaul of the nation's poultry inspection system. Food safety advocates say the changes undermine public protection.
The Gaza Strip has two neighbors: Israel and Egypt. The latter has a strong interest in keeping things under control next door.