The job cuts in West Virginia follow layoffs in Kentucky last week. Demand for coal is sinking, while the market for gas grows.
The Gaza Strip has two neighbors: Israel and Egypt. The latter has a strong interest in keeping things under control next door.
The USDA approved an overhaul of the nation's poultry inspection system. Food safety advocates say the changes undermine public protection.
Israel and Hamas agreed to a 72-hour humanitarian cease-fire starting Friday morning, but Gaza will experience heavy fire first.
Beijing's swift rescue of falling housing prices indicates an addiction to real estate that, ultimately, may threaten long-term economic health.
With four times as many people to house as it had planned for, no money to do it and its shelters under fire, UNRWA is in dire straits.
The Ebola virus is now affecting international soccer with the health ministry's decision to deny the team's entry to the island country.