An Israeli air strike targeted tunnels used to smuggle fuel into Gaza from Egypt. The strikes began shortly after an anti-tank rocket hit a bus in western Negev, critically injuring a 16-year-old Israeli boy. Five Palestinians were killed and at at least 40 were injured in the attacks.
Actors Ed Harris and Amy Madigan were among the many to attend the rally demonstrating against Republican budget proposals which would cut off funding to Planned Parenthood, an organization which provides abortion services in addition to other women's health services like family planning and cancer screening.
U.S. budget negotiators announced agreement late Friday on funding federal government operations, averting a government shutdown. The following collection chronicles the events leading up to the agreement.
With the reveal of a wax figure at the legendary Madame Tussauds' museum, Ripa and husband Mark Consuelos took a look for themselves. The real Regis Philbin, however, must have been feeling too grumpy to arrive.
Clashes between protesters and security forces in Taez, Yemen, Monday left at least 16 people dead and hundreds injured. The deadly violence followed weeks of anti-government demonstrations, with protesters calling to oust President Ali Abdullah Saleh.
Running counter to previous policy, the Tunisian interior ministry announced that women will be allowed to wear headscarves in their official identification papers. The protests, attended by a large number of Islamists, contributed to the change.
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