A site in Khan Younis in the southern Gaza Strip was targeted by an overnight Israeli air strike. Israel said the attack was in response to an earlier Palestinian rocket attack. No injuries were reported.
Organizers are bringing attention to the plight of homeowner Tawanna Rorey, who said a quick canvass of her neighborhood shows at least seven of the 23 nearby houses are under the threat of foreclosure. The Occupy Atlanta movement began 30 days ago after similar protests in New York and Oakland.
Former Penn State football defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky is charged with sexually abusing eight young men, including assaulting at least one on campus property, he allegedly targeted boys from 1994 to 2009, a grand jury report has said.
First Lady Michelle Obama attended the President's Committee on the Arts and Humanities National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Awards in the East Room of the White House in Washington on November 2, 2011.
Pope Benedict XVI will lead the 25th Interreligious talks, a "journey of reflection, dialogue and prayer for peace and justice in the world" held in St. Francis of Assisi's birthplace, with four leading atheist intellectuals taking part for the first time.
Occupy Oakland protesters take down a link fence surrounding Frank H. Ogawa Plaza in Oakland, California on October 26, 2011. The city erected the fence to keep demonstrators from camping in the plaza after clearing out their encampment. Police moved in on the Occupy Oakland encampment overnight on Oct. 25, forcefully dispersing protesters with tear gas and allegedly, rubber bullets.
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