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Officials: Israel, Palestinian factions accept 72-hour cease-fire in Gaza

Will it, or won't it, hold? That's the question following word late Monday that Israel and Palestinian factions, including Hamas, agreed to a 72-hour humanitarian cease-fire proposed by Egypt.

Troops join rescue as China earthquake kills more than 390

Troops joined rescue operations in Yunnan province, southwestern China Monday following a 6.1-magnitude earthquake but the search for survivors was hampered by rainfall and aftershocks.
2nd American battling Ebola virus to arrive in Atlanta for treatment

2nd American battling Ebola virus to arrive in Atlanta for treatment

A second American suffering from Ebola is expected to arrive in Atlanta on Tuesday from Liberia, where she contracted the deadly virus.
Questions about this new Ebola drug

Questions about this new Ebola drug

Two American missionary workers infected with the deadly Ebola virus were given an experimental drug that seems to have saved their lives.
70 YEARS LATER: Anne Frank's final entry

70 YEARS LATER: Anne Frank's final entry

On Friday, August 4, 1944 -- a beautiful summer morning, not unlike the one on which I am writing this now -- a car pulled up in front of a spice warehouse at 263 Prinsengracht in Amsterdam.
Up to speed: What's happening in Gaza

Up to speed: What's happening in Gaza

A temporary humanitarian cease-fire declared by Israel began Monday in Gaza without the agreement of Hamas. It expired seven hours later amid claims and counterclaims of attacks.
Nigerian doctor has Ebola, officials say

Nigerian doctor has Ebola, officials say

A Nigerian doctor has been diagnosed with Ebola, nearly three weeks after a Liberian-American man with Ebola died after traveling to Lagos, Nigerian officials said Monday.
Ceasefire declared in Gaza, violations reported

Ceasefire declared in Gaza, violations reported

Israel declared a seven-hour humanitarian cease-fire Monday, according to the Israel Defense Forces, but a spokesman for Hamas said it's not agreeing to the cease-fire.
Barcelona to host world's first sports theme park

Barcelona to host world's first sports theme park

(CNN) -- Fitness isn't usually a requirement for theme parks -- standing in lines, climbing into rides and screaming in abject terror require only basic levels of stamina.
McDonald's begins its China comeback

McDonald's begins its China comeback

HONG KONG (CNNMoney) -- McDonald's is starting to come back in China.
McDonald's begins its China comeback

McDonald's begins its China comeback

HONG KONG (CNNMoney) -- McDonald's is starting to come back in China.
Are we there yet? Rosetta closes in on comet close encounter

Are we there yet? Rosetta closes in on comet close encounter

After a 10-year chase taking it billions of miles across the solar system, the Rosetta spacecraft is homing in on its close encounter with a comet.
ISIS claims gains, takes control of Iraq's largest hydroelectric dam

ISIS claims gains, takes control of Iraq's largest hydroelectric dam

Fighters with the militant group the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria reached the triangle border between Iraq, Syria and Turkey, it said in a message posted on Twitter on Sunday.
75 die in China factory explosion, state-run media says

75 die in China factory explosion, state-run media says

A factory explosion killed 75 people Saturday in China, according to state-run news agency Xinhua.
Cease-fire declared in Gaza, violations reported

Cease-fire declared in Gaza, violations reported

Israel declared a seven-hour humanitarian cease-fire Monday, according to the Israel Defense Forces, but a spokesman for Hamas said it's not agreeing to the cease-fire.