GAZA - An Israeli air strike killed three senior Hamas military commanders in the Gaza Strip, the clearest sign yet that Israel is focusing its assault on those leading the militant attacks. Full Article | Slideshow
BANGKOK - Thailand's coup leader General Prayuth Chan-ocha was appointed prime minister on Thursday by a legislature he hand-picked, giving the army chief a veneer of legitimacy even while the military presses on with efforts to silence its critics.
FERGUSON Mo. - Attorney General Eric Holder met with community members in Ferguson, Missouri, and vowed a thorough civil rights probe into the fatal police shooting of an unarmed black teenager that has set off 12 nights of racially charged protests. Full Article | Video
BAGHDAD/EDGARTOWN, Mass. - The U.S. military earlier this summer carried out an attempt to rescue journalist James Foley and other American hostages held in Syria, in an operation that the Pentagon said ultimately failed to find the captives. Full Article