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
SYDNEY - Asian shares came under pressure on Thursday as a disappointing survey on Chinese manufacturing overshadowed better news from Japan, while the U.S. dollar was buoyed by speculation of an earlier rate rise from the Federal Reserve.
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
SAN FRANCISCO - Hewlett-Packard posted a surprise increase in quarterly revenue after sales from its personal computer division climbed 12 percent, but a poor performance from its other units underscored the company's uphill battle to revive growth. Full Article
Residents in eastern Ukraine caught in the middle as separatist rebels continue fighting government forces for control of the region. Julie Noce reports.