WASHINGTON - The House of Representatives approved $694 million in new funds to further secure the U.S. border with Mexico and to discourage Central Americans, including unaccompanied children, from migrating illegally to the United States. Full Article
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama said on Friday the CIA "tortured some folks" after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, and that the White House had handed over to Congress a report about an investigation into "enhanced interrogation techniques."
GAZA/JERUSALEM - Israel declared a Gaza ceasefire over on Friday, saying Hamas militants breached the truce soon after it came into effect and apparently captured an Israeli officer while killing two other soldiers. Full Article | Inside an Israel bomb shelter
Israeli army spokesperson says two Israeli soldiers were killed and one captured when militants attacked soldiers searching for tunnels in Gaza. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.