A Palestinian woman reacts upon seeing her destroyed house in Beit Hanoun town, which witnesses said was heavily hit by Israeli shelling and air strikes during an Israeli offensive, in the northern Gaza Strip August 1, 2014.  REUTERS/Suhaib Salem

Gaza ceasefire crumbles, 40 Palestinians killed

A Gaza ceasefire crumbled only hours after it began, with at least 40 Palestinians killed by Israeli shelling and Israel accusing militants of firing rockets and mortars.  Full Article 

U.S. job growth seen slowing, but remaining solid in July 6:16am EDT

WASHINGTON - U.S. job growth likely cooled a bit in July, but retained enough momentum to suggest the economy remained on solid ground.

Government health workers are seen during the administration of blood tests for the Ebola virus in Kenema, Sierra Leone, June 25, 2014.  REUTERS/Umaru Fofana

Ebola patient coming to U.S.

CHICAGO/WINSTON-SALEM N.C. - A U.S. aid worker who was infected with the Ebola virus while working in West Africa will be treated in a high-security ward at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta.  Full Article | Video 

Border Patrol agents watch as demonstrators picket against the possible arrivals of undocumented migrants who may be processed at the Murrieta Border Patrol Station in Murrieta, California July 1, 2014.  REUTERS/Sam Hodgson

House immigration bill dies, while GOP bickers

WASHINGTON - A bill to fund border security blew up in House Speaker John Boehner's face, leaving Republicans in disarray and struggling to reconcile Tea Party demands with the need to deal with a brewing humanitarian crisis.  Full Article 

A U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee staff member enters the committee's offices with a secure attache case on Capitol Hill in Washington July 31, 2014. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

CIA to Senate: Sorry we spied on you

WASHINGTON - The CIA conceded that it had improperly monitored computers used by the Senate Intelligence Committee in an investigation of interrogation tactics and secret prisons for terrorism suspects after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks.   Full Article 

A salesman waits on the lot at the Burt GM auto dealer in Denver June 1, 2009.  RTEUTERS/Rick Wilking

Why we are seeing a spike in auto sales

DETROIT - The U.S. auto industry hasn’t appeared so healthy for years. Sales hit an eight-year high in June, there appears to be plenty of pent-up demand, and discounting is far from getting out of hand. But a minority on Wall Street are worried.   Full Article 

A Ukrainian tank moves along a road near Eastern Ukrainian village of Novoselivka Persha July 31, 2014.  REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

Ukraine agrees to finance anti-rebel offensive

KIEV - Ukraine's parliament rejected Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk's resignation and finally passed a legislation he said was needed to finance an army offensive against a separatist rebellion in the east and avert a national default on its debts.  Full Article 

A man walks by a graffiti that reads "No to the debt payment - Tax financial profit" in Buenos Aires, July 31, 2014. REUTERS/Marcos Brindicci

Argentine markets fall post-default

BUENOS AIRES - Argentina's bond and stock markets and peso currency dropped after Latin America's No. 3 economy defaulted for the second time in 12 years following the collapse of last-ditch talks with holdout creditors.  Full Article | Video 

Israel, Palestinian 3-day Gaza truce crumbles

Aug.01 - A three-day ceasefire between Israel and Palestinian militant groups in the Gaza Strip, that went into effect on Friday is in jeopardy hours later. Sarah Toms reports.