Republicans elevate Boehner ally to No. 2 House job
Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) (R) and newly elected House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) (2nd R) speak to the media on Capitol Hill in Washington June 19, 2014. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts
U.S. House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) (R) departs after a meeting with fellow House Republicans at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, September 30, 2013. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
Hamas stages dozens of military-style summer camps for young Palestinians in the Gaza Strip.
During both world wars, Scapa Flow was an important British naval base, and the site of significant loss of life.
The militant group Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant seizes northern Iraq and threatens to unleash all-out sectarian warfare.
Cast members celebrate the world premiere of the film "Transformers: Age of Extinction" in Hong Kong.