Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
Gaza officials say at least four Palestinians have been killed by Israeli tank fire just hours after Israel and Hamas began observing a three-day halt to fighting.
The former House majority leader will reportedly leave Congress Aug. 18 after previously saying he would finish his term in January.
An AP-GfK poll finds that dissatisfaction with the president’s handling of events in Ukraine, Gaza and elsewhere now matches his low overall approval rating.
Two Democratic congressmen have called on John Brennan to resign after the agency’s inspector general sided against him for spying on Senate staffers.
Underground gas explosions rip through the republic’s second-largest city, hurling concrete and cars through the air and blasting long trenches in the streets.
Congress fails to agree on legislation to cope with the influx of unaccompanied minors flocking illegally to the U.S.
Exiled Syrian women and girls are growing more vulnerable to sexual exploitation in Lebanon as their poverty increases, relief workers and refugee women say.
A rabbi, an imam and a priest are working together to build a common house of worship in Berlin.
Some 3.9 million tuned in to the horror spoof sequel – triple the number who viewed last summer’s premiere of the original Syfy film.
At baseball’s trade deadline, Tampa Bay sends Cy Young winner David Price to Detroit and Boston ships left-hander Jon Lester to Oakland.