Sunni militant fighters drove out Kurdish security forces in the Zumar and Sinjar, forcing residents to flee, the United Nations said
CDC chief says U.S. trying to combat the spread of the virus at its source; second infected American comes home Tuesday
Apparent winding down of nearly monthlong operation comes after widely condemned U.N. school bombing; Israel warns of more airstrikes
Pierre Krahenbuhl, the commissioner general of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency, said that Hamas' actions do not justify the Israeli response
U.N. school sheltering displaced Gazans hit by apparent Israeli airstrike, killing at least 10, including 1 U.N. staffer; Israel says it's going after rockets
Magnitude-6.1 quake struck in Yunnan province, site of 1970 earthquake that killed thousands
Storm so far disorganized and expected to curve northeast, likely remaining just off U.S. Eastern Seabord; could worsen Monday
International investigators finally on scene of shot down jet in Ukraine using sniffer dogs to hunt for body parts in middle of war zone
Gaza's power plant shut down after shells hit its fuel tanks, which erupted into massive fires. Technicians say it could take a year to repair the extensive damage. And as the war rages on between Israel and Hamas, Gaza can no longer depend on Israeli electricity.
Soldier was previously believed captured by Hamas, which has denied holding him captive
Israeli prime minister says his country prefers diplomatic solution to the ongoing crisis in Gaza, but will keep military options open
Dozens more Palestinians killed in new onslaught; Hamas launches more rockets towards Tel Aviv
As many as 1,000 Americans are fighting as part of the Israel Defense Force, including two who were killed, to protect what they consider a distant homeland
The fighting between Israel and Hamas has created some strange bedfellows amid the already-complicated web of Middle Eastern statecraft
CBS News Homeland Security Correspondent Bob Orr talks with CBS News Senior National Security Analyst Juan Zarate about the fighting between Israel and Hamas in the Gaza Strip, and the impact it's had on regional diplomacy.
President Obama said the U.S. will keep working towards a ceasefire in the war between Israel and Hamas. He also called on Hamas to release an Israeli solider captured today. Charlie D'Agata reports from Tel Aviv.
Mysterious looking photos from the week explained
Kerry denounces as "outrageous" deadly militant attack as U.N. chief urges both sides "to show maximum restraint"
Missile system credited with shooting down dozens of incoming rockets fired by Palestinian militants
"We must not give this virus opportunities to deliver more surprises," says director-general of the World Health Organization