What is Israel's end game in Gaza?

A river of blood runs through Gaza, as homes are smashed to rubble and hospital emergency rooms overflow. The volley of Hamas rockets into Israel continues,…

Are human shields being used in Gaza?

Tuesday's discovery of rockets hidden in a vacant U.N. facility is the sort of evidence that Israel cites when it accuses Hamas of using civilians and their…

Obama forges ahead with fundraising swing

As President Barack Obama helped Democrats bank millions in campaign cash on Tuesday, he acknowledged his administration is confronting "some big overseas…

Casey Kasem's remains flown to Canada

Casey Kasem

CNN

Casey Kasem's body was flown to Canada a month after he died, a funeral home director told CNN Tuesday.

Kasem's corpse was taken from a Washington state…

Choke hold death leads to review of training

New York City Police Commissioner William Bratton ordered an extensive review of the NYPD's training procedures after the death of Eric Garner, the man who…

Outsider beats insider in GOP primary runoff in key Senate race

Businessman David Perdue won Tuesday's Republican Senate primary runoff in Georgia, narrowly edging out Rep. Jack Kingston.

Kingston told supporters Tuesday…

Police: Craigslist meet leads to Mich. deaths

Crime scene

istock

A headless body of a man found in a wooded Michigan park had local police in Michigan wondering how -- and why.

Then, as authorities investigated the bizarre…

URGENT - Georgia Republican Senate Runoff

(CNN) -- CNN projects businessman David Perdue has won the Georgia Republican Senate nomination, defeating Congressman Jack Kingston in a very close runoff…

Many flights soar over conflict zones

When passengers boarded Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 last week, they couldn't have known they were about to fly over a battlefield.

But hours later, at 33,000…

Politicians talk, rockets fly in Mideast

Israeli helicopter fires missile into Gaza

REUTERS/Nir Elias

United Nations workers trying to aid people in Gaza found themselves stuck Tuesday between Israeli soldiers and Hamas fighters, with neither side showing any…

FAA bans US-Israel flights, citing rocket attack

Delta Airlines

Larry Downing / Reuters

A number of the world's leading airlines on Tuesday suspended flights to Israel's main airport after a rocket fired from Gaza struck about a mile from its…

Ukraine: A Russian downed MH17

Pro Russian separatists at MH17 site debris

REUTERS/Maxim Zmeyev

Did a Russian fire the missile that downed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17? That depends on who you ask.

Bloomberg flying to Israel to protest FAA ban

Bloomberg blurb

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg flew to Israel Tuesday night to protest a ban by the Federal Aviation Administration that is preventing U.S.…

Gun arrest yields Boston bombing breakthrough

Almost a year and half after the Boston Marathon bombing, we have a partial answer to one of the key questions surrounding the investigation:

Where the did the…

Is this Apple's new iWatch?

Possible Apple iWatch

U.S. Patent & Trademark Office

Apple was granted a patent for a smartwatch Tuesday, lending credence to rumors that the company will unveil a new "iWatch" this fall.

Dark Mail: Email that hides from the NSA

NSA, National Security Agency HQ, Fort Meade, Md

NSA/Handout via Reuters

You can run from NSA surveillance -- but you can't hide. One way or another, the U.S. government will be able to snoop on your personal conversations.

Mom's regret over MH17 victim's plane fear

Miguel, Samira, Mika and Shaka Calehr

Courtesy Haroen Calehr

The mother of two brothers killed in the MH17 plane crash has spoken of her regret at not taking her youngest son's fears over the flight seriously.

"I thought life would be better after the recession. Not worse."

--John Smith, unemployed construction worker

"These amendments may very likely duck the House's specific definition of what constitutes an earmark, but that doesn't mean it's not pork.

--Leslie Paige of Citizens Against Government Waste

"Folks are beyond homeless here. Their homes don't exist ... the power and destruction here was unimaginable."

--Missouri Gov. Jay Dixon following a devastating tornado that killed more than 150 people.

""There's a lot of things happening that can change the dynamic of this race from the past. So it will certainly be interesting to see."

--former Indianapolis 500 winner Helio Castroneve on the Indy 500.

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