Israeli forces pummeled Gaza Strip towns with airstrikes and artillery Monday, pushing the Palestinian death toll in two weeks of fighting well past 500 and sending civilians streaming from their homes, many with little more than the clothes they were wearing.
Pro-Russia separatists who are believed to have used the ?Buk? antiaircraft missile system to shoot down a Malaysian airliner in eastern Ukraine probably needed Russian assistance to operate it, senior U.S. officials said Friday.
After being half a step behind the United States for months, Europe is likely to come under heavy pressure to impose stronger sanctions on Moscow if convincing evidence emerges of a Russian link to the downing of the Malaysia Airlines jetliner.
After a season in which it's poised to finish No. 1 in the advertiser-coveted 18-to-49-year-old demographic for the first time since the end of "Friends" 10 years ago, NBC ran a triumphant victory lap at its annual upfront presentation before an audience of advertisers and journalists Monday in New York City. The network boasted of triumphs including freshman hit 'The Blacklist," "The Sound of Music Live!", the Sochi Winter Olympics and Jimmy Fallon's successful takeover of "The Tonight Show," and attempted to build enthusiasm for a 2014-15 season that's heavy on romantic sitcoms and spy dramas. Courtesy of Seth Meyers, the new...