A brief lull in fighting Saturday sent Palestinians in the battered Gaza Strip flocking to shops and banks and surging into devastated neighborhoods to search for missing relatives and recover belongings.
It was supposed to be a place of refuge from a devastating war.
The Ukrainian government collapsed and the popular prime minister resigned Thursday, highlighting the political gridlock gripping the country struggling with a pro-Russia insurgency, a hostile neighbor and one of the weakest economies in Europe.
Dr. Sheik Umar Khan knew he was putting his life at risk by working closely with the victims of the Ebola virus outbreak in Sierra Leone. Still, he kept at it.
The French government confirmed Thursday night that wreckage from an Air Algerie flight carrying 116 people that disappeared from radar earlier in the day had been found.
Four months later, the Philadelphia 76ers have a new coach. A person familiar with the decision told the Associated Press on Monday that the 76ers have hired San Antonio assistant Brett Brown to replace Doug Collins, who resigned in April. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the move has not been officially announced. New General Manager Sam Hinkie took quite awhile looking for a replacement before choosing Brown, who was part of three NBA title teams with San Antonio. The 52-year-old Brown has been an assistant to Gregg Popovich since 2002. He also coached the Australian men's national team from 2009-12, and played a key role in helping Manu Ginobili and Tony...