In the photographs, Lester Wisbrod is a constant: He always appears on the right, with a big smile and a satisfied look about him. On the left, a cavalcade of famous faces flashes by: Clint Eastwood, Jennifer Aniston, Charlton Heston, Renee Zellweger.
Israel pummeled the Gaza Strip from the air, land and sea on Tuesday, hitting government buildings, a television station and other symbols of the Hamas militant group's power in the coastal enclave.
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 clock had ticked to one minute past 4 p.m. here Monday, and the last American standing at Wimbledon wasn’t standing anymore. John Isner, head hung low with body language that made him look closer to 6 feet than 6 feet 10, walked off Court 3, vanquished by Spaniard Feliciano Lopez. It was a match that produced many stunning statistics. But the biggest statistical stunner spoke to a larger issue than merely Isner’s defeat. When he lost, it marked the first time since 1911 that no U.S. player, male or female, advanced past the third round at Wimbledon. So much for the U.S Tennis Assn.’s developmental programs. So much for young-and-hungry U.S. tennis. Hail to the...