In a sign of increased caution about flying near combat zones, U.S. and European airlines halted flights to Israel Tuesday after a rocket landed near Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion Airport.
DONETSK, Ukraine — After days of resistance, pro-Russian rebels on Monday yielded some ground in the crisis surrounding downed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 — handing over passengers' bodies, relinquishing the plane's black boxes and pledging broader access for investigators to the crash site.
TOREZ, Ukraine — In the end, they were sent off alone, without ceremony, well-wishers or anyone much beyond a handful of armed rebels on the platform.
HOUSTON — Texas Gov. Rick Perry on Monday ordered 1,000 National Guard troops to the border with Mexico, seizing on a get-tough immigration message that foreshadows the approach to the current crisis by his party in Congress and could position him in another bid for the Republican presidential nomination.
BOSTON — In the first of the trials emerging from the Boston Marathon bombing, a college classmate of the surviving suspect, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, on Monday was convicted of trying to cover up evidence that could have incriminated his friend in the days after the attack 15 months ago.