LOS ANGELES — Adolescent girls in braids and pigtails and teenage boys wearing jeans and sneakers sat alongside their parents in the courtroom of Immigration Judge Frank Travieso to hear how long they might be allowed to stay in the United States.
CHICAGO — Uncle Sam still wants you — just not as heavily inked.
Tom Erdelyi, better known as Tommy Ramone, the founding drummer and last surviving original member of the Ramones — the New York City band whose dizzying, short blasts of melody codified the sound of punk rock — died Friday at his home in New York. He was 65. The cause was cancer of the bile duct, his family …
JERUSALEM — Israel kept up a steady bombardment of the Gaza Strip from the air and sea Friday as the United States offered to broker a cease-fire that would end an offensive launched to quell rocket fire from the territory.
DONETSK, Ukraine — Ukraine's president vowed vengeance in blood after 19 troops were killed in an insurgent rocket attack Friday, and residents of the rebel-held city of Donetsk began fleeing in large numbers for fear of a government siege.