10 things to know for Tuesday, Aug. 5: Cease-fire takes effect to end Gaza war
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
The truce between Israel and Hamas is meant to last at least three days and comes ahead of talks in Cairo aimed at preventing future cross-border violence by addressing the blockade of the coastal strip and rocket fire.
As the conflict with Israel claims victim after victim, Palestinians have to cope with hurried burials, suppressed grief and simmering fury every day.
Carriers are closely monitoring the situation but have yet to make any drastic changes, saying passengers should be alert but not worry.
Lakes formed by landslides in the aftermath of the disaster could flood villagers and power stations downstream.
The videos are as close as anybody is going to get “sitting down and having a beer” with the disgraced ex-president.
Ohio’s governor promises a lot more attention to the Lake Erie source after 400,000 people were told not to drink from their taps.
Six in 10 respondents think the advantages of well-maintained infrastructure are more important than the price tag, but most oppose the options to offset that spending.
Until now, manufacturers could make their own decisions about what the term means, but new rules impose a specific limit, which may help people with certain health conditions.
The rating agency says disparities that have complicated the U.S. rebound from the Great Recession now “need to be watched.”
Ski operators in New Zealand are feeling the effects of the warmest start to winter since record-keeping began in 1909, which scientists attribute to climate change.