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Israel withdraws troops from Gaza on second day of ceasefire


A 72-hour cease-fire between Israel and Hamas has lasted for much of a second day as leaders from both sides arrive in Cairo, Egypt to discuss a lasting cease-fire. Continue reading

Ebola outbreak in Africa claims nearly 900 lives


About 1,600 people have contracted Ebola in Sierra Leone, Liberia, Nigeria and Guinea since the outbreak began in February. Continue reading

Some countries temporarily halt commercial flights to Israel


DOWNLOAD VIDEO United States, Canadian and European airlines canceled flights to Israel today after the Hamas fired a rocket in Tel Aviv’s suburb. This was the…read more

California school integrates play with learning


DOWNLOAD VIDEO Imagine going to a school without desks or worksheets. Learning takes place while sitting on couches, using computers, playing video games on plasma…read more

Israeli and Palestinian teen deaths escalate tensions in the Middle East


DOWNLOAD VIDEO Tension has escalated between Israelis and Palestinians after the kidnapping and murder of three Israeli teens set off a revenge killing of a…read more

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