Vincenzo Nibali First Italian In 15 Years To Win Tour De France

The cyclist had dominated the Tour, wearing the yellow jersey through all but two stages of the grueling three-week competition.


U.S.: Satellite Images Show Russian Rockets Hitting Ukraine

Image released by the U.S. State Department showing what it says is evidence of Russia firing artillery into eastern Ukraine.

The State Department says the photos show burn marks from the firing of multiple rocket launchers inside Russia and resulting craters on the other side of the border.


Judges Overturns D.C. Ban On Handguns In Public

Hank Johnson displays his Glock handgun, inside his home in Springboro, Ohio. D.C. lawmakers had hoped to maintain a ban on carrying handguns in public, but a district court last week overturned it.

A district court judge says the law that prohibited people from carrying handguns outside their homes violates the Second Amendment.


Birth Of 100-Millionth Person In Philippines Greeted With Joy, Concern

Chonalyn, a 6-pound girl, was born Sunday morning in a Manila hospital. But the head of the country’s population commission says it will be a challenge to provide for so many people.


Libyan Conflict Rages After U.S. Shuts Embassy

The entrance of the compounds of the U.S. embassy is pictured in Tripoli on Saturday. Fighting continues to rage after the U.S. evacuated the diplomatic facility.

Fighting in the country’s east has killed at least 38 people since the U.S. on Saturday temporarily closed its embassy in the capital, citing security concerns.



A smoldering rebel APC near the city of Lisichansk, Luhansk region, eastern Ukraine, on  Saturday. Fighting farther south, near the city of Donetsk, has prevented investigators from reaching the wreckage of MH17.

Fighting Near MH17 Crash Site In Ukraine Thwarts Investigators

NPR’s Corey Flintoff, reporting from Donetsk, Ukraine, says government forces appear to be gaining ground against rebels who control the wreckage site.


During Saturday's humanitarian cease-fire, families returned to the Shejaiya district of Gaza City Saturday to find their homes ground into rubble by Israeli tank fire and air strikes. An attempt to extend the cease-fire by an additional 24 hours ended early Sunday, but Hamas said it would accept a new cease-fire, partly to acknowledge the holiday of Eid.

Israel Resumes Gaza Offensive As Hamas Offers New Cease-Fire

A proposed 24-hour extension to Saturday’s humanitarian cease-fire didn’t last past Sunday morning. Hamas, which rejected that truce, says it is now willing to accept a new cease-fire.


Ukrainian Troops Said Poised To Retake Rebel-Held Donetsk

Kiev’s forces have been advancing on key rebel stronghold in hopes of forcing a collapse of the separatist movement.


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