After a reported Gaza rocket strike near Israel's Ben Gurion Airport, the US suspended commercial flights to and from Tel Aviv.
A new offensive is under way in the separatist region of Donetsk. The MH17 crash scene, meanwhile, has become chaotic, with international investigators finding access limited or blocked outright by rebels.
An Israeli student living in the US has started the online campaign #JewsAndArabsRefuseToBeEnemies. While many have applauded, he says, others have been afraid to join in.
Tony Geraci has transformed the food program in Baltimore's public schools, replacing 'mystery meat' and canned foods with fresh, local produce and introducing students to how food is grown and prepared.
The Israel Longhorn Project wants to introduce Texas longhorns into desert areas of East Africa and Israel. The hardy species eats invasive shrubs and is resistant to diseases rampant in hot climates.