Security forces in riot gear deployed in high numbers along the frontiers of Israel and the Palestinian territories in anticipation of a repeat of last year's violence, in which at least 38 people died near the borders with Lebanon and Syria.
This week, Iraq takes over the Arab League presidency from Qatar, which has ruffled feathers with its surge in leadership. A Russian official famously told Qatar, 'Go back to your size.'
Federal fire crews today expect to take control of the 7-square-mile wildfire blaze that may have claimed two lives and destroyed 28 homes in the mountains southwest of Denver.
There had been a controlled burn to prevent wildfires near the area where the 7-square-mile fire started.
The Syrian regime issued new travel restrictions for military-aged men on Monday.
Russia has steadfastly rejected pressure by the UN Security Council for Syrian President Assad to step aside. It says it will now support a UN resolution supporting a cease-fire, Red Cross access.
Dina Fesler went to Afghanistan to learn how to teach U.S. students about the country. Now she's opened a school there.
Thursday night, Dexter, Mich. was hit by a tornado that left a 10-mile path of destruction. Two other tornadoes were reported in Michigan.
The twister touched down not far from Ann Arbor, in southeastern Michigan.
A Swiss couple, held hostage by the Taliban for nearly a year, say they escaped. The Taliban says they paid a ransom.