Max Steinberg, 24, and Nissim Carmeli, 21, were among 13 Israeli soldiers and 65 Palestinians who died during the first major ground battle between Israel and Hamas.
Using satellite images, researchers have identified the role of plankton in the global carbon cycle.
Monitor critic Peter Rainer chooses the best 10 movies of the year. What films made his list?
'What Maisie Knew' focuses on the daughter of two parents getting divorced.
A new version of a Henry James novel and a Shakespeare adaptation by Joss Whedon were standouts.
'Ethel,' about R.F.K.'s wife, and 'The Invisible War' leave a somber aftertaste.
Countrywide CEO Angelo Mozilo has agreed to a $67.5 million settlement to avoid trial on fraud and insider trading charges that alleged he profited from risky mortgages he signed off on before the collapse of the housing market.