House Republican leaders expected to pass their version of a border bill Thursday, but a revolt within the caucus blew things up, again. What was most curious, perhaps, was Republicans' counsel to President Obama: act on your own.
Gas prices usually rise in the summer months, as American motorists hit the road and drive up demand. But this summer prices are falling, as burgeoning US oil production provides a buffer against summer demand and international turmoil – both of which typically mean higher gas prices.
Prime Minister Netanyahu said Israel will not agree to a truce before the tunnels – some which open up inside Israel – are removed as a threat.