Today's 'Young Adult' genre in literature is booming, and often attractive for adults and younger readers alike, but experts also encourage parents to read more classics with their kids, to bring historical works to today's audiences.
American Jews and others from abroad who join the Israeli Defense Forces are called 'Lone Soldiers.' An estimated 2,000 lone soldiers are from the US. Two Americans died fighting for the IDF in Gaza over the weekend.
Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird is holding Russia accountable for the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over Ukraine. He says Canada will escalate its economic sanctions against Russian individuals and companies.