JERUSALEM (AP) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says he has not yet reached a deal between Israel and Hamas to call a 7-day humanitarian truce in the Gaza war but is continuing work.
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama is calling for international investigators to have "immediate and full access" to the site in eastern Ukraine, where a passenger jet was shot down last week.
AUSTIN, Texas - A state lawmaker says Texas Gov. Rick Perry plans to deploy as many as 1,000 National Guard troops to South Texas to bolster security along the Mexico border.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House says Secretary of State John Kerry will go Egypt soon to press for a cease-fire between Israel and Hamas militants.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A Pennsylvania congressman's press secretary has pleaded not guilty to a weapons charge after Capitol police say he carried a gun into a federal office building in Washington.
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) - President Barack Obama says the United States will offer any assistance possible to determine what happened to a downed passenger jet in Ukraine and why.
REDMOND, Wash. (AP) - Microsoft says it will eliminate up to 18,000 jobs over the next year as it works on integrating the Nokia devices business it bought in April.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Pentagon says Russian combat troops are again building up along the border with Ukraine, and officials believe that Moscow may be sending heavy weapons into the country to aid the separatists.
WASHINGTON (AP) - A senior defense official says Bowe Bergdahl, the Army sergeant who spent nearly five years as a Taliban captive in Afghanistan, has been returned to regular Army duty.
HOUSTON (AP) - A 15-year-old girl suburban Houston girl who survived an attack in which her parents and four younger siblings were killed says she's on the road to recovery.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Transportation Security Administration is requiring passengers at some overseas airports that offer U.S.-bound flights to power on their electronic devices.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - A slain Newtown girl's imaginary animal shelter may soon become a reality.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Vice President Joe Biden has spoken to Ukraine's new president amid a major shake-up in Ukraine's beleaguered military.
JULIAN, Calif. (AP) - A wildfire has broken out in central San Diego County near the mountain town of Julian and 200 homes have been ordered evacuated.
MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) - A detective says the Georgia man charged with murder in his young son's death showed no emotion when he was interviewed by investigators about the toddler's death.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says job growth in June shows the recovery is taking hold, but the economy could still do better.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court says corporations can hold religious objections that allow them to opt out of the new health law requirement that they cover contraceptives for women.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - New Orleans police say two men exchanged gunfire early Sunday on the city's always-crowded Bourbon Street and nine people were shot in the crossfire.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama sees a rising threat that battle-hardened militants who have spent time in Syria and Iraq will be able to enter the United States on European passports.
PRINCETOWN, N.Y. (AP) - Harley-Davidson's unveiling of its prototype electric motorcycle LiveWire is likely to give a boost to smaller companies already producing plug-in bikes.