A Charlotte missionary is fighting one of the deadliest diseases in the world.
Nancy Writebol who worked at SIM on Choate Cirlce, contracted the deadly Ebola virus while working in Liberia. Read More »
One of Liberia's most high-profile doctors has died of Ebola, a government official said Sunday, highlighting the risks facing health workers trying to combat the deadly disease. Read More »
Hamas says it has agreed to a 24-hour humanitarian truce in the Gaza war ahead of a major Muslim holiday. Read More »
A Palestinian official says more than 1,000 Palestinians have been killed in the ongoing Gaza war as Israel battles Hamas militants. Read More »
The U.S. Embassy in Libya evacuated its personnel on Saturday because of heavy militia violence raging in the capital, Tripoli, the State Department said. Read More »
The move comes as Ukrainian officials say they are seeing artillery attacks coming from Russian territory. Read More »
Some lawmakers in Washington accuse the Obama administration of using the ban to impose an economic boycott of Israel.
The wreckage of a missing Air Algerie flight has been found in Mali. It's the third major international airline disaster in about a week. Read More »
Israeli tank shells hit a compound housing a U.N. school in the northern Gaza Strip on Thursday, killing at least 15 people and wounding dozens who were seeking shelter from fierce clashes on the streets outside. Read More »
An Air Algerie flight carrying 116 people from Burkina Faso to Algeria's capital disappeared from radar early Thursday over northern Mali after heavy rains were reported. Read More »
Taiwan's Central News Agency says a plane has crashed in a failed emergency landing, killing 51 people. Read More »
Two military transport planes carrying 40 coffins bearing victims of the downed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 landed Wednesday in the southern city of Eindhoven, and pro-Russian rebels shot down two fighter jets in Ukraine's restive east as fighting flared in the region. Read More »
Two Ukrainian military fighter jets have been shot down in the east, according to the country's Defense Ministry. Read More »
The Federal Aviation Administration has banned US carriers from flying to Israel for at least 24 hours after a rocket attack near the airport in Tel Aviv.
US intelligence officials say there is no direct evidence to show Russia provided the missile. Meantime, the black boxes from Flight 17 are now in the hands of Malaysian officials.
CNN says the FAA has told U.S. airlines that they are prohibited from flying to or from Israel's Ben Gurion Airport for a period of up to 24 hours. Read More »
Train cars full of bodies rolled away from the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 impact site Monday. Meanwhile, President Obama is pressuring Vladimir Putin to allow international investigators full access to the site. Read More »
Rebels in eastern Ukraine took control Sunday of the bodies recovered from downed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, and the U.S. and European leaders demanded that Russian President Vladimir Putin make sure rebels give international investigators full access to the crash site. Read More »
Ukraine accused Russia on Saturday of helping separatist rebels destroy evidence at the crash site of a Malaysia Airlines plane shot down in rebel-held territory — a charge the rebels denied. Read More »
International monitors say they're being hampered by heavily armed rebels at the site of the Malaysia Airlines crash in eastern Ukraine. Read More »
A passenger who took a picture of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 just before boarding is receiving a lot of attention after the crash. Read More »
Israel has invaded the Gaza strip, escalating a 10-day military campaign against Gaza's Hamas rulers. Another 18,000 reserve soldiers are on standby. Read More »
One local terrorism expert says what happened Thursday sets a terrible precedent within the Ukraine/Russia conflict. Read More »