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9 minutes ago // CBS

world Marc Broussard on his most personal album yet

Southern soul singer tells CBS News' Lauren Moraski why he's exploring the darker side of love on his new release, "A Life Worth Living."

9 minutes ago // BBC

world Hamas vows to continue Gaza battle

A reclusive Hamas military leader rules out a ceasefire with Israel to end Gaza violence, at the end of a destructive day.

14 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Attorney says he's dropping Bryan Singer's accuser as a client

Michael Egan, the man who accused "X-Men" director Bryan Singer of sexually abusing him when he was a teenager, is being dropped as a client by his lawyers.

17 minutes ago // Sky News

world Hamas Defiant As Gaza Suffers Bloodiest Day

Hamas says fighting will continue until its demands are met as at least 128 Palestinians are killed in a single day.

18 minutes ago // The Washington Post

world Israel steps up bombardment of Gaza; territorys only power plant struck

GAZA CITY Israel targeted the home of the top Hamas leader in the Gaza Strip on Tuesday in some of the heaviest bombardment of the ongoing conflict after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned his country to be prepared for a prolonged campaign.

19 minutes ago // Boston Herald

world US, Europe impose tough new sanctions on Russia

WASHINGTON Spurred to action by the downing of the Malaysian airliner, the European Union approved dramatically tougher economic sanctions Tuesday against Russia, including an arms embargo and restrictions on state-owned banks. President Barack Obama swiftly followed with an expansion of U.S. penalties targeting key sectors of the Russian economy.

19 minutes ago // Wall Street Journal

world Suicide Bomber Kills Karzai Cousin

A suicide bomber assassinated Hashmat Karzaia powerful cousin of outgoing Afghan President Hamid Karzaiin a major blow to the country's ruling clan that risks destabilizing the volatile south.

19 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Boulder County, Colo., told to stop same-sex marriage licenses

The Colorado Supreme Court took another hand in the gay marriage battle Tuesday, ordering Boulder County to stop issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples.

20 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Treatment of asylum-seeker children is akin to abuse, say church leaders

Church group calls for the immigration minister, Scott Morrison, to renounce his position as guardian of unaccompanied minors Continue reading...

20 minutes ago // New York Times

world Video of 2003 Kidnapping in Algeria

A video made by the militants behind a 2003 kidnapping of 32 Europeans shows the abductors smiling and waving for the camera as they ride their victims motorcycles.

22 minutes ago // The Guardian

world EU and US impose sweeping economic sanctions on Russia

European capital markets to be closed to Russian banks Sanctions intended to stop supply of arms to Ukraine rebels Downing St to push for harsher sanctions if no change Continue reading...

23 minutes ago // Sky News

world Hamas Defiant As Gaza Suffers Bloodiest Day

Hamas says fighting will continue until its demands are met as Israel unleashes its heaviest bombardment of the conflict so far.

23 minutes ago // BBC

world US and EU expand sanctions on Russia

President Barack Obama says new, co-ordinated sanctions from the US and EU will continue to make Russia's "weak economy even weaker".

26 minutes ago // BBC

world Last Hiroshima bomb crew member dies

The last surviving member of the team which dropped a nuclear bomb on Hiroshima, Theodore Van Kirk, has died aged 93.

26 minutes ago // ABC

world Israel Hits Symbols of Hamas Rule; 128 Killed

128 killed on bloodiest day of Gaza war: Israel hits symbols of Hamas rule, power plant

28 minutes ago // Wall Street Journal

world U.S. Seeks Warmer Ties With India

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry visits India this week in the first high-level U.S. overture since the election in May of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

28 minutes ago // Boston Herald

world Israel hits symbols of Hamas rule; 128 killed

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip Israel unleashed its heaviest air and artillery assault of the Gaza war on Tuesday, destroying key symbols of Hamas control, shutting down the territory's only power plant and leaving at least 128 Palestinians dead on the bloodiest day of the 22-day conflict.Despite devastating blows that left the packed territory's 1.7 million people cut off from power and water and sent the overall death toll soaring past 1,200, Hamas' shadowy military leader remained defia

29 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world NASCAR levies heavy fines on Denny Hamlin and crew chief after Indy

Driver Denny Hamlin and his Joe Gibbs Racing team drew heavy penalties from NASCAR on Tuesday because Hamlin's No. 11 Toyota had unapproved parts in a race Sunday.

29 minutes ago // BBC

world VIDEO: East Coast beaches 'fast disappearing'

Up to half a mile of land is being lost every 50 years due to coastal erosion, as Sian Lloyd reports.

30 minutes ago // Wall Street Journal

world China Probes Former Top Security Official

China ordered former security chief Zhou Yongkang be placed under investigation, making him the highest-ranking official targeted in a corruption crackdown.

32 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Indictment says Indiana sheriff gave badge and uniform to prostitute

A federal indictment unsealed Tuesday alleges that an Indiana sheriff gave a badge and part of a sheriff's uniform to a prostitute he was paying for oral sex and then lied about it when he became ensnared in a federal investigation.

33 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Talking TV: Chat about Halle Berry's sci-fi drama 'Extant'

Halle Berry is back from space, but she didn't come back alone in the new CBS science-fiction drama.

33 minutes ago // NPR

world McDonald's Responsible For Treatment Of Workers, Agency Says

The National Labor Relations Board has found that McDonald's shares responsibility for working conditions at its franchised restaurants. The company will fight the ruling.

35 minutes ago // Newsvine

world Climate change inaction: Australia approves one of world's biggest coal mines

The pro-coal Australian Coalition Government has approved one of world’s biggest coal mines: “ On some calculations, the carbon pollution from this single mine will represent a greater contribution to climate change than the entire annual emissions of New Zealand&rdqu …

36 minutes ago // CBS

world George Zimmerman providing security for Fla. gun shop?

Zimmerman reportedly told police he was asked to watch gun and motorcycle shop that was robbed; owner says Zimmerman wasn't hired

36 minutes ago // Wall Street Journal

world Dozens of Flights Canceled or Delayed in China

Chinese aviation authorities asked airlines to reduce flight traffic by as much as 75% at two of the country's busiest airports Tuesday, the latest air-travel disruption due to military exercises along the coast.

37 minutes ago // NPR

world France Presses On With Deal To Sell Two Warships To Russia

Amid ongoing fighting in Ukraine and stepped-up U.S. and EU sanctions on Russia, the deal has met with little criticism in the shipbuilding town of St. Nazaire, where it's created 2,500 jobs.

38 minutes ago // CBS

world The case of the $43,000 restaurant tip

The whopping gratuity, left on an $8 bill, raises questions about tipping machines and handling errors

39 minutes ago // BBC

world Bank of England bonus clawback plan

The Bank of England is expected to unveil on Wednesday a plan which may see rule-breaking bankers return bonuses up to seven years after being awarded them.

39 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world ESPN's Stephen A. Smith suspended a week over domestic violence speech

Stephen A. Smith will be suspended from ESPN for about a week effective immediately, the cable sports giant announced Tuesday.

40 minutes ago // The Washington Post

world WorldViews: It isnt just sanctions. A landmark $50 billion ruling will isolate Russia further.

While European diplomats were discussingfurther sanctions against Russia, a Dutch arbitration court ordered a record-high compensation package on Monday, making alandmark decision that could see Russia should pay out more than $50 billion dollars.

40 minutes ago // The Washington Post

world WorldViews: It isnt just sanctions. A landmark $50 billion ruling will isolate Russia further.

While European diplomats were discussingfurther sanctions against Russia, a Dutch arbitration court ordered a record-high compensation package on Monday, making alandmark decision that could see Russia pay out more than $50 billion dollars.

41 minutes ago // VOA

world Czech Know-how Brewing in N. Korea

The North Korean governments efforts to produce better-quality beer seems to be paying off. Lager produced with Czech Republic technology, expertise, and ingredients is captivating the taste buds of tourists to the communist country, as well as the rich young adults of Pyongyang. That is according to Tomas Novotny of the Czech brewing company Zvu Potez. Many Russian and Chinese tourists, as well as North Koreans from Pyongyang travel to the Rason Special Economic Zone only to taste t

48 minutes ago // Reuters

world U.S. accuses Venezuela of using oil to press Aruba on extradition

WASHINGTON Reuters - The United States accused Venezuela on Tuesday of using economic pressure, including a reported threat to close an oil refinery, to apply pressure on the Netherlands not to extradite an official whom Washington wants on drugs charges.

50 minutes ago // Reuters

world Sierra Leone's top Ebola doctor dies from virus

FREETOWN Reuters - The doctor leading Sierra Leone's fight against the worst Ebola outbreak on record died from the virus on Tuesday, the country's chief medical officer said.

51 minutes ago // UPI

world U.S. announces more economic sanctions against Russia

JC FinleyWASHINGTON, July 29 UPI -- U.S. President Barack Obama unveiled new sanctions against Russia on Tuesday in response to Russian aggression toward Ukraine.