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Tobacco tax law cost US billions in revenue: report

A 2009 law that raised federal taxes to discourage smoking cost the US government billions of dollars in lost revenue as manufacturers relabeled products...

Scores feared trapped by landslide in India

Up to 200 people are feared trapped by a landlside triggered by heavy rains in western India. Rescue workers are trying to reach the area but have been...

Crew 'returns to Earth' after simulated Mars mission on Hawaiian volcano

Six volunteers taking part in a simulation of life on Mars have 'returned to Earth' after...

Hospital: Guinea concert stampede leaves 33 dead

Hundreds of people leaving a late‑night rap concert on a beach in Guinea rushed to leave through a single exit, creating a stampede that killed at...

Gaza shelling hits UN school

A U. N. school being used as a refuge for Gaza residents is hit by shell fire. Paul Chapman reports.

Israeli army shows tunnel destruction

The Israeli army releases video it says shows the destruction of a militant tunnel and discovery of hidden rocket launchers in Gaza. Paul Chapman reports

Fresh Israeli strikes kill two children ahead of truce talks

Fresh Israeli bombardments rocked Gaza in the early hours of Wednesday, killing two children, as Palestinian factions were to head to Cairo to discuss a...

Israel air strike kills five in southern Gaza - medics

An Israeli air strike killed five people in southern Gaza early on Wednesday, medics said, on the 23rd day of a bloody battle between Israel and Hamas.