JERUSALEM - Israeli aircraft launched at least three attacks on Palestinians Tuesday, killing four including a 13-year-old boy, medical officials in the Gaza Strip said. Despite the violence, Israeli defense officials said an Egyptian-brokered cease-fire could take effect within days.
GERMISTON, South Africa - Aid groups struggled Tuesday to feed and shelter thousands of immigrants chased from their homes by attacks on foreigners, while critics said the government must shoulder some of the blame for the eruption of violence.
DEATH VALLEY NATIONAL PARK, Calif. - Decades after law enforcement raided the ranch where Charles Manson hid following a 1969 killing spree, detectives and scientists returned to hunt for undiscovered graves Tuesday.
MIAMI - Two decades after Congress established the U.S. Office of Cuba Broadcasting, lawmakers and experts still can't seem to agree on the program's mission.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Conservation groups returned to court to challenge Bush administration efforts to help save the polar bear, saying federal officials' refusal to include steps against global warming violates the Endangered Species Act.
BURNHAM, N.M. - In a corner of the Navajo Nation burdened by old and heavily polluting coal-fired power plants, it matters little to many tribal elders that another facility promises to be the most efficient and cleanest of all.
WASHINGTON - Despite numerous veto threats, senators in both parties have loaded up President Bush's war funding bill with a grab bag of domestic programs, including work permits for immigrant farm labor and heating subsidies for the poor.
NEW YORK - Gov. David Paterson has been diagnosed with acute glaucoma in his left eye and was undergoing an outpatient laser procedure Tuesday, his office said.
SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) - Running scared in borrowed track shoes, Mirsada Buric strides through the debris-strewn streets of this former Olympic city, risking sniper fire to keep alive her dream of competing in the Summer Games.
WASHINGTON - House members have declared ''Frank Sinatra Day,'' but did it their way.
SHANTO, Ethiopia - This year's poor rains have nearly killed Bizunesh.
BAGHDAD - President Bush has apologized to Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki for an American sniper's use of a copy of the Quran for target practice, Maliki's office said Tuesday.
BOSTON - A cancerous brain tumor caused the seizure Sen. Edward M. Kennedy suffered over the weekend, doctors said Tuesday in a grim diagnosis for one of American politics' most enduring figures.
WASHINGTON - The U.S. discriminates against blind people by printing paper money that makes it impossible for them to distinguish among the bills' varying values, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday.
WASHINGTON - President Bush and first lady Laura Bush took a rainy motorcade ride to the Chinese Embassy on Tuesday to sign a condolence book extending U.S. sympathy to those killed in the massive earthquake there.
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