- Interfaith house of prayer to be built in Berlin
BERLIN (AP) — A rabbi, an imam and a priest start praying together under the same roof. It may sound like the start of a joke, but hopes are high it will become reality in Berlin.
- 3-day Gaza cease-fire goes into effect
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israel and Hamas began observing a three-day Gaza cease-fire on Friday as diplomats worked to broker a lasting truce in a 25-day-old war that has killed more than 1,450 Palestinians, mainly civilians, and more than 60 Israelis, nearly all soldiers.
- CIA director reverses himself on Senate spying
WASHINGTON (AP) — For months, CIA Director John Brennan stood firm in his insistence that the CIA had little to be ashamed of after searching the computers of the Senate Intelligence Committee. His defiant posture quickly collapsed after a devastating report by his own inspector general sided against the CIA on each key point of the dispute with the Senate.
- Gas blasts kill 25, injure 267 in Taiwanese port
KAOHSIUNG, Taiwan (AP) — At least 25 people were killed and 267 injured when underground gas explosions ripped through Taiwan's second-largest city, hurling concrete and cars through the air and blasting long trenches in the streets, authorities said Friday, as they searched for the cause.
- Cantor tells newspaper he'll resign in August
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Eric Cantor tells a Virginia newspaper he will resign his seat in the House of Representatives months earlier than expected.
- Price, Lester, Lackey traded in deadline flurry
Baseball fans were still trying to sort out the dizzying deals for postseason aces Jon Lester and John Lackey, Home Run Derby champ Yoenis Cespedes and All-Star shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera when they were treated to a most curious sight Thursday.
- Rich get richer: Price traded to Tigers
DETROIT (AP) — When David Price was finally traded, it was to an unexpected bidder.
- Defending champion Red Sox trade 5 players
BOSTON (AP) — The last-place Boston Red Sox traded pitching for power.
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- Ravens' Rice: His actions 'totally inexcusable'
OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — Ray Rice stepped to the microphone, took a deep breath and spoke for 17 minutes about what he called "the biggest mistake of his life."