NEWS

John Kerry arrives in Tel Aviv to broker cease-fire

Kerry plans to meet with Israel's prime minster and the Palestinian Authority's president.
     
 
 

5 things you need to know Wednesday

The biggest and most buzzworthy news to start your morning.
     
 
 

Oregon to vote on pot legalization in Nov.

The proposed law would allow possession of eight ounces of marijuana at a person's home.
     
 
 

NYC police express anger at reaction to chokehold death

Members of two Internet sites for police said Eric Garner was overweight, unhealthy.
     
 
 

China braces for 2nd typhoon; Taiwan drenched

The typhoon injured five people in Taiwan and knocked out power to 31,505 homes.
     
 
 

Perdue defeats Kingston in Georgia Senate runoff

Businessman David Perdue will face Democrat Michelle Nunn in the general election.
     
 
 

Missing Marine wife Erin Corwin may be 'voluntarily missing'

'We are looking for a crime scene,' say sheriff's office in search for missing Marine wife
     
 
 

New drug to prevent Alzheimer's disease enters trial

1,000 people nationwide to take solanezumab hoping it will prevent onset of deadly disease.
     
 
 

Tel Aviv flight ban cuts off Israelis

Israel calls flight ban a prize for terrorism.
     
 
 

San Francisco to vote on soda tax in November

San Francisco lawmakers to put 2-cent soda tax before voters
     
 
 

Many kids don't have a realistic take on their weight

Many kids don't have an accurate take on their weight status.
     
 
 

Family says dog reunited with Texans is theirs

Joyous reunion for pet and owners after 7 years means devastating loss to another family.
     
 
 

Shipwrecked Concordia on verge of final voyage

The raised ship is being towed to a scrap heap.
     
 
 

First Malaysia jet victims' bodies leave Ukraine

Holland has declared a national day of mourning ahead of the victims' arrival.
     
 
 

Nashville to tackle racial 'discipline gap' in schools

Disparity challenges nation's biggest cities, 60 years after Brown v. Board of Education.