The image of a young Palestinian boy cowering behind his father as Israeli bullets rained down on them became a powerful symbol of the second Intifada. Now Israel insists its military is not to blame for the attack.
A recent uptick of Sunni-Shiite violence in Iraq has killed at least 266 people in the past three weeks, according to a CNN tally. The violence has conjured fears that all-out sectarian conflict is starting again.
Wall Street analyst reports are like paper hankies: useful when needed but less than durable and easily disposed of afterward. Not so the annual "Car Wars" report by Bank of America Merrill Lynch's John Murphy. Published each May for some two decades, it provides a glimpse into the future of the U.S. auto business. By detailing every redesigned model due over the next four years, it has become the most authoritative analysis of what's coming to the market and how it will impact individual manufacturers. To find out more about future models, you'd need a telephoto lens and top security clearance
It's common for companies to make big cash donations after a disaster. But following Monday's tornado in Oklahoma City, several firms are going beyond writing a check, offering help through the use of their equipment, staff, buildings and other in-kind donations.