- Secretary of State John Kerry said Friday that he had not yet reached a deal between Israel and Hamas to call a seven-day humanitarian truce. He gave an update at a Cairo news conference.
- Two Ukrainian military jets were shot down Wednesday in the eastern part of the country, where pro-Russian rebels have fought against government forces, a Ukrainian military office said.
- For his outstanding heroism in one of the bloodiest encounters in the Afghanistan War, former Army Sgt. Ryan Pitts became the 9th living recipient of the Medal of Honor for actions in Iraq or Afghanistan.