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Former Israeli President Shimon Peres dies at 93

Sep 28, 2016

Former Israeli President Shimon Peres dies at 93

Shimon Peres, a former Israeli president and prime minister, whose life story mirrored that of the Jewish state and who was celebrated around the world as a Nobel prize-winning visionary who pushed his country toward peace, has died, the Israeli news website YNet reported ...

Heat wave causes California wildfire to worsen, threatening homes

Sep 28, 2016

Heat wave causes California wildfire to worsen, threatening homes

A heat wave stifling drought-stricken California worsened a wildfire Tuesday that burned some buildings and forced people from their homes in remote communities along the Santa Cruz Mountains. The blaze in a rugged area about 30 miles south of San Jose destroyed two houses ...