The deal was brokered in Egypt after almost two months of intense fighting that has killed more than 2,000 Palestinians and injured almost 11,000.
The hope is that the talks between Vladimir Putin and Petro Poroshenko lead to a cease-fire between Ukraine and separatists in the eastern part of the country.
The tech giant launches new tools for teachers.
The flights are intended to collect intelligence on Islamic State militants and could be a precursor to military strikes inside of Syria.
More than 70 colleges are under investigation for how they've handled sexual assaults. The current attention to campus sexual assault has been driven largely by student activists using social media.
A federal program known as HARP could save homeowners who qualify to refinance an average $200 a month. But many who hear about it are suspicious, says Federal Housing Finance Agency chief Mel Watt.
The Maryland beach town is grappling with an influx of boardwalk performers, including costumed characters and a pole dancer. Police say the city's hands are essentially tied because of legal rulings.
Orange juice sales are at their lowest point in 10 years. Florida's citrus industry is reeling from a disease called "greening," while consumers face dozens of other choices in the supermarket aisle.
At 6 feet 11 and 285 pounds, Taishan Dong hopes to be the next big heavyweight fighter in a boxing class that's hurting for stars.
Revelations that 40 veterans died while awaiting care at the Phoenix VA hospital rocked the agency, bringing to light scheduling problems and allegations of misconduct at other hospitals as well.
Nearly a year after wrapping up, the AMC drama Breaking Bad and its star Bryan Cranston have two more nice going-away presents: Emmys for best drama and actor in a drama.
The list of winners at Monday's 66th annual Primetime Emmy Awards presented by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.
Scientists now think the entire outbreak in West Africa was triggered by one person and then the virus took off from there. Early signs pointed to a little boy in southern Guinea.
One company and its algorithms are changing the way America's schools handle classroom ethics.
Twitch broadcasts gamers to huge audiences around the world, and it boasts big potential when it comes to advertising dollars. Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos calls watching gameplay "a global phenomenon."
The small, gas-rich Arabian Gulf nation of Qatar played a key role in freeing U.S. hostage Peter Theo Curtis after nearly two years in Syria.
A researcher says startups Uber and Lyft aren't really ridesharing services. An emerging set of services being tested promises to be more about sharing and less about being like taxis.
Ellen Johnson Sirleaf came to the poor neighborhood of West Point today. She talked with residents, handed out cash and apologized to the mother of a 15-year-old killed during last week's protests.
Before the earthquake that struck Napa, Calif., an earthquake early warning system blared an alarm 10 seconds early. Doug Given, the Earthquake Early Warning coordinator for the U.S. Geological Survey, tells Melissa Block about the system that he's helped to institute.
Funeral services were held Monday for Michael Brown, an unarmed teenager who was shot to death by a police officer in Ferguson, Mo.