The sadness, frustration and disappointment were palpable as Brazil fans watched Germany score goal after goal after goal (after goal after goal after goal after goal) at the World Cup semifinals in Belo Horizonte. Germany's 7-1 winning margin over the home team was the largest ever in a World Cup semifinal.
A young homeless woman accused of abandoning her baby on a crowded subway platform in the heart of Manhattan was charged in a New York court Tuesday. The little girl, aged 11 months, was left in a stroller at the Columbus Circle station, one of Manhattan's busiest, on Monday. Frankea Dabbs, 20, pushed the stroller out of a train's sliding doors onto the platform but did not get off herself. She appeared before a Manhattan court charged with abandoning a child and acting in a manner injurious to a child.
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military launched a major offensive Tuesday in the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip, striking more than 100 sites and mobilizing troops for a possible ground invasion in what Israel called an operation aimed at stopping a heavy salvo of rocket attacks from the Palestinian territory.