- Sen. John Walsh of Montana was appointed to his seat, and he's preparing to face voters for the first time. The Democrat's bid will be complicated by plagiarism allegations.
- The practice is on the decline in many countries. But the population boom in Africa and the Middle East will put millions of girls at risk unless more progress is made.
- So much of the food we eat these days is encased in plastic. And behind it is a whole lot of research and innovation. We dive into some of the materials that keep food fresh and portable.
- The deal follows a Justice Department report released in April that showed the city's police used excessive force in dealing with many suspects.
- A doctor who has played a key role in fighting the Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone is infected with the disease, according to that country's Ministry of Health.
- Mariam Yehya Ibrahim, the Sudanese Christian woman sentenced to death in Sudan for apostasy but subsequently pardoned, arrived in Rome on Thursday, the Italian Foreign Ministry said.
- At least 48 people were killed and 10 injured when a twin-engine turboprop plane crashed while attempting to land in Penghu Islands, according to Taiwan's Civil Aeronautics Administration.
- Joseph Wood gasped and struggled to breathe during his nearly two-hour execution involving a novel combination of drugs, some witnesses say.
- "This is not the will of Iraqi people, or the women of Iraq in these vulnerable areas covered by the terrorists."
- U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon made an impassioned plea for Israel and Hamas to end their conflict on Thursday.
- Strike is the fourth time a U.N. facility has been hit in fighting between Israel and Palestinian militants
- NBC News’ Richard Engel reports as gunfire is aimed at ambulances in Gaza. Israel says the vehicles are used to movie Hamas fighters and weapons.