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A Palestinian toddler was burnt to death and his mother among four relatives hurt in an arson attack by suspected Jewish settlers on two homes in the Israeli-occupied West Bank Friday. The attack stoked running tensions between Israelis and Palestinians, sparking protests by hundreds of people and sporadic clashes. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called the firebombing "an act of terrorism in every respect" and made a rare telephone call to Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas.
DALLAS (AP) — A former Dallas neurosurgeon has been described by state regulators as so derelict during operations that his actions led to the deaths of two patients and left others with disabling injuries in what's seen as one of the worst recent cases of malpractice in Texas.
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — An 18-year-old man accused of shooting a family who stopped to help him on a Montana roadside has no prior criminal convictions, but he has unrelated burglary and drug charges pending against him in Wyoming.