Haunting image of Syrian boy rescued from Aleppo rubble

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian opposition activists have released haunting footage showing a young boy rescued from a partially destroyed building in the aftermath of a devastating airstrike in Aleppo.

  • Written by ZEINA KARAM, Associated Press PHILIP ISSA, Associated Press

WHY IT MATTERS: Income inequality

WASHINGTON (AP) — THE ISSUE: The rich keep getting richer while more Americans are getting left behind financially.

  • Written by JOSH BOAK, Associated Press

Lava from Hawaii volcano cascades into sea in vivid display

VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK, Hawaii (AP) — For the first time in three years, lava from a volcano on Hawaii's Big Island has crept down miles of mountainside and is dripping into the Pacific Ocean — where it's creating new land and a stunning show for visitors.

  • Written by CALEB JONES, Associated Press

California wildfire brings destruction and uncertainty

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — A ferocious wildfire had swallowed up many homes as it spread across 40 square miles of mountain and desert east of Los Angeles. Exactly how many, however, and to whom they belonged, remained uncertain.

  • Written by CHRISTOPHER WEBER, Associated Press CHRISTINE ARMARIO, Associated Press