1. How China Is Driving Up Global Gold Prices

    By Micah McCartney The price of gold is at a record high, not accounting for inflation, as central banks continue to buy up the metal frenetically, with the People's Bank of China leading the way. Economists say the trend reflects Beijing's goal of diversifying away from Western do
  2. IDF accidentally shoots and kills three Israelis held hostage in Gaza

    By Tamar Michaelis and David Shortell, CNN Israeli soldiers shot and killed three Israeli hostages in northern Gaza after misidentifying them as threats, the Israel Defense Forces said. “During combat in Shejaiya, the IDF mistakenly identified three Israeli hostages as a threat. As