Chronology of news events in 2014

OCTOBER Oct. 1 — The United States sharply criticizes Israel over a housing project in east Jerusalem. Oct. 2 — Hong Kong’s embattled leader…

Chronology of news events in 2014

AUGUST Aug. 1 —Israeli forces push deep into Gaza searching for an Israeli army officer believed to have been captured by Hamas fighters dur…

Chronology of news events in 2014

JULY July 1 — The leader of the Islamic State extremist group that has overrun parts of Iraq and Syria calls on Muslims around the world to …

Chronology of news events in 2014

JUNE June 1 — Thailand’s ruling generals deploy thousands of security forces on the streets of Bangkok to thwart another round of protests d…

Dreaming of a white Christmas? Go West

NEW YORK (AP) — If it’s a white Christmas you’re after, you’d better follow this familiar advice: Go West. Snow will be falling in the weste…