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An Israeli artillery unit is pictured near the border with the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, amid continuing battles between Israel and the militant group Hamas. Gil Cohen-Magen/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Middle East crisis — explained

Israel is expanding its offensive in Gaza, forcing more Palestinians to flee south

The apparent drive to encircle Gaza's second-largest city of Khan Younis was forcing people to flee further south to escape the fighting.

An Israeli artillery unit is pictured near the border with the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, amid continuing battles between Israel and the militant group Hamas. Gil Cohen-Magen/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Middle East crisis — explained

Israel is expanding its offensive in Gaza, forcing more Palestinians to flee south

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Israel is expanding its offensive in Gaza, forcing more Palestinians to flee south

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The U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments Tuesday in an important tax case. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Supreme Court seems inclined to leave major offshore tax in place on investors

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Claudine Gay (from left), president of Harvard University, Liz Magill, president of University of Pennsylvania, Pamela Nadell, professor of history and Jewish studies at American University, and Sally Kornbluth, president of Massachusetts Institute of Technology, testify before the House Education and Workforce Committee on Tuesday. Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images hide caption

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Middle East crisis — explained

Lawmakers grill the presidents of Harvard, MIT and Penn over antisemitism on campus

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Lawmakers grill the presidents of Harvard, MIT and Penn over antisemitism on campus

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