Release of hostages and entry of humanitarian aid during the truce in Gaza. Ukrainian drones shot at Palestinians in the U.S. over Moscow. Also, a millionaire by mistake. Here's what you need to know to start your day.First, the truth.

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Israel and Hamas show interest in potentially extending the truce

Hamas says it wants to extend its four-day truce with Israel, which enters its fourth day on Monday and has already seen the release of three groups of Israeli hostages from Gaza and three groups of Palestinian prisoners and detainees from Israeli jails. Meanwhile, Israel's war cabinet debated the possibility of extending the temporary truce when it met Sunday night.

Three Palestinian Students Shot in U.S.

Three Palestinian university students were shot in Burlington, Vermont, and are currently receiving medical attention. Police say they "were confronted by a white male with a gun" and that "without speaking, he fired at least four rounds and is believed to have fled on foot." Authorities arrested the suspect, a 48-year-old man, according to a statement from the Burlington Police Department. The families of the victims are calling for this incident to be investigated as a hate crime.

Ukrainian drones intercepted in Moscow

Russia thwarted more than 20 drone attacks from Ukraine on its territory, including the capital, Moscow, according to Russia's Defense Ministry. This comes a day after Russia launched the largest drone attack on Kyiv since the full-scale invasion began.

Why aren't there more passenger trains in the U.S.?

The U.S. was once the world's superpower in passenger trains. With an extensive transcontinental network of more than 408,700 kilometers of track at its peak just over a century ago, the country moved by train. Today, the U.S. passenger rail system is a shadow of its former self, but this may be starting to change.

How could AI drive a climate breakthrough?

Silicon Valley startup ClimateAi is developing an artificial intelligence platform to assess the vulnerability of crops to warming temperatures over the next two decades. The tool uses data on the climate, water and soil of a particular location to measure the extent to which the landscape will be viable for cultivation in the coming years.



At coffee time

Novak Djokovic suffers two defeats on the same day: Italy beats Serbia in Davis Cup semi-finals

Novak Djokovic's greatness on the tennis court is such that he is expected to win most of his matches, so when the Serbian lost twice on Saturday it was a surprise of seismic proportions.

Motivated Shoppers Break Holiday Sales Record on Black Friday

Whether they were crammed into brick-and-mortar stores or moving between tabs and virtual carts, holiday shoppers enthusiastically participated in this year's Black Friday. Here are the sales figures.

Is this the best aviation photography ever?

The supersonic Concorde jet made its last flight 20 years ago when it returned to the airfield near Bristol, England, where it has remained ever since. This is the story of a spectacular photo.

Bradley Cooper Says He'd Be Willing To Be In Another 'The Hangover' Movie

There's good news and bad news for fans of "The Hangover" film franchise, which also stars Zach Galifianakis and Ed Helms.

John Travolta Recalls a Near-Death Experience

The actor recalled a plane crash he had in 1992 that inspired him to take on his role in the new Disney+ short film "The Shepherd."


The Figure of the Day

US$ 25,000

Thanks to a salesman's mistake, a man won a lottery prize of $25,000 a year for life.


Quote of the day

"We hope that the ceasefire will be permanent and that (Israeli forces) will withdraw from the north, so that all those who were forcibly displaced can return to their homes, even if they return to tents."

Abu Udai, a resident of the central Gaza city of Deir El Balah, told CNN during the easing of the truce.


And finally...

The museum about Cristiano Ronaldo that the Portuguese inaugurated

Footballer Cristiano Ronaldo opened a museum in the city of Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, that exhibits his personal achievements.