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Gaza Battles Claim More Lives

Two more Israeli soldiers die in Gaza after gun battles with Palestinian militants Friday. In the past three days, 13 Israeli soldiers have been killed in clashes with militia gunmen, and well over 100 Palestinians have been killed or wounded. NPR's Julie McCarthy reports.

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Julie McCarthy has spent most of career traveling the world for NPR. She's covered wars, prime ministers, presidents and paupers. But her favorite stories "are about the common man or woman doing uncommon things," she says.