Secretary of State John Kerry is in the Middle East trying to hammer out a cease-fire agreement between Israel and Hamas, as the fighting continues. Tracie Potts reports.
President Obama's bus tour is overshadowed by growing problems in Syria and Egypt.
Israel and Hamas have agreed to a cease-fire, the Egyptian foreign minister said Wednesday.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, while affirming his support for diplomatic efforts to reach a cease-fire in Gaza, underscored that Israel would take "whatever actions" are necessary to defend itself.