"The fighting, which began Wednesday when Israel assassinated Hamas' military chief, brought life to a standstill on both sides of the border. Gaza's streets were mostly empty as the Israeli air force continued to strike targets. Residents across southern Israel remained huddled indoors or close to home, ordered by authorities to remain close to a network of public bomb shelters."Really? The fighting began Wednesday? Then what about the rockets Monday, Tuesday, and over the weekend? Do they just not count?
What kind of people do they have writing for the AP and HP?