[SeMissourian.com] A Few Clouds ~ 45°F  
River stage: 22.12 ft. Falling
Monday, Mar. 30, 2015
Backdropped by the Jewish settlement of Maaleh Adumim, construction vehicles worked Sunday on a controversial road near the construction site of the new Israeli police headquarters in the West Bank east of Jerusalem. Opening an intense round of Mideast shuttle diplomacy, Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice on Sunday played down expectations her mission would finalize preparations for a U.S.-hosted peace conference next month. (KEVIN FRAYER ~ Associated Press)