#news

News | News

Israel offers aid to Iran and Iraq in earthquake aftermath

Gripe not with Iranian and Iraqi peoples, but with their governments, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says.

News | NEWS

The New School Invites Linda Sarsour to Lead Panel on Anti-Semitism – Tablet Magazine

Founded in 1919 by progressive New York intellectuals, The New School rose to prominence two decades later, when it took in a small band of Jewish intellectuals fleeing the Nazis. Eminences like Hannah Arednt, Leo Strauss, and Erich Fromm all benefited fr

Politics | Interesting Links

WATCH: Comedian Owen Benjamin On Why He Hates ‘The Left’ | Daily Wire

On Wednesday, comedian Owen Benjamin uploaded a video to his YouTube channel titled: "Why I Hate The Left." In the video, Benjamin explains what he means by "the Left." He also talks about political debate, and the idea that if debate

News | Media Bias

BBC Erases Jews from Ancient Israel | HonestReporting

Who were the "native people" who lived in Judea during the time of the Romans and why is it so hard for the BBC to acknowledge it was the Jews?

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

ADL: 'Proud Anti-Semite' bumper sticker a sign of the times

For most people, a bumper sticker reading "Proud Anti-Semite" would be disturbing. But one driver in Farmingdale had no problem proclaiming his stance, after a woman snapped a photo while driving her children home from a Girls Scout event on Rou

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Physics Breakthrough in 50-Year Search for 'Holy Grail' Particle Tetraquark

A combination of three quarks creates a hadron, which, when stable, we know as a proton or neutron. Now, researchers are about to publish what they say is proof that the tetraquark exists, that it’s stable, and that they can generate it in the Large Ha

Politics | BDS

BDS seeks to take down Galilee olive oil business with Facebook campaign - BDS THREAT - Jerusalem Post

Supporters fight back with counter-campaign of positive reviews.

Politics | Politics

New batch of JFK documents released

The National Archives released 13,213 more documents related to the assassination of President John F. Kennedy

News | News

Shoddy seamanship to blame in Lake Champlain collision

The first public details of the May incident emerged in last week's release of the Navy's comprehensive surface force review.

News | The News

Vin Scully says he'll 'never watch another NFL game again' due to anthem protests - CBSSports.com

Scully was speaking at an event in California

Politics | Education or Indoctrination?

Students Protest Intro Humanities Course at Reed - The Atlantic

Activists are disrupting lectures to protest "white supremacy," but many students are taking steps to stop them.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Even more evidence points to alien life on Saturn's icy moon Enceladus

Scientists have discovered that a subsurface ocean on Enceladus could have existed for billions of years, providing plenty of time for microbial alien life to emerge and evolve. One of Saturn’s icy moons, Enceladus is considered one of the best bets f

Miscellaneous | Fantasyland

Mr. Toad May Be the Odd Amphibian Out at Disneyland - Los Angeles Magazine

Unlike the White House, the House of Mouse doesn’t leak…much, but there has been at least a dusting of intel about Disneyland’s next big project after it wraps up Galaxy’s Edge: modernizing one of the park’s most popular areas, Fantasyland. Expect contemporary characters, rides updated with the latest technology, and easier access for the endless crowds with Hummer-size strollers.

Politics | Seriously???

Latino group's race-baiting ad insults all hard-working Americans | TheHill

This is an attack on Virginians who often vote for family-focused policies, entrepreneurship and traditional American values. Worst of all, it may actually reveal a dirty secret held by those who created this ad: This is what they think of us.

Business & Finance | Business

Apple earnings Q4 2017

Apple's flagship product, the iPhone X, hits stores on Friday — later than usual.

Politics | Politics

Five Key Points From the Indictment of Paul Manafort and Rick Gates

Here are highlights from the 31-page indictment against Paul Manafort, the former Trump campaign chairman, and Rick Gates, his longtime associate.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

“Self-regulating” nanoparticles can burn cancer without harming healthy cells | TechCrunch

Researchers at the University of Surrey and Dalian University of Technology in China have created a form of nanoparticle that can heat up and kill cancerous..

Politics | Trump

Ben Shapiro vs. Donald Trump? These tweets are worth your time.

Ben Shapiro is a personal hero of mine, so I may be biased. He’s a conservative star, and easily the most reasoned, logical, and effective voice speaking to young people on campuses across th…

Politics | Politics

JFK assassination documents released

A long-secret tranche of government documents pertaining to the JFK assassination is being released

News | News

Fatah Admits Its True Goals -- but the Media Won't Retweet | Jewish & Israel News Algemeiner.com

Palestinian officials and groups that are often deemed to be “moderates,” have once again been very clear about their desire to destroy Israel...

Entertainment | Entertainment News!

Matt Damon Admits He Knew Harvey Weinstein Sexually Harassed Gwyneth Paltrow | HuffPost

Damon said he learned of the story from Ben Affleck, Paltrow's boyfriend at the time.

Politics | Seriously???

Four Ann Arbor council members take a knee during Pledge of Allegiance - WXYZ.com

Four Ann Arbor City Council members took a knee during the Pledge of Allegiance during Monday's city council meeting.

Science & Technology | Technology

Intel to ship new Nervana Neural Network Processor by end of 2017

This morning at the WSJ's D.Live event, Intel formally unveiled its Nervana Neural Network Processor (NNP) family of chips designed for machine learning use cases.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

In A First, Scientists Spot Light Amid Gravitational Waves Emitted By Colliding Stars

Scientists for the first time have detected both gravitational waves and light from the collision of two dead, incredibly dense neutron stars.

Politics | Politics

Trump Disavows Nuclear Deal and Denounces Iranian Leadership

Mr. Trump said he would ask Congress to establish “trigger points,” which could prompt the United States to reimpose sanctions on Iran if it crosses thresholds set by Congress.

Politics | Politics

‘He threw a fit’: Trump’s anger over Iran deal forced aides to scramble for a compromise

Trump ‘felt jammed’ by an earlier recommendation to sign off on a pact he loathes as an ‘embarrassment.’

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

How Israel Caught Russian Hackers Scouring the World for U.S. Secrets - The New York Times

Exploiting the popular Kaspersky antivirus software, Russian hackers searched millions of computers for American intelligence keywords. Israeli intelligence tipped off American officials.

News | That's News to Me

How the Harvey Weinstein scandal has become a nightmare for Ben Affleck and Matt Damon

Affleck and Damon have been connected with the producer for nearly 20 years. Both are now coming under fire, either because of their own alleged misbehavior or because they're thought to know more than they’ve said so far.

News | News

The Boy Scouts announce plans to admit girls to the Cub Scouts and establish new program for older girls

The Boy Scouts announce plans to admit girls to the Cub Scouts and establish new program for older girls.

Sports | My Sporting News

Gilbert Arenas and Mia Khalifa will co-host a daily sports talk show for Complex

This looks like a fake D.C. Sports Bog fever dream, but it's actually happening.

News | That's News to Me

Lisa Bloom, Lawyer Advising Harvey Weinstein, Resigns Amid Criticism From Board Members

Ms. Bloom had been counseling the Hollywood mogul, who faces sexual harassment allegations, but was rebuked by at least two board members, including his brother, Bob Weinstein.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Mystery of the Universe’s Missing Matter Finally Solved by Scientists

The universe is missing half its matter. Scientists believe most of the universe—about 70 percent—is made up of dark energy, the mystery force thought to be driving its expansion. About a quarter is dark matter, and the remaining five percent is norma

News | Interesting Stories

What elephants teach us about cancer prevention

Elephants naturally avoid cancer after 55 million years of evolution. Scientists are studying if they can extract lessons that could help people.

News | From CNN

Costs of Rex Tillerson exit may not save his job - CNNPolitics

If Trump really thinks the planet is a "mess" as crises churn from North Korea to the Middle East, it would seem illogical to ditch his secretary of state

News | News

Tom Petty debacle was an embarrassing mistake for all media

The media reported the singer/songwriter’s death too soon.

Politics | Politics

I used to think gun control was the answer. My research told me otherwise. - The Washington Post

Evidence suggests that no one broad gun-control restriction could make a big difference.

News | NEWS

Based on the Early Reports, the Las Vegas Shooting Is Very, Very Strange

My observations are based on early reports, and early reports are often wrong ...

Music | Music

Another legend remembered | My Rick Springfield crush

There's such collective sadness in our world today. Not only is there still the aftermath of earthquakes, hurricanes, floods and fires, there's the horrifying news out of Las Vegas of the mass shooting at an outdoor concert, with 58 confirmed dead and mor

Politics | The Hall of Idiots

Hillary Clinton slammed for ‘ignorant’ statement on guns after Las Vegas shooting | Fox News

Hillary Clinton took heat Monday for issuing what critics called an “ignorant” and “irrelevant” statement going after the NRA and silencers in the hours after the Las Vegas mass shooting.

Politics | The Hall of Idiots

CBS executive fired after saying Las Vegas victims didn't deserve sympathy | TheHill

CBS fired a legal executive Monday after she wrote on Facebook that she was not "sympathetic" to the victims of the mass shooting in Las Vegas.

Music | Music News

Tom Petty, legendary rocker, is dead at 66

The musician reportedly suffered cardiac arrest

News | News

At least 20 dead, more than 100 injured in Las Vegas shooting

USA TODAY delivers current local and national news, sports, entertainment, finance, technology, and more through award-winning journalism, photos, videos and VR.

Politics | Politics

What the librarian who rejected Melania Trump’s Dr. Seuss books as ‘racist’ got wrong - The Washington Post

Seuss had issues. But so did a vast array of other authors.

Politics | Op-Ed

The Left’s Dictator Envy

The more you learn about Kim Jong-un, the scarier things get. Don’t tell that to Chelsea Handler, however ...

Sports | College Sports

Rick Pitino 'effectively' fired at Louisville

In a stunning fall from grace, Rick Pitino has “effectively” been fired as head basketball coach at the University of Louisville, following the earlier firing of athletic director Tom Jurich, meaning the two greatest architects of Louisville’s 21st

Sports | College Sports

FBI brings Armageddon to college basketball, and it's just the tip of the iceberg

This is an entirely different level than anyone has seen before, not a mostly toothless NCAA, but a motivated FBI and U.S. Attorney in New York looking to make a big media splash.

News | From CNN

The Trump White House's colossal blind spot on private emails

At least a half-dozen top Trump administration officials used private email accounts to communicate about White House business, according to the New York Times.

Politics | "Apartheid" State?

Does Israel Discriminate Against Arabs? | PragerU

Does Israel discriminate against Arabs? Is it today's version of apartheid South Africa? Olga Meshoe, herself a South African whose family experienced apartheid, settles the question once and for all.

News | News

The NFL Won't Forget September 24, 2017 Anytime Soon

What started last year with one player and one knee became something much larger today.

Politics | Politics

The Nuclear Deal Is Iran’s Legal Path to the Bomb

Iran sees it. It’s time the U.S. did too.

Science & Technology | Psychology & Psychological Research

The 2016 Election and the Demise of Journalistic Standards - Imprimis

Last year’s election gave us the revelation that most of what you read, watch, and listen to is distorted by intentional bias and hostility.

News | News

Hillary Clinton: Amazon deletes negative book reviews

Amazon was on the defensive end this week after receiving criticism for deleting negative reviews of Hillary Clinton's new book.

Entertainment | Entertainment News!

Harry Dean Stanton Dead: ‘Twin Peaks,’ ‘Big Love’ Star Was 91 | Variety

Harry Dean Stanton, the actor with a gaunt, bedraggled look who starred in Wim Wenders’ “Paris, Texas,” has died.

Politics | Politics

The fake news machine: Inside a town gearing up for 2020

There's a whole industry dedicated to producing fake US news in Macedonia – and it's getting ready for 2020

Health & Fitness | Health

There's new evidence that Silicon Valley's favorite diet could help delay aging

A new study in animals suggests that significantly slashing calorie intake could come with some positive benefits, but more studies in people are needed.

Miscellaneous | NEW YORK CITY

The Falling Man: An unforgettable story

Do you remember this photograph? In the United States, people have taken pains to banish it from the record of September 11, 2001. The story behind it, though, and the search for the man pictured in it, are our most intimate connection to the horror of t

Politics | Trump

Trump and His Supporters Care about ‘Wins,’ Not Ideology

Donald Trump’s ill-conceived debt-ceiling deal with congressional Democrats is just the latest proof that he’s driven by a desire for good press above all else ...

Politics | Politics

Annenburg: Americans are constitutionally illiterate

The annual Constitution Day survey of American knowledge of the Constitution was released today. Don't get your hopes up; it's as depressing as ever.

Science & Technology | Technology

The new iPhones vs. the iPhone 7: What's changed?

This year's iPhone anniversary event has given us not one or two, but three new handsets to ponder over. The iPhone X is the star, offering us an edge-to-edge s...

News | From CNN

Christie: Bannon's plane ultimatum 'never happened' - CNNPolitics

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is disputing former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon's characterization of his commitment to President Donald Trump on the campaign trail -- saying that one conversation Bannon described in a Sunday interview "

News | The News

INCREDIBLE: This Heroine Was Ready To Fly A Suicide Mission To Take Down Hijacked Flight 93 | Daily Wire

The untold story of the woman asked to fly a suicide mission in an F-16 with her commanding officer in order to take down United Airlines Flight 93 on September 11, 2001 has

Politics | Trump

SHOCK: Trump Administration Did NOT Mention This During 9/11 Ceremony | Daily Wire

Sixteen years after the worst terrorist attack in history hit the United States, President Donald Trump and his administration failed to mention the terms “radical Islam” or “Islamic terrorism” during a ceremony in Washington D.C.

Politics | Politics

Fox News host asks if 9/11 memorials will come down next | TheHill

“Fox & Friends” host Brian Kilmeade on Monday questioned whether a memorial built to remember the airline passengers who took down a fourth plane on Sept. 11, 2001, over Pennsylvania might some day be taken down.

News | In The News

A Requiem for Florida, the Paradise That Should Never Have Been - POLITICO Magazine

As Hurricane Irma prepares to strike, it’s worth remembering that Mother Nature never intended us to live here.

Science & Technology | Tech

I downloaded an app. And suddenly, was part of the Cajun Navy. - Houston Chronicle

I read an article about the Cajun Navy, and on a whim, downloaded Zello, the walkie-talkie-type app they used to communicate.

News | That's News to Me

New mummies discovered in tomb near Luxor, Egypt

The tomb, found by archaeologists near the city of Luxor, belonged to a goldsmith.

Products & Services | Apps I Like

These apps are dominating because of Hurricane Irma

The extreme situation faced by people affected by Hurricane Harvey and, now, Irma is causing some lesser-known apps to rise to the top of the App Store.

Products & Services | Social Media

More Americans are getting news from social media than ever before - Recode

More Americans than ever are getting news from social platforms like Facebook, Twitter and even Snapchat.

Entertainment | Entertainment

Fall 2017’s Hottest Movies: Killer Clowns, Crazy J. Law, Wonder Woman, and More

There are a heck of a lot of fun movies hitting theaters (and Netflix) this fall. Here are the best of the bunch.

Politics | The War On Gender

California first-grader sent to principal's office for misgendering classmate - Washington Times

An elite charter school in California has been rocked by scandal since the end of the last school year, when a kindergarten teacher read her class a pair of books advocating transgender ideology, and a male kindergartener was reintroduced to the class as

Politics | Trump

6 Things You Need To Know About Trump's Decision To End DACA ... Six Months From Now

On Monday, the Trump administration leaked via Politico the news that President Trump had decided to end President Obama’s executive amnesty — the Deferred Action for Childhood Arriva

Politics | Politics

North Korea Says It Successfully Tested a Hydrogen Bomb—Is It Time to Nuke Kim’s Economy?

Little more than a week ago, President Trump claimed North Korea was ‘starting to respect us.’ On Sunday, they claimed to have successfully detonated a hydrogen bomb.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

America's longest-orbiting female astronaut has safely returned home

After spending 665 days whizzing 254 miles above the surface of Earth aboard the International Space Station, Astronaut Peggy Whitson has successfully reentered the atmosphere and set down safely in Kazakhstan.

News | Interesting Stories

Girl Pulls Sword From Legendary Lake Of King Arthur's Excalibur

England’s got a new Queen ― that is, if Excalibur’s legend is true.

Sports | Mixed Bag

US Open - Reality didn't meet the hype for Maria Sharapova

Maria Sharapova was given royal treatment at the US Open. She just wasn't ready to perform like a star.

Sports | NBA

Lakers are fined $500,000 for tampering with Paul George

The penalty stems from a conversation between Lakers general manager Rob Pelinka and George’s agent, Aaron Mintz.

News | Jewish Community

Texas Jewish Communities Grapple With Catastrophic Flooding

Homes, cars and streets throughout Houston are under water as torrential rains from Hurricane Harvey—now downgraded from a Category 4 hurricane to a tropical storm—continue to drench the city and cause catastrophic flooding throughout the region. At least five people have died as a result.

News | News

As Houston Flood Waters Rise, So Does the Kindness of Strangers

Almost as soon as the half-foot of water receded from the Bellaire home of Rabbi Yossi and Esty Zaklikofsky and it began to drain from the surrounding street, there were knocks on the family’s door. Neighbors came by to help clear away any damaged sheetrock and carpeting from their home.

Music | Music

Punktastic punk rock news

Punk, Pop Punk, Hardcore, Metal, Emo Music

News | Fake News

The Fake-News Fallacy | The New Yorker

Old fights about radio have lessons for new fights about the Internet.

News | News

Israeli aid group rushes to help flooded Houston | The Times of Israel

IsraAID mission aims to help out with coordination of relief efforts in storm-battered city

News | That's News to Me

University of Tampa professor fired over Harvey 'karma' tweet

University of Tampa sociology professor Kenneth Storey was fired Tuesday for a tweet he made referring the weather events in Texas as "karma."

Food & Drink | Food

Here's How Whole Foods' New Prices Compare To A Regular Supermarket

Amazon’s purchase of Whole Foods Market has caused a lot of speculation in how the tech giant will change the high-end supermarket chain.

Science & Technology | Technology

The iPhone 7s won’t be a complete iPhone 7 copy

For the first time in Apple's history, three new iPhones are coming next month. Joining the expected iPhone 7s and iPhone 7s Plus is the iPhone 8, which will debut a variety of new technologies that will likely be found in iOS devices of the future.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Anheuser-Busch Stopped Making Beer To Send Drinking Water To Hurricane Harvey Victims

More than 50,000 cans of water have made it to flood-damaged communities.

News | News

How Hurricane Harvey Became So Destructive

Scientists say the effects of Hurricane Harvey, which has been stalled over the Texas Gulf Coast since Friday and dumped more than 20 inches of rain in some areas, were worsened by a lethal confluence of meteorological events: warm water in the Gulf of Mexico that intensified the rainfall, and a lack of winds in the upper atmosphere that could have

News | News

Trump Administration Reportedly Confirms $300 Million Annual US Funding of Pro-Palestinian Agency Will Continue

Three months after indefinitely delaying the potential move of the US Embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, President...

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

‘Nano-hashtags’ could provide definite proof of Majorana particles

Will the quantum chip that is presented today in Nature by researchers from TU/e among others be able to provide definitive proof of the mysterious Majorana particles?

News | News

How Princess Diana's Humanitarian Causes Have Fared, 20 Years On

Princess Diana harnessed the media frenzy around her for good by raising awareness on a number of progressive causes.

News | From the HuffPost

Trump Staffer Responsible For Finding Positive News Stories Resigns | HuffPost

As director of rapid response, Andy Hemming was tasked with recirculating positive news to journalists.

Science & Technology | Social Media

We Can’t Stop Checking the News Either. Welcome to the New FOMO | WIRED

Who cares about my friends? I'm missing the news!

Politics | Politics

Can You Spot the Difference in Trump's Oval Office?

The president is returning to a freshly renovated White House—and it includes one particularly telling change.

Science & Technology | Psychology & Psychological Research

Why Labelling President Trump as Mentally Ill Is Wrong | Psychology Today

Four reasons why the petition calling President Trump mentally ill is deeply troubling.

Politics | Politics

FACT CHECK: Did Clapper Get ‘Caught Lying To Congress’?

President Donald Trump claimed that former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper "famously got caught lying to Congress" in a Thursday tweet.

Politics | Politics

Don’t be fooled again: That huge crowd photo is not a Trump rally - The Washington Post

Those people were Cleveland Cavs fans.

Politics | Politics

Why Lee Should Go, and Washington Should Stay - NYTimes.com

Nashville — I grew up on Missionary Ridge, a Civil War battlefield overlooking Chattanooga, Tenn. In my childhood we could still find minie balls from the battle in which a young Union soldier, Arthur MacArthur, the father of Douglas, received the Medal of Honor.

Politics | Trump

Bill O'Reilly: Trump doesn't understand the true horrors of Nazism

The former Fox News pundit had some strong words for US President Donald Trump and the American education system.

News | NEWS

LOL VIDEO: Hilarity Unfolds When Shep Smith Is Forced To Cover The Solar Eclipse, Which He Finds Incredibly Stupid

While most people were incredibly hyped to see the solar eclipse on Monday, Fox News host Shepard Smith, who was seemingly forced at gun-point into covering the event live, was less enthused. To put it mildly.

Entertainment | Entertainment News!

Jerry Lewis: Life in Photos

The comedian and trailblazing filmmaker died Sunday at age 91

News | In The News

I Used To Be a Neo-Nazi. Charlottesville Terrifies Me. - POLITICO Magazine

These newer offshoots have been far more successful than we could ever have dreamed.

Politics | Politics

Down the Breitbart Hole - The New York Times

Steve Bannon once said it was the platform for the alt-right. Its current editors disagree. Is the incendiary media company at the nerve center of Donald Trump’s America simply provocative — or dangerous?

News | That's News to Me

Billionaire Paul Allen Finds Lost World War II Cruiser USS Indianapolis in Philippine Sea

Seventy-two years after two torpedoes fired from a Japanese submarine sunk cruiser USS Indianapolis (CA-35), the ship’s wreckage was found resting on the seafloor on Saturday – more than 18,000 feet below the Pacific Ocean’s surface. Paul Allen, Mic

News | News

Steve Bannon, Trump's chief strategist, fired - CNNPolitics

President Donald Trump's chief strategist Steve Bannon has been fired, multiple White House officials told CNN on Friday.

Politics | Politics

Opinion | Trump is something the nation did not know it needed

He may whet Americans’ appetites for a grown-up leader who shuns sycophants.

Politics | Politics

Trump's response to Barcelona attack? A fake story about bullets dipped in pigs' blood.

The president of the United States just advocated for the execution of Muslim prisoners by firing at them with bullets dipped in pig's blood.

News | News

Spanish Prime Minister calls deadly Barcelona attack 'jihadi terrorism' - CNN

At least 13 people were killed and dozens injured after a van rammed through crowds of people in the heart of Barcelona in attack Prime Minister calls 'jihadi terrorism'.

Politics | Politics

Trump’s horrifying ‘take three’ on Charlottesville | New York Post

On Tuesday afternoon, we learned yet again that the president of the United States is against neo-Nazis, which is nice. They’re “very rough,” he said at...

Politics | Politics

Eboni K. Williams: Fox News Host Slams Trump Charlottesville Response

Fox News host Eboni K. Williams denounced President Trump's initial response to Charlottesville, Va.

News | News

Lincoln Memorial vandalized with explicit graffiti - ABC News

This isn't the first instance of vandalism at the memorial.

News | The News

Unarmed Russian Air Force jet overflies the Pentagon, Capitol - CNN

An unarmed Russian Air Force aircraft overflew the US Capitol, the Pentagon, Central Intelligence Agency and Joint Base Andrews at low altitude on Wednesday as part of a longstanding treaty that allows the militaries of the United States and Russia to obs

Politics | Politics

Inside The Partisan Fight For Your News Feed

How ideologues, opportunists, and internet marketers built a massive new universe of partisan news on the web and on Facebook.

News | That's News to Me

San Francisco street sells for $90K. Neighbors aren't happy

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — These days, the price of a San Francisco home can easily top a million dollars. But one savvy investor has bought up a whole street in the city's most exclusive neighborhood for a mere $90,000.

Politics | Seriously???

Preschoolers Can Now Go To Transgender 'Rainbow Day Camp' | The Daily Caller

A transgender day camp for kids ages four through twelve in California is boasting triple enrollment since its founding three years ago, reported the Associated

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

A Sydney suburb bans construction of a synagogue because of terrorism fears

Jewish leaders said the decision, “effectively placed in jeopardy the future of Jewish life in Australia."

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Company selling swastika apparel as progressive symbol of peace

Before being used by Hitler’s Nazi regime, swastikas were commonly known as an ancient sign used by Hindus and Buddhists carrying positive associations such as auspiciousness and good fortune.

News | News

Fox News Suspends Eric Bolling After Report of Lewd Text Messages

Politics | BDS

Israel Must Be Boycotted — Unless It Saves Our Lives | Jewish & Israel News Algemeiner.com

We’ve seen before how BDS activists talk big about boycotting Israel — which really means that everyone else must boycott Israel. We know,...

News | News

Senior West Wing Official Says McMaster Called Israel 'Illegitimate' 'Occupying Power' | Daily Wire

National Security Advisor H.R.

News | Interesting Stories

Archaeological find in Jerusalem ‘proves Bible passage is historically true’

Archaeologists excavating in Jerusalem have found burned artifacts dating from 2,600 years ago – which prove that a passage in the Bible is true. Researchers uncovered charred wood, grape seeds, fish scales, bones and pottery while digging in the City o

News | News

Top Palestinian Leader Who Accused Israel Of Genocide Is Now Begging Israel For Life-Saving Surgery

Saeb Erekat has spent the last 25 years of his life as a propagandist for the Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO), slandering Israel with blood libels and accusations of genocide.

Politics | Politics

Mueller impanels grand jury in Russia probe: report

Special counsel Robert Mueller has reportedly impaneled a grand jury in Washington as part of the ongoing investigation into Russia's interference in the 2016 presidential election, The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday.

News | News

Forget 'The Bronx Is Burning.' These Days, The Bronx Is Gentrifying

In the 1970s, the phrase "the Bronx is burning" became a shorthand for urban decay. Now, money is flowing in, but not without controversy.

News | News

A Look At The Role Race Plays As West Dallas Gentrifies

West Dallas is a neighborhood in the early stages of gentrification. Low-income residents are being edged out — almost all of them are Latino or black.

News | News

'Hit First And Worst': Region's Communities Of Color Brace For Climate Change Impacts

The consequences of climate change, experts say, will disproportionately affect low-income communities and communities of color.

News | News

Arab man says he murdered Jewish girlfriend to ‘free Palestinian prisoners’ - Israel News - Jerusalem Post

Body of pregnant Michal Halimi, 29, of Binyamin found bludgeoned in Holon after having gone missing for a week.

Politics | Seriously???

DEA Chief: Trump 'Wrong' To Promote Excessive Force By Police

In a letter circulated to agents, Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) acting head Chuck Rosenberg blasted President Trump’s recent comments supporting excessive force by police.

Politics | Climate Change

An Incoherent Sequel

In his sequel to An Inconvenient Truth, Al Gore never mentions his a financial interest in the technologies of dubious practicality and utility that he is promoting ...

Politics | Op-Ed

My Party Is in Denial About Donald Trump

We created him, and now we're rationalizing him. When will it stop?

Politics | Politics

When Progressives Embrace Hate - The New York Times

Why are the leaders of the Women’s March fawning over anti-Semites and cop killers?

News | News

Covered California premiums will rise 12.5%, and Anthem Blue Cross cuts coverage - LA Times

Monthly premiums for California health insurance plans sold under the Affordable Care Act will rise by an average of 12.5% next year, and Anthem Blue Cross plans to end coverage in most of the state.

News | In The News

The first US coin could have been held by Alexander Hamilton

Coin experts say they have found the first silver piece minted by the United States, one likely held by Alexander Hamilton himself.

Politics | The Hall of Idiots

MTV 'Moonman' Gets New PC Name

Because everything is stupid in 2017, MTV has renamed the iconic Video Music Award (VMA) "Moonman" to a "Moon Person" award. 

Business & Finance | Business

Is The New York Times vs. The Washington Post vs. Trump the Last Great Newspaper War? | Vanity Fair

Breaking story after story, two great American newspapers, The New York Times and The Washington Post, are resurgent, with record readerships. One has greater global reach and fifth-generation family ownership; the other has Jeff Bezos as its deep-pockete

Politics | Politics

Nearly half of Republicans approve closing media outlets for inaccuracy, bias: poll | TheHill

Almost half of Republicans say they are in favor of courts shutting down media outlets that publish inaccurate or biased information, according to a new survey.

Politics | Politics

Trump ousts Scaramucci as communications director

The change came at the request of new chief of staff John Kelly, who started Monday.

News | News

Number of Accidents Due to Amusement Park Rides Might Be Higher Than You Think - NBC News

The amusement park industry assures the public that its parks and rides across America are safe and well inspected but a recent death at the Ohio State Fair has left people wondering whether those claims have actually been nailed down.

Politics | Politics

19 seconds of drama: McCain's vote

After debating into early hours of the morning, Senator McCain shocked his colleagues by voting "no" on the "skinny repeal" of Obamacare. CNN's Brooke Baldwin points out the various reactions across the room.

News | News

Watch: PA ambassador to UN justifies slaughter of Israeli family - Israel National News

Questioned on Halamish masscare, PA ambassador says world cannot 'expect all Palestinians to be angels' and that 'resistance' is natural.

Politics | POLITICS

Senate Blocks GOP Health Bill, Scuttling Bid to Repeal Obamacare

Republican Senator John McCain joined with two of his GOP colleagues to block a stripped-down Obamacare repeal bill early Friday, scuttling the party’s months-long effort to pass health legislation.

News | Weird and bizarre news

That Time the CIA Tried to Train Cats to Be Spies

On the 70th anniversary of the act creating the CIA, here's a look at one of the agency's odder moments

Politics | Politics

Anthony Scaramucci’s vulgar New Yorker interview is beyond words - The Washington Post

He attacks Trump's top two advisers and muses about killing people.

Politics | Politics

Sessions' powerful friends stand up to Trump

The attorney general's former colleagues in Congress, as well as conservative allies, publicly questioned the president's attacks on Sessions.

Politics | BDS

Pro-Israel organizations enter the lion’s den

In many ways, Europe is hostile territory for Israel advocates. But that is not deterring several Jewish groups who are fighting for justice on behalf of the Jewish state.