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  • PASSINGS: Shulamit Aloni, Billy Ross

    Shulamit Aloni Israeli champion of civil rights Shulamit Aloni, an Israeli legislator who championed civil rights and was fiercely critical of Israel's treatment of Palestinians, died Friday at her home in a Tel Aviv suburb. Meretz, the party she...
  • Harry Reid earns an assist on Iran

     Harry Reid earns an assist on Iran
    The most important person in the U.S.-Iran nuclear negotiations right now may be Harry Reid, the Senate Democratic leader from Searchlight, Nev. Two weeks ago, President Obama's nuclear diplomacy was in trouble, but not because of anything Iran was...
  • The state of Georgia has its own Mideast policy

    The state of Georgia has its own Mideast policy
    Israel has many well-wishers in Congress, and on some matters — such as how best to pressure Iran not to develop nuclear weapons — those U.S. legislators are closer to Israel’s position than to the Obama administration’s. Another...
  • Netanyahu offends Israelis, Palestinians with settler remark

     Netanyahu offends Israelis, Palestinians with settler remark
    JERUSALEM — It isn't easy to offend both Palestinians and right-wing Israelis at the same time, but Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu managed to do it, leaving a trail of consternation and confusion — and possibly putting another...
  • Yes, men should pay for pregnancy coverage, and here's why

    Yes, men should pay for pregnancy coverage, and here's why
    Anti-Obamacare conservatives are chuckling over an exchange from the House's grilling of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius on Wednesday morning, in which Rep. Renee Ellmers (R-N.C.) challenged Sebelius to explain why men should have to...
  • Oscars 2014: Foreign language nominees include 'The Hunt,' 'Omar'

    Oscars 2014: Foreign language nominees include 'The Hunt,' 'Omar'
    In some ways, nothing speaks to the global impact of the Academy Awards quite like the international response to the nominations for best foreign language film. The five nominees in the category are Belgium’s “The Broken Circle Breakdown,&...
  • Fear and loathing and cycling in L.A.: Tales of a bike commuter

    Fear and loathing and cycling in L.A.: Tales of a bike commuter
    When Jennifer Klausner left a dinner party at the home of a longtime friend in leafy Brentwood Glen late one night, she said her goodbyes, pulled on a helmet and clip-clopped to the front door — not in spiky high heels but bike shoes with cleats....
  • Israel kills two in Gaza strike targeting 'terrorist operative'

    Israel kills two in Gaza strike targeting 'terrorist operative'
    An Israeli airstrike killed two people in the Gaza Strip early Wednesday, including a man identified by Israeli security forces as a militant who fired rockets across the border last week during former Prime Minister Ariel Sharon's funeral. In a...
  • Israel says it broke up Al Qaeda plot to bomb U.S. Embassy

    Israel says it broke up Al Qaeda plot to bomb U.S. Embassy
    JERUSALEM -- Israeli intelligence officials said Wednesday that they had arrested three Palestinians with links to Al Qaeda who were planning a campaign of terrorist attacks across Israel, including a plot to bomb the U.S. Embassy in Tel Aviv. The...
  • California's higher education leaders pledge more cooperation

    California's higher education leaders pledge more cooperation
    SAN FRANCISCO — The leaders of California's three public higher education systems Wednesday pledged more cooperation, particularly in transferring students, while Gov. Jerry Brown urged them to develop more innovative collaborations. In a rare...
  • Photo essay | Gaza’s poorest struggle to survive

     
    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Salih Alwadiya is among the Gaza Strip's poorest. The 61-year-old's home consists of a kitchen, several small rooms and a space devoted to pigeons and a goose. Many of his 20 childrenĀ live with him and his three wives near...