| Jan 25, 2014
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...
| Jan 26, 2014
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...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 1:19 PM
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.
| Jan 27, 2014
| 4:06 PM
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...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 12:57 PM
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...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 11:03 AM
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,&...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 5:11 PM
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....
| Jan 21, 2014
| 9:28 PM
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.
| Jan 22, 2014
| 1:45 PM
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.
| Jan 22, 2014
| 9:16 PM
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...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 5:02 AM
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 children live with him and his three wives near...