| Jul 29, 2013
| 2:52 PM
It's the Leicester parking lot that just keeps giving.
Last summer, archaeologists discovered the long-lost remains of King Richard III, buried beneath a nondescript parking lot in the English town of Leicester.
This summer, the same team returned...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 8:43 AM
JERUSALEM – As Israeli and Palestinian delegations arrived in the United States on Monday to meet with Secretary of State John F. Kerry, skepticism about the prospects of their renewed peace effort remained high.
In Israel, even top government...
| Jul 20, 2013
| 2:02 PM
JERUSALEM – As part of a U.S.-backed proposal to restart peace talks, Israel has agreed to release an unspecified number of Palestinian prisoners, but will not freeze settlement construction in the West Bank, a top Israeli official said Saturday....
| Jul 19, 2013
| 12:53 PM
JERUSALEM – In a surprise announcement, U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry said Friday night that he would host the top Israeli and Palestinian negotiators in Washington as early as next week in a possible renewal of long-stalled peace talks....
| Jul 19, 2013
| 10:31 AM
JERUSALEM -- U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry traveled to Ramallah on Friday in a bid to convince Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas to accept the terms of a U.S. plan to restart peace talks with Israel.
Kerry, who was hoping to announce...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 8:00 AM
At first, director Travis Preston wanted to seat the audience for "Prometheus Bound" at the Getty Villa where the actors would normally be: on the plaza in front of the museum that doubles as a stage for the Getty's annual late-summer outdoor...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 9:02 AM
JERUSALEM – Despite heavy U.S. pressure, Palestinian leaders declined Thursday to endorse the latest proposal by U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry to restart peace talks with Israel.
Though no formal decision was announced, an urgent meeting...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 5:07 PM
King Richard III may have suffered from a parasite as nasty as his reputation. The remains of the medieval monarch -- villainized by William Shakespeare as a tyrant who killed his nephews in order to seize the throne -- show signs of roundworm infection,...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 11:31 AM
JERUSALEM -- Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas has called for an "urgent" meeting Thursday of his senior advisors, the Palestine Liberation Organization’s executive committee and other factions to consider the latest proposal by U.S....
| Aug 26, 2013
| 7:47 AM
JERUSALEM — Palestinians warned Monday that newly restarted peace talks could be derailed after a deadly clash between Palestinian refugees and Israeli security forces.
Three Palestinians were shot and killed at the Kalandia refugee camp near...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 12:56 PM
RAMALLAH, West Bank – United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon arrived here Thursday in a bid to boost Palestinian-Israeli negotiations launched in Jerusalem the day before after three years of deadlock.
Speaking at a news conference in...