L.A. street artist Sabo has been tweaking the liberal left of Hollywood for months, emphasizing his dislike of their politics and their tight connections with the democratic political elite, such as Hillary Clinton and President Obama. Show More Summary
Six years of money-printing in the United States have ended. The $4 trillion splurge may have averted a deeper slump. But for developing countries it fueled a credit binge while bringing only a fleeting boost to growth. Many will now struggle to boost output and repay the debt.
A right-wing Israeli member of parliament has proposed legislation that would ban the Muslim call to prayer in Israel, where 20 percent of the population is Arab (the majority of whom are Muslim). Robert Ilatov, a MP from the ultra-nationalist Yisrael Beitenu party, argued for restricting the ability of mosques to project the 'Adhan," or call […]
A right-wing Israeli member of parliament has proposed legislation that would ban the Muslim call to prayer in Israel, where 20 percent of the population is Arab (the majority of whom are Muslim). Robert Ilatov, a MP from the ultra-nationalist...Show More Summary
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Photo by VinothChandar (CC BY 2.0) The thought is repulsive to many people, especially among the religious. But experts acknowledge that cutting back on births is a sure-fire way to mitigate the consumption-fueled destruction of theShow More Summary
$100 million spent on TV ads to woo Florida voters. (For complete 2014 midterm coverage, get your campaign fix on The Grid.)
Al-Aqsa mosque shut down after right-wing Israeli, advocating for greater access to holy site, wounded in shooting.
Amid a bustling crowd, 12 year-old Akram sat quietly on top of some bags cradling and stroking a white cat. Around him, hundreds of Syrian refugees who'd escaped attacks by ISIL (Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant) on the Syrian border...Show More Summary
A group of high school students in Thailand is organizing a series of protests, demanding education reforms from the military-led government.
FORT KENT, Maine (AP) — State police plan to monitor the movements and interactions of a nurse who vowed to defy the state's quarantine for health care workers who treat Ebola patients, but troopers cannot take her into custody without a judge's permission.
The decision, which has drawn the ire of Israel, comes unexpectedly early
The Madrid peace conference convened October 30, 1991, hosted by President George H. W. Bush and Soviet Premier Mikhail Gorbachev, aimed at initiating a peace settlement between Israel and the Arabs. Bush…
EVEN seasoned taxi drivers confess that they are finding it difficult to navigate sections of Christchurch. Portions of New Zealand’s second-largest city have become unrecognisable since an earthquake hit in February 2011, killing 185 people and injuring 11,000. Show More Summary
I’m a huge fan of Why Evolution is True, the blog by University of Chicago biologist Jerry Coyne, who wrote a book by the same name. But he’s really blowing it when it comes to Pope Francis. You probably heard the hubbub about this Pope saying that “God was not a magician,”...
Police believe the deaths of five members of a Utah family last month were "not accidental or natural in any way," according to newly released documents. Benjamin and Kristi Strack, their sons Benson, 14, and Zion, 11, and their 12-year-old daughter Emery were found dead in their Springville home and...
Stephen Colbert took it upon himself to “defend” GamerGate in an interview with video game critic Anita Sarkeesian on Wednesday. “It’s a sub-culture war,” Colbert told her, arguing that feminists like her were attacking gamers “for enjoying looking at...
By Megan Davies NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. voters' readiness to face tough issues such as pension reform rather than simply kick the can further down the road will be put to the test next week as two-thirds of state governor posts go up for election. Show More Summary
A liberal party with ties to the deposed regime has taken the most seats in Tunisia's parliamentary elections, leaving the once dominant Islamists running a close second. The Nida Tunis—"Tunisia Calls"—party, running on an explicitly anti-Islamist platform, took 85 of the 217 seats in the Tunisian parliament, giving...
BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — Right-wing Jewish activist Yehuda Glick was shot and injured at a rally in Jerusalem on Wednesday evening, Israeli police and medical sources said. Glick was reportedly shot in his…