Robin Williams Died of Asphyxia Due to Hanging, Sheriff's Official Says

    Oscar-winning actor Robin Williams was found by a personal assistant hanged to death at his house in Northern California, and the preliminary finding is that he died of asphyxia due to hanging, a local sheriff’s official said on Tuesday.

    Belfast Plaque Marking Chaim Herzog's Birthplace Removed After Anti-Semitic Attacks

    A marker commemorating the Belfast birthplace of the late Israeli president Chaim Herzog was removed following several anti-Semitic attacks.

    George Clooney's Fiancee Turns Down U.N. Gaza 'War Crimes' Panel

    Amal Alamuddin, the British attorney engaged to actor George Clooney, declined her nomination to serve on a U.N. panel investigating Israel for possible war crimes in Gaza.

    Israel Extends Law of Return to Non-Jewish Same-Sex Spouses

    Israel extended immigration benefits to non-Jewish spouses in same-sex marriages.

    Mourner's Car Vandalized At Miami Memorial For Slain Rabbi

    A mourner attending a memorial service in North Miami Beach, Fla., for murdered rabbi Joseph Raksin had his car defaced with anti-Semitic symbols.