Republicans Scramble After Stunning Eric Cantor Loss

    Republican lawmakers are scrambling to identify the party’s future leaders after the shock primary election defeat of Eric Cantor, the No. 2 Republican in the House of Representatives, by an upstart candidate from the Tea Party movement.

    Holocaust-Denying Catholic Bishop Richard Williamson Denied Australia Visa

    Australia canceled the visa of a British Catholic bishop who has denied that 6 million Jews died in the Holocaust.

    Post-Match Ashraf Nu’man (right) talks to Jibril Rajoub (center) and Mahmoud Abbas.

    Israeli Sports Minister Defends Ban on Palestinian Soccer Players

    Israel’s sports minister defended Israel’s travel restrictions on some Palestinian soccer players in a letter to the president of the FIFA world soccer organization.

    Reform Rabbis Join Push To End North Carolina Same-Sex Marriage Ban

    The Reform movement’s Central Conference of American Rabbis joined a lawsuit against North Carolina’s ban on same-sex marriages.

    N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo Wants Oversight of Orthodox E. Ramapo School Board

    New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo wants the state Department of Education to ensure oversight of a troubled school district run by an ultra-Orthodox school board.