Boston Rabbi Barry Starr Paid Teenage Boy $500K To Cover Up Affair

    Boston-area Rabbi Barry Starr allegedly paid nearly half a million dollars — taken from synagogue funds and borrowed from his congregants — to hide his affair with a 16-year-old male.

    Times Publisher Arthur Sulzberger Hoped for 'Amicable' Break-Up With Jill Abramson

    New York Times Co Chairman and Publisher Arthur Sulzberger Jr. said he tried to part ways peacefully with the top leader of the newsroom, Jill Abramson, whom he ousted last week.

    Top Diplomat Meets With Cuba on Alan Gross

    The top U.S. State Department official dealing with Latin America brought up the plight of Alan Gross in a rare meeting with her Cuban counterpart.

    Human Rights Group Accuses Israel of Killing 2 Palestinian Teens 'Unlawfully'

    A human rights group released video on Tuesday which it said showed that two teenage Palestinians shot dead by Israeli security forces during a protest last week had posed no danger and were killed unlawfully.

    Rapper Macklemore Sorry for 'Jewish' Costume

    Rapper Macklemore has apologized for a wearing a costume widely perceived as anti-Semitic, writing that he did not intend the costume to be a stereotype.