Almost a Quarter of Israeli Population Living in Poverty in 2012, Report Finds

    More than 1.7 million people in Israel were living in poverty in 2012 — some 23.5 percent of the population — marking a slight dip over the previous year.

    Four New York Minors Arrested in Connection to So-Called 'Knockout Game'

    Four minors were arrested in connection with what are believed to be “knockout game” attacks in Brooklyn, DNAinfo New York reported.

    Ex-Wife of Congressman Aid Receives Religious Divorce After High Profile Battle

    The ex-wife of an aide to a U.S. congressman has received a religious writ of divorce after fighting a high-profile battle for years, an organization for agunot said.

    Senators Split on Push for New Iran Sanctions

    Despite opposition from the Obama administration, 26 U.S. senators introduced legislation on Thursday to impose new sanctions on Iran if the country breaks an interim deal under which Tehran agreed to curb its nuclear program.

    German Town Yanks Honorary Citizenship for Adolf Hitler

    A town council in the German state of Bavaria voted to strip Adolf Hitler of his honorary citizenship.