Actress Angelina Jolie said on Tuesday that fears of developing breast cancer because of a gene mutation led her to have a preventive double mastectomy this year, urging other women to take steps to see if they had a similar risk.10
Television psychologist Joyce Brothers died on Monday in New York of natural causes, her publicist said. She was 85.
Authorities in Mexico City have arrested two men on suspicion of the fatal beating of the grandson of U.S. civil rights activist Malcolm X in a bar last week and are looking for at least two more people, Mexico City Attorney General Rodolfo Rios said on Monday.
A former yeshiva teacher in the Orthodox town of Lakewood, N.J., Yeshiva teacher today admitted sexually abusing a boy after two more victims of his came forward to accuse him, authorities told the Asbury Park Press.
Jane Eisner envies voters in Iowa and New Hampshire, whose voices actually count during primary season. How can we change the system so that Jews’ and other minorities’ voices count, too?
The Newseum said it was reconsidering its decision to honor slain cameramen employed by a Gaza TV station that Israel considers to be a Hamas affiliate.
After a 25-year legal battle, Canada has finally deported a Palestinian convicted of an attack on an Israeli airliner in 1968, Immigration Minister Jason Kenney said on Monday.
Trustees appointed to the bankruptcy case of kosher meatpacking plant Agriprocessors are targeting charities that were beneficiaries of donations by the embattled company.
A video of a Syrian rebel commander cutting the heart out of a soldier and biting into is emblematic of a civil war that has rapidly descended into sectarian hatred and revenge killings, Human Rights Watch said on Monday.6
The head of Hungary’s top organization representing Jewish communities resigned on Sunday after losing a vote of confidence, AFP reported.
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