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Hillary Clinton Discharged From Hospital

By Reuters

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was discharged from hospital on Wednesday after being treated for a blood clot in a vein behind her right ear, and her doctors expect her to make a full recovery, a State Department spokesman said.Read More


In U-Turn, Boehner Agrees to Sandy Aid Votes

By Reuters

Speaker John Boehner made a U-turn on Wednesday to clear the way for approval of $60 billion in Superstorm Sandy relief by mid-January after drawing withering fire from fellow Republicans, including New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, for canceling an earlier vote.Read More


Christie Slams Boehner for Dropping Ball on Sandy

By Reuters

U.S. House Speaker John Boehner insisted on Wednesday he is committed to passing a Superstorm Sandy disaster aid bill this month after his decision to deny a vote on the package drew scathing criticism from East Coast lawmakers and governors.Read More


Love at First Sight? 56% of Americans Believe

By Reuters

Most Americans believe in love at first sight, have never read their partner’s email and think good sex is very important to a successful relationship, a poll released on Wednesday showed.Read More


Congress Slammed for Skipping Sandy Aid Vote

By Reuters

Governors Chris Christie of New Jersey and Andrew Cuomo of New York excoriated the U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday for delaying action on a $60.4 billion Superstorm Sandy disaster aid bill, according to a joint statement.Read More


Did Vienna Orchestra Try To Hide Nazi Past?

By JTA

An Austrian lawmaker accused the Vienna Philharmonic of attempting to conceal the institution’s sympathy for the country’s Nazi leadership during World War II.Read More


Tunisia Wishes Jews a 'Merry Christmas'

By JTA

A Tunisian minister wished a Merry Christmas to the country’s Jews.Read More


Ping Pong Prodigy Won't Play on Shabbat

By Forward Staff

Ping pong prodigy Estee Ackerman, an 11-year-old from Long Island, was disqualified from her final event at the 2012 US National Table Tennis Championships in Las Vegas when her match fell on the Jewish holy day of rest and she chose not to play, the New York Post reported.Read More


Lapid Vows To Shake Up Israel's Orthodox

By Reuters

In a matter of months, Yair Lapid has turned from heartthrob television news anchor into a rising star of Israeli politics, leading a new centrist party into elections on Jan. 22.Read More


Congress Skips Vote on Sandy Aid Package

By Reuters

The U.S. House of Representatives adjourned on Tuesday night without acting on a $60.4 billion Superstorm Sandy disaster aid bill, prompting angry denunciations from members from the states hardest hit by the storm.Read More


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