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Cambridge, MA - App Teaches Kindergartners Basic Computer Coding Yesterday 11:18 PM Cambridge, MA - This computer programming app is so easy to use that even a kindergartener can do it. Researchers in Massachusetts have created a basic computer coding app that they say is the first designed specifically for children as young as 5. Kids who haven't yet learned to read can use...

New York - US Student Rallies Support Hong Kong Protesters Yesterday 11:00 PM New York - Students bearing umbrellas as a sign of solidarity gathered at rallies in several U.S. cities on Wednesday to show support for pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong. Altogether, hundreds were expected at Umbrella Revolution rallies in 40 U.S. cities, including New York, San Francisco...


Washington - Artist Creates Huge Dirt Portrait On National Mall

Yesterday 10:43 PM

Washington - A giant portrait of a young man's face has emerged in the landscape of the National Mall in the first such public artwork commissioned... Read More »

Boston - Study: Gluten Timing Does Not Prevent Celiac Disease

Yesterday 10:16 PM

Boston - Two studies give disappointing news for parents looking for a way to prevent celiac disease in babies at higher risk for it because of... Read More »

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New York - UPDATE: Lawsuit Filed After 'Killing Jews' Ads Rejected

Yesterday 09:49 PM

New York - A pro-Israel group sued the city's transit authority on Wednesday, asking a court to force it to accept a bus advertisement including the... Read More »

Sofia - Followers, Rabbi Yoshiyahu Pinto Gather For Prayer In Bulgaria

Yesterday 09:30 PM

Sofia, Bulgaria – Followers of Rabbi Yoshiyahu Pinto, prime suspect in a corruption scandal and head of the Shuvu Yisrael Org., gathered with Pinto himself in Bulgaria on Wednesday at the grave of Pele Yoetz to pray for Pinto’s welfare. Pinto discussed the plea... Read More »

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Washington - Declassified Records: Kissinger Made Plans To Attack Cuba

Yesterday 09:00 PM

Washington - U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger ordered contingency plans drawn up nearly 40 years ago to attack Cuba, incensed over the small... Read More »

Berlin - German Politician Posts Anti-Semitic Video Of 'Rothschilds Controlling The World'

Yesterday 08:40 PM

Berlin - The working circle of Jewish Social Democrats blasted on Wednesday a German social democratic politician for posting a crude anti-Semitic conspiracy video about the Rothschild family on her Facebook page. “This morning we became aware that the SPD... Read More »

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Netherlands - Dutch Teen Claiming To Be Part Of ISIS Threatens To Behead Jews

Yesterday 07:59 PM

Netherlands - A Dutch high school student was suspended after posting a video in which he said he belonged to ISIS and wanted to decapitate Jews. The De Spindel high school in Hengelo, a city in eastern Netherlands, suspended the 14-year-old in recent days... Read More »

Dallas, TX - Man With Ebola Virus Flew Roundabout Trip To US

Yesterday 07:30 PM

Dallas, TX - The first reported case of Ebola in the United States is spooking airline investors and raising the prospect that some frightened... Read More »

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Atlanta - Former President Carter Celebrates 90th Birthday

Yesterday 07:15 PM

Atlanta - Former President Jimmy Carter celebrated his 90th birthday Wednesday in Atlanta, blowing out three candles representing the past, present... Read More »

Jerusalem - Israel Eases Gaza Travel Restrictions For Muslim Holiday

Yesterday 06:31 PM

Jerusalem - In a rare step Israel said on Wednesday it would let 500 Palestinians living in Gaza pray at a Jerusalem holy site during the Eid al-Adha... Read More »

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New York - Deal Reached To Help NYC Disabled In Disasters

Yesterday 06:05 PM

New York - Advocates and city officials on Wednesday said they've struck a deal to protect nearly 900,000 residents with disabilities during disasters. The deal resulted from a federal class action lawsuit brought in 2011, a year before Superstorm Sandy left many... Read More »

New York - NYC Launches Website For Tech Businesses

Yesterday 05:36 PM

New York - New York City is unveiling a website it hopes will be one-stop-shopping for Internet start-up companies and potential employees. Mayor... Read More »

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New York - US Stocks Drop Sharply; Airlines Sink

Yesterday 04:59 PM

New York - It was a rough start to October for financial markets Wednesday, with the Dow Jones industrial average dropping more than 200 points as... Read More »

New York - Judge Kamins Resigns Amid Hynes Scandal

Yesterday 04:45 PM

New York – Judge Barry Kamins has resigned after the scandal broke in June that he was giving former Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes political advice. New York Daily News (http://nydn.us/1thWyMK) reports Kamins, 71, took a month off when the scandal first... Read More »

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Montgomery Township, NJ - Fire That Killed Hospital CEO, Wife Ruled Arson

Yesterday 04:27 PM

Montgomery Township, NJ - A fire that killed the president of a major southern New Jersey hospital and his wife has been ruled arson. The Somerset... Read More »

Jerusalem - Kaporos Ritual Conspicuously Absent On Streets Of Jerusalem

Yesterday 04:05 PM

Jerusalem - The custom of kapparot, where a live chicken is taken and ritually lofted over a person’s head before it is slaughtered, has been... Read More »

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Washington - US Sharply Criticizes New Israeli Construction

Yesterday 03:57 PM

Washington - The White House says that if Israel were to move forward with a controversial housing development in east Jerusalem, it would distance... Read More »

New York - Pepsi To Launch Naturally Sweetened Soda On Amazon, Bypassing Stores

Yesterday 03:35 PM

New York - PepsiCo Inc for the first time is introducing a product exclusively through Amazon.com Inc as the snack and soft drink maker aims to... Read More »

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Washington - Secret Service Chief Resigns Amid Security Lapses

Yesterday 03:26 PM

Washington - Secret Service Director Julia Pierson has resigned amid security lapses at the White House. Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson... Read More »

Rome - Vatican To Donate 100,000 Euros To Auschwitz Upkeep

Yesterday 02:58 PM

Rome - The Vatican has pledged 100,000 euros ($125,000) towards preserving the former Nazi death camp Auschwitz in southern Poland, the site's museum... Read More »

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Washington - Accused White House Fence-Jumper Pleads Not Guilty

Yesterday 02:31 PM

Washington - Accused White House fence-jumper Omar J. Gonzalez has pleaded not guilty to charges that he ran into the presidential mansion while... Read More »

New York - Political Blogger Plans To Sue MTA For Not Running Anti-Islam Ads

Yesterday 02:15 PM

New York – Blogger and political activist Pam Geller plans to sue the MTA for refusing to run one of her six ads on their buses as part of her... Read More »

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Waldo, FL - Notorious Florida Speed Trap Ended As City Closes Police Department

Yesterday 02:02 PM

Waldo, FL - A 50-year-old nationally recognized speed trap in north central Florida came to an end as of midnight Wednesday after the city of Waldo... Read More »

Berlin - Nazi Hunter Pushes For New Probe

Yesterday 01:20 PM

Berlin - The Simon Wiesenthal Center has identified dozens of former members of Nazi mobile death squads who might still be alive, and is pushing the German government for an investigation, The Associated Press has learned. The Wiesenthal... Read More »

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New York - Conservative Rabbi, Lawyer Using US Federal Law To Compel El Al Into Taking Action On Seat Switching

Yesterday 12:46 PM

New York – A New York Conservative rabbi and lawyer is asking customers to put pressure on airlines to protect female passengers from harassment... Read More »

Jerusalem - East Jerusalem Construction Plan Moves Ahead

Yesterday 12:15 PM

Jerusalem - The Jerusalem municipality says it is pressing forward with a plan to build a controversial new housing development in east... Read More »

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Washington - Obama, Netanyahu: Great Challenges In Middle East

Yesterday 11:52 AM

Washington - President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu pressed each other politely but firmly Wednesday to address areas... Read More »

United Nations - Palestinians: Israeli Occupation Must End In 2016

Yesterday 11:31 AM

United Nations - The Palestinians are asking the U.N. Security Council to set a deadline of November 2016 for an Israeli withdrawal from all... Read More »

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Ramapo, NY - Amid Petitions And Chaos At Polls, Judge Orders Referendum Ballots Impounded

Yesterday 10:51 AM

Ramapo, NY - Amid petitions filed by local activists over absentee ballot deadlines and chaos at multiple polling stations over who was, in fact... Read More »

Kenya - Court Sentences Two Iranians For Using Fake Israeli Passports

Yesterday 10:25 AM

Kenya - A Kenyan court on Wednesday ordered two Iranians held under anti-terrorism laws to serve two years in jail or pay a hefty fine after they... Read More »

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Istanbul - President Erdogan: Turkey Will Fight Islamic State, Wants Assad Gone

Yesterday 10:00 AM

Istanbul - President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday Turkey would fight against Islamic State and other "terrorist" groups in the region but said it... Read More »

Hong Kong - Protesters To HK Boss: Quit Or We Occupy Buildings

Yesterday 09:36 AM

Hong Kong - Student leaders of pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong warned Wednesday that if the territory's leader doesn't resign by the end of... Read More »

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