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New York - Judge Allows Port Authority Toll Increase

November 20, 2014 10:17 AM

New York - Motorists will soon pay more to use the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey's bridges and tunnels. A federal judge in Manhattan... Read More »

New York - Storm Blamed For 8th Death In New York

November 20, 2014 09:59 AM

New York - A massive lake-effect snowstorm that's been pounding the Buffalo area is being blamed for an eighth death. Erie County officials... Read More »

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Gaza Strip - Israel Military: Four Rocket Launch Tests From Gaza Into Sea In Past 24 Hours

November 20, 2014 09:37 AM

Gaza Strip - The Israeli military said Thursday that militants in the Gaza Strip have test-fired rockets into the Mediterranean Sea, in an apparent... Read More »

Jerusalem - 2 Palestinian Families Of Synagogue Attackers Get Demolition Notices

November 20, 2014 09:18 AM

Jerusalem - Israeli police on Thursday handed home demolition notices to families of two more attackers from east Jerusalem, a Palestinian official... Read More »

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Jerusalem - Policeman Who Took Down Har Nof Terrorists Recounts Attacks

November 20, 2014 09:12 AM

Jerusalem – The first policeman on the scene of the terror attacks at a synagogue in Har Nof Tuesday morning recounted his experience Wednesday... Read More »

Jerusalem - Israel To Cooperate With U.N. Gaza War Inquiry

November 20, 2014 09:00 AM

Jerusalem - Israel said on Thursday it would cooperate with a United Nations investigation into Israeli attacks on U.N. facilities during last... Read More »

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Jerusalem - Israel Eases Gun Control Rules After Jerusalem Terror Attack

November 20, 2014 08:44 AM

Jerusalem - New guidelines on gun licensing in Israel were put into effect on Thursday, easing the restrictions on firearm possession in towns and... Read More »

New York - UN Condemns Deadly Terror Attack On Jerusalem Synagogue

November 20, 2014 08:25 AM

New York - The United Nations late Wednesday became latest international body to denounce Tuesday's deadly terror attack on a synagogue in Jerusalem... Read More »

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Israel - Fear Of Terrorists Pervades Mood In Jerusalem

November 20, 2014 08:08 AM

Israel - As a group of young Jewish men danced and sang Am Yisrael Chai while hoisting Israeli flags in downtown Jerusalem’s Zion Square Wednesday... Read More »

Paris - Kerry To Join Iran Nuclear Talks In Vienna

November 20, 2014 07:51 AM

Paris - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to Vienna later Thursday to join high-level nuclear negotiations with Iran as a deadline for... Read More »

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Tallahassee, FL - Three Students Shot In Florida University Library, Gunman Killed

November 20, 2014 07:31 AM

Tallahassee, FL - Three students were shot and wounded when a gunman opened fire inside a Florida university library early on Thursday, and campus... Read More »

New York - Here We Go Again: NY Bracing for Second Wave of Monster Storm

November 20, 2014 12:32 AM

New York - Western New York state braced for a fresh wave of heavy snow on Wednesday after a freakish storm swept off the Great Lakes and deposited... Read More »

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Chicago - Feds: Don't Free Arab Activist Who Hid Bomb Role

November 19, 2014 11:57 PM

Chicago - Federal prosecutors in Detroit are opposing the release of a Chicago Arab activist who awaits sentencing for lying about her conviction in... Read More »

Kiev - Reporter's Notebook: Ukraine Rabbi Tries To Hold A Dispersed Community Together

November 19, 2014 11:19 PM

Kiev - Walking up to Kiev’s Great Choral Synagogue on Monday morning, I ran into Yaakov Virin again. The former editor of Donetsk’s Jewish... Read More »

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Israel - Bill Could Lead To Terrorists’ Deportation From Israel

November 19, 2014 10:59 PM

Israel - New legislation seeking to revoke terrorists’ permanent-residence status could lead to their deportation from Israel. MKs Ayelet Shaked... Read More »

Israel - High Court: Draw Up Criteria For Funding Of Non-Orthodox Congregations

November 19, 2014 10:24 PM

Israel - The High Court of Justice told the state that it must produce fair and equal criteria for the funding of non-Orthodox religious... Read More »

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Washington - Secret Service Chief Says Agency 'Severely Damaged' By Lapses

November 19, 2014 10:02 PM

Washington - The acting head of the U.S. Secret Service said on Wednesday that the agency charged with protecting the president had been "severely... Read More »

New York - Rockland County Schools First To Test Out Security Technology

November 19, 2014 09:33 PM

New York - A new security and safety technology system is being tested in 20 public schools in New York state. Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced that... Read More »

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New York - JetBlue To Add Bag Fees On Cheapest Tickets

November 19, 2014 09:00 PM

New York - It will soon cost you money to check a bag on JetBlue if you buy the cheapest level of tickets. JetBlue Airways Corp. said Wednesday... Read More »

New York - Court Says Actors' Apartments Are Tax-Exempt

November 19, 2014 08:29 PM

New York - Two upstate New York apartment buildings that house professional actors for a theater group's summer productions qualify for a tax exemption, New York's highest court ruled. According to the Court of Appeals, the nonprofit Merry-Go-Round Playhouse needs... Read More »

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New York - NY Targets Obesity With Rules On Day-Care Drinks

November 19, 2014 08:01 PM

Albany, NY - New York authorities issued new rules on Wednesday governing licensed day care centers to require they serve low-fat milk, water or 100... Read More »

New York, NY - NYC Voters Cool To Policy Role For Mayor's Spouse

November 19, 2014 07:26 PM

New York, NY - A new poll shows 71 percent of New York City voters want a mayor's spouse to play little or no role in shaping policy. The question... Read More »

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London - Kerry in Diplomatic Overdrive on Iran Nuclear Deal

November 19, 2014 06:55 PM

London - With a deadline for Iranian nuclear deal fast approaching, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry embarked Wednesday on a frenzy of high-stakes... Read More »

Jerusalem - Divided Jerusalem: Attacks Put Holy City On Edge

November 19, 2014 06:16 PM

Jerusalem - Streets are subdued, marketplaces are quiet and people are on edge in Jewish areas of Jerusalem, where Arabs have been using meat... Read More »

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Buffalo, NY - Deadly Western New York Snowstorm To Get Second Wind

November 19, 2014 05:43 PM

Buffalo, NY - Western New York state braced for a fresh wave of heavy snow on Wednesday after a freakish storm swept off the Great Lakes and... Read More »

Washington - Iowa Man Arrested Near White House With Gun In Car

November 19, 2014 05:18 PM

Washington - The Secret Service arrested an Iowa man Wednesday afternoon after finding a hunting rifle, dozens of rounds of ammunition and a knife... Read More »

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New York - Credit Score Company Settles FTC Charges For $22M

November 19, 2014 04:38 PM

New York - A company that promised customers free credit scores has agreed to pay $22 million to settle charges that it billed customers for monthly credit monitoring that they did not sign up for. Most of the money, about $21.9 million, will be used to refund... Read More »

Israel - Ashkelon Mayor Ceases Work In City By Arabs

November 19, 2014 04:05 PM

Israel - Ashkelon Mayor Itamar Shimoni will stop the city’s employment of Arab workers in local city parks, he said in a Facebook post on Wednesday... Read More »

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New York - Sharpton Denies New York Times Report On Unpaid Taxes

November 19, 2014 03:45 PM

New York - Civil rights activist Reverend Al Sharpton on Wednesday dismissed as misleading a New York Times report that he owes millions of dollars... Read More »

Washingotn - Report: Jonathan Pollard Parole Request Denied By US

November 19, 2014 03:23 PM

Washington – Jonathan Pollard, the Jewish spy accused of giving Israel classified information about the U.S. in 1985, was denied his recent parole... Read More »

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Vienna - Muslim, Christian, Jewish Leaders Unite To Condemn Jihadi Violence

November 19, 2014 03:15 PM

Vienna - Senior Muslim, Christian and Jewish leaders condemned violence by jihadi militants such as Islamic State (IS) at a Saudi-backed conference on Wednesday in a rare display of inter-faith unity aimed at promoting tolerance and diversity. Islamic State has... Read More »

Portland, ME - Man Crawles Into Sunken Car To Save Baby

November 19, 2014 02:40 PM

Portland, ME - A Maine logger helped save an infant from drowning when he crawled into a car that was upside-down in water and used a knife to cut... Read More »

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