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New York - Digital Life: Cutting Back On A Constant Smartphone Habit Today 12:30 AM New York - Why are we checking Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, then Facebook again when we just wanted to check the weather? Turns out, smartphone addiction is by design. Think of the constant stream of notifications, color schemes in apps and all the "likes," followers and in-game trophies. Our...

Philadelphia - Southwest Airlines Crew Detail Engine Explosion Yesterday 11:59 PM Philadelphia - The flight crew on the Southwest Airlines jet that was forced to make an emergency landing in Philadelphia after an engine exploded described the harrowing experience in their first joint interview on Wednesday. Capt. Tammie Jo Shults called her first officer Darren Ellisor an...


Shfayim, Israel - Israel's Defense Expertise Drives Tech Boom For Autonomous Cars

Yesterday 11:24 PM

Shfayim, Israel - Technology that has helped Israel's military drive tanks, guide and intercept missiles, and keep its computer systems secure is...Read More »

New York - On The Money: Credit Cards To Perfect Targeting Programs

Yesterday 11:02 PM

New York - Credit card companies are taking the next step in using their points programs to influence what millions of customers buy, going as far as...Read More »

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New York - E-cigarettes Disappoint In A Workplace Quit-smoking Study

Yesterday 10:34 PM

New York - It's a big question for smokers and policymakers alike: Do electronic cigarettes help people quit? In a large study of company wellness...Read More »

Pyongyang - NKorea Says Pence Remarks Were 'Stupid,' Willing To Not Meet

Yesterday 10:15 PM

Pyongyang - North Korea said Thursday recent comments by U.S. Vice President Mike Pence were "stupid" and "ignorant" and again warned it was willing...Read More »

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Las Vegas - Hairstylist: Client Named Paddock Said Venue Easy To Attack

Yesterday 10:00 PM

Las Vegas - A hairstylist said in documents released by police Wednesday that a client named Paddock spoke in the months before the deadliest mass...Read More »

Belgium - Brussels Police Officers Say Ex-boss Denied Holocaust And Insulted Jews

Yesterday 09:30 PM

Belgium - A senior police officer in Belgium was transferred from his post for the duration of an investigation into claims that he abused Jewish subordinates and denied the Holocaust. So far, five of the 15 officers who had served under Commissioner Geert Verhoeyen...Read More »

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New York - New York City To Consider Ban On Plastic Straws

Yesterday 09:15 PM

New York - Plastic straws and stirrers could soon be banned in bars, restaurants and coffee shops in New York City. Democratic City Councilman...Read More »

New York - Prosecutor Interviewing Schneiderman Accusers

Yesterday 09:00 PM

New York - The special prosecutor investigating former New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has started conducting interviews with the women...Read More »

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Kilauea - Hawaii’s Kilauea Volcano Threatening Crucial Israeli-owned Power Plant

Yesterday 08:30 PM

Kilauea - Lava from the Kilauea volcano in Hawaii is threatening a geothermal power plant owned by an Israeli company. The Puna power plant...Read More »

London - British Police Makes Arrests On Charges Of 'Terrorism'

Yesterday 08:00 PM

London - British police said they arrested a 19-year-old man on Wednesday evening for the offence of "preparation of terrorist acts". The arrest...Read More »

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Damascus - U.S.-led Coalition Hits Syrian Army Base: Hezbollah Media Unit

Yesterday 07:31 PM

Damascus - Warplanes from the U.S.-led coalition targeted two Syrian army positions in the eastern Syrian desert, a military media unit run by...Read More »

Albany - NY Dems Endorse James For State Attorney General

Yesterday 07:09 PM

Albany - New York City Public Advocate Letitia James is the Democratic nominee for New York attorney general. Delegates picked James on Wednesday...Read More »

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New York - Twitter To Add Special Labels To Political Candidates In US

Yesterday 07:03 PM

New York - Twitter says it's adding special labels to tweets from some U.S. political candidates ahead of this year's midterm elections. Twitter...Read More »

New York - Uber Valued At About $62B In New Offer To Buy Company Stock

Yesterday 06:32 PM

New York - Three investors are looking to buy stakes in Uber in an offer that values the company at $62 billion. The ride-hailing giant said...Read More »

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London - In First Interview Since Nerve Agent Poisoning, Russian Says Recovery 'Slow, Painful'

Yesterday 06:00 PM

London - Yulia Skripal, who was poisoned with her ex-spy father in a nerve agent attack, said Wednesday her recovery has been "slow and painful," and...Read More »

Cairo - Arab League Severs Ties With Guatemala Over Embassy Move

Yesterday 05:36 PM

Cairo - The Arab League says it will no longer cooperate on any level with Guatemala because of the country's decision to move its embassy in Israel...Read More »

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New York - Lingering Limbo: Businesses Uncertain About Tax Law Impact

Yesterday 05:01 PM

New York - Five months after massive federal tax changes became law, many small business owners still don't know whether they'll be winners or...Read More »

New York - NYC Subway Head Wants Massive Overhaul, But Cost A Concern

Yesterday 04:30 PM

New York - New York City's delay-ridden subway system would undergo a massive overhaul in a fraction of the time originally estimated for it, with...Read More »

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Jerusalem - US Ambassador To Israel Says Trump Peace Plan Months Away

Yesterday 03:58 PM

Jerusalem - The U.S. Ambassador to Israel says the Trump administration's Middle East peace plan is months away. David Friedman spoke with Israeli...Read More »

Washington - Kushner Now Granted Permanent Security Clearance

Yesterday 03:47 PM

Washington - President Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, has been granted a permanent security clearance following a lengthy FBI background...Read More »

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New York - Report: Chabad Charity Leads Ukraine To Trump Lawyer Cohen To Facilitate White House Talks

Yesterday 03:32 PM

New York - U.S. President Donald Trump's personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, received a secret payment of at least $400,000 to arrange talks between...Read More »

Jerusalem - Israeli Minister Says U.S. May Soon Recognize Israel's Hold On Golan Heights

Yesterday 02:55 PM

Jerusalem - Israel is pressing the Trump administration to recognize its sovereignty over the occupied Golan Heights, an Israeli cabinet minister...Read More »

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Last updated: Yesterday 03:28 PM Brooklyn, NY - One Killed, Two Wounded In Williamsburg Shooting

Yesterday 02:29 PM

Brooklyn, NY - Three people were shot, one fatally, on the street in Brooklyn wednesday in a possible gang-related dispute. The shooting happened...Read More »

New York - Judge: Trump Blocking Critics On Twitter Violates Constitution

Yesterday 02:23 PM

New York - A federal judge in New York on Wednesday ruled that President Donald Trump may not legally block Twitter users because doing so violates...Read More »

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Washington - FDA Warns Teething Medicines Unsafe, Wants Them Off Shelves

Yesterday 01:57 PM

Washington - Federal health officials warned parents Wednesday about the dangers of teething remedies that contain a popular numbing ingredient and...Read More »

Jerusalem - Former Chief Rabbi Asks: Why Does Israel Need War To Have Unity?

Yesterday 01:25 PM

Jerusalem - Former Chief Rabbi Yisrael Meir Lau celebrated 73 years in Israel by receiving Bar Ilan University’s Guardian of Zion Award Tuesday...Read More »

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New York - NFL To Fine Teams If Players On Field Refuse To Stand For Anthem

Yesterday 12:52 PM

New York - National Football League Commissioner Roger Goodell on Wednesday announced a new policy that will fine teams an undetermined amount if...Read More »

Washington - Claims On FBI Spy Play Into Agency's Complicated History

Yesterday 12:28 PM

Washington - Snitches, moles, spies, whistleblowers. Government informants are an age-old investigative tool that's as much a part of the FBI's 110...Read More »

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Lake Worth, FL - City Looks For Answers After Zombie Alert Sent To Residents

Yesterday 12:00 PM

Lake Worth, FL - Officials say they still don't who sent a "zombie alert" to residents of a Florida city following a power outage. Lake Worth...Read More »

Brooklyn, NY - Man Indicted In Beating Of Jewish Man In Crown Heights

Yesterday 11:32 AM

Brooklyn, NY - Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez today announced that a 40-year-old man has been indicted on charges of strangulation and...Read More »

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Washington - Jared Kushner’s Fellow Jewish Harvard Alumni Attack Him In Notes Ahead Of Their Reunion

Yesterday 11:16 AM

Washington - Jared Kushner is skipping the 15th anniversary of his graduating class at Harvard, and that may be a good thing — considering what...Read More »

Washington - Comey Defends FBI's Use Of Secret Informants

Yesterday 10:40 AM

Washington - Former FBI Director James Comey is defending the FBI's use of a secret informant in the Russia investigation, saying the practice is...Read More »

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