| Apr 15, 2014
| 12:59 PM
Stayed up well past my bedtime Monday night to catch the “blood moon.” Wish I would’ve known that it was a sign of the apocalypse — I might have lingered a little longer.
What’s that? You didn’t know either? That&...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 2:38 PM
RAMALLAH, West Bank – Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas told Israeli lawmakers on Wednesday that it was still possible to revive moribund peace negotiations.
Abbas told five Israeli opposition legislators from the Labor and Meretz...
| Apr 19, 2014
| 3:20 PM
How can creatures as different in body and mind as present-day humans and their extinct Neanderthal cousins be 99.84 percent identical genetically?
Four years after scientists discovered that the two species' genomes differ by a fraction of a percent,...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 10:12 AM
Monday's Pictures in the News begins in the nation's capital, where a family sleds down the west lawn of the U.S. Capitol. The Washington DC area was hit with 4-6 inches of snow on St. Patrick's Day, four-days before the official arrival of spring....
| Mar 20, 2014
| 2:30 AM
What is it about Western leaders from Neville Chamberlain to George W. Bush who want to find good in men of bad character?
Acting as if he were endowed by special insight bestowed upon no one else, President George W. Bush declared in 2001 that he had...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 9:35 AM
Blame Mel Gibson for it if you like, but no Jesus movie these days is worth its salt without an utterly unflinching treatment of his torture and Crucifixion. And "Son of God" has stretches when the agony we watch this poor man endure is avert-your-eyes...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 11:00 AM
In "Bethlehem," Israel's submission to the recent Academy Awards for the foreign language Oscar, first-time filmmaker Yuval Adler views entrenched political tensions through the template of a police procedural. Focusing on an Israeli intelligence agent...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 11:13 AM
RAMALLAH, West Bank -- Israeli soldiers shot and killed a Jordanian judge of Palestinian descent Monday at Allenby Bridge border crossing between the West Bank and Jordan, according to statements from the Israeli army and a Palestinian official.
| Apr 21, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Kiplinger's Personal Finance
With more start-up businesses per capita than anywhere in the world, Israel is brimming with tantalizing investment prospects. Moreover, many Israeli stocks trade in the U.S, making it simple for Americans to buy in....
| Apr 21, 2014
| 8:24 AM
PARIS -- A duo of hotly anticipated arthouse genre movies, Danish helmer Jonas Alexander Arnby's "When Animals Dream" and American filmmaker David Robert Mitchell's "It Follows," are among the seven films set to compete in Cannes' Critics Week sidebar....
| Mar 26, 2014
| 2:29 PM
Donald O. King, a former educator and founder of what is now the Valleybrook Country Club, died Saturday of pneumonia at Upper Chesapeake Medical Center in Bel Air. He was 88.
The son of Walter O. King, a mailman, and Esther Rose King, a homemaker,...