The Vatican hailed the United Nations' implicit recognition of a Palestinian state on Thursday and called for an internationally guaranteed special status for Jerusalem, something bound to be received negatively by Israel.
- November 30, 2012 |
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Teens are 26 times more likely to send text messages while driving than their parents expect, based on preliminary results of a study by Toyota and the University of Michigan.
The 193-member U.N. General Assembly on Thursday overwhelmingly voted to approve a resolution to upgrade the Palestinian Authority's observer status at the United Nations from "entity" to "non-member state," implicitly recognizing a Palestinian state.
The Islamist-dominated assembly drafting Egypt's new constitution began a fast-track vote on a final draft Thursday, pushing through the document despite opposition.
More than 100 anti-Israel demonstrations have been held in the United States following Israel's military operation in Gaza, with more than one-third on college campuses.
The words "bride" and "groom" are about to become archaic language in Washington state as officials prepare to remove the terms, along with "husband" and "wife," from marriage and divorce certificates.
The nine justices of the U.S. Supreme Court will meet behind closed doors Friday to decide whether to take up several cases that could lead to the legalization of gay marriage in all 50 states.
Few have thought more strategically about organizational dynamics than the late Peter Drucker. Toward the end of his life, this turned increasingly toward the non-profit organization.
When the Church of England scuttled plans to allow women bishops on Nov. 20, incoming Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby called it "a very grim day for women and their supporters."
An Egyptian court Wednesday convicted in absentia seven Egyptian Coptic Christians and a Florida-based American pastor, sentencing them to death on charges linked to an anti-Islam film that had sparked riots in parts of the Muslim world.
American kids, from infants through adolescents, do seem to be getting adequate sleep, according to a new survey analysis.
Labeling a popular sitcom as "filth" is hardly news, unless the critique comes from one of its own stars.
Twin car bombs Wednesday morning killed at least 34 people and left dozens critically wounded in a Damascus suburb that is mostly loyal to President Bashar Assad and populated mainly by Christians and Druse, a minority sect.
Most Americans still prefer signs in stores that say "Merry Christmas" rather than ones with "Happy Holidays," according to a new Rasmussen Reports national survey.
Famed motivational speaker and author Zig Ziglar died today at age 86 after suffering from a case of pneumonia.
A North Carolina community college has been accused of violating the First Amendment rights of students after it told a club they could not use the word "Christmas" to promote a Christmas tree sale.
The teen actor in the CBS comedy "Two and a Half Men" is now apologizing for calling the show "filth" and urging people not to watch.
I’ve never met him, but he strikes me as the kind of guy I’d love to have as my neighbor. His name is Ed Anzalone. New York football fans know him as "Fireman Ed," and he’s been enthusiastically leading chants at New York Jets games for years.