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Obama, Congress Reach Debt Agreement

Ending a perilous stalemate, President Barack Obama announced agreement to night with Republican congressional leaders on a compromise to avoid the nation's first-ever financial...

USPS Considers Closing 3,653 Post Offices Nationwide

The Postal Service says it is considering closing more than 1 in 10 of its retail outlets nationwide. The financially-troubled agency announced that it...

Congress Closing in on a Deal to Avert US Default

The U.S. Senate plunged today into what many lawmakers and the White House - and millions of Americans coast to coast - hoped would...

Obama Vows to Isolate Assad

President Barack Obama said he was "appalled" by Syria's crackdown today, which activists say killed nearly 140 people, and vowed to step up pressure...

Two Mothers Leave Ten Children in Sweltering Car for Two Hours…While They Go to...

Two mothers and a friend allegedly left ten children in a sweltering car for two hours while they drank in a bar. Witnesses told...

Murderer of Baba Elazar: I Kissed His Hand Before Killing Him

The murderer of Baba Elazar Abuchatzeirah of Beer Sheva on Thursday says he kissed the rav's  hand before stabbing him. "I don't know what...

Bush and Obama to Be in NYC to Mark 10th Anniversary of 9/11

The ceremony at the World Trade Center site marking the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks will be a solemn but stately event that...

Rav Chaim Kanievsky Pens Letter to Mishpachas Abuchatzeirah

Maran Rav Chaim Kanievsky has authored a brief letter to Rav Pinchos Abuchatzeirah and the Abuchatzeirah family following the shocking murder of their...

Rav Shteinman’s Initial Response to Baba Elazar Tragedy: Silence

Shortly after davening Shacharis on Erev Shabbos, a number of those who are close to Maran Rav Aharon Leib Shteinman went to his home...

Lakewood Rabbonim Issue Letter Regarding Carnival

Lakewood, NJ - In response to advertisements regarding a carnival slated to be held today in Lakewood, the rabbonim of the town have issued...