House Approves Spending Bill, Shifting Shutdown Drama To Senate

The House on Thursday night approved a stopgap measure to keep the government open less than 36 hours before a possible shutdown, shifting the...

Ex-Uber CEO Nets $1.4B As Company Closes Softbank Deal

Travis Kalanick, the former Uber CEO who resigned last year, is walking away with $1.4 billion after the company finalized a new deal, CNBC...

Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 3 Shevat

Rav Yosef Katz, brother-in-law of the Rema and author of She'eris Yosef (1591). Note: the Admor of Desh, Rav Tzvi Meir Panet (1923-2003) also...

Connecticut Governor: Trump ‘Fake News’ Awards Are ‘Fascist Propaganda’

Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy is slamming President Trump’s “Fake News” awards as “fascist propaganda.” In a statement Wednesday, Malloy praised journalists and rebuked the GOP...

2017 Was World’s Second-Hottest Year On Record, Federal Scientists Say

Federal government researchers said Thursday that 2017 was the second-hottest year on record in terms of global average surface temperatures. The finding by NASA follows...

Macron Dispatched Adviser To Sway Palestinians On Trump’s Peace Plan

French President Emmanuel Macron dispatched his deputy national security adviser, Aurélien Lechevallier, to the Palestinian city of Ramallah this week to convince Palestinian leaders...

Double Dose Of Bubble Disease in Israel

Israel has twice as many bubble children as Western countries, Haaretz reported. The term refers to children who are born lacking white blood cells, which provide immunity...

Watch: Expert: ‘Bloody Nose’ Strike On North Korea Will Lead To War

Retired U.S. Army Lt. Col. Daniel Davis, senior fellow and military expert for Defense Priorities, warns a limited, preemptive strike on Kim Jong Un's...

Tillerson: ‘We’re Ready’ If Shutdown Happens

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Thursday that his department is prepared for a potential government shutdown, though he hopes lawmakers can reach a...