Update On Judgment Day: Madoff Pleads Guilty, Going to Jail

9:15 a.m. EST:  As expected, disgraced financier Bernard Madoff pleaded guilty to all charges in an 11-count indictment today, officially marking him as...

Nazi Demjanjuk, ‘Ivan the Terrible,’ Charged in 29,000 Murders

Almost 16 years after Israel's Supreme Court overturned his conviction and life sentence for war crimes and crimes against humanity at the Treblinka death...

U.S. Queries Israel’s Toilet-Paper Rules for Gaza

The United States is protesting to Israel over seemingly random restrictions on deliveries to the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip of harmless goods such as soap...

City Fails Spelling Test On Brooklyn Street Signs

S. Elliott Place in Fort Greene may only be four blocks long, but the city has managed to misspell its name on four separate...

Person Survives Plunge Over Niagara Falls

A man has survived a plunge over Niagara Falls, clinging to a log long enough for a private helicopter to create a current...

AJC Rejects Freeman’s ‘Scapegoating’ of Pro-Israel Community

The American Jewish Committee has rejected charges made by Ambassador Charles Freeman blaming the "Israel Lobby" for his decision to withdraw his acceptance of...

Progress Reportedly Made On Shalit Deal

Egypt hosted closed-door talks today on a prisoner swap between Hamas and Israel that would set free soldier Gilad Shalit along with hundreds of...

Congress at Work: ‘$1 Billion an Hour’

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) has come up with a vivid new way to express his contention that the nation is spending way...

Ben Gurion Named Best Performing Airport in Mideast

The Airports Council International (ACI) released its ranking of the world's top performing airports in 2008 this week. Israel's national Ben Gurion Airport was...

UPDATE: Plane Engine Fragments Fall On NYC Neighborhood

An American Airlines plane out of LaGuardia Airport was diverted to John F. Kennedy Airport to make an emergency landing this morning after an...