Growing Hasidic Jewish Village Could Become A Town, Under Deal In Upstate NY

KIRYAS JOEL, N.Y. – A fast-growing Hasidic Jewish village has finalized an agreement with local opponents that could ease its path to expanding its borders as a more independent town. Read more

Sex, Drugs and Videotape: Former USC Dean Led Shocking Double Life

By the time he stepped down from running the Keck School of Medicine at USC, Dr. Carmen A. Puliafito had built a successful career. Read more

Bobcat Attacks Two Men and A Dog In Arizona

Firefighters in Anthem, Arizona, say a man attempting to intervene on a bobcat attack was bit, and the bobcat is now being tested for rabies. Read more

More Than 200,000 Children Married In US

More than 200,000 children were married in the US over the past 15 years, new figures have revealed. Read more

UAE Responsible For Hacking Qatari Media

The United Arab Emirates orchestrated the hacking in late May of Qatari government news and social media sites in order to post incendiary false quotes attributed to Qatar’s emir, Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad al-Thani, U.S. intelligence officials told The Washington Post on Sunday. Read more

Philanthropist, Levi Strauss Heir Killed In Plane Crash

William (Bill) Sachs Goldman, the scion of a prominent family of Jewish philanthropists in San Francisco, died in a crash of his private plane. Read more

The Calibri Font Is Threatening To Bring Down Pakistan’s Government

Wikipedia’s editors voted Tuesday to take the drastic step of locking the online encyclopedia’s article about the Calibri font. Read more

Ezras Nashim? Dubai Launches New Female-Exclusive Ambulance Service

DUBAI — Four women in pink remain on standby 12 hours a day, seven days a week, to come to the aid of their “sisters” in the Gulf emirate of Dubai. Read more

Sheldon Silver’s Conviction Is Overturned

A federal appeals court has overturned the corruption conviction of former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver. Read more

Hikind To Sarsour: What Happened To The Money From Jewish Cemetery Fundraiser?

Linda Sarsour gained headlines and sympathy after boasting about raising big bucks for Jewish cemeteries, but one of those cemeteries says they’ve never seen a dime. Read more