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News | News

Afghanistan: US admits Kabul drone strike killed civilians

An inquiry finds the strike, days before the US pullout, killed 10 members of a family - not militants.

Politics | Politics

U.S. Killed 10 Civilians, Including 7 Children, In Failed Strike On Alleged ISIS Target, Pentagon Confirms

The U.S. military mistakenly killed an Afghan aid worker and nine members of his family, including seven children, during an August 29 drone strike on a purported ISIS-K terrorist.

Travel | Travel

The Catskills Was Once A Bustling Resort Region, But Now It's Almost Completely Abandoned

The Catskills remains one of Upstate New York's most scenic - albeit, abandoned - mountainscapes, and here's what happened to make it so.

Miscellaneous | Judaism

The Jewish People Prepare for Sukkot, the ‘Season of Our Rejoicing’

The outdoor, seven-day holiday approaches with safety and unity again top of mind

News | Antisemitism Watch

US court says it won't stop 'Jewish Power Corrupts' protests outside synagogue | The Times of Israel

Pro-Palestinian protests have occurred on weekly basis near Michigan house of worship since 2003; congregation says demonstrations interfere with worship, cause emotional distress

News | Antisemitism Watch

Yom Kippur attack on German synagogue averted by police - The Jerusalem Post

Authorities received a "a very serious tip" that an attack on the synagogue in the town of Hagen could take place during the Jewish festival of Yom Kippur.

Entertainment | Entertainment News!

Jane Powell Dies: Hollywood Golden Age Actress & ‘Royal Wedding’ Star Was 92

Jane Powell, who danced with Fred Astaire in 'Royal Wedding' and was one of seven brides for seven brothers in the classic 1954 film musical, has died

Recipes | Recipes

Hostess with the Mostess Snack Cake | Bakerella

Your favorite childhood chocolate cupcake, super-sized and perfect for sharing.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

How a 'tragically flawed' paradigm has derailed the science of obesity

So little progress has been made against obesity and type 2 diabetes because the field has been laboring under the wrong paradigm.

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

How to Protect Your Energy in Times of Stress

Three simple tips to help you stay true to yourself and avoid becoming overwhelmed.

Pets & Animals | Cat & Dog Resources

Teaching Your Dog to Take Treats Gently | The Bark

Question: My dog takes treats so hard that she’s hurt my hands on occasion. I’ve had the same thing happen to me to varying degrees at the dog park or in classes when I give a treat to another dog. I dread training sessions with my own dog, and I’ve

News | News

Israeli Security Forces on High Alert for Possible Violence During Yom Kippur Holiday

Israeli soldiers of an artillery unit gather near the border between Israel and the Gaza Strip, on its Israeli side …

Health & Fitness | Health News

How I Reversed an Autoimmune Disease (Part 1)

Today I live a healthy, happy life. You’d never know that 6 years ago I nearly died from an advanced stage of an autoimmune disease and no doctor could help me.

Politics | Politics

Why Freedom Is in Serious Jeopardy - The Dennis Prager

There are many ways in which to divide humanity — the decent and the indecent, the happy and the unhappy, the cowardly and the courageous, those who lead and those who follow, etc. Two major divisions that are less often noted but highly consequential are

Miscellaneous | Judaism

9 Yom Kippur Myths and Misconceptions - High Holidays

Here’s your chance to rethink some things that “everyone knows” about the holy day.