Ultra orthodox Jews watch Rabbi Israel Hager vote in Bnei Brak, Israel, Sept. 17, 2019.
The winner of Tuesday's Israeli election must form a government and tackle four problems that will shape the future of the country and the relations among its citizens and Palestinian non-citizens.
“Give me your tired and your poor who can stand on their own two feet. And who will not become a public charge,” said Acting head of Citizenship and Immigration Services Ken Cuccinelli.
AP Photo/Seth Wenig
During the Nazi era, roughly 300,000 additional Jewish refugees could have gained entry to the U.S. But the immigration law’s “likely to become a public charge” clause kept them out.
What does all that data mean to you?
The people who get the most out of self-tracking tend to be 'systematic thinkers' who search for meaning in patterns.
On the same day, May 14, 2018, Palestinians protest near the border of Israel and the Gaza Strip (left) while dignitaries applaud the opening ceremony of the new U.S. embassy in Jerusalem (right).
AP/ADEL HANA, LEFT, AND SEBASTIAN SCHEINER
About the only thing the Trump administration’s peace plan has going for it is the fact that no one expects it to work. And the plan's likely failure could trigger more Israeli-Palestinian violence.
Trump speaks with reporters in the Oval Office, April 14, 2019.
The president's blame-the-press rhetoric is, to the news media, calculated to score political points. But are there real problems US journalists need to address in their work? Yes, says one scholar.
Kristinn Hrafnsson, editor in chief of WikiLeaks, and barrister Jennifer Robinson talk to the media after Julian Assange’s arrest in London.
It's dangerous for the press to take up Julian Assange's cause, two journalism scholars write. Assange is no journalist, they say, and making him out to be one is likely to damage press freedoms.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
If Israel's longtime leader Benjamin Netanyahu loses in the upcoming elections, some hope that his removal will pave the way for peace. But there are several reasons why that's not likely.
Cohen testified that the Trump Organization is more about Trump than doing business.
While Trump may be an extreme example, much of the conduct Cohen highlighted reflects attitudes and actions commonplace among public companies.
Aedes aegypti mosquitoes, responsible for transmitting Zika.
AP Photo/Felipe Dana
In January, measles returned to the Pacific Northwest, while Ebola resurged in the Congo. It would take a lot more research for scientists to be able to stop threats like these in their tracks.
The Flint Hills Resources oil refinery, near downtown Houston.
AP Photo/David J. Phillip
The coal, oil and natural gas industries are also connected with human rights violations, public health disasters and environmental devastation.
True love could be hiding inside mounds of data.
Trying to optimize the search for love can be naive. Using statistics and measurements isn't necessarily the best way to find a human partner.
Trump recently called the border a crisis during a televised address.
AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster
Trump and other leaders use the word 'crisis' to claim there's an emergency that demands urgent action. A leadership expert explains how to evaluate those claims.
Trump meets with Schumer and Pelosi at the White House in December.
Trump, Schumer and Pelosi have fallen into a classic negotiation trap that often prevents deals from getting made, which has led to the shutdown stalemate.
Factors ranging from the timing of a book’s release to its subject matter can determine whether it will crack the vaunted list.
It's easier to make the list than you might think.
Ilhan Omar, a Somali American, who was elected from Minnesota’s 5th congressional district, will be the first woman in U.S. Congress to wear a hijab.
AP Photo/Jim Mone, File
The de Young Museum of San Francisco recently opened an exhibit devoted to the Islamic fashion scene. Here's how Muslim women's fashions challenge popular stereotypes.
Menyiapkan karung pasir di Virginia Beach, Virginia, sebelum kedatangan Hurricane Florence, 12 September 2018.
AP Photo/Alex Brandon
Individu dengan lebih banyak koneksi di luar keluarga dekat dan teman dekat mereka lebih memungkinkan untuk mengungsi dari daerah yang rentan sebelum terjangan badai terjadi.
Assembling sandbags in Virginia Beach, Va., before Hurricane Florence’s arrival.
AP Photo/Alex Brandon
Many factors can influence people to evacuate or stay in place when disasters loom. Research using Facebook posts suggests that people with broad social networks are more apt to get moving.
Trump meets with his ‘board.’
The allegations raised in a book on the Trump administration by Bob Woodward and an anonymous op-ed would be enough to get most CEOs fired.
Divestment rally at Harvard University, April 17, 2015.
Many students and professors at US colleges and universities want their schools to divest holdings in fossil fuel companies, but it's a hard sell for school administrators.
Iraeli Arab Knesset member Jamal Zahalka is removed after protesting the bill’s passage.
Rather than transform Israel into an undemocratic 'apartheid' state, the new nation-state law is more likely to ensure that Israel can't be transformed into a liberal democracy or binational state.