NYC Officials Unveil Plan To Replace Rikers Island With Smaller Jails In Populated Neighborhoods...

New York City unveiled an ambitious plan on Wednesday to replace the notorious Rikers Island jail complex with four smaller lockups located in densely...

Activists Look To Ban BALLOONS After Success With Plastic Straws

Now that plastic straws may be headed for extinction, could Americans’ love of balloons be deflated? The joyous celebration of releasing balloons into the air...

NYC Concludes Investigation Into Yeshivas After YAFFED Allegations; PEARLS Responds

New York City education officials have completed a probe of Yeshivas accused of failing to provide students with an adequate secular education. Mayor Bill de...

Nuke Talks Uncertain, US Hits Shippers With NKorea Sanctions

With little apparent progress in denuclearization talks with North Korea, the Trump administration on Wednesday stepped up pressure on the isolated nation by punishing...

WATCH: Palestinian Soon-To-Be US Congress Member Says She Will ‘Absolutely’ Vote Against US Aid...

Rashida Tlaib, the recent winner of a Democratic primary in a Michigan district Republicans aren't even contesting, said she will "absolutely" vote against continued...

Parkland Students Start School Year With Tightened Security

Students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School returned to a more secure campus on Wednesday as they began their first new school year since...

Ex-Trump Campaign Manager Says Bloomberg is a 2020 Threat to Trump

President Donald Trump's former campaign manager said Wednesday Democrats need to nominate a Washington outsider to compete in 2020. Corey Lewandowski said he believes former...

Nasrallah Says Hezbollah Stronger Than IDF; Ready For War

"The resistance movement in Lebanon today - its weapons, its equipment, its capabilities, its members, its expertise, its experience, its faith, its determination and...

WATCH: Police Investigate Video Showing Man Spanking Hippo At LA Zoo

Police are investigating after a video shows a man spanking a hippopotamus at the Los Angeles Zoo. The video shows the man crossing a railing...

Palestinian President Abbas Lashes Out At US Over Gaza Situation: “They Are Liars!”

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has lashed out at the United States over its proposals to alleviate the dire humanitarian situation in Gaza. Abbas in a...

Survivor Of Duck Boat Sinking Urges Ban On Such Crafts

An Indiana woman whose husband and three children died when a duck boat sank last month in Missouri said Tuesday she hopes to save...

Turkey Increases Tariffs On Some US Goods, Escalating Feud

Turkey said Wednesday it is increasing tariffs on some U.S. products like cars, alcohol, and coal — a move that is unlikely to have...

White House Says It Values Diversity But Won’t Disclose Number of Black Employees

White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders says the White House values diversity, but she would not say how many black staffers there are in...

2020 PREVIEW? Trump Slams NY Gov. Cuomo After He Says “America Was NEVER That...

America "was never that great" and won't be great until all Americans share true equality, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday in a...

After Brennan, Trump May Revoke Security Clearances From These 9 Ex-Obama Officials

President Donald Trump on Wednesday acted on a threat and revoked the security clearance of former CIA Director John Brennan, citing a constitutional responsibility...

Black Americans Aren’t Buying Omarosa’s Turn Against Trump

For years, Omarosa Manigault Newman stood at Donald Trump's side, making her deeply unpopular with African-Americans who see her as a sellout for aligning...

TEHILLIM: Well-Known Gabbai Tzedakah From Eretz Yisrael Injured in Flatbush Car Crash

A well known Gabbai Tzedakah from Eretz Yisrael was badly wounded in a crash on Ocean Parkway in Flatbush on Tuesday night. Sources tell YWN...

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