A round-up of fake news we wish were true and true news we wish were fake
Plus a Syrian university suffers a major attack
Plus Colin Powell backs Hagel for Defense Secretary
Apparently Syrian Palestinians can’t be absorbed by Jordan because of Israel
Plus the Treasury Department warns about Iran avoiding sanctions
Plus with Syrian conflict in mind, Israel plans a fence in the Golan Heights
Plus Jack Lew to be named treasury secretary?
Plus the U.S. just says no to Bashar Assad’s peace plan
Plus warplanes continue to bomb neighborhoods in Syria
Plus Eric Trager writes on the future of the Egyptian electorate
Will Putin’s ban on adoptions finally help U.S. officials grasp the nature of Russia’s political leadership?
Plus Hillary Clinton discharged from the hospital
Looking at the overblown rhetoric on settlements, shameful silence on Syria
Plus Ellis Island still remains closed after Hurricane Sandy
Plus Brian Schatz is Hawaii’s choice to replace Senator Inouye
Plus Syrian police chief defects as post-Assad era looms
Plus UN envoy meets with Assad
Plus Jerry Seinfeld on the anatomy of a joke
Plus Jacob Ostreicher finally released by Bolivia
Plus Senator Daniel Inouye dies at 88
Riots continue after death of Palestinian teen
The U.S. refuses to arm rebel groups. Now, an al-Qaida affiliate has emerged as one of the strongest factions.
U.S. will strike Iran in 4-5 months if progress isn’t made
Plus students break the dreidel world record, which apparently exists
Chemical weapons or not, the next few weeks in Syria will be tough to watch
After Columbia controversy, Sheherazad Jaafari is at The New School
And other questions we never thought we’d ask
Plus more arrests are made in Toulouse shooting
Plus, is Israel retaliating for the UN vote?
A few more countries jump ship, signaling landslide ahead