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US House passes bill to make Washington, DC, the 51st state

By a vote of 216-208, the Democratic-controlled House approved the initiative with no Republican support.

THE US Supreme Court

Why the US Supreme Court will not turn election for Trump - analysis

It would be Trump trying to overturn the default state count by getting the Court to overturn policies and decisions by state officials.

Donald Trump and Joe Biden

Biden edges closer to White House win as Trump mounts legal challenge

Biden: 'It's clear that we're winning enough states.' Trump campaign says it is suing in key states.


Florida, where the Jewish vote for president really counts

Even at this late stage, it seems too close to call in terms of who will win the election. When the race is broken down state-by-state, it could go either way.

Yaacov Lozowick, then director of the Israel State Archive, poses for a picture at the archive

Israel's State Archives demand all state-related documents be handed in

Ruti Abramovitch, the state archivist, threatened other archives in a letter, writing that 'any archives holding a document defined as classified may be subject to severe penalties'

A MAN wearing a kippa waits for the start of a demonstration against antisemitism at Berlin’s Brande

Is there a common theme in the outbreak of antisemitism in the West?

A sense that “democracies don’t control” their own countries has contributed to the rise of antisemitism.

U.S., Israel work to block unilateral Palestinian statehood drive at U.N.

"We are preparing to stop the initiative,” Israeli Ambassador to the UN Danny Danon said.

Israel wedding

Civil marriage now

As the 69-year-old argument about the separation of religion from state continues to unravel, matrimony in Israel bears the brunt of the status quo.

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