Bachmann Tweet Links Deadly S.C. Floods To U.S. Relationship With IsraelFormer Minnesota congresswoman Michele Bachmann shared a theory on Twitter for why historic and deadly rains have flooded South Carolina. Over the weekend, the former Republican lawmaker and presidential candidate posted, saying: "US turns its back on Israel, disasters following."
Good Question: How Many Nuclear Weapons Still Exist?The United States dropped an atomic bomb on the Japanese city of Hiroshima 70 years ago Thursday. Estimates of causalities were anywhere between 90,000 and 160,000 people. It was the first nuclear weapon ever used, at a time when the United States was the only country with that capability. All of that has changed.
Obama: Gov. Walker's Approach On Iran Deal Would Embolden EnemiesPresident Barack Obama said Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker would be taking a foolish approach if he follows through with vows to revoke a nuclear deal with Iran if elected president.
4 Things To Know: Israel Elections, The End Of Internet Explorer & MoreHere's a look at the four stories you should be aware of for Wednesday, March 18, 2015.
Minnesota Won't Dump Pension-Fund Holdings In Israeli BondsTop Minnesota leaders declined Wednesday to shy from pension-fund investments in Israeli bonds despite persistent and passionate appeals from a group that argues the state is improperly taking sides in the Israeli-Palestinian dispute.
Good Question: Why Are The U.S. And Israel So Close?President Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu have spent the past week in a very public disagreement about negotiations over Iran’s nuclear ambitions.
Good Question: Where Do Our Immigrants Come From?Some Republicans don't want the President, among other things, to grant legal status to undocumented parents who have children born in the U.S. Where do our immigrants come from? And, how have those groups changed over time? Good Questions.
Gov. Walker Accuses Obama Of Ignoring Alarm Bells On IsraelWisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is sounding more notes of caution about U.S.-Israeli relations than even the country's prime minister. Walker published an opinion piece Monday in the National Review Online that calls the bond with Israel at "perhaps the most serious crisis in our history."
McCollum To Skip Netanyahu Speech To CongressU.S. Rep. Betty McCollum says she'll skip Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's address to a joint session of Congress next month.
Travel To The Wonders Of The WorldHere's a quick guide for families to the New Seven Wonders of the World and the only surviving original Seven Wonders of the World.
Good Question: Where Can't US Airlines Fly? The Federal Aviation Administration suspended U.S. flights to Israel for 24 hours after a rocket fell near the Tel Aviv airport. Fighting between Israelis and Hamas militants has led to safety concerns for anyone traveling to Israel. Israel isn't the only war-torn country right now.
FAA Tells U.S. Airlines Not To Fly To Tel AvivThe Federal Aviation Administration is telling U.S. airlines they are prohibited from flying to the Tel Aviv airport in Israel after a Hamas rocket exploded nearby. The FAA said in a statement that the ban on flights is for 24 hours beginning at 12:15 p.m. EST on Tuesday.