The Israeli prime minister said that while he appreciates help from Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas, he also wants Abbas to renege on the unity government formed with Hamas.
The company's popular new ad for "period starter kits" has lightened the mood on a difficult subject, but NPR's Laurel Dalrymple thinks tween angst is hard enough without petty family battles.
Three journalists who work for Al-Jazeera have been sentenced to prison terms — two for seven years and a third for 10 years — by an Egyptian court. The three men were accused of aiding terrorists.
On Sunday, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry came closer than he has before to joining the chorus of those calling for Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki to step down.