In his first on-camera interview since taking up his position this year, U

U.S. ambassador breaks with State Dept. policy: ‘I think the settlements are part of Israel’


Interpol, the international police organization, has voted to accept Palestine as a member country - which will heighten fears in Israel that Palestine could use Interpol to target Israeli officials

Palestine joins Interpol, heightening Israel’s fears


A fresh approach to Rosh Hashana (the observance begins at sundown Sept

Lamb for Rosh Hashana continues family’s tradition


Israeli leaders and political commentators reacted with anger and bewilderment Sunday after Yair Netanyahu, son of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, posted a classic anti-Semitic meme on his Facebook page

Netanyahu’s son posts classic anti-Semitic meme, drawing praise from neo-Nazis


Democratic governor candidate Daniel Biss on Friday named a Rockford state lawmaker as his new running mate as he looked to reboot his campaign following an embarrassing breakup with his first lieutenant governor pick after less than a week

Biss names Rockford lawmaker as running mate after Israel flap costs him first choice


The Israeli military is in the midst of its largest military exercise in nearly two decades, focusing on a potential war with Hezbollah

Israel has launched its largest military exercise in almost 20 years


Welcome to Clout Street: Morning Spin, our weekday feature to catch you up with what's going on in government and politics from Chicago to Springfield

Morning Spin: Biss expected to pick Rockford lawmaker as his new running mate


Democratic governor candidate Daniel Biss announced Wednesday he has dropped his running mate of less than a week over differences involving Israel's future

Dem gov hopeful Biss drops running mate Ramirez-Rosa over Israel views


Gene Simmons is the co-frontman of fabled, fire-breathing rock overlords Kiss, and does a thriving side business as an entrepreneur

Gene Simmons: ‘I’ve never done drugs or alcohol, so my soul is intact’


HITS Balmoral Park wrapped up its horse jumping competition summer season on Sunday with 45 riders vying for a $200,000 prize

Balmoral wraps up summer season with $200,000 horse jumping grand prix