Thanksgiving is a day of warmth amid a cold season that serves as a sharp contrast to the start of a desolate stretch of months. It’s the start of a stretch that can be quite difficult for families who cannot afford several of the components that fuel the warmth, whether it’s the turkey, mashed potatoes and stuffing or the camaraderie that comes from spending an afternoon among the people who care.
A court has rejected Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer's request to reconsider a ruling that blocked her policy of denying driver's licenses to young immigrants who have avoided deportation under an Obama administration policy.
So as you pull out that credit card for that holiday purchase, you might ask yourself if you're already overextended.
PHOENIX (AP) — A 19-year-old man was arrested in the fatal shooting of his uncle at a Phoenix car wash where the uncle worked.
Will Katy Perry be a firework at the Super Bowl? Will she show them what she's worth? Will she let her colors burst?
The Jewish tradition requires justice — in Hebrew, “tzedek.” This goes beyond criminal justice. Indeed, we seek justice in all cases, between all creatures. A just world is a world in balance, a world without want. We seek to bring balance to the world through the performance of mitzvot, religious and ethical actions that nudge the world just a bit further from pain and a bit closer to bounty.
Not long ago, I requested – and received – a thorough briefing on Ebola by Maricopa County Public Health officials. I came out of the meeting impressed by the behind-the-scenes preparations that U.S. and local health officials are making to confront and combat this deadly virus.