Former Godfather's Pizza CEO Herman Cain (r.) talks with Samuel Joseph 'Joe the Plumber' Wurzelbacher, who made news during the 2008 presidential campaign when he asked Barack Obama about taxes, before speaking at a tea party rally at the Statehouse in Des Moines, Iowa, on April 16. Mr. Wurzelbacher has filed papers to run for Congress in his home state of Ohio.
While the Golan Heights returned to a tense calm today, yesterday's clashes signaled increased turmoil ahead – perhaps spurred by Syria's Assad as he battles revolt at home.
Jerusalem hadn't seen a bombing in years until a package exploded outside the city's central bus station today, wounding more than 20.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu approved hundreds of new homes to be built in major settlement blocs. But settlers in farther-flung areas such as Itamar feel exposed, and threaten to take justice into their own hands.
Israeli military forces shot and killed a Palestinian man Sunday as he approached a checkpoint in the West Bank city of Nablus holding a bottle.