‘There Is No Education, There’s No Knowledge’

Hollywood star Michael Douglas has condemned what he called the “brainwashing” that has led to anti-Israel campus protests in the U.S., saying the students participating in the demonstrations are acting out of ignorance. On a trip this week to Israel, Michael Douglas visited the Kibbutz Be’eri and the site of the Nova music festival — … Read more

Diver found dead in Lake Erie identified as underwater explorer

What technology could change the way we learn about shipwrecks What technology could change the way we learn about shipwrecks 05:06 A 70-year-old man found dead last week in Lake Erie has been identified as Dave VanZandt, an underwater explorer who went missing while diving to a recently-discovered shipwreck, authorities and his nonprofit organization said. … Read more

Why did Nelson Mandela’s ANC lose its majority in South Africa’s elections, and what comes next?

Johannesburg — On April 27, 1994, Black and White South Africans voted side by side for a new government for the first time in the country’s history.  Nelson Mandela’s party, the African National Congress (ANC) had defeated apartheid and ushered in a new democratic era. The ANC swept to power with ease and Mandela became South … Read more

Star-studded Michigan Central concert includes Diana Ross, Jack White, Jelly Roll, and more

The lineup for the highly anticipated concert to celebrate the grand re-opening of Detroit’s Michigan Central Station on Thursday has finally been revealed, and it includes a who’s who of talent from the Motor City and beyond, representing genres of all types. The concert’s star-studded bill will feature homegrown talent like Motown’s Diana Ross, rock … Read more

NOAA forecasts “above-normal” 2024 hurricane season

NOAA forecasts “above-normal” 2024 hurricane season – CBS News Watch CBS News The 2024 Atlantic hurricane season has begun, with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration predicting that tropical activity could be “above normal” due to warmer ocean temperatures and La Niña. CBS News national correspondent Manuel Bojorquez reports from Miami Beach, Florida. Be the … Read more

The Israeli army says it investigates itself. Where do those investigations stand? – Boston Herald

By JULIA FRANKEL and JACK JEFFERY (Associated Press) JERUSALEM (AP) — Throughout its grinding seven-month war with Hamas, Israel has pledged to investigate a series of deadly events in which its military forces are suspected of wrongdoing. The commitment comes in the face of mounting claims — from human rights groups and the International Criminal … Read more

Illinois’ use of license plate readers amounts to ‘dragnet surveillance,’ lawsuit alleges

A pair of Cook County residents are suing the Illinois State Police, Gov. J.B. Pritzker and Attorney General Kwame Raoul over the state’s use of automated license plate readers like this one, alleging they amount to “dragnet surveillance.” Similar devices are installed across the suburbs. Courtesy of Flock Safety A lawsuit accuses Illinois State Police … Read more

14-year-old arrested for allegedly carrying loaded gun

Crime The boy was arrested on Saturday for allegedly carrying a large capacity firearm at an event at Dorchester’s Harambee Park. Boston police arrested a 14-year-old boy at about 7 p.m. Saturday for possession of a loaded, high-capacity firearm. Officers were stationed at Dorchester’s Harambee Park this weekend for an event between New England Avenue … Read more