Donald Trump, shown speaking at a March rally in Salt Lake City, ended up losing the GOP caucus there — badly. Now, there's a real chance he could lose in November in the deep-red state.
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A leader of the Lemba people, wearing a prayer shawl, gathers with his fellow Jews. DNA tests have confirmed the Semitic heritage of these sub-Saharan Africans.
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Yisrael Kristal is a Holocaust survivor and the world's oldest man, according to Guinness World Records. He celebrated his long-delayed bar mitzvah this week at the age of 113.
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Pope Francis prays in front of rubble of the quake-struck town of Amatrice, Italy. Francis made a surprise visit Tuesday to the quake zone in central Italy, saying that he wanted "to be close to the people."
L: Republican vice presidential nominee Mike Pence speaks at a campaign rally Aug. 31 in Phoenix. R: Democratic vice presidential nominee Tim Kaine speaks at a campaign event Aug. 1 in Richmond, Va.
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Matzo ball soup is a classic recipe straight from Eastern Europe. But not all Jews from the region came to the New World via Ellis Island, as reflected in this jalapeño-inflected family recipe from chef Pati Jinich.
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