March 8, 2013 Psychologists find that in experiencing a news story on a divisive issue, we all hear the arguments supporting the other side more than our own. We thus tend to see bias, often wrongly. Was this the case in a story about a Palestinian documentary filmmaker working near Israeli settlements on the West Bank?
March 7, 2013 An Egyptian scientist says some 20 swarms have invaded the country in the past three months and more are waiting in the wings.
March 5, 2013 The U.N. agency that sponsors the marathon said it "regrets" the decision, but blamed the Islamist movement for the move. Hamas says it doesn't "want me and women running together."
February 28, 2013 You may not know all the words to the Jewish staple "Hava Nagila," but you probably know the tune. Roberta Grossman wants to show the unlikely origins of the global phenomenon in her charming documentary — and the result might surprise you. (Recommended)
February 26, 2013 Photographer Leeor Kaufman is trying to change your mental image of the Palestinian territories with his portrait of the village Wadi Fuqin, a traditionally agricultural community.
February 24, 2013 Like many countries, Israel tried to drain many of its swamplands, then realized it was destroying wildlife habitats. So the country reversed course, and has been restoring the wetlands of the Hula Valley in the north. The result: a huge and rather noisy payoff.
February 20, 2013 Palestinian Emad Burnat got a video camera to document his son's childhood. But he has spent the past several years filming the conflict between Palestinian residents of his village and Israelis who are building a separation barrier. His work is now up for an Oscar.