Bloomberg BNA — The current water shortage in Arab East Jerusalem is only the latest water crisis facing Arab areas of the West Bank and Gaza Strip, representatives from regional security, environmental and human rights organizations told Bloomberg BNA.
Dartmouth College President Philip Hanlon called for a halt to student intolerance, drinking and sexual misconduct that he said have damaged the school’s reputation and contributed to a plunge in applications this year.
Unable to pay their rent and turned down for public housing, Yafit Krisi and her husband gathered their four children and moved into a tent outside the city hall in Ashkelon, on Israel’s Mediterranean coast.
Harry Belafonte and the estate of Martin Luther King Jr. reached an agreement giving the singer ownership of several documents belonging to the civil-rights leader, including a speech found in his suit pocket just after he was assassinated.
President Barack Obama honored the civil rights legacy of former President Lyndon Baines Johnson, saying the late president understood that the “true purpose” of his office was to make a historic stand for equality.
Home Depot Inc. co-founder Arthur Blank, having bought the Atlanta Falcons, is getting help from the city to build a $1.2 billion football stadium to replace a venue that a skeptic noted is barely older than Miley Cyrus.