The Internet giant isn't waiting for Palestinians and Israelis to settle their differences. On the first of the month, without firing off a press release, Google changed its home page in Gaza and the West Bank from "Google: Palestinian Territories" to "Google: Palestine."
"The Palestinian people want to be free of the occupation," award-winning Israeli journalist Gideon Levy summed up this week. It is that simple.
A look at the day's political happenings, including a Democratic National Convention speaker announcement and Newsweek calling Mitt a wimp.
A Palestinian man was convicted by a Jerusalem court of "rape by deception" after a Jewish woman he had consensual sex with grew enraged after discovering he had lied to her when he claimed to be Jewish.
Who knew Eliot Spitzer was such an Israel apologist? Guest-hosting on MSNBC, the former New York governor tries to get an uncooperative Glenn Greenwald to accept Israel's assault on the aid flotilla and Israel's devastating blockade of Gaza as "reasonable."