Protester Sets Himself on Fire Outside Israeli Embassy in Washington, D.C.

A man set himself on fire outside of the Israeli embassy in Washington D.C. … apparently protesting the conflict in the Middle East. Pictures of the protester have been circulating online in the middle of his act of self-immolation, and he was reportedly rushed to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. Someone self-immolated (or tried to) … Read more

Chris Evans Rules Out Running for Political Office While Promoting Civic Engagement in Washington, D.C. | Chris Evans | Just Jared: Celebrity News and Gossip

Chris Evans is ruling out a run for office. The 42-year-old actor, who runs civic engagement voting website A Starting Point, made an appearance at the Newsmaker Luncheon at National Press Club on Monday (January 29) in Washington, D.C. Chris was asked during the event if he ever considered being in office himself. Keep reading … Read more

March for Gaza: At D.C. rally, thousands expected to demand war cease-fire

Comment on this storyCommentAdd to your saved storiesSave Thousands of protesters began gathering in downtown D.C. Saturday afternoon at a rally calling for a cease-fire in Gaza and a halt to U.S. aid to Israel. A sea of black, green, red and white flags floated over the crowd in Freedom Plaza, blocks from the White … Read more

Massive Attack, Fontaines D.C., and Young Fathers Announce Ceasefire EP for Gaza Relief Efforts

Massive Attack, Fontaines D.C., and Young Fathers have teamed up for a limited-edition vinyl record to raise money for Doctors Without Borders’ aid in Gaza and the West Bank. The Ceasefire EP features music from all three bands and is available for pre-order. In addition to donating all the profits to the cause, the bands … Read more

March for Israel D.C. rally expected to draw thousands at the National Mall

Add to your saved storiesSave Every day, Rachel Goldberg tears off a new piece of masking tape and writes down how many days it has been since her son, Hersh Goldberg-Polin, was abducted by Hamas militants. Then, she places it on her chest. On Tuesday, it will read “39” as she speaks to the thousands … Read more

Pro-Israel rally Tuesday in D.C. expects huge crowd. Here’s what to know.

Add to your saved storiesSave Thousands of people are expected to rally Tuesday in Washington to show solidarity with Israel, express their resolve in combating a rise in antisemitism and demand the release of hostages abducted by Hamas. The rally, organized by the Jewish Federations of North America and the Conference of Presidents of Major … Read more

Families of Israeli hostages travel to D.C. to plead for release

Comment on this storyCommentAdd to your saved storiesSave Relatives of Israelis abducted by Hamas last month traveled to downtown D.C. on Sunday to urge the international community to maintain pressure and demand the release of their family members. Assembled outside the headquarters of the American Red Cross, the relatives held photos and invoked the names … Read more

China’s top diplomat to visit D.C. amid tensions over South China Sea, Israel

Comment on this storyCommentAdd to your saved storiesSave Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi will visit Washington this week, the State Department said Monday, the highest-level visit by a Chinese official since tensions spiked early this year after a Chinese spy balloon floated across American airspace. The three days of meetings, starting Thursday, are the latest … Read more

Maluma Reveals He’s Going to Be a Father During His Concert in Washington, D.C.

Maluma is getting ready to start a whole new chapter in his life. The Colombian superstar was performing in Washington D.C. on Thursday, during a stop in his Don Juan Tour, when he shared some very special news with his fans in the audience. The singer debuted the new music video for his song “Procura,” in which … Read more

Israel music festival survivor tells D.C., Congress her story of escape

Comment on this storyCommentAdd to your saved storiesSave A 25-year-old woman who barely survived the massacre at a music festival in Israel this month trembled as she recounted her story in Washington. Rockets flew overhead at the festival site in Re’im and gunmen overran it, Noa Ben Artzi said at the Sixth & I Historic … Read more