United Nations: The Federation of American Scientists' tallies show there are about 15,350 nuclear weapons in the world. The U.S. and Russia each have about 4,500 nuclear weapons stockpiled.
NCR Today: There is considerable uncertainty regarding what President-elect Donald Trump's position and policies will be regarding Israel and Palestine.
NCR Today: Election Day; Hillary Clinton doesn't want to be your mother; Theology of a taco truck; Post-election reconciliation; Can Trump get Jewish vote?
NCR Today: Donald Trump being a 'strongman' who could solve chaos in the Middle East contrasts with the area's dismaying history of domination by dictatorial leaders.
Gaza -- After a rocket fired from the Gaza Strip hit an Israeli border town, Israeli aircraft attacked Palestinian militant targets in Gaza.
NCR Today: Presidential debates; Pope challenges Jesuits; Mexicans protest same-sex marriage proposal; Costs of Islamophobia; First amendment right to sell execution drugs?
Making a Difference: "Negotiations could be successful if there is goodwill," says Bishop Shomali -- but the U.S. needs to stop blocking the way.
NCR Today: By bringing the Israel-Palestine issue into the public sphere at the Democratic Party primaries, the Sanders candidacy has accelerated change on the issue among democratic supporters.
An Israeli agency accused the the U.S.-based Christian humanitarian aid organization, one of the world' largest, of diverting "tens of millions of dollars" in donations to the terrorist group.
Manifestations of anti-Semitism must be challenged, but we must also defend human rights and work for peace.