Claire Hajaj grew up in a family that was both Israeli and Jewish and Palestinian and Muslim. Her parents didn't see eye-to-eye on the question of Israel and Palestine, either. But they stayed together for 25 years, giving Hajaj a front-row view to both sides of the debate.
Global supply is down and global demand is up, which means higher prices for chocolate are now a reality. Mars and Hershey have already bumped up their prices. But don't worry — there are ways to stretch your chocolate budget.
Pope Francis has already called attention to poverty and inequality, and he's now calling Catholics to pay more notice to the environment. In doing so, he could change not only policy but the way that people view sin and responsibility.
The holy month of Ramadan comes to an end this weekend. It's celebrated by Muslims all over the world, including in a community in Cape Town, South Africa. Reporter Sonia Narang went to visit a family there preparing for the Ramadan break-fast.
Something's blooming on Long Island: lavender. Serge Rosenbaum's family farm, Lavender by the Bay, boasts some 60,000 plants, and they are in full flower right now. And that's drawing a lot of visitors, especially from Asia.