From July 4th parties to death threats: U.S. Ambassador to Israel Dan Shapiro and family bid farewell

Ahead of Thursday's Vote U.S.: Palestinian UN Bid Is a 'Mistake,' Negotiations Are Only Way Forward

State Department statement comes after Israeli official says efforts to soften wording of General Assembly resolution on Palestinian status have failed.

The United States on Tuesday reiterated its opposition to the Palestinian bid to upgrade its United Nations status to that of non-member observer, two days...