Pro-Russian militants refused on Friday to vacate government buildings they’ve been occupying in Donetsk, eastern Ukraine, defying a deal struck on Thursday to ease tensions along the border wi
The English town of Brampton had been plagued with a seemingly relentless stream of car vandalism. Over the last six months, a criminal had popped over two dozen car tires belonging to local residents and police had no leads as to the culprit.
Billionaire mogul Barry Diller blasted the Obama Administration and the nation’s largest TV broadcasters on Thursday for trying to shut down Aereo, the upstart online video service backed by the media investor.
(DONETSK, Ukraine) — Pro-Russian insurgents in Ukraine’s east who have been occupying government buildings in more than 10 cities said Friday they will only leave them if the interim government in Kiev resigns.
An early morning avalanche on the slopes of Mount Everest has killed at least 12 Nepalese Sherpas and left several more missing in what is being called the deadliest day in the mountain’s history.
A suspect in the recent string of 20 shootings in and around Kansas City has been apprehended. Police Chief Darryl Forte said that the suspect was arrested but not yet formally charged.
It’s Thursday afternoon at the Youth Ki Awaaz (Voice of the Youth) office in New Delhi, and around ten young undergraduates are in deep discussion, brainstorming ideas for a voting drive known as the Youth Elect 2014 campaign.
The NBC family drama wrapped its fifth season — and possibly its last, as the show is currently on the bubble — with plenty of romantic revelations, mostly predictable but with one big surprise (at least for those who didn’t have it spoiled during last week’s preview).
(MOKPO, South Korea) — Coast guard officials say divers have begun pumping air into a submerged South Korean ship 48 hours after it listed and sank. But it wasn’t immediately clear if the air was for survivors or for a salvage operation.
Chilean writer Isabel Allende, whose novels incorporate the magical realist style perfected by fellow Latin American writer Gabriel García Márquez, issued the following public statement after García Márquez passed away on Thursday (click on text to view larger):
Officials in South Korea are calling for the arrest of the captain of the ferry that capsized this week with over 300 students on board.
The pro-immigration reform group backed by Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is launching an ad campaign against Iowa Republican Rep. Steve King, accusing him of “attacks on American soldiers and the military” for his staunchly anti-reform stance.
Tired of waiting for Apple to open up Siri to more developers? So were a group of college students, who’ve come up with a clever workaround.
The College Board recently announced a shift in how the SAT will gauge students’ talent for vocabulary. The days when a commitment to flash cards could get young people a good score are coming to an end in 2015.
Congested and crisscrossed by narrow and often dark lanes, Varanasi’s air is a mix of wood smoke and incense. The green-brown Ganges, the busy colorful bazaars, the morning bathers and the nightly oil lamps make this picturesque place a draw for tourists from all over.
As the confirmed death toll of South Korea’s Sewol ferry disaster rises to 28, and with 270 people still missing, fingers are being pointed at the captain and crew, even as rescue attempts continue amid the murky and turbulent waters.
Beware, spoilers ahead. Because… this is a recap.
Men have played golf on the moon. Images transmitted from the surface of Mars have become utterly commonplace. The Hubble Space telescope can see 10 to 15 billion light-years into the universe.
The reporter asked the masked pro-Russian separatist in the Ukrainian city of Slavyansk a simple question: why are you wearing a mask?
(NEW YORK) — A prosecutor says plans to sell a 36-story New York office building and other properties owned by Iran will produce the largest ever terrorism-related forfeiture.
U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara (buh-RAH’-ruh) says a federal judge Thursday approved a settlement with 19 holders of terrorism-related judgments against the government of Iran.
To the great relief of firefighters, police and other public employees in bankrupt Detroit, city fathers recently plugged a huge hole in their pension plans. For now, anyway, something close to these employees’ retirement dreams have been restored.
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This week, survivors, first responders and family members of those killed came together to mark the anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings.
The events that unfolded starting at 2:49 p.m.
A white supremacist charged with killing three people this week had posted over 12,000 messages on the website Stormfront, which carries the slogan “No Jews, No Right,” according to an organization that tracks hate groups.
The University of Mississippi’s Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity chapter has been closed after three members are believed to have hung a noose around a bronze statue of civil rights icon James Meredith, the first black student admitted to the Oxford-based school.
U.S. special operations forces personnel are committing suicide in record numbers, according to military officials, who blame the traumatic effects of “hard combat.”
According to Reuters, Admiral William McRaven, who leads the Special Operations Command, told a conference in Tampa, Fla.
Saturday marks the 10-year anniversary of the world premiere of Mean Girls at Hollywood’s Cinerama Dome. Decennials are often an opportunity for sober reflection, and in that spirit, I would like to suggest that the Lindsay Lohan vehicle has been with us far longer ten years.
Murky waters and strong currents hampered the search on Thursday for survivors of the South Korean ferry capsizing. Though 179 people have been rescued from the Wednesday disaster, emergency services say that 25 people have been confirmed dead and 271 people are still missing.
(SAN DIEGO) — Prosecutors say a fourth member of the U.S. Navy has been charged with conspiracy to commit bribery in a multimillion-dollar scheme involving a Singapore-based defense contractor accused of giving cash, vacations and the services of prostitutes in exchange for information.