WASHINGTON – Even as the crisis in Ukraine continues to defy easy resolution, President Obama and his national security team are looking beyond the immediate conflict to forge a new long-term approach to Russia that applies an updated version of the Cold War strategy of containment.
Shalane Flanagan grew up in nearby Marblehead with a reverence for the Boston Marathon and dreamed, like many locals and foreign runners alike, that she would win the race someday.
She was guiding the vessel through a dangerous waterway when it capsized.
St. Paul Police reconstructing 7:30 a.m. accident to determine what happened
A veteran Fox executive who used her company email account to plan aid for loved ones of the missing Malaysian airplane's passengers has been fired.
Though complications as a result have dropped.
No stolen hearts on this first date. Instead, a New Jersey woman says a man she met on a dating website stole her dog and her flat-screen TV.
The final resting place for the ashes of Gabriel Garcia Marquez remains unclear. It could be Mexico where he lived for decades or his native Colombia. Perhaps even both.
A golden eagle that was apparently electrocuted near Sheridan was more than 30 years old, which ties the record for second-oldest in the species that has ever been tagged in North America, Wyoming wildlife officials said.
After its stunning collapse in Game 1, the Wild focused on moving forward. Game 2 is tonight in Denver.
Michelle Obama is going a little bit country.
The body of a small boy apparently cast off the side of a highway has been confirmed as a missing 5-year-old, authorities said Saturday.
Police in Stoughton are investigating a threatening letter that was sent to a black teenager, with a photo that depicted him as the victim of a lynching.
Grammy Award-winning singer Anita Baker has countersued a company that says it hasn't been paid for work done on her Detroit-area home.
Scientists are trying to perfect noses and ears before jumping to more complicated transplant organs, such as lungs, kidneys or livers.
A five-run fourth inning off Kevin Correia staked the Royals’ Bruce Chen to a lead, and his bullpen made it stand up Saturday in Kansas City.
A rare snowy owl that was apparently hit by a bus in the nation's capital and sent to Minnesota for rehab is back in the wild once again.
What was supposed to be a cheap bite at Del Taco turned out to be small fortune for some Southern California customers.
A slow-motion disaster continued unfolding in the Wyoming resort town of Jackson on Saturday, as a creeping landslide that split a hillside home threatened to swallow up more houses and businesses.
The captain of the ferry that sank off South Korea, leaving more than 300 missing or dead, was arrested Saturday on suspicion of negligence and abandoning people in need. Two crew members also were taken into custody, including a rookie third mate who a prosecutor said was steering in challenging waters unfamiliar to her when the accident occurred.
The United States is considering deploying about 150 soldiers for military exercises to begin in Poland and Estonia in the next few weeks, a Western official said Saturday. The exercises would follow Russia's buildup of forces near its border with Ukraine and its annexation last month of Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula.
In South Korea and Italy, captains fled after mishaps.
Senate Majority Leader Tom Bakk spearheaded an initiative to divert taconite mining taxes to the schools.
A California man says he feels lucky that he survived an avalanche that killed at least 13 people on Mount Everest.
Parents should think twice before giving their kids rabbits for Easter.
Organic or conventional? It’s a choice many grocery shoppers are faced with, over and over. The price difference is easy to see; it’s right there on the product. The quality difference is much murkier.
Animal rights activists protesting outside Liam Neeson's home say they don't agree with him that New York's carriage horses should keep working.
Government documents show that General Motors waited years to recall nearly 335,000 Saturn Ions for power steering failures despite getting thousands of consumer complaints and warranty repair claims.
A couple who held hands at breakfast every morning even after 70 years of marriage have died 15 hours apart.
Search teams recovered a 13th body Saturday from the snow and ice covering a dangerous climbing pass on Mount Everest, where an avalanche a day earlier swept over a group of Sherpa guides in the deadliest disaster on the world's highest peak.