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Vietnamese air force planes spotted two large oil slicks Saturday in the region where a Malaysia Airlines jetliner disappeared, the first sign that the plane had crashed.Add your comments
Members of pro-Russian forces and Ukraine's military have avoided violence in what's seen as a dangerous situation. Diplomats are still working to find a solution.
Malaysia Airlines said Friday night it lost contact with a plane carrying 227 passengers and 12 crew on its way from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing.
Sochi 2014 is back for round two with the Paralympic Winter Games, which will feature 547 athletes from 45 countries this week.
If you go on Craigslist these days, you'll sometimes see stuff for sale by people who say they need the money after their federal unemployment benefits ran out.
There were 175,000 jobs added to payrolls last month. That's about 25,000 more than economists forecast. The unemployment rate, though, edged up to 6.7 percent.
The vote fell short of the 60 necessary to move ahead on the legislation, which would have stripped senior military commanders of their authority to prosecute rapes and other serious offenses.
Crimea's parliament on Thursday rammed through what amounted to a declaration of independence from Ukraine. President Obama called the move a violation of international law.
Venezuelan expats react to violent protests that have rattled their native country in recent weeks
An Army general accused of sexual assault is pleading guilty to three lesser charges, but maintains his innocence on five remaining counts.
An American actress won a court order to force Google to remove the film "The Innocence of Muslims" from YouTube, but the company plans to fight back.
The new restrictions targeted an unspecified and unidentified number of people and entities that the Obama administration accused of threatening Ukraine's sovereignty and territorial borders.
The mayor says U.S. President Barack Obama should cut deportations of migrants and focus resources on the 2 million people in the U.S. who eligible to become U.S. citizens.
Russia is the world's biggest exporter of natural gas, and the second-biggest exporter of oil. This is worth pointing out at the moment, given the talk of sanctions against Russia.
The Nobel committee says 278 people or institutions have been nominated. That's a record. Russia's leader is said to be among them. So is "NSA leaker" Edward Snowden.
We're used to rounding up the total on our taxi ride or dropping a buck or two in a jar at the coffee shop. Now, new high-tech ways to pay are nudging us to tip more generously and more often.