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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.
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel says the U.S. will step up joint aviation training with Polish forces. The Pentagon also is increasing American participation in NATO's air policing mission in its Baltic countries.
Once a staunch ally of the White House, the nation's largest Latino advocacy organization is taking aim at the White House and its immigration policies.
Rachel Canning, 18, says her parents kicked her out of their house; she wants them to give her financial support. A New Jersey judge denied her requests in an initial hearing Tuesday.
LAPD counter-terrorism chief Mike Downing says the men are not U.S. citizens and are fighting for the regime of President Bashar Assad.
The Obama administration announced a $1 billion energy subsidy package in Washington as Kerry was arriving in Kiev.
From its tax boosts on the wealthy to its spending for pre-school and job training, the budget introduced Tuesday gives Democrats a playbook illustrating their campaign-season theme of closing the widening income gap between rich and poor.
For history nerds, it's fascinating to see the word "Crimea" back in the news. The last time this peninsula on the Black Sea dominated world headlines was nearly 160 years ago.
The umpires performed perfectly during the spring training game. All three challenged calls were upheld by a replay.
National parks saw nearly 8 million fewer visitors due to the government shutdown, costing parks and surrounding areas millions of dollars, the Interior Department said.
A study finds some men force unwanted sexual attention on women who have been drinking because they may be seen as more vulnerable.
All eight people responsible for the attack are now accounted for, the state-run Xinhua news agency says, citing a police report.