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Despite federal protections, slow-moving wild donkeys are being targeted, and the shooters are getting away with it. Originally gold miners' pack animals, burros are symbolic of the American West.
Russia executed a de facto military takeover of a strategic region in Ukraine as the parliament in Moscow gave President Vladimir Putin a green light Saturday to proceed to protect Russian interests.
The State Department is warning U.S. citizens to put off all nonessential travel to Ukraine, and particularly Crimea.
"Any violation of Ukraine's sovereignty and territorial integrity would be deeply destabilizing," President Obama said, urging Russia not to intervene and calling for an end to the recent violence.
The Android-based Blackphone, set to hit the market this summer, will help answer the question of whether consumers are willing to pay for privacy.
Police are buying software programs that help them track suspicious activity on the web. But they come with the risk that the department could end up in court.
Any Russian military incursion in Crimea would dramatically raise the stakes in Ukraine's conflict, which saw pro-Russian President Viktor Yanukovych flee last weekend after months of protests.
A protest group has posted what appears to be the first video of the Supreme Court taken inside the courtroom with the court in session.
A Muslim-led coup last year triggered the violence in the majority-Christian country. But there's a deeper reason: resentment over diamonds and gold.
President Obama on Thursday called on businesses, philanthropists and government leaders to join forces to put more boys on a path toward successful lives.
The U.S. and South Korea are conducting joint military exercises, and on Thursday, the North used missile tests to express its displeasure.
The electric car company wants to build a massive plant in the U.S. to churn out 500,000 vehicle batteries a year. That's more than the combined current production at all the factories in the world.
The attorney general was hospitalized for several hours Thursday and treated for an elevated heart rate after experiencing lightheadedness and shortness of breath.
The 14-minute film, "Innocence of Muslims," depicts Mohammad as a religious fraud, pedophile and womanizer. It sparked violence in late 2012.
Secretary of State John Kerry says the U.S. is planning to provide Ukraine with $1 billion in loan guarantees and will consider additional direct assistance.
A federal judge declared Texas' ban on gay marriage unconstitutional Wednesday, but left it in place until an appeals court can rule on the case.