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Samuel Sheinbein fled to Israel after murdering a Maryland teen. He claimed Israeli citizenship but was later convicted and had been serving a long prison term near Tel Aviv.
President Nicolas Maduro was elected less than a year ago, but he's already facing protests from restive students and others angry over high inflation and shortages of many goods.
Supporters of the Ukrainian president's arch rival are moving quickly to take government power; gawking protesters find opulence in the president's abandoned residence.
Once the marauders and cowboys of Russia's wild frontier, the horse-bound warriors are reappearing as a symbol of national pride.
The Security Council, including Russia and China — strong supporters of the regime — voted overwhelmingly to demand that humanitarian aid be allowed to reach the needy.
President Viktor Yanukovych tells Ukrainian TV that events in the country amount to a coup. He spoke after leaving the capital with his security forces.
All told, the plan proposed by the city's Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr will cut the city's debt and liabilities by $18 billion.
Railroads that haul volatile crude shipments have reached an agreement with U.S. transportation officials to adopt safety measures after string of deadly accidents.
A bill approved in the Arizona House on a 33-27 vote allows any business, church or person to cite the law as a defense against discrimination claims and puts Arizona at the center of another polarizing debate.
In a thriving underground, stolen credit card information goes on sale before anyone even knows a massive breach has happened.
The late tech icon is just one of several individuals slated to appear on stamps within the next year or so, including Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin and Johnny Carson.
Ukraine's opposition leaders have signed a deal with the president and European mediators for early elections and a new government in hopes of ending a deadly political crisis.
A broad-based group of Israelis plans to lobby the Knesset to declare the country, for the first time, a Jewish state by law.
There were more than 20 additional deaths Thursday. Anti-government protesters blame the police, and President Viktor Yanukovych blames the opposition.
A U.S. law aimed at tax cheats hiding money abroad has had unintended consequences and has complicated life for many Americans living overseas.
A lawyer who says he was defamed by his portrayal in "The Wolf of Wall Street" is asking for $25 million in damages and the film removed from theaters.