GENEVA (April 17, 2014) — Top diplomats from the United States, European Union, Russia and Ukraine reached agreement Thursday on immediate steps to ease the crisis in Ukraine.
NEW YORK (April 17, 2014) — A hotel executive and Democratic fundraiser pleaded guilty Thursday to witness tampering and conspiracy to evade campaign finance laws.
PHILADELPHIA (April 17, 2014) — A Maryland teenage convicted with two American women in a Jihadist terror plot has been sentenced in Philadelphia to five years in prison.
WASHINGTON (April 17, 2014) - A report released Thursday by the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office says President Barack Obama's budget request would mean significantly larger budget deficits than the White House claims.
BRUSSELS (April 17, 2014) - The European Union is warning Russia that interfering with gas deliveries to Ukraine to apply political pressure would backfire by damaging its reputation as a reliable supplier for the EU.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (April 17, 2014) - An explosion and fire at a Tennessee plant where several ammunition and explosives businesses are based killed one person and left three others injured.
MONTEREY PARK, Calif. (April 17, 2014) - Two firetrucks heading to a burning home collided Wednesday in a Los Angeles suburb, sending one careening into a restaurant and injuring 15 people, including at least five firefighters.
WEST, Texas (April 17, 2014) - As word spread of a spiraling fire at this Texas town's fertilizer plant, volunteers raced to protect families and elderly residents who lived nearby. Then came the deafening explosion.
PORTLAND, Ore. (April 17, 2014) - Call it the Big Flush 2, and this time the sequel promises to be much bigger than the original.
MOKPO, South Korea (April 17, 2014) - An immediate evacuation order was not issued for the ferry that sank off South Korea's southern coast, likely with about 290 people trapped inside, because officers on the bridge were trying to stabilize the vessel after it started to list, a crew member said Thursday.
PERTH, Australia (April 17, 2014) - A robotic submarine completed its first successful scan of the seabed Thursday in the hunt for the missing Malaysian plane, and investigators were analyzing the sub's data while also trying to identify the origins of a nearby oil slick.
WASHINGTON (April 17, 2014) — The U.S. is condemning instances of religious intolerance that are inflaming tensions in Ukraine.
WASHINGTON (April 16, 2014) — The United States is working on a package of non-lethal aid for Ukraine that could include medical supplies and clothing, but would stop short of providing body armor and other military-style equipment, U.S. officials said Wednesday.
CINCINNATI (April 16, 2014) — Ohio officials must immediately recognize the same-sex marriages of four couples who sued over the state's gay marriage ban, a federal judge said Wednesday, while staying the broader effects of his ruling to avoid "premature celebration and confusion" in case it's overturned on appeal.
AMMAN, Jordan (April 16, 2014) - Jordan's army says the country's air force has attacked cars that were at the kingdom's border with neighboring Syria.
ELK POINT, S.D. (April 16, 2014) - Two South Dakota girls on their way to an end-of-school-year party at a gravel pit in May 1971 drove off a country road and into a creek where their remains lay hidden until last fall when a drought brought their car into view, authorities said Tuesday.