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(Credit: Vladimir Yaitskiy) Ukraine will not intervene militarily in the separatist peninsula of Crimea, in order to avoid exposing its eastern border, Ukraine's acting president told AFP Tuesday.
The latest escalation in the crisis also saw Moscow lash out at Washington for promising "illegal" financial assistance to Kiev leaders who rose to power on the back of three months of deadly protests that toppled a Russia-friendly regime.
(Credit: byeangel) Among those aboard were First Officer Fariq Abdul Hamid, 27, who along with a fellow pilot violated airline rules in 2011 by allowing two young South African women into their cockpit.
(Credit: Alec@B92) CIA Director John Brennan said there had been reports of claims of responsibility for downing the missing jet, but stressed that these were far from confirmed.
After Harry Reid's "Addicted to Koch" speech, right-wingers went out and whined about how unions spend more on politics than the Kochs do. Except they don't. And to prove that, New Republic did some simple math. But is it really so extraordinary?...Show More Summary
Kentucky Pastor Jeff Fugate said this week that his assistant pastor, Joseph Pickens, felt hurt by Internet comments from people who did not appreciate him wearing blackface for a church skit. In a video posted to YouTube last week, Pickens had dressed as Mr. Show More Summary
After her original ad for Americans for Prosperity was soundly debunked, Julie Boonstra turned tearful, looking out at the throngs of imaginary people who hate getting health care benefits and telling them she just wants to be heard. If...Show More Summary
Despite the best efforts of right-wing billionaires and ideologues, Obamacare is gaining popularity and enrollments. We're in the final stretch of the 2014 open enrollment period and so President Obama is doing whatever he needs to do...Show More Summary
I was halfway there to liking "About A Boy," the new NBC comedy, before I'd even seen it. After all, the original movie was a charmer, based on the Nick Hornby book and featuring Hugh Grant as Will, playing against type as a self-absorbed...Show More Summary
Televangelist Pat Robertson warned a viewer on Tuesday that watching horror entertainment shows like The Walking Dead or pornography could allow "demons" to wreck her car. "I was watching a horror movie the other day of the recommendation of others," a viewer explained in a letter to The 700 Club. Show More Summary
A subpoena issued by the federal prosecutor from Manhattan to the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey seeking documents related to Chairman David Samson was rescinded.
(Credit: dmuth) Comcast is throwing money at absolutely everybody (in truly bi-partisan fashion) in the hope it's really just as simple as buying merger support.
(Credit: kc7fys) Aguilar was asked by Marty Balin, a founding member of Jefferson Airplane, to join a new band. Eight years later, they became Jefferson Starship.
(Credit: Harald Groven) The judge noted that such an issue — whether a father has the right to be notified when a woman goes into labor and whether he's allowed to be in the room even if the mom objects — has "never been litigated in New Jersey or the United States."
(Credit: JeanKeefer) Drexel officials said no official cause of death has been given but they are working with health officials from the city under the assumption that her death was caused by meningitis.
(Credit: Effnheimr) Here are some stories we're looking at today.
Health Republic is one of 23 health-insurance cooperatives established across the country with start-up loans from the federal government.
(Credit: philly.com) Accompanied by her attorney, Michael Critchley, Kelly entered the building just after 9 a.m. without speaking and her eyes averted.
(Credit: AP) This is big news, because Dianne Feinstein is the dysfunctional mother who insists her national security boys would never do anything wrong. But the Senate is always quick to protect themselves from abuses they tolerate for ordinary citizens. Show More Summary
(Credit: philly.com) The beat goes on.... PHILADELPHIA -- More than two dozen people were arrested Monday after they blocked entrances to the William J. Green Federal Building in Center City to protest the proposed Keystone XL pipeline. The...Show More Summary