Contradicting reports from the ground, the Russian leader insists that the armed men are "local self-defense forces." He also says Russia has no plans to annex Crimea.
An accident at the site appears to be more serious than first disclosed. Nobody knows what happened, but it's shaping up to be a major setback for the nation's only dedicated nuclear waste dump.
Russian officials say the men in unmarked uniforms are not from their forces, but Ukrainian authorities say otherwise. Meanwhile, the ousted Ukrainian president is said to be in Russia.
Also Thursday, ousted President Viktor Yanukovych says he's still Ukraine's leader and asks Russia to protect him. Along the border, Russian fighter jets are on patrol.
The whereabouts of Ukraine's ousted president Viktor Yanukovych remain unkown, but the opposition-led parliament says any war-crimes prosecution would come in the International Criminal Court.
Moazzam Begg was held by the U.S. for three years before being released from Guantanamo in 2005. He was never charged with anything. Now, British authorities are questioning him about trips to Syria.
South Dakota already has some of the most restrictive abortion laws in the nation. But last week, Republican legislators there moved to make it even harder for women to have abortions—with a law they argue is necessary to stop an influx...Show More Summary
Top military officials from NATO and Russia discussed their concerns about Ukraine in a phone call Monday. Many now see the country's Crimea area as a potential flashpoint.
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel will propose cutting the size of the Army and taking steps to trim soaring pay and benefit costs.
There were more than 20 additional deaths Thursday. Anti-government protesters blame the police. President Viktor Yanukovych blames the opposition. Diplomats continue to push for a ceasefire.
A huge amount of ancient helium rises from the rocks beneath Yellowstone National Park each week — about enough to fill a Goodyear blimp. Scientists say it's due to a huge volcano underneath the park.
Defender of white men who shoot unarmed black teenagers and frequent HLN guest Frank Taaffe is in danger of losing that HLN gig now that there's audio of him calling Oprah Winfrey the n-word, but Taaffe was recently confronted on HLN's...Show More Summary
Clashes between police and anti-government protesters continue. On Tuesday, at least 25 people were killed and more than 240 were injured. President Viktor Yanukovych blames the opposition leaders. They say Yanukovych is trying to keep them from speaking out.
I previously blogged on an oral argument before Judge Richard Posner where I felt he had shown a surprising antagonism toward privacy and a civil liberties lawyer. Given my respect for Posner as a brilliant academic, I was surprised to read of his open dismissal of arguments that later prevailed in the court. Now, Posner […]
Every answer is the name of a famous person whose first and last names start with the same consonant or group of consonants. You're given rhymes for the two names. You name the people. For example, if given "cycle four," the answer would be "Michael Moore."
In Atlanta, Birmingham and other places, people who got on the roads Tuesday afternoon still weren't home Wednesday morning. At many schools, students and teachers slept overnight on wrestling mats and classroom carpets. Forecasters got it wrong — the storm hit further north than they expected.
At a performance in November 1967, the late Pete Seeger called on the Israelis to "admit the injustice that was committed when they decided that they would start a new nation where a million people already lived. Vermont is approximately the size of Israel, minus the Negev desert. Show More Summary
For some Americans, it feels like the country is in tatters. For others, life is good and a recovering economy means a dream house.
The president will announce in his State of the Union address that he's signing an executive order to lift the pay in new federal contracts. A top adviser tells NPR that Obama has "warmed up to" the idea of using executive orders to move his agenda ahead.