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  • Eastern Ukraine holds separatist referendum

    Eastern Ukraine holds separatist referendum
    Some residents of this eastern Ukrainian city voted for independence Sunday in expectation of soon having their region annexed by Russia. Others cast "yes" votes as what they considered a first step toward demanding more regional autonomy while...
  • Ukraine troops ambushed by pro-Russia gunmen in eastern town; 14 die

    Ukraine troops ambushed by pro-Russia gunmen in eastern town; 14 die
    At least 14 people were killed and scores were wounded as government forces seeking to win back this eastern Ukrainian city from pro-Russia separatists ran into an ambush Monday set up by the rebel gunmen. Operations by the Interior Ministry, army and...
  • 2 Ukraine oligarchs speak up for unity, against pro-Russia faction

    You don't amass a billion-dollar fortune in a country infamous for corruption and inefficient industries by ignoring the political winds. No one has more to lose from the campaign by Ukraine's pro-Russia separatists than a handful of men who have...
  • Putin troop order signals Russia won't interfere in Ukraine election

    Putin troop order signals Russia won't interfere in Ukraine election
    Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday ordered his troops to pull back from the border with Ukraine after weeks of military exercises, another signal that the Kremlin is trying to avoid overtly undermining its neighbor's Sunday presidential election...
  • Pope Francis to canonize two pontiffs, recognize two visions

    Pope Francis to canonize two pontiffs, recognize two visions
    One helped revolutionize the church, becoming an enduring icon among progressive Roman Catholics who view religion as a vehicle for justice and peace. The other figured in a societal revolution outside the church, earning the adulation of...
  • U.S. slaps new sanctions on Russian business, government leaders

    Trying to drive a wedge between Vladimir Putin and the oligarchs who support him, the Obama administration slapped sanctions Monday on another two dozen Russian financiers, government officials and companies in an effort to pressure the Russian...
  • Photos from World War I should make us remember, and think

    As a history buff, I’m naturally drawn to anniversaries, even though they are inherently arbitrary as a reason to commemorate something. April 20 was the 100th anniversary of the Ludlow Massacre, for instance, and the events surrounding that spasm...
  • ATMs the best way to get cash when you're abroad

     ATMs the best way to get cash when you're abroad
    Question: As the summer travel season approaches, what are your recommendations for the best way to get cash when one is overseas? Daniel Fink Beverly Hills Answer: I'm putting my money on (sharp intake of breath here) using an automated teller...
  • Pope Francis declares two new saints, plays up Vatican II

    Pope Francis declares two new saints, plays up Vatican II
    Pope Francis proclaimed sainthood Sunday for a pair of former pontiffs, John Paul II and John XXIII, thrilling multitudes who gathered in St. Peter's Square and elsewhere to witness the double canonization. It was the first time in the history of the...
  • Militants take another Ukraine city; EU adds to Russia blacklist

    Militants take another Ukraine city; EU adds to Russia blacklist
    The European Union added 15 names to its list of those sanctioned in response to worsening violence in Ukraine, where separatists clubbed their way into control of another regional government headquarters Tuesday. The EU blacklist, enacted more than a...
  • Vatican to debate teachings on divorce, birth control, gay unions

    Contraception, cohabitation, divorce, remarriage and same-sex unions: They're issues that pain and puzzle Roman Catholics who want to be true to both their church and themselves. Now those issues are about to be put up for debate by their leader, a...
  • Police arrest Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams in kidnap, murder case

    Police in Northern Ireland arrested Sinn Fein party leader Gerry Adams on Wednesday on suspicion of involvement in the Irish Republican Army's 1972 abduction, killing and secret burial of a Belfast widow. Adams, 65, confirmed his arrest in a prepared...