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Shelling In Donetsk Rocks Cease-Fire In Ukraine

Shelling In Donetsk Rocks Cease-Fire In UkraineThe cease-fire in eastern Ukraine was being tested Sunday, with intense fighting reported near the airport in Donetsk Saturday and Sunday.

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford Withdraws Re-Election Bid

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford Withdraws Re-Election BidToronto's scandal-prone Mayor Rob Ford has withdrawn his re-election bid.

Boehner: House GOP ‘Ready To Work With The President’

Boehner: House GOP ‘Ready To Work With The President’Boehner says "we ought to give the president what he's asking for."

U.S. Threatened To Fine Yahoo $250K A Day If It Didn’t Release User Data

U.S. Threatened To Fine Yahoo $250K A Day If It Didn’t Release User DataReleased court documents tell the story of Yahoo! against the federal government.

Susan Rice: Islamic State Fight Will Not Be ‘Iraq War Redux’

Susan Rice: Islamic State Fight Will Not Be ‘Iraq War Redux’President Obama's national security adviser Susan Rice says the United States will not be drawn into a ground war in Iraq and Syria.

Missouri Lawmakers Override Vetoes On Abortion, Guns

Missouri Lawmakers Override Vetoes On Abortion, GunsMissouri's Republican-led Legislature overruled vetoes by Gov. Jay Nixon to push through measures expanding gun rights and mandating a 72-hour waiting period for women seeking abortions.

Ozone Levels Bounce Back, Showing First Increase In 35 Years

Ozone Levels Bounce Back, Showing First Increase In 35 YearsRemember the giant hole in the Earth's ozone layer? Scientists say it's shrinking a little, thanks in part to the elimination of CFCs.

Obama Says U.S. Will ‘Take Out’ Islamic State ‘Wherever They Exist’

Obama Says U.S. Will ‘Take Out’ Islamic State ‘Wherever They Exist’Obama said that he would "not hesitate" to order strikes against Islamic State targets in Syria.

Nation Remembers 9/11 On 13th Anniversary Of Attacks

Nation Remembers 9/11 On 13th Anniversary Of AttacksOn the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks, President Obama, first lady Michelle Obama and Vice President Joe Biden gathered on the White House lawn to observe a moment of silence.

Opinion Pages Offer Support On Plan To Combat Islamic State

Opinion Pages Offer Support On Plan To Combat Islamic StatePresident Obama's prime-time speech prompted generally cautious support from the editorial pages of major newspapers across the country this morning.