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Ukraine Cease-Fire Is Reached, Along With $40 Billion Aid Deal

A new cease-fire is set to begin on Sunday in eastern Ukraine, in a deal after 16 hours of peace talks between Russia and Ukraine. The deal calls for the removal of heavy weapons.

‘We’re All One,’ Chapel Hill Shooting Victim Said In StoryCorps Talk

‘We’re All One,’ Chapel Hill Shooting Victim Said In StoryCorps Talk"Growing up in America has been such a blessing," Yusor Abu-Salha said in a conversation with her former teacher that was recorded by the StoryCorps oral history project last summer.

U.S. State Department Suspends Operations In Yemen

U.S. State Department Suspends Operations In YemenThe U.S. embassy in Yemen is suspending operations because of the deteriorating security situation. The country has been gripped by turmoil since President Abd Rabuh Mansur Hadi and his cabinet resigned in January.

‘Drone Shoot-Down Bill’ Advances In Oklahoma

‘Drone Shoot-Down Bill’ Advances In OklahomaA bill that would let property owners shoot down a drone that's over their land has made its way out of a Senate committee in Oklahoma, setting up a potential vote on the matter.

Scientific Pros Weigh The Cons Of Messing With Earth’s Thermostat

Scientific Pros Weigh The Cons Of Messing With Earth’s ThermostatGeoengineering has been seen as the potential last-ditch option to stave off the worst effects of climate change, given that agreements to reduce greenhouse gas emissions have been slow in coming.

White House Asks Congress For War Powers To Fight ISIS

White House Asks Congress For War Powers To Fight ISISIn a move that is sure to set off a new round of debate over how the U.S. should fight ISIS, the Obama administration has sent Congress a request for formal authorization to use military force against the extremist group.

An Arrest, But No Motive Announced In Killing Of 3 Muslims In N.C.

An Arrest, But No Motive Announced In Killing Of 3 Muslims In N.C.Police in Chapel Hill, N.C., have arrested a suspect and charged him with first-degree murder in the shooting of three young Muslims.

U.S. Says Ebola Mission In West Africa Is Coming To An End

U.S. Says Ebola Mission In West Africa Is Coming To An EndMost of the American military personnel who were sent to help with the Ebola outbreak in West Africa will be back home by April 30, the Pentagon said on Tuesday.

Jon Stewart Will Leave ‘The Daily Show’ This Year

Jon Stewart Will Leave ‘The Daily Show’ This Year"Seventeen years is the longest I have ever — in my life — held a job, by 16 years and five months," Stewart said. "The upshot there being, I am a terrible employee. ..."

‘Lethal Defensive Weapons’ One Option In Ukraine, Obama Says

‘Lethal Defensive Weapons’ One Option In Ukraine, Obama SaysPresident Obama said "lethal defensive weapons" to Ukraine is one option being considered by the White House if diplomacy with Russia fails to end the fighting that pits Ukrainian troops with pro-Russia separatists.