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Despite Cease-Fire, Skirmishes Carry On Along Ukraine’s Front Line

Despite Cease-Fire, Skirmishes Carry On Along Ukraine’s Front LineUkrainian forces and pro-Russia separatists are still exchanging fire and inflicting casualties at hot spots in eastern Ukraine. The separatists haven't withdrawn heavy weapons, Ukrainians say.

Protesters, Police Clash At Opening Of European Central Bank Headquarters

Protesters, Police Clash At Opening Of European Central Bank HeadquartersProtesters set fire to police cars and barricades. Police responded with water cannons during a ceremony to inaugurate the $1 billion-plus building in Frankfurt, Germany.

House GOP Budget Sets Stage For Showdown With The President

House GOP Budget Sets Stage For Showdown With The PresidentHouse Republicans unveiled a draft budget Tuesday, aimed at balancing spending with revenues over the next decade without raising taxes.

Are Humans Really Headed To Mars Anytime Soon?

Are Humans Really Headed To Mars Anytime Soon?Public passion is all well and good, but it will take more than big talk to get to Mars by 2025, space specialists say. Even several rockets' worth of cash won't easily solve the technical challenges.

An ‘Upstream’ Battle As Wikimedia Challenges NSA Surveillance

An ‘Upstream’ Battle As Wikimedia Challenges NSA SurveillanceA law professor and expert on national security law sheds some light on the lawsuit by Wikipedia's parent company against the National Security Agency.

Aid Effort Underway As Vanuatu Assesses Storm’s Damage

Aid Effort Underway As Vanuatu Assesses Storm’s DamageThe scale of the destruction wreaked by Cyclone Pam is becoming slowly apparent. The storm, which struck Vanuatu late Friday, destroyed buildings and crops, killed at least 8 people and injured 20.

Pi Day Isn’t Just Magical, It’s Mathematics. And There’s Pie!

Pi Day Isn’t Just Magical, It’s Mathematics. And There’s Pie!Math geeks are excited about 3-14-15, this year's Pi Day. The San Francisco Exploratorium will celebrate with a pizza-pi-dough-tossing contest, a pi parade and special pie. Mmmm, pie. Or is it pi?

Author Terry Pratchett Was No Stranger To Death

Author Terry Pratchett Was No Stranger To DeathThe prolific author, who died Thursday at 66, was known for his novels about the fantasy planet Discworld, populated by humans, witches, trolls and dwarves — and a very human, sympathetic Death.

2 Police Officers Shot Amid Protest At Ferguson Police Department

2 Police Officers Shot Amid Protest At Ferguson Police DepartmentOne officer was shot in the face and another in the shoulder; they aren't expected to have any "remarkable long-term injuries," says St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar.

Ferguson, Mo., Police Chief Resigns Following Justice Department Report

Ferguson, Mo., Police Chief Resigns Following Justice Department ReportChief Thomas Jackson's departure is effective March 19. He is the latest employee to resign or be fired in the wake of a Justice Department report that accused local police and courts of racial bias.