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Ukraine’s President Says Cease-Fire Deal Reached With Separatists

Ukraine’s President Says Cease-Fire Deal Reached With SeparatistsThe government of Ukraine in Kiev and pro-Russian separatists in the east have agreed to stop fighting at 11 a.m. ET.

Ferguson Police Tactics Draw Justice Department Investigation

Ferguson Police Tactics Draw Justice Department InvestigationThe U.S. Department of Justice will launch an investigation into police tactics in Ferguson, Mo., with a focus on looking for a pattern or practice of discriminatory policing.

Russian Space Experiment On Gecko Sex Goes Awry

Russian Space Experiment On Gecko Sex Goes AwrySpace is a dangerous place. That message resonated again on Monday, when the Russian Federal Space Agency announced that a team of experimental geckos tasked with copulating while in orbit did not survive their journey.

‘Justice Will Be Served’ Obama Warns The Islamic State

‘Justice Will Be Served’ Obama Warns The Islamic StateThe Islamic State released a video Tuesday that showed a militant beheading American journalist Steven Sotloff. Overnight, the U.S. intelligence community came to the conclusion that the video was, indeed, authentic.

The Flight Of The Passenger Pigeon, Now 100 Years Extinct

The Flight Of The Passenger Pigeon, Now 100 Years ExtinctPassenger pigeons were once the world's most abundant birds. Massive flocks of more than 1 million would darken the sky.

After Just Two Years, Huge Atlantic City Casino Shuts Down

After Just Two Years, Huge Atlantic City Casino Shuts DownAfter operating for only two years, the Revel Casino Hotel has closed down, part of a trend that will reportedly shutter a third of Atlantic City's big gambling halls by the end of September.

Nicaraguan Miners Trapped After Collapse

Nicaraguan Miners Trapped After CollapseRescue workers in Nicaragua were trying to reach four trapped miners in the gold and silver mine in the country's south-central city of Bonanza, after 22 others were freed.

Corvette-Eating Sinkhole Will Be Filled In, Museum Says

Corvette-Eating Sinkhole Will Be Filled In, Museum SaysThe sinkhole that swallowed up eight cars at the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, Kent., in February quickly became a favorite exhibit for museum visitors, but that's not enough to head off a decision to fill in the 60-foot wide, 40-foot-deep orifice in the floor.

Ukrainian Prime Minister Says Government Will Seek NATO Membership

Ukrainian Prime Minister Says Government Will Seek NATO MembershipUkrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk says his government has sent parliament a bill that allows Ukraine to open a path toward membership in the North Atlantic Treaty Organization.

Fatal Shooting At Firing Range Sparks Debate About Safety

Fatal Shooting At Firing Range Sparks Debate About SafetyA 9-year-old girl in Arizona on Monday accidentally killed her firing-range instructor when she lost control of an Uzi submachine gun.