The government of Ukraine in Kiev and pro-Russian separatists in the east have agreed to stop fighting at 11 a.m. ET.
The 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.
Space 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.
The 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.
Passenger pigeons were once the world's most abundant birds. Massive flocks of more than 1 million would darken the sky.
After 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.
Rescue 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.
The 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 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.
A 9-year-old girl in Arizona on Monday accidentally killed her firing-range instructor when she lost control of an Uzi submachine gun.