There were “whistles, cheers and howls” early Tuesday on the grounds of the Griffith Observatory in Los Angeles as the moon turned red during a total lunar eclipse.
Ukraine’s acting president says his nation’s military has begun “an anti-terrorist operation” aimed at pushing armed pro-Russia demonstrators out of the government buildings in eastern Ukraine that they have occupied for several days.
Cliven Bundy, a Nevada rancher who refuses to pay grazing fees for the use of federally protected land, seems to have won at least a reprieve in his fight against the Bureau of Land Management.
Investigators don’t know what caused a deadly highway crash that killed 10 people Thursday after a FedEx truck hit a bus that was taking teenagers to tour a college campus in Northern California.
“A deadline set by the Ukrainian government for pro-Russian gunmen to leave government buildings in eastern Ukraine and surrender weapons passed early Monday,” The Associated Press writes, “with no immediate sign of any action to force the insurgents out.”
It’s a classic example of supply and demand: How much would you pay for a bottle of fresh air in one of the world’s most polluted cities?
A highway in Northern California was turned into an inferno Thursday when a FedEx truck slammed into a charter bus full of high school students.
In the wake of last year’s revelations about U.S. spying, 85 percent of Germans say they prefer European regulations for data privacy.
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, who has borne the brunt of criticism for the troubled rollout of the HealthCare.gov website, said Friday that as she prepares to leave that agency she is thankful to have had the chance to work on “the cause of my life.”
An Australian plane detected yet another possible signal from the missing Malaysia Airlines jet in the southern Indian Ocean on Thursday, as searchers said they were feeling more confident that the aircraft’s flight-data recorder would ultimately be found.