NATO Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen says he's concerned about a massing of Russian troops along the eastern border with Ukraine, saying that the alliance was focused on "effective deterrence and defense."
Ukraine announced the pullout of its troops from Crimea after Russia annexed the Black Sea peninsula and took control most of the military bases there.
For the second time in recent months, President Obama welcomed a cadre of tech CEOs to the White House to talk about data privacy.
The National Security Agency has in recent years "pried its way into the servers" of Huawei, a Chinese telecommunications company that the spy agency has long suspected could work with the Chinese military to steal secrets from American firms and the U.S. government, The New York Times reported Saturday.
The nation's "first basketball fan" has Michigan State winning it all in this year's NCAA Division I men's basketball championship.
Crimean officials say more than 95 percent of those who voted in Sunday's referendum endorsed the idea of joining the Russian Federation. There were, however, complaints about the vote and some signs of intimidation.
The Senate has voted to block a bill that would have removed the authority of senior military commanders to prosecute sexual assault cases within their ranks.
.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said all sides agree that the crisis on the Crimean Peninsula must be resolved through dialogue, but he acknowledged there has yet to be one-on-one discussions between Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and his Ukrainian counterpart.
Putin made the claims about a lack of involvement by Russian forces even though Russian military helicopters have been seen in the skies over Crimea, Russian trucks have been seen moving the armed men to key locations, and the soldiers in unmarked uniforms speak Russian and in some cases have told reporters and local residents that they are members of the Russian military.
Saying it is "the right thing for us to do for our customers and our company to help people on their path to better health," the CEO of CVS Caremark announced Wednesday that the company's 7,600 pharmacies will stop selling cigarettes and tobacco products by Oct. 1.