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U.S. Announces New Sanctions On Russia Over Ukraine Unrest

U.S. Announces New Sanctions On Russia Over Ukraine UnrestThe White House announced sanctions Monday against seven top Russian officials with links to President Vladimir Putin, including freezing their assets and banning them from obtaining U.S. visas.

Killer Tornadoes Rip Through Arkansas, Oklahoma

Killer Tornadoes Rip Through Arkansas, OklahomaTornadoes tore through parts of Arkansas and Oklahoma overnight, killing at least 17 people and leveling neighborhoods.

UPDATE: Everest Climbing Season Still In Doubt

UPDATE: Everest Climbing Season Still In DoubtThe likelihood of the upcoming climbing season on Mount Everest being canceled altogether seemed to veer from very possible to very unlikely to somewhere in between within the space of less than an hour on Tuesday as news reports came in from the world's tallest mountain.

U.N. Reports Hundreds Killed In Ethnic Violence In South Sudan

U.N. Reports Hundreds Killed In Ethnic Violence In South SudanThe United Nations Mission in South Sudan says that "targeted killings of civilians" based on ethnicity were carried out in the war-torn country after rebels last week seized the city of Bentiu.

Obama: Affordable Care Act Enrollment Hits 8 Million

Obama: Affordable Care Act Enrollment Hits 8 MillionPresident Obama says that enrollment under the Affordable Care Act has reached 8 million after the March 31 sign-up deadline was extended by two weeks.

Japan May Send Maglev Train Expertise To U.S., Without A Fee

Japan May Send Maglev Train Expertise To U.S., Without A FeeThe technology behind Japan's magnetically levitated train system, which whooshes passengers to their destinations at speeds topping 300 mph, could come to the U.S. without a traditional license fee, according to Japanese media outlets.

Russian Attack Jet Repeatedly Overflies U.S. Warship In Black Sea

Russian Attack Jet Repeatedly Overflies U.S. Warship In Black SeaThe crisis in Ukraine has taken on even more of a Cold War-era feel after a Russian warplane made nearly a dozen low passes over the weekend of a U.S. destroyer that was sailing in the Black Sea.

Obama: ‘The Story Of America Is The Story Of Progress’

Obama: ‘The Story Of America Is The Story Of Progress’Things have changed. That was the message delivered during a ceremony commemorating the 50th anniversary of the passage of the Civil Rights Act on Wednesday.

Obama: Passing Of Fort Hood Victims ‘Shakes Our Soul’

Obama: Passing Of Fort Hood Victims ‘Shakes Our Soul’The killing of three soldiers at Fort Hood, Texas, "shakes our soul," President Obama said on Wednesday.

Mudslide Tragedy: Donations Outpace Capacity In Oso

Mudslide Tragedy: Donations Outpace Capacity In OsoIt's been two weeks since the massive mudslide came down on a tiny mountain community in Washington state. The disaster killed 30 people; 13 are still missing.