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U.S., Russia Talk As Crisis In Ukraine Nears New Flash Point

U.S., Russia Talk As Crisis In Ukraine Nears New Flash PointWhile Crimeans prepare to vote Sunday on whether to join the Russian Federation, Secretary of State John Kerry is in London for talks with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov.

Colorado Collected $2.1 Million In January Taxes On Recreational Pot

Colorado Collected $2.1 Million In January Taxes On Recreational Potor the first time since it legalized recreational marijuana, Colorado is releasing revenue figures: The state made $3.5 million in taxes and fees in January.

‘We Are Ready To Protect Our Country,’ Ukrainian Leader Says

‘We Are Ready To Protect Our Country,’ Ukrainian Leader SaysWhile conceding that his nation can't come close to the military power of Russia, the interim prime minister of Ukraine said Thursday that "we are ready to protect our country" if Russia does not stop its "military aggression" in Crimea.

U.S., EU Threaten Russia With Sanctions Over Ukraine

U.S., EU Threaten Russia With Sanctions Over UkraineThe United States and the European Union are threatening Moscow with sanctions over Russia's move to dispatch troops into Ukrainian territory.

Bill That Bans Undercover Filming At Farms Enacted In Idaho

Bill That Bans Undercover Filming At Farms Enacted In IdahoIdaho is one of at least 10 states that have taken up so-called "ag gag" legislation after "videos revealing apparent cruel treatment of farm animals went viral" in recent years.

Federal Judge Rules Kentucky Must Recognize Gay Marriages

Federal Judge Rules Kentucky Must Recognize Gay MarriagesU.S. District Judge John G. Heyburn ruled on Thursday that Kentucky must recognize same-sex marriages performed in states where they are legal.

Federal Judge Voids Texas Gay Marriage Ban

Federal Judge Voids Texas Gay Marriage BanSaying that a Texas law barring same-sex marriage is unconstitutional and demeans the dignity of homosexuals, a federal judge struck down the law Wednesday.

Dr. Seuss’s Private Hat Collection Is Quite A Sight

Dr. Seuss’s Private Hat Collection Is Quite A SightDr. Seuss's personal hat collection is on tour for the first time in history. An exhibit called Hats Off to Dr. Seuss!, which debuted at the New York Public Library in January last year, will stop in six states over the next seven months.

VIDEO: Congressman Threatens To Throw Reporter Off Balcony

VIDEO: Congressman Threatens To Throw Reporter Off BalconyThe post-State of the Union reviews of President Obama's address and the GOP responses have been hijacked a bit this morning by reports about Rep. Michael Grimm's angry response last night to a reporter's question.

McCain’s ‘Liberal’ Record Earns Him Censure From Arizona GOP

McCain’s ‘Liberal’ Record Earns Him Censure From Arizona GOPThe Arizona Republic says: "Saturday's censure came two weeks after the Maricopa County Republican Party passed a resolution to censure the senator on a 1,150-to-351 vote.