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Ukrainian Military Says It Is Moving Against Pro-Russia Protesters

Ukrainian Military Says It Is Moving Against Pro-Russia Protesters

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.

Molotov Cocktails And Razor Wire: Inside An Occupied Building In Ukraine

Molotov Cocktails And Razor Wire: Inside An Occupied Building In Ukraine

In Ukraine’s eastern city of Donetsk, activists who want to align the country more with Russia seized a regional administration building in the center of town last weekend. NPR correspondent Ari Shapiro went inside the building Friday and reports on what it was like:

Tense Hours, Then Sighs Of Relief After Huge Quake Off Chile

Tense Hours, Then Sighs Of Relief After Huge Quake Off Chile

The extent of the damage isn’t yet clear and the six deaths reported so far may be followed by news of other fatalities.

NATO Chief: No Sign Russian Troops Leaving Ukraine Border

NATO Chief: No Sign Russian Troops Leaving Ukraine Border

A day after Russian President Vladimir Putin reportedly promised that the Kremlin would withdraw some troops from near the border with Ukraine, the head of NATO says he’s seen no movement as yet.

Facebook Will Acquire Virtual Reality Company For $2 Billion

Facebook Will Acquire Virtual Reality Company For $2 Billion

Facebook announced a pretty big purchase on Tuesday: The social media giant said it was acquiring Oculus VR, a company that makes virtual reality goggles, for $2 billion.

West Is Ruled ‘By The Gun,’ Putin Says As He Annexes Crimea

West Is Ruled ‘By The Gun,’ Putin Says As He Annexes Crimea

Wasting no time and showing no sign that he’s concerned about Western objections or economic sanctions, Russian President Vladimir Putin annexed Crimea on Tuesday.

CIA Tampered With Senate Panel’s Work, Feinstein Says

CIA Tampered With Senate Panel’s Work, Feinstein Says

The Senate’s intelligence oversight panel had its computers searched by CIA workers, who also improperly removed some documents that had been provided to the panel, Sen. Dianne Feinstein said in a lengthy and scathing speech on the Senate floor Tuesday. She said some of the actions could be illegal or unconstitutional.

Crisis In Ukraine: Formation Of New Government Is Delayed

Crisis In Ukraine: Formation Of New Government Is Delayed

The search for ousted President Viktor Yanukovych continues in Ukraine, where months of protests over his turn toward Russia and away from the European Union, along with public anger over corruption, led to his removal from office on Saturday.

Anti-Government Protests In Ukraine Turn Deadly

Anti-Government Protests In Ukraine Turn Deadly

Riot police stormed the main anti-government camp in central Kiev, the capital of Ukraine, on Tuesday. They fought with demonstrators armed with clubs and wearing helmets fought back.

Utah School Draws Ire For Taking Kids’ Lunches; Debt Cited

Utah School Draws Ire For Taking Kids’ Lunches; Debt Cited

Two state senators are paying a visit to an elementary school in Salt Lake City on Thursday, after reports emerged that the school had served meals to dozens of students — only to throw them away after a cashier confirmed their accounts had an outstanding balance.

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