John Kerry Warns Russia Of Tougher New Sanctions Over Ukraine
WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry is warning Russia of harsher economic sanctions if it doesn't back down from involvement in Ukraine.
Teen In New York Sets Mattress On Fire Due To Boredom
NEW YORK (AP) — Police say a New York City teenager told detectives that boredom led him to set fire to a mattress in the hallway of his apartment building, which critically injured two officers.
Death Toll In Washington Mudslide Rises To 34
EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — The death toll from the landslide that hit the Washington community of Oso has risen to 34, with the addition of one more person to the number of victims.
Senator Critical Of ‘Cuban Twitter’ Account
WASHINGTON (AP) — A key U.S. senator is demanding to know who came up with the idea to launch a secret "Cuba Twitter" social network system.
Chuck Hagel Tours China’s New Aircraft Carrier
BEIJING (AP) — The United States' campaign to encourage China to be more open about its military growth and intentions got a symbolic boost Monday, but efforts to get the Asian giant to be more transparent about other defense operations, including cyber activities, have so far lagged behi…
Vice President Biden Promotes Democratic Voter Expansion
WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden is promoting a Democratic Party effort to expand voter access to the ballot box.
Chris Brown Case Heads Back To Court In DC
WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawyers for singer Chris Brown are headed back to court in Washington, but the Grammy winner won't be there.
Ted Kennedy Jr. To Run For Connecticut Senate
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Ted Kennedy Jr. is planning to run for the state Senate in Connecticut.
NJ Brish Fire Smoke Carries Over To NYC
WASHINGTON, N.J. (AP) — The odor of smoke from a brush fire in southern New Jersey can be smelled as far away as New York City, some 90 miles away.
Death Toll In Washington Mudslide Rises To 33
EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — The death toll from the landslide that hit the Washington town of Oso has risen to 33.