- World stocks up on hopes Chinese slowdown is mild Updated: Apr-16-14 12:01 pm
- Moniz raised MOX alternatives with Russia Updated: Apr-16-14 11:49 am
- NATO ups military presence amid Russian threat Updated: Apr-16-14 11:45 am
- Russian economy hit by Ukraine turmoil Updated: Apr-16-14 11:28 am
- Combat vehicles in east Ukraine fly Russian flag Updated: Apr-16-14 10:50 am
- Oil nears $105 as conflict in east Ukraine deepens Updated: Apr-16-14 8:13 am
- Russian FM: Russia still to meet with Ukraine Updated: Apr-16-14 3:13 am
- Rubio: Terrorists training in Syria may strike US Updated: Apr-15-14 8:51 pm
- Could police have averted the Boston bombings? Updated: Apr-15-14 5:37 pm
- Germany's Merkel calls Putin to discuss Ukraine Updated: Apr-15-14 3:52 pm
- US eyes more action against Russia if talks fail Updated: Apr-15-14 2:46 pm
- US Senator McCain mocks EU's Russia sanctions Updated: Apr-15-14 1:16 pm
- US backs Ukraine military action in east region Updated: Apr-15-14 1:09 pm
- EU agrees to work more closely with NATO Updated: Apr-15-14 11:16 am
- German company starts gas deliveries to Ukraine Updated: Apr-15-14 11:12 am
- Russia tests Obama's ability to stop its advances Updated: Apr-15-14 8:39 am
- German economic confidence slips on Ukraine worry Updated: Apr-15-14 6:40 am
- Little sign of progress as Obama, Putin speak Updated: Apr-14-14 11:37 pm
- Philly Inquirer architecture critic wins Pulitzer Updated: Apr-14-14 6:01 pm
- Questions linger year after Boston Marathon bombs Updated: Apr-14-14 5:42 pm
- Putin to Obama: Russia not behind Ukraine protests Updated: Apr-14-14 4:52 pm
- EU to sanction more Russians over Ukraine policy Updated: Apr-14-14 2:34 pm
- Canada says Russia's actions "imperialistic" Updated: Apr-14-14 1:40 pm
- APNewsBreak: Russian jet passes near US warship Updated: Apr-14-14 12:55 pm
- UN Security Council meets on Ukraine crisis Updated: Apr-13-14 11:43 pm
LONDON - World stock markets rose Wednesday after Chinese economic figures showed the slowdown in the first quarter was less severe than expected.
ATLANTA - U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz told his Russian counterpart last year that U.S. authorities may need to use a different method to destroy weapons-grade plutonium rather than rely on an over-budget facility in South Carolina.
BRUSSELS - NATO is strengthening its military footprint along its eastern border immediately in response to Russia's aggression in Ukraine, the alliance's chief said Wednesday.
MOSCOW - Russia's economy slowed sharply at the start of the year as the crisis in Ukraine spooked investors into pulling money out of the country. But with Russian President Vladimir Putin still enjoying high popularity ratings, the economic damage is not yet likely to soften his politics in the region, analysts say.
SLOVYANSK, Ukraine - A column of armored vehicles flying Russian flags drove into a Ukrainian city controlled by pro-Russian insurgents Wednesday, dampening the central government's hopes of re-establishing control over restive eastern Ukraine.
The price of oil approached $105 a barrel Wednesday as concerns grew over the crisis in Ukraine, which took military action against separatists in its east. Gains were temporarily tempered by slower Chinese growth.
HANOI, Vietnam - Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov says Russia is still planning to meet with Ukrainian officials at an international conference in Geneva on Thursday.
AUSTIN, Texas - U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio warned Tuesday that terrorists training in ungoverned swaths of Syria could "soon" attack American interests around the world - or even on the nation's home soil.
BOSTON - It was a shocking slaying in a Boston suburb that sometimes goes years without one homicide, let alone three at once. The victims' throats had been sliced in a home on a tree-lined street, marijuana and cash strewn over their bodies.
WASHINGTON - The State Department says the U.S. is eyeing a new round of sanctions against Russia over its actions in Ukraine, but any new move against Moscow is unlikely until after a diplomatic meeting later this week in Geneva.
TALLINN, Estonia - Sen. John McCain of Arizona has dismissed the European Union's sanctions on Russia following the crisis in Ukraine as "almost a joke" during a tour of the Baltic countries.
WASHINGTON - The United States is giving its tacit support to Ukrainian military action against pro-Russian separatists.
LUXEMBOURG - Spooked by Russia's actions against Ukraine and what the Kremlin may attempt in the future, European Union defense ministers agreed Tuesday to step up cooperation with the U.S.-led NATO defense alliance.
BERLIN - German utility company RWE said Tuesday it has started sending natural gas to Ukraine, a move that could support the country if Russia acts on its threat to cut off supplies because of a massive debt for past deliveries.
WASHINGTON - With the White House asserting that Russia is stoking instability in eastern Ukraine, President Barack Obama is once again faced with the complicated reality of following through on his tough warnings against overseas provocations.
FRANKFURT, Germany - A key German measure of investor confidence in the economy slipped in April as the conflict in Ukraine created uncertainty about the future.
WASHINGTON - Speaking for the first time in more than two weeks, President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin showed little sign of agreement on Monday, with the U.S. leader urging pro-Russian forces to de-escalate the situation in eastern Ukraine and Putin denying that Moscow was interfering in the region.
PHILADELPHIA - The Philadelphia Inquirer's architecture writer, Inga Saffron, won the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for criticism on Monday for work the awards committee said blended "expertise, civic passion and sheer readability into arguments that consistently stimulate and surprise."
BOSTON - A surveillance video shows a man prosecutors say is Dzhokhar Tsarnaev placing a bomb near the finish line of the Boston Marathon, just yards from where an 8-year-old boy was killed when it exploded.
LUXEMBOURG - A high-ranking official of the European Union says foreign ministers have decided to sanction more Russians with asset freezes and visa bans as a sign of opposition to Moscow's policy toward Ukraine.
OTTAWA, Ontario - Canada's prime minister says Russia's actions against Ukraine are "aggressive, militaristic and imperialistic" and it's time everyone recognizes the depth and seriousness of that threat.
WASHINGTON - A Russian fighter jet made multiple, close-range passes near an American warship in the Black Sea for more than 90 minutes Saturday amid escalating tensions in the region, U.S. military officials said Monday.
UNITED NATIONS - The U.N. Security Council met late Sunday in emergency session as violence escalated in eastern Ukraine, hours before a Monday morning deadline for pro-Russia protesters to lay down their arms or face Ukrainian troops.