- Russia warns heavier sanctions could backfire Updated: Mar-07-14 8:15 pm
- Ukrainians urge US, EU to get on same wavelength Updated: Mar-07-14 1:19 pm
- Travel restriction eased for ex-BP exec Updated: Mar-07-14 4:08 am
- US restricts travel of Syrian UN envoy Updated: Mar-05-14 4:27 pm
- UK's Hague: 'Options open' on Russia sanctions Updated: Mar-04-14 8:40 am
- IU professor hopes to take students to Cuba Updated: Feb-27-14 10:01 am
- New England editorial roundup Updated: Feb-22-14 9:04 am
- Obama threatens consequences for Ukraine violence Updated: Feb-19-14 9:42 pm
- 9 Nevada lawmakers travel to Taiwan Updated: Feb-14-14 5:25 pm
- SW Pa. township gets road salt, to lift travel ban Updated: Feb-14-14 12:31 pm
- E. Idaho lawmaker asked to rein in travel expenses Updated: Feb-13-14 11:56 am
- Palestinian women make strides in high-tech Updated: Feb-11-14 2:21 pm
WASHINGTON - Underlying the talk about taking harsh punitive measures against Russia for its military incursion into Ukraine are economic complications and worries that sanctions levied against Moscow could, in the words of the Kremlin, "boomerang" back on the U.S. and Europe.
PARIS - Two potential Ukrainian presidential contenders are urging the U.S. and European Union to stick to a single, tough stance against Russia over its military incursion into Crimea.
NEW ORLEANS - A travel restriction is being eased for a former BP executive facing trial for allegedly lying to Congress in 2010 about the amount of oil that was spewing from the company's blown-out well in the Gulf of Mexico.
WASHINGTON - The State Department says it has imposed restrictions on the travel of Syria's ambassador to the United Nations.
LONDON - Britain's foreign secretary said Tuesday that "our options are open" on stronger measures against Russia over the crisis in Ukraine, though a leaked document seemed to suggest the U.K. had ruled out economic sanctions.
BLOOMINGTON, Indiana - More than nine years ago, Indiana University professor Dennis Conway had prepared a class to visit the "rich, old island" of Cuba.
The MetroWest Daily News of Framingham (Mass.), Feb. 20, 2014
TOLUCA, Mexico - President Barack Obama on Wednesday urged Ukraine to avoid violence against peaceful protesters or face consequences, as the United States considered joining European partners to impose sanctions aimed at ending deadly street clashes that are sparking fears of civil war.
CARSON CITY, Nevada - Nine Nevada state legislators, including the Assembly and Senate leaders, are on an eight-day trip to Taiwan.
GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania - A southwestern Pennsylvania township planned to lift emergency road restrictions after PennDOT loaned it 100 tons of road salt to treat its roads.
BOISE, Idaho - An eastern Idaho lawmaker who spent more than $15,000 on travel at taxpayer expense last year has been asked to rein in future requests.
DURA, West Bank - Growing up in a traditional society, Abeer Abu Ghaith was often told a woman's future is in her husband's kitchen. Quietly, the 29-year-old proved everyone wrong.