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Rubio's View on Russia's Military Moves in Ukraine

Meet the Press<p>Progressive Nebraska Candidate Kara Eastman talks health care, guns, abortion<p>05:43<p>3rd party's the charm? Blankenship tries to run as an independent<p>01:05<p>Swalwell: 'Irresponsible' to end House Russia investigation so early<p>00:35<p>Wittes: 'Maybe we should make a list of foreign gov’ts that …

Ukraine

Keystone XL Pipeline Protestors Create ‘Human Oil Spill’

Sochi 2014: 10 best agony and ecstasy pictures at the Winter Olympics

From the heartbreak of defeat to the joy of winning gold, the emotions of these Olympians are laid bare for all to see. Here are the most emotive shots from the Games thus far

The High Art of Ramen in Tokyo

When someone mentions ramen, you probably think of those store-bought dried noodles you bring to life with boiling water and a packet of spices.<p>In <b>Tokyo</b>, ramen noodle soup is not fast food; it’s an art form.<p>Complexly flavored, the perfect bowl of ramen combines clear broth with wheat noodles, slices …

Road Trip: California's Pacific Coast Highway

Strap in and get ready for an exhilarating driving experience along this twisting, cliff-hugging route.<p>An exhilarating driving experience, this twisting, cliff-hugging, 123-mile (198-kilometer) route along the central California coast takes about five hours to complete at a leisurely pace. …

California

Photographers Find Creative Ways to Deal With Irritating Potholes

Potholes are the cherry on top of winter. A frustrating, dangerous cherry.<p>In cities hit hardest in the winter months, drivers risk flat tires and …

An Astronaut's View of the North Korean Electricity Black Hole

The New Romantics

Britain to help destroy Syria's chemical weapons

Britain to help destroy chemicals from Syria's chemical weapons stockpile, along with several other European countries<p>Britain is to destroy 150 tons of industrial-grade chemicals as part of the international effort to dismantle President Bashar al-Assad’s chemical weapons stockpile.<p>The Foreign …

Sickened by service: More US sailors claim cancer from helping at Fukushima

When the USS Ronald Reagan responded to the tsunami that struck Japan in March 2011, Navy sailors including Quartermaster Maurice Enis gladly pitched in with rescue efforts.<p>But months later, while still serving aboard the aircraft carrier, he began to notice strange lumps all over his body. Testing …

6 million years ago, Mediterranean was a mile-high salt field

A peson walks on the beach along the Mediterranean sea on Feb. 23, in the southeastern French city of Nice. Valery Hache<p>SAN FRANCISCO — About 6 million years ago, a mile-high field of salt formed across the entire Mediterranean seafloor, sucking up 6 percent of the oceans' salt.<p>Now, new research …

Earth Science

Associated Press News

Egyptian soldiers shot dead in Sinai

Two Egyptian soldiers have been shot dead and eight others wounded while they were trying to arrest a leader of an al-Qaeda inspired rebel group in the Sinai peninsula, the Egyptian army has said.<p>The rebels fired celebratory gunfire in a village called Nagaa Shabana and paraded the corpse of one of …

NSA program stopped no terror attacks, says White House panel member

A member of the White House review panel on NSA surveillance said he was “absolutely” surprised when he discovered the agency’s lack of evidence that the bulk collection of telephone call records had thwarted any terrorist attacks.<p>“It was, ‘Huh, hello? What are we doing here?’” said Geoffrey Stone, …

Uganda's New Anti-Homosexuality Law Was Inspired by American Activists

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>On Friday, the Ugandan parliament approved a bill that will punish "aggravated homosexuality" with …

Mikhail Khodorkovsky arrives in Germany after release from prison

The former Russian oligarch Mikhail Khodorkovsky has arrived in Germany after his surprise pardon by the president, Vladimir Putin, bringing an end to more than a decade behind bars.<p>On Friday afternoon the German foreign office confirmed that Khodorkovsky had arrived in Berlin, where he was met by …

How Google Sold Its Engineers on Management

Artwork: Chad Hagen, Graphic Composition No. 1, 2009, digital<p>Since the early days of Google, people throughout the company have questioned the value of managers. That skepticism stems from a highly technocratic culture. As one software engineer, Eric Flatt, puts it, “We are a company built by …

Barack Obama and David Cameron pose for selfie with Danish PM

No matter how famous you are, it appears, few can resist the appeal of the selfie.<p>As Barack Obama and David Cameron joined tens of thousands of South Africans paying their respects to Nelson Mandela at a memorial service in Johannesburg, they took advantage of the unusual number of dignitaries …

A Fake Security Guard Allegedly Stole More Than $82,000 From Rome's Flagship H&M

A man dressed as a security guard allegedly entered the newly opened store on Via del Corso, Rome's main shopping street, and told an assistant that he was authorized to withdraw money from the shop's safe, Italian news website The Local reports.<p>It wasn't until after the assistant led him to the …

Ouster Of North Korea's Jang Noted With Unease In China

The recent, very public ouster of North Korea's Jang Song Thaek, the uncle of Kim Jong Un and formerly the country's No. 2 leader, has been noted with some concern in China, which is more or less Pyongyang's only friend in the region.<p>As we wrote last week, there were reports that Jang had been …

Alien Cockroach Species Invading the U.S.

<b>New York City, home to eight million people and untold numbers of cockroaches, just got a few more of the latter.</b><p>A newly seen species, <i>Periplaneta japonica,</i> has just been <i></i>discovered in New York’s elevated High Line park. As its name implies, the cockroach is native to Japan, and this is the first …

Congress considering ban on in-flight calls on airlines

<i>This post has been corrected. See the note at bottom for details.</i><p>WASHINGTON — Members of<p>Congressclearly like to talk. And talk.<p>But when it comes to sitting on a plane next to a passenger jabbering on the phone through a long flight, a lot of lawmakers prefer silence, so much so they are …

Text Messaging

It’s Official: The Volcker Rule Has Been Finalized

One of Dodd-Frank’s most well-known pro­vi­sions was com­pleted Tues­day, three and a half years after Pres­id­ent Obama signed the sweep­ing …

Wall Street

Kerry urges lawmakers to reject new Iran sanctions

WASHINGTON — Secretary of State John Kerry urged members of Congress Tuesday not to pursue tougher sanctions against Iran that some lawmakers say would help ensure the interim deal signed last month leads to a final one that keeps Iran's nuclear program peaceful.<p>"Believe me, we are all skeptical," …

Nelson Mandela memorial: Obama lauds 'giant of history'

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/uk/1035000/1035555_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524709604_0143392652c163facbdf3d69c3a01dcd<p><b>Tens of thousands of South Africans have joined dozens of world leaders for the national memorial service for former President Nelson Mandela.</b><p>The service …

South Africa