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China’s Xi Presses for ‘Political Settlement’ of Ukraine Crisis

BEIJING — Chinese President Xi Jinping told Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin that he believes Russia can push for a political settlement to the Ukraine crisis in coordination with other parties, China's foreign ministry said.<p>Xi said during a telephone call late on Tuesday "the situation in …

Russia

Christie faces uproar in Newark

Just as he’s fighting to regain his political footing, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is facing a new uproar on the homefront, as public protests mount against state control of the public schools in Newark, the state’s largest city.<p>Parents and teachers are demanding the ouster of Christie’s …

Associated Press News

Series of Snowstorms Trigger Monster Avalanches in West

Heavy snowfall this month that smothered mountains in the West has also paved the way for a perilous setting, creating some of the meanest avalanches in recent memory.<p>Officials are amazed about the frequency — and intensity — of avalanches since a series of snowstorms struck early this month, …

Mountaineering

Arizona Governor Jan Brewer Wins Fans Over Anti-Gay Bill Veto

Republican Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer was lauded online after defying many members of her own party by vetoing an anti-gay bill Wednesday night<p>Senate Bill 1062 was designed to give added protection from lawsuits to people who assert their religious beliefs in refusing service to gays or others who …

LGBTQI

California Is Finally Set to Get Rain, But It Won't Quench the Drought

How extreme is the drought in California? Right now the federal government says that every square mile of California is in some state of drought—and …

Candy Crush Saga
Russia
North Korea

Pentagon Set to Slash Military to Pre-World War II Levels

Firing the opening salvo in a bloody budget battle, U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel recommended drastic cuts of billions of dollars that would take American military forces to its lowest level since before World War II.<p>The cuts in military spending, forces and weapons programs address the …

Military

The Week in Review: Sayonara, Sochi!

Inside Flipboard / February 21, 2014<p>Like many other people, I’ve been watching the Olympics, but I’ve been paying closer attention to the athletes …

Russia

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Gaming

Why Taxpayers Will Bail Out the Rich When the Next Storm Hits US

Editor's note: This is part one of a series. See part two, part three, and the follow-up: FBI Investigates FEMA Flood Map Changes After NBC News Report.<p>GULF SHORES, Ala. — As homeowners around the nation protest skyrocketing premiums for federal flood insurance, the Federal Emergency Management …

National Flood Insurance Program

Georgia Prepares as South Expects Another Wintry Blow

Atlanta won't get fooled again.<p>The South is bracing for another blast of winter weather with freezing rain and sleet expected to begin walloping the area on Tuesday, and Georgia and its biggest city are determined to avoid a repeat of last month's disaster.<p>On Monday afternoon, Georgia Gov. Nathan …

Weather
El Salvador

Obama on CVS: 'Powerful message'

President Barack Obama is praising CVS Caremark’s decision to take tobacco products off the shelves, saying it will save lives and reduce health care costs.<p>“As one of the largest retailers and pharmacies in America, CVS Caremark sets a powerful example,” he said in a statement early Wednesday …

Amanda Knox and ex-boyfriend found guilty in retrial

Amanda Knox and Italian ex-boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito were found guilty by an Italian court in their latest trial more than two years after they were acquitted of murdering a British student.<p>Knox, 26, remained in her Seattle home for the current trial, which was ordered after Italy's Supreme …

Feds to seek death penalty against accused Boston bomber Tsarnaev - U.S. News

Boston Marathon Bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 19, is pictured in an undated FBI handout photo.<p>By Pete Williams, NBC News justice correspondent<p>The Justice Department has notified a federal judge that it intends to seek the death penalty if a jury convicts Dzhokhar Tsarnaev for last April’s bomb …

Chinese Pollution Is Making Its Way to the West Coast, and It's America's Fault

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The stifling air pollution you keep reading about in China is actually a byproduct of American …

Pollution

School is a prison — and damaging our kids

Longer school years aren’t the answer. The problem is school itself. Compulsory teach-and-test simply doesn’t work<p>Parents send their children to school with the best of intentions, believing that’s what they need to become productive and happy adults. Many have qualms about how well schools are …

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Mobile Devices

Obama Announces Insured Can Keep Health Plans for a Year

Facing growing opposition from his own party, President Obama today proposed a fix to a key component of his signature health care law, allowing …

Health Care