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  • Russia urges UN to call for 'humanitarian pause' in Yemen

    Russia urged the U.N. Security Council on Saturday to call for a "humanitarian pause" in airstrikes by a Saudi-led military coalition to help evacuate foreigners from Yemen and unhindered access to deliver aid to civilians caught in the fighting between...
  • Moscow prosecutor probes sale of Nazi toy soldiers

    The Moscow prosecutor's office has opened a criminal investigation into the sale of figurine soldiers in Nazi regalia at the Russian capital's most renowned children's store. A statement from the prosecutor's office on Saturday said investigators were...
  • Iran nuclear deal is key to Obama's nonproliferation agenda

    In the spring of his first year in office, President Obama began pushing an audacious goal — to use diplomacy to bring about what he called "a world without nuclear weapons." Before long, his campaign sputtered. North Korea tested nuclear weapons,...
  • From Russia with Love: Crownsville woman finds her Russian birth father and sister

    From Russia with Love: Crownsville woman finds her Russian birth father and sister
    A lot can happen in two years. In the summer of 2013, 18-year-old Elena "Lena" Lachewitz of Crownsville graduated from Archbishop Spalding High School and was packing for her freshman year at college. You'd never have known she had endured years of...
  • Russia's role in Ukraine seen shifting to training rebels

    On a recent spring morning, an important visitor watched Russian-backed rebels conduct infantry maneuvers in eastern Ukraine. "The general is very pleased," rebel commander Ostap Cherny told his troops, referring to the figure in camouflage encircled...
  • Iran nuclear deal outlined, but discord emerges over details

    A preliminary agreement that would curtail Iran's nuclear program raised hope around the world that the nation could be prevented from developing nuclear weapons. But just 24 hours after the deal was struck, there appeared to be sharp disagreement over...
  • There Simply Isn't Enough Money To Be Made In The WNBA

    There Simply Isn't Enough Money To Be Made In The WNBA
    We will argue Breanna Stewart and Jewell Loyd in the coming hours. We will argue over who is the better basketball player vs. who had the bigger impact on her college team. We'll argue who really deserves to be the national player of the year. ESPNW has...
  • Belarus' Lukashenko walks line between Ukraine war, Putin, EU

    MINSK, Belarus Aleksandr Lukashenko has been president of Belarus for so long that he has been called Europe's last dictator. But the pro-Russian insurgency in Ukraine shook him and, in an interview, he called on the U.S. to play a central role in the...
  • AP Poll: Russia anti-gay views on rise; teachers face brunt

    Alevtina is one of several teachers who lost their jobs in St. Petersburg after being outed by an anti-gay activist. While most resigned quietly, the 27-year-old music teacher decided to fight her dismissal in court — an unusual step in Russia where...
  • A great deal for America

    President Barack Obama's strategy to prevent Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons has worked. Ignoring siren calls over the past five years to try to destroy Iran's nuclear infrastructure through air strikes, the president knit together an effective,...
  • Russian trawler sinks quickly in icy water, at least 56 dead

    Russia vowed Thursday to continue searching a vast area of the frigid Sea of Okhotsk for 13 people missing after a fishing trawler sank, killing at least 56 of the 132 people onboard. Another 63 were found alive in the icy waters off the Kamchatka...