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  • Ukraine cease-fire mostly holds; each side accuses other of violations

    The battlefields of eastern Ukraine fell mostly silent Sunday as a shaky cease-fire went into effect, but both sides in the fight between Russia-backed separatists and the Ukrainian government accused the other of sporadic small arms and mortar fire....
  • Pictures in the News | February 9, 2015

     
    Monday's Pictures in the News begins in the Southland, where the music industry honored their own with the 2015 Grammy Awards at the Staples Center....
  • Hands-off strategy in Ukraine spurs critics of Obama's foreign policy

    Hands-off strategy in Ukraine spurs critics of Obama's foreign policy
    U.S. officials led the negotiations that ended European wars in Bosnia, Kosovo and Georgia in recent decades, just as they guided the talks in 1945 that ended World War II. But when the leaders of Germany, France, Russia and Ukraine held a marathon...
  • Marathon talks produce Ukraine peace deal; cease-fire Sunday

    Marathon talks produce Ukraine peace deal; cease-fire Sunday
    The peace deal reached Thursday for Ukraine, if it holds, would be a partial win for both Moscow and Kiev: Ukraine retains the separatist eastern regions and regains control of its border with Russia, while Russia holds strong leverage to keep Ukraine...
  • A look at who got what in eastern Ukraine peace deal

    A look at who got what in eastern Ukraine peace deal
    The peace deal for eastern Ukraine reached on Thursday sets clear deadlines for a cease-fire and the withdrawal of heavy weapons, but resolution of the main political and economic issues behind the conflict was made conditional on a series of difficult...
  • 25 dead as Ukraine battles persist before cease-fire

    25 dead as Ukraine battles persist before cease-fire
    Fierce fighting surged Friday in eastern Ukraine as Russian-backed separatists mounted a major, sustained offensive to capture a strategic railway hub ahead of a weekend cease-fire deadline. At least 25 people were killed across the region, officials...
  • Ukraine fighting surges ahead of cease-fire, at least 25 killed

    Ukraine fighting surges ahead of cease-fire, at least 25 killed
    Massive artillery barrages hit a strategic railway junction in eastern Ukraine on Friday as Russia-backed separatists intensified their efforts to take Debaltseve from Ukrainian government forces ahead of the Sunday start of a cease-fire, Ukrainian...
  • 30-Word rant: 2/14

    The wealthy got tax breaks, and the economy collapsed, the income gap widened and our infrastructure was neglected for lack of money. Shouldn't the wealthy pay more taxes and the middle class less? The United States does not want Russian expansion or...
  • Senate confirms Ashton Carter as new secretary of Defense

    Senate confirms Ashton Carter as new secretary of Defense
    The Senate voted overwhelmingly Thursday to approve Ashton Carter, a former senior Pentagon official and Harvard professor, as President Obama’s fourth secretary of Defense. Carter, who will be sworn in next week, is a well-respected technocrat...
  • The Week in Pictures | Feb. 2-8, 2015

     
    Each week we bring you the very best in visual communication. This week, incredible images out of Taiwan, where a TransAsia plane clipped a taxi and an elevated motorway before crashing into the Keelung river outside the capital of Taipei....
  • Agreement on Ukraine could vindicate use of economic sanctions

    Assuming it doesn't unravel — a big assumption — the agreement on the future of Ukraine announced Thursday is preferable to the continuation of a conflict in which 5,000 people have died and nearly a million have been displaced. The deal,...