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  • Chicago child of immigrants takes on 'near-impossible' task in Ukraine

     Chicago child of immigrants takes on 'near-impossible' task in Ukraine
    On a gusty spring day in 1986, Natalie Jaresko asked 500 Chicagoans gathered at Daley Plaza to pray for the victims of Chernobyl in Ukraine, site of the world's worst nuclear accident. Only five days had passed since the power plant explosion, but that'...
  • U.S. Soccer president confident World Cup will return to United States

    U.S. Soccer president confident World Cup will return to United States
    The World Cup is coming back to the United States. Just where and when is still be determined, but with the 2026 tournament the next one to come up for a vote, Sunil Gulati, president of the U.S. Soccer Federation, is feeling pretty good about his...
  • US opts for envoy-level presence at Russia VE Day parade

    The Obama administration says the U.S. will be represented by its ambassador to Russia at a military parade in Moscow next month. The event marks the 70th anniversary of the Soviet Union's victory over Nazi Germany. The State Department said Thursday...
  • Amnesty says Ukraine rebels killed captive soldiers

    Amnesty International said Thursday that it has evidence that Russian-backed separatists in east Ukraine have killed several captured government soldiers in gross violation of international humanitarian law. The human rights group said in a statement...
  • 4 foreign ministers to discuss Ukraine in Berlin Monday

    Germany's foreign minister has invited his counterparts from Russia, Ukraine and France to Berlin Monday to discuss implementation of the peace agreement brokered in Minsk, Belarus in February. The Foreign Ministry said Thursday that Foreign Minister...
  • Russian troops hold drills in Moldova's separatist region

    Russian troops have conducted military exercises in Moldova's pro-Russia separatist region. Russian news agencies on Thursday quoted an army representative saying that 400 troops and 30 pieces of weaponry were involved in drills in Trans-Dniester, a...
  • Misery, tuberculosis in prisons of war-torn east Ukraine

    The colony of cats living on the grounds of the Zhdanivka penitentiary disappeared when battles in east Ukraine peaked. Talk in the prison is that inmates ate them when food deliveries stopped. Medical supplies have also been in short supply, threatening...
  • Ukrainian officer is rare foreign patient at Walter Reed

    Ukrainian officer is rare foreign patient at Walter Reed
    The Ukrainian colonel's journey to Maryland began on a hilltop a few miles from the Russian border, artillery shells crashing down all around him. Col. Ihor Hordiychuk was sent to hold the strategically important hill last August against Russian-backed...
  • Ukrainian leader lifts objections to vote on regional power

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Monday publicly lifted his objections to a referendum that could give more powers to the restive regions engulfed in more than a year of warfare, reversing his government's previous position. Russia-backed...
  • Today in History

    Today is Tuesday, April 7, the 97th day of 2015. There are 268 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On April 7, 1945, during World War II, American planes intercepted and effectively destroyed a Japanese fleet, which included the...
  • McCain, Kirk weigh in on a Ted Cruz presidential campaign

     McCain, Kirk weigh in on a Ted Cruz presidential campaign
    U.S. Sens. Mark Kirk and John McCain, in Chicago on Sunday for an event at the Ukrainian Cultural Center, reacted diplomatically to news reports that their Republican Senate colleague Ted Cruz was expected to announce a presidential bid. Cruz is...