As a standoff ensued between Russia and Ukraine over a massive aid convoy dispatched from Moscow, the United Nations on Wednesday sharply increased its estimate of the death toll from four months' of fighting in eastern Ukraine.
The presidents of Russia and Ukraine will meet next week in Minsk, the capital of neighboring Belarus, to discuss the combat consuming eastern Ukraine and Kiev's diplomatic turn toward the European Union that sparked the conflict.
Pope Francis was ?deeply saddened? to learn of the deaths of three relatives in a car crash Tuesday on a provincial highway in Argentina, the Vatican said.
When we penned this lead early in the year, we had no idea how close to the bone it would be: “Christina Ricci got to hone her chopping skills for the recent TV movie 'Lizzie Borden Took an Ax.' So the actress will be ready should she need to hack away at the $1.695-million asking price of her Hollywood Hills home.” Yes, the traditional-style home is back on the market with a price tag of $1.549 million and new listing agents. Set behind a gated drive and built in 1957, the modest-by-celebrity-standards house has 1,891 square feet of living space in an open floor plan, a library/study, two bedrooms and two bathrooms. The interiors are decorated with youthful print...