| Apr 7, 2014
| 1:38 PM
WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration Monday accused Russia of promoting separatist agitation in eastern Ukraine and threatened to step up economic sanctions on Moscow unless it reverses course.
As pro-Russia separatists in the eastern region seized...
| Apr 6, 2014
| 8:00 AM
MOSCOW — It can take Moscow residents two hours in dense traffic to drive the first 10 miles on the highway to St. Petersburg, in the direction of their country cottages surrounded by lakes and birch groves. Then the road's real limitations become...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 10:00 AM
Annette Bening will tell you about Sinatra's phrasings, the beauty and brutality of "The Iliad," homeless enchanters, acting classes, the knife edge between the hilarious and the tragic and those transcendent roles such as her adulterous real estate agent...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 9:34 AM
Former President George W. Bush unveiled some of his paintings of world leaders -- including a portrait of himself -- in an interview Friday on NBC's "Today" show conducted by his daughter, Jenna Bush Hager.
The paintings will be part of the former...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 11:31 AM
The European Aviation Safety Agency on Thursday warned pilots to avoid entering airspace over Ukraine's Russian-occupied Crimea region "due to the unsafe situation" of two national air traffic control services claiming to direct aircraft in the area.
| Apr 3, 2014
| 11:24 AM
Sarah Palin may be on the payroll of Fox News, but she's no stranger to the inside of "30 Rock." On Wednesday, the former Alaska governor paid a surprise visit to "The Tonight Show" at its new home.
The world's most famous hockey mom, whose new...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 10:40 AM
MOSCOW — Ukraine's ousted president on Wednesday lamented the loss of Crimea to Russia as “a grave pain and tragedy very difficult to come to terms with” but insisted the current interim government in Kiev was solely responsible for...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 4:00 AM
LONDON — It was a German-born Russian empress, Catherine the Great, who first annexed Crimea more than two centuries ago. Can another strong-willed German woman — who keeps a portrait of Catherine in her Berlin office as a symbol of...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 12:28 PM
NATO foreign ministers suspended civilian and military cooperation with Russia on Tuesday and ordered plans for bolstering defenses in Eastern Europe to show the Kremlin that it will protect allies in the region from any further Russian aggression,...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 11:07 AM
Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev on Monday paid the highest-level Kremlin visit to Crimea since the territory was seized from Ukraine last month, and promised lavish investment and aid for the newly annexed region's 2 million residents.
| Mar 30, 2014
| 8:03 PM
WASHINGTON — The top U.S. and Russian diplomats agreed Sunday to work with Ukrainian government officials to ease the crisis triggered by Russia's annexation of Crimea, but remained far apart on other key points after four hours of negotiations in...