10:00 PM Mar 5, 2014
Ukrainian army officers and soldiers sit looking demoralized across the soccer field near their airport captured by Russian troops, Tuesday, March 4, 2014. (Sergei L. Loiko/Los Angeles Times/MCT)
WASHINGTON (MCT) – The Obama administration's plans to impose punitive economic sanctions on Russia -- potentially its strongest response to Moscow's military intervention in Ukraine -- already are facing resistance from administration allies in Congress and Europe.
5:00 PM Mar 4, 2014
WASHINGTON (MCT) – The Environmental Protection Agency issued final rules Monday to slash the amount of sulfur in gasoline, which would help cut smog-causing pollution from autos and bring the rest of the country's fuel supply in line with California's standards.
12:57 PM Mar 2, 2014
Protesters gather outside the White House to call on the U.S. and European Union to do more to combat Russian aggression in Ukraine's Crimea on Saturday, March 1, 2014, in Washington, D.C. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/MCT)
WASHINGTON (MCT) – President Barack Obama told Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday that he was deeply concerned about the Russian Parliament's vote to approve military action in Ukraine, according to the White House.
10:00 PM Feb 28, 2014
APACHE, Ariz. (MCT) – On a chilly January night near the Mexican border, a Border Patrol agent peeled away from colleagues and chased Gabriel Sanchez Velazquez through desert scrub. Two shots rang out.
10:00 PM Feb 27, 2014
DURHAM, N.C. (MCT) – When "Duke" and "porn star" appear in the same headline, the university gets a public relations headache.
11:00 PM Feb 25, 2014
Sweeping budget and personnel cuts proposed Monday by Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel would hit some military bases hard while protecting others.
9:00 PM Feb 25, 2014
The landmark deal between Comcast Corp. and Netflix Inc. resolves a simmering dispute over who will support America’s growing Internet video habit.
8:00 PM Feb 25, 2014
A 28-year-old California prison inmate who insists he was trying to leave the gang life behind him will have to serve out his term after a loss Tuesday at the U.S. Supreme Court that clarifies some rules governing police searches.
7:00 PM Feb 25, 2014
While adults and older children continue to struggle with obesity, America’s 2- to 5-year-olds appear to be slimming down.
10:00 PM Feb 20, 2014
(MCT) – The state of Georgia has released a redesigned specialty license tag that features the Confederate battle flag, inflaming civil rights advocates and renewing a debate on what images should appear on state-issued materials.
10:00 PM Feb 19, 2014
LOS ANGELES (MCT) – Consumers shell-shocked by the escalating size and frequency of payment card hacks like the one that recently struck Target aren't likely to get much relief any time soon.
12:00 PM Feb 18, 2014
(MCT) – The Powerball jackpot for Wednesday night's drawing has risen to an estimated $400 million, one of the largest prizes in lottery history.
12:00 PM Feb 14, 2014
Sheets of ice blanket St. Matthews in Calhoun County, S.C., on Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014. (Kim Kim Foster-Tobin/The State/MCT)
NEW YORK (MCT) – The sixth storm of a long, exhausting winter paralyzed residents up and down the Eastern Seaboard on Thursday as millions struggled with nasty commutes, widespread power outages, government closures, canceled flights and icy messes.
9:00 PM Feb 13, 2014
Students walk down Craver Road at UNC Charlotte during a snowstorm in Charlotte, N.C., on Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014. (John D. Simmons/Charlotte Observer/MCT)
DURHAM, N.C. (MCT) – Much of the South found itself in the nastiness of a winter storm Wednesday, with needle-like freezing rain, growing piles of snow and biting temperatures that turned roads into a slippery mess, cut off power to hundreds of thousands of people and grounded thousands of flights.
10:00 PM Feb 12, 2014
Journalist Tom Brokaw delivers remarks at a Congressional Gold Medal ceremony honoring the Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) who served during World War II at the Capitol Visitor's Center in Washington D.C., Wednesday, March 10, 2010. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/MCT)
(MCT) – NBC News special correspondent Tom Brokaw revealed Tuesday he was diagnosed with multiple myeloma, a type of cancer than affects the white blood cells in bone marrow.
9:00 PM Feb 12, 2014
Georgia Department of Natural Resources wildlife technician Scott Bardenwerper works Unicoi Gap on the Appalachian Trail to do public assists aiding hikers that have been caught out on the trail in the storm and stranded motorists on Hwy 75 on Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, north of Helen, Ga. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution/MCT)
ATLANTA (MCT) – For days, forecasters predicted a winter storm of "historic proportions," a catastrophic icy blast that on Tuesday stopped an apprehensive city in its tracks.
7:53 PM Feb 12, 2014
BOWLING GREEN (MCT) – Staff at the National Corvette Museum received a call at 5:44 a.m. Wednesday from their security company, alerting them of a breach.