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Kerry: Jews in Ukrainian city were told to identify themselves

Jews in one Ukrainian city were were sent notes "indicating that they have to identify themselves as Jews," U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Thursday.

Former hospital technician behind bogus mammogram results gets jail time

A former Georgia hospital technician was sentenced to up to six months in prison after pleading guilty to manipulating the mammogram records of 1,289 patients.

Detroit pension cuts hit civilian workers hardest

As Detroit moved closer to plugging its massive financial hole this week, a stark fact of life was hammered home for thousands of retirees: Civilian employees, including sanitation and office workers, could end up bearing the brunt of pension c

Just say yes? The rise of 'study drugs' in college

Around this time of year, you're more likely to find college students in the library cramming for final exams than out partying.

'Guys' trip' raises questions about Obama's 2016 choice...again

The selfie. The "guys' trip." An endorsement? Not quite.

No partisan divide over Boston marathon investigation

It's rare to find an issue on which Democrats and Republicans agree, but according to a new national poll, they see eye-to-eye on how the Boston Marathon bombing investigation was handled.

Oscar Pistorius: I didn't consciously pull the trigger

Oscar Pistorius didn't consciously pull the trigger the night he shot and killed his girlfriend, the sprinter testified at his murder trial Tuesday.

Prosecutor rips at Pistorius' version of events in murder trial

The chief prosecutor in the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius accused him on Monday of "tailoring" his version of how he killed his girlfriend, as the grueling cross-examination of the track star went into a second week.

No sign of crackdown as Ukraine deadline passes

Pro-Russian protesters took over a police building in an eastern Ukrainian city on Monday, even as a government deadline for demonstrators to leave occupied facilities in other cities passed with no immediate consequences.

Paul Ryan to Iowa GOP: Give up 'infighting' for Lent

Rep. Paul Ryan called on the Republican Party to unify in a speech Friday, saying it should "give up the infighting" for Lent.