A brief truce in Ukraine’s embattled capital failed Thursday, spiraling into fierce clashes between police and anti-government protesters that left at least 22 people dead. Government snipers were reported to be shooting at some of the protesters in Kiev.
Military officials say a U.S. aircraft accidentally dropped a 500-pound bomb on a U.S. outpost in Afghanistan. A camera strapped to a soldier’s helmet was rolling when the explosion rocked the barracks.
The Homeland Security Department has warned airlines that terrorists could try to hide explosives in shoes. It’s the second time in less than three weeks that the government has issued a warning about possible attempts to smuggle explosives on a commercial jetliner.
The State Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg houses more than 3 million works of art–and, underneath the museum, about 80 cats. Besides keeping rodents at bay, the cats of the Hermitage have their own website and their own annual holiday.
Protesters gather at Independence Square in Kiev following a day of fiery and deadly clashes with police.
Clashes between police and protesters have left at least 25 people dead and hundreds injured in the Ukrainian capital of Kiev.
Thick, dark smoke rose above the center of the Ukrainian capital amid the boom of police stun grenades Wednesday, as officers in riot gear sought to push demonstrators away from the city’s main square following deadly clashes between police and protesters that left at least 25 people dead and hundreds injured and raised fears of a civil war.
What is Russia style? A long way removed from the plainness of Soviet-era fashion, modern Russian men and women embrace designers, embellishment and plenty of fur.
The final week of action is already under way at the Sochi Olympics, so no better time than now to recap all of the best moments from the first half of competition.
The Jamaican bobsled team moves to a new beat during their runs at the Sochi Olympics. Listen in as ‘The Bobsled Song’ coincides with one of Jamaica’s runs in the two-man bobsled event