Ap – Breaking News

  • UN: Iran cuts stock closest to nuke-arms grade
    VIENNA (AP) -- The U.N. nuclear agency says Iran has neutralized half of its stockpile of higher-enriched uranium that could be turned quickly into the core of a nuclear weapon....
  • Ukraine: 3 killed after Black Sea base attack
    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) -- Three pro-Russian militants died and 13 were wounded when Ukrainian troops repelled an attack on a National Guard base in the Black Sea port of Mariupol, Ukraine's interior ministry said Thursday....
  • Putin hopes no need to send troops to Ukraine
    MOSCOW (AP) -- President Vladimir Putin says he hopes he won't have to send Russian troops into Ukraine....
  • Ukraine, US to alternately cajole, threaten Russia
    GENEVA (AP) -- Ukraine is hoping to placate Russia and calm hostilities with its neighbor even as the U.S. prepares a new round of sanctions to punish Moscow for what it regards as fomenting unrest....
  • Evacuation order came too late for many on ferry
    MOKPO, South Korea (AP) -- An immediate evacuation order was not issued for the ferry that sank off South Korea's southern coast, likely with about 290 people trapped inside, because officers on the bridge were trying to stabilize the vessel after it started to list, a crew member said Thursday....
  • Classmates celebrating 60th birthday among missing
    MOKPO, South Korea (AP) -- Kim Jeong-keun woke up on his cabin bed to find out his friends had smeared lipstick on his face while he had been asleep, a prank harking back to their school days....
  • Defend 'Obamacare' unabashedly, some Democrats say
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- With enrollments higher than expected, and costs lower, some Democrats say it's time to stop hiding from the president's health care overhaul, even in this year's toughest Senate elections....
  • Little government response to bombing a year later
    BOSTON (AP) -- A year after homemade bombs ripped through the Boston Marathon, state and federal officials have enacted virtually no policy changes in response to the attack, a dramatic departure from previous acts of terrorism that prompted waves of government action....
  • Curious about Palestine, Israeli visitors return
    RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) -- This bustling center of Palestinian life is just a 20-minute drive from Jerusalem, but for Israelis it might as well be on the other side of the world....
  • Robot sub finishes 1st full seabed search for jet
    PERTH, Australia (AP) -- A robotic submarine completed its first successful scan of the seabed Thursday in the hunt for the missing Malaysian plane, and investigators were analyzing the sub's data while also trying to identify the origins of a nearby oil slick....