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Today in History for Tuesday, April 8, 2014
Today is Tuesday, April 8, the 98th day of 2014. There are 267 days left in the year.
Pro-Russians storm Ukraine government buildings
Crowds of pro-Russian demonstrators stormed government buildings Sunday in several major cities in eastern Ukraine, where secessionist sentiment has sparked frequent protests since Ukraine’s Russia-friendly president was ousted in February.
Afghan candidates promise to respect results
Trucks and donkeys loaded with ballot boxes made their way to counting centers on Sunday as Afghans and the international community sighed with relief that national elections were held without major violence despite a Taliban threat.
Today in History for Monday, April 7, 2014
Today is Monday, April 7, the 97th day of 2014. There are 268 days left in the year.
Ships race to investigate signals in jet search
A British navy ship with sophisticated sound-locating equipment arrived Monday in a patch of the southern Indian Ocean to determine whether underwater sounds picked up by a Chinese ship crew using a hand-held device came from the missing Malaysia Airlines black boxes.
Investigators seek cause of fire that killed three brothers
Authorities searched the rubble of a burned-out farm house over the weekend for the cause of a fire that took the lives of three young brothers left home alone while their widowed mother worked the overnight shift at a direct mail company.
U.S. to deploy 2 more destroyers to Japan by 2017
The U.S. will deploy two additional ballistic missile defense destroyers to Japan by 2017 as part of an effort to bolster protection from North Korean missile threats, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Sunday.
Car flips into Queens creek, killing 4
A car heading down a dead-end street in a desolate New York City industrial area flipped over a wooden curb into a creek, killing four young people returning from a birthday celebration, police and friends of the victims said Saturday
Today in History for Sunday, April 6, 2014
Today is Sunday, April 6, the 96th day of 2014. There are 269 days left in the year.
China’s tomb day: With no body, how to mourn?
The Li family wonders how to spend Saturday’s annual Tomb-Sweeping Day. The three Li brothers usually visit their mother’s grave in their rugged village in northeast China, but absent this year is the youngest brother — a passenger aboard the missing Malaysian airliner.
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