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  • AP264530876617 copy.jpg 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.

    April 8, 2014 1 Photo

  • Ukraine_Rich copy.jpg 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.

    April 7, 2014 1 Photo

  • Afghanistan Elections_Rich copy.jpg 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.

    April 7, 2014 1 Photo

  • AP830407072 copy.jpg 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.

    April 7, 2014 1 Photo

  • Malaysia Plane_Rich copy.jpg 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.

    April 7, 2014 1 Photo

  • gavin dissinger.jpg 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.

    April 6, 2014 2 Photos

  • Japan US Hagel_Rich copy.jpg 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.

    April 6, 2014 1 Photo

  • Vehicle Into Water _Rich copy.jpg 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

    April 6, 2014 1 Photo

  • AP09040609235 copy.jpg 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.

    April 6, 2014 1 Photo

  • Malaysia Plane China~_Rich copy.jpg 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.

    April 5, 2014 1 Photo

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