President Obama calls elections an “important milestone.”
Cruz says Hamid Aboutalebi was part of the student group that took Americans hostage in 1979.
President is considering allowing portable missile launchers to help Syrian rebels.
Russia is preparing to formally annex the Black Sea peninsula after Sunday’s referendum.
U.S. and Europe are threatening economic and political consequences if Russia does not stand down in Ukraine.
AWACS will fly over Poland and Romania to monitor the crisis in Ukraine.
Russian news reports say Moscow may suspend arms control treaties in retaliation for U.S. withdrawal from military cooperation.
55 percent of Americans give the secretary of state a favorable rating.
U.S pledges the Crimean Peninsula will remain part of Ukraine.
The pro-Russian leader of Ukraine’s Crimea appealed to Russia’s president for help in keeping the peace.