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State Dept.: US shutters embassy in Libya, evacuates staff amid growing violence in Tripoli. NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

6 Americans Held In Honduras For Weeks

State Department has confirmed that six American men who were aboard a ship have been detained in Honduras since May 5.

05/31/2014

A pro-Russian fighter mans a barricaded checkpoint near the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk. (VIKTOR DRACHEV/AFP/Getty Images)

Pro-Russian Forces Shoot Down Ukrainian Helicopter

12 Ukrainian soldiers killed, including a general who served in the Soviet army and was in charge of combat training.

05/29/2014

Thailand's army imposed martial law amid a deepening political crisis that has seen six months of protests and claimed at least 28 lives.  (Photo: Rufus Cox/Getty Images)

Thailand’s Army Declares Martial Law, Denies Coup

Thailand’s army imposed martial law amid a deepening political crisis that has seen six months of protests and claimed at least 28 lives.

05/20/2014

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton responded to her husband’s defense of her comments on wealth, saying the thought was “sweet,” but she doesn’t need anybody to defend her own record.   (credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Clinton To Jewish Committee: US Needs To Be ‘Tough’ In Iran Nuclear Talks

Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said Wednesday she was “personally skeptical” that Iran would agree to a comprehensive deal to remove its nuclear weapon capabilities but said the Obama administration faced a promising opportunity that required it to “give diplomacy space to work.”

05/14/2014

Armed pro-Russian militants guard a barricade outside the a Ukrainian government building in the eastern part of the country. (GENYA SAVILOV/AFP/Getty Images)

Ukraine Tightens Cordon Around Rebellious City

Government troops are advancing on pro-Russian militia in eastern Ukraine.

05/06/2014

Pro-Russian troops barricade a Ukrainian government building in the eastern city of Donetsk. (GENYA SAVILOV/AFP/Getty Images)

Ukraine Sends Elite Forces To Odessa

Government is desperate to stop fighting between its troops and pro-Russian militia in its southern port city.

05/05/2014

Head of the OSCE observer mission, Axel Schneider, speaks to reporters following his release from a week of captivity. (Clemens Bilan/Getty Images)

European Military Observers Freed From Eastern Ukraine

They had been held by pro-Russian forces in eastern Ukraine for over a week.

05/03/2014

Ukrainian soldiers guard a road which leads to the pro-Russia occupied city of Slavyansk. (GENYA SAVILOV/AFP/Getty Images)

Dozens Dead In Odessa As Violence Spreads In Ukraine

Ukraine launched an offensive against pro-Russian forces; officials say a fire in the southern port city of Odessa killed 31 people.

05/02/2014

More than 3,000 pro-Russian activists storm a government building in the eastern Ukrainian city of Lugansk. (ALEX INOY/AFP/Getty Images)

Protesters Seize New Building In Eastern Ukraine

Pro-Russian militants stormed government buildings in Luhansk, one of the largest cities in eastern Ukraine.

04/29/2014

Ukrainian troops guard a checkpoint near the town of Barvinkova, where pro-Russian fighters have been occupying government buildings. (Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)

Russia Accuses West Of Trying To Control Ukraine

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov says western nations want to seize control of Ukraine because of their own political ambitions as tensions rise between pro-Russian gunmen and Ukrainian troops. Ukrainian acting prime minister says Russian wants to start World War III.

04/25/2014

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