The pro-Russian leader of Ukraine’s Crimea appealed to Russia’s president for help in keeping the peace.
About 300 protesters voiced their displeasure with a planned Philippines visit by President Obama.
Government and protesters have agreed to a fragile truce to mourn the dead.
A three-time gold medalist who lit the Sochi Olympic cauldron Friday tweeted a racist picture last year of the Obamas.
A new survey from the Emerson College Polling Society finds that 61 percent of African-Americans believe race relations are getting worse in the United States. As a whole, 44 percent of poll respondents said race relations are not getting better, with 41 percent of Caucasians and 42 percent of Hispanics holding the same view.
During his State of the Union address, President Barack Obama stated he wants to “make this a year of action” when he spoke about a number of proposals in which he hopes will help to push the country forward.
A steel plant and a Costco store are among the places President Barack Obama plans to visit on a four-state tour after the State of the Union address.
Two survivors of the Boston Marathon bombing and an openly gay NBA player are among the guests who will sit with first lady Michelle Obama Tuesday when President Barack Obama delivers the annual State of the Union address.
President Barack Obama predicts Congress will be busy this year debating a renewal of jobless benefits for the long-term unemployed and an immigration overhaul. But he says he wants his Cabinet also to focus on executive actions that don’t require legislation.
President Barack Obama is scheduled to visit North Carolina for what’s being described as “an event on the economy.”