Also: The Senate reaches a compromise on extending long-term jobless benefits; the suspect in the deadly SXSW hit-and-run was set to perform at the festival.
Crimeans vote Sunday on whether to split from Ukraine. The U.S. and its allies vow to impose sanctions on Russia if it continues to intervene. Secretary of State John Kerry is in London for talks.
It's been a week since the Malaysia Airlines jet and the 239 people on board disappeared. The search has been widened further — both west and east from the plane's intended route to Beijing.
Samuel Beckett's drama is playing before full houses in the Iranian capital Tehran. Some view it as an allegory of their desire to see change that never seems to come.
Ten supertankers are under construction and there are orders for another 15, but just three years ago the tanker market was barely moving.
During a meeting with the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, President Obama said he wants the Department of Homeland Security to see if the deportation process can be more humane.
The narrow ruling applies to defendants who were in the appeals process when Colorado legalized the recreational use of pot.
Congress planned to shave $8.6 billion from the food stamps program by closing a loophole, cutting benefits to 850,000 households. But it left states an out to avoid the cuts, and many are taking it.
The nation's infrastructure has taken a beating this season. Fixing what the heavy snows and bitter cold have wrecked is long overdue — and the cost will be hefty.
In an open letter, the Facebook co-founder said the U.S. should be "a champion for the internet, not a threat."
BOSTON — With homelessness on the rise in Massachusetts, supporting school age children experiencing homelessness is also a growing challenge. In the 2011-2012 academic year, public schools across the state identified and served more than 15,000 homeless students.
SALISBURY, Mass. — Many people who are struggling are drawn to Salisbury during the winter, when rental rates drop.
BOSTON — A legislative deadline is approaching in Massachusetts for the push to require labeling of genetically modified foods.
BOSTON — The $10.50 per hour proposal would be phased in over three years.