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Ukrainian Leader To Visit Embattled Eastern City Of Mariupol

September 8, 2014 - 8:05am

In a surprise announcement, Petro Poroshenko says he will go to the region despite sporadic shelling that has tested a shaky cease-fire agreement with pro-Russia separatists.

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Poroshenko, On Visit To East, Vows Mariupol Will Stay Ukrainian

September 8, 2014 - 8:05am

The Ukrainian president, speaking in the embattled region, says: "This city was, is and will be Ukrainian."

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Royal Couple Kate And William Expecting Another Baby

September 8, 2014 - 7:13am

A second child for the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge would be fourth in line to the throne, pushing Prince Harry down in the royal hierarchy.

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Russia Reports Troop Deaths In Ukraine, But Calls Them 'Volunteers'

September 8, 2014 - 5:03am

Ukraine and the West insist that the Russian army has been fighting in eastern Ukraine, a charge Russia denies. But reports from Russia now acknowledge that Russian soldiers are part of the battle.

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Some In Russia Admit Their Troops 'Volunteer' In Ukraine

September 8, 2014 - 5:03am

Ukraine and the West insist that the Russian army has been fighting in eastern Ukraine, a charge Russia denies. But reports from Russia now acknowledge that Russian soldiers are part of the battle.

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Some In Russia Admit Their Troops 'Volunteer' In Ukraine

September 8, 2014 - 5:03am

Ukraine and the West insist that the Russian army has been fighting in eastern Ukraine, a charge Russia denies. But reports from Russia now acknowledge that Russian soldiers are part of the battle.

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Yosemite Fire Prompts Helicopter Evacuation Near Half Dome Peak

September 8, 2014 - 4:00am

About 100 Yosemite National Park visitors were evacuated by helicopter Sunday when a wildfire that started weeks ago in the park's backcountry grew unexpectedly to at least 700 acres, officials said.

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Archaeologists Chase Private Funds To Preserve Greek Antiquities

September 8, 2014 - 3:25am

The country's prized archaeology sites are suffering, thanks to austerity measures and slashed budgets. But archaeologists face strict laws mandating state ownership of Greece's ancient treasures.

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The Start Of School Is Not The Only Risky Time For Campus Rape

September 8, 2014 - 3:24am

It's sometimes called "the red zone" — the first few weeks of college, when freshmen women are more vulnerable to sexual assault. But researchers say it's more complicated than that.

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Cheap Drinks And Risk-Taking Fuel College Drinking Culture

September 8, 2014 - 3:22am

Many students go to college expecting to drink, and all too often the college culture encourages it. That makes students more vulnerable to sexual assault, car accidents and other dangers.

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Harvard Receives Largest-Ever Donation

September 8, 2014 - 1:27am

The $350 million gift pledged to Harvard University's School of Public Health will help bolster research in several key areas including global pandemics, officials said.

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