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KIEV, Ukraine -- Ukraine's police officers were armed with combat weapons Thursday as dozens of anti-government protesters were killed in fierce clashes on the streets of Kiev.
A priest performs the last rites on the bodies of anti-government protesters following clashes with riot police in Independence Square in Kiev.Deadly urban warfare broke out in the Ukrainian capital on Thursday, shattering an hours-old truce. Click here for the latest news from Kiev.
Hector De Leon grew up in humble circumstances on the east side of Austin, Texas. For most of his life he was surrounded by the Democratic Party, but switched allegiances after Republicans endorsed him in a local election. He hasn't regretted his decision.
SOCHI, Russia – Tall palm trees and a large fountain dominate the inner courtyard of the Neptune Resort, only a short stroll away from the Black Sea.
Much has been written about the stray dogs of Sochi, which both journalists and athletes have taken to during the Winter Games.But now, a wilder animal is gaining online attention. U.S.
SOCHI, Russia -- Chicken-wielding protesters targeted a press conference by Pussy Riot on Thursday where the punk band attacked their treatment by Russia's security forces.
Opposition leader Vitali Klitschko said on Thursday that there was only one way to end the bloodshed engulfing Ukraine.Klitschko agreed to a cease-fire with President Viktor Yanukovych late on Wednesday but the pact collapsed hours later when clashes erupted in Kiev.
Men and women from all walks of life have banded together in Ukraine’s escalating anti-government protests.
A Colorado state representative accidentally left a loaded gun in the Capitol building in Denver after a debate on concealed handgun permits.Rep. Jared Wright left the weapon in a canvas bag under the table where lawmakers sit, he and his colleagues told The Denver Post on Wednesday.
The mother of a teenage girl who was declared brain dead in California after complications during tonsil surgery spoke out in an open letter Wednesday, saying that her daughter is improving.
Wal-Mart Stores on Thursday reported a lower profit for the holiday quarter as comparable sales in the United States declined again.The world's largest retailer had warned in January that the rough winter and cuts in the food stamps program would hurt its profits.
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Someone in California plunked down at least $2 in Wednesday’s Powerball drawing — and is now an overnight multimillionaire.
Jean Frederic Chapuis, Arnaud Bovolenta and Jonathan Midol of France compete with Canada's Brady Leman, right, during the men's freestyle skiing cross finals at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Rosa Khutor on Thursday.
Good morning, and happy Thursday. Here are six of the top stories we are following this morning at NBC News:1.
South Korea's Yuna Kim, leader after the short program, tries to repeat as gold medalist, while American Gracie Gold, who shines in the free skate, tries to move up from fourth to the medal stand.