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President warns Ukraine of "consequences if people step over the line." U.S. also said it would ban visas for 20 Ukrainian officials involved in the clashes with protesters.
Facebook said it will pay $19 billion in a cash-and-stock deal to acquire smartphone-messaging app WhatsApp.
Iran and world powers have agreed to a framework and timetable for negotiations aimed at permanently ending the military threat posed by Tehran's nuclear program, according to Iranian and Western officials.
An independent assessment of U.S. military strategy in Afghanistan concludes that plans to slash the size of Afghan security forces would jeopardize American hopes of stabilizing the country when most international forces leave later this year.
Republican George P. Bush, son of former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush and nephew of former President George W. Bush, is pitching fellow Hispanics in Texas on why they should consider voting for the GOP.
European banks and the Federal Reserve began a chess match over new rules for U.S. units of foreign banks, with overseas firms expected to try and limit the impact and Fed officials vowing to prevent banks from evasion.
A new plan pays farmers to curb agricultural runoff that pollutes the Gulf of Mexico.
A Nebraska judge ruled the law allowing the controversial Keystone XL oil pipeline to be built across the state is unconstitutional, a move that could further delay the project.
Construction of new homes tumbled in January, the latest sign of cooling in the U.S. housing market as much of the country shivered through a cold and snowy winter.
The Corcoran Gallery of Art, one the oldest art museums in the U.S., on Wednesday said it has reached a preliminary agreement with the National Gallery of Art and George Washington University to take stewardship of its art collection, college and landmark Washington, D.C., building.
Hackers gained access to data for more than 300,000 people who attended or worked at the University of Maryland, the school said Wednesday.
Federal authorities are telling airlines to be on the lookout for bombs concealed in shoes.
The bankrupt city of Detroit has reached a new settlement with two banks in a dispute that may have threatened the city's access to millions of dollars in casino-tax revenue, according to a city official.
The FCC said that it will craft new rules to prevent Internet service providers from charging companies like Netflix or Google a toll to reach consumers at the highest speeds.
Companies worry about the expense of providing new policies, some hospitals aren't seeing the influx of new patients they expected to balance new costs and entrepreneurs say they may hire more part-time workers to avoid offering more coverage.
The borough that is at the center of the George Washington Bridge lane closure controversy has released hundreds of pages of documents related to the scandal.
St. Louis Fed President James Bullard said a strong U.S. economy will likely allow the Fed to steadily reduce its monthly bond purchases.
The prices businesses receive for their goods and services rose slightly in January, but overall inflation pressures remained tame.
A Manhattan man could serve 16 years in prison as part of a plea agreement reached Wednesday in a rare state terrorism case that was criticized by his defense attorneys as being so problematic that federal authorities chose to pass on prosecuting it.
Talks on a permanent Iran nuclear accord opened Tuesday with the U.S. pressing Tehran to agree the deal should encompass caps on its expanding ballistic missile capabilities.