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National & World Ukraine officer killed in gunbattle in east Ukraine officer killed in gunbattle in east (Photo Gallery)(Video)
Ukrainian special forces exchanged gunfire with a pro-Russia militia in an eastern city Sunday, with at least one security officer killed and five others wounded. It was the first reported gunbattle in eastern Ukraine, where armed pro-Russia men have seized a number of government buildings in recent days.
National & World A year after bombing, Boston and its people heal A year after bombing, Boston and its people heal (Photo Gallery)
Every time Roseann Sdoia comes home, she must climb 18 steps — six stairs into the building, 12 more to her apartment. It is an old building in Boston's North End, with doors that are big and heavy, not an easy place for an amputee to live.
National & World Abortion in cases of rape: New rifts in old debate Abortion in cases of rape: New rifts in old debate
Poll after poll over many years has shown that Americans overwhelmingly support legal access to abortion for women impregnated by rape. Yet the issue remains divisive, as demonstrated by two current rifts - one involving U.S. aid policy overseas, the other highlighting strategy differences within the U.S. anti-abortion movement.
National & World Beef prices reach highest level since 1987 Beef prices reach highest level since 1987
The highest beef prices in almost three decades have arrived just before the start of grilling season, causing sticker shock for both consumers and restaurant owners - and relief isn't likely anytime soon.
National & World Lawmakers look to combat seafood fraud Lawmakers look to combat seafood fraud
When the weather warms and the South Carolina humidity hangs like a soggy blanket along the coast, you can often find an entrepreneur selling shrimp out of the back of a pickup truck by the road with a hand-scrawled sign promoting it as both fresh and local. There's a chance it's neither.