Secretary of State John Kerry on Saturday hailed the U.N. Security Council uniting for the first time on a resolution regarding Syria's humanitarian crisis, calling it a potential “hinge point” in ending that country’s deadly, 3-year-long civil war.
Nearly a full day after Ukrainian President Viktor Yankovych departed his country's capital, Kiev, leaving it to the protesters who have called for his removal for three months and the parliament that voted to do just that Saturday, no one seems to know where he is.
Austrian cross-country skier Johannes Duerr was kicked out of the Sochi Games on Sunday after testing positive for the blood booster EPO. It is the fifth doping case -- and most serious so far -- at the Olympics.
Afghanistan's Taliban says it has suspended "mediation" with the United States to exchange captive U.S. soldier Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl for five senior Taliban prisoners held in U.S. custody in Guantanamo Bay, halting -- at least temporarily -- what was considered the best chance yet of securing the 27-year-old's freedom since his capture in 2009.