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Russian economy hit by Ukraine turmoil

| |Wednesday, Apr. 16, 2014

Russia's economy slowed sharply at the start of the year as the crisis in Ukraine spooked investors into pulling money out of the country. But with Russian President Vladimir Putin still enjoying high popularity ratings, the economic damage is not yet likely to soften his politics in the region, analysts say.

Russia tests Obama's ability to stop its advances

| |Tuesday, Apr. 15, 2014

With the White House asserting that Russia is stoking instability in eastern Ukraine, President Barack Obama is once again faced with the complicated reality of following through on his tough warnings against overseas provocations.

Sub makes 2nd dive to search for Malaysian plane

| |Monday, Apr. 14, 2014

As a robotic submarine dove into the ocean to look for lost Flight 370, angry Chinese relatives stormed out of a teleconference meeting Wednesday to protest the Malaysian government for not addressing them in person.

Pope assumes responsibility for priest sex abuse

| |Friday, Apr. 11, 2014

Pope Francis said Friday he took personal responsibility for the "evil" of priests who raped and molested children, asking forgiveness from victims and saying the church must be even bolder in its efforts to protect the young. It was the first time a pope has taken personal responsibility for the sex crimes of his priests and begged forgiveness.

Searchers race to find jet; no new signals heard

| |Wednesday, Apr. 09, 2014

With no new underwater signals detected, the search for the missing Malaysian passenger jet resumed Saturday in a race against time to find its dying black boxes five weeks after families first learned their loved ones never arrived at their destination.

Army specialist from Watauga is killed in Afghanistan

| |Sunday, Oct. 09, 2011

Michael Roberts, 23, was on his second tour. He joined the Army in November 2007.

North Texas soldier dies in Afghanistan

| |Sunday, Oct. 09, 2011

Private First Class Jesse W. Dietrich, 20, of Venus, died Thursday in Kandahar Province from injuries sustained when insurgents attacked his unit using small arms fire, the Department of Defense said.

SEAL with ties to Arlington dies in Afghanistan crash

| |Sunday, Oct. 09, 2011

Matt Mills, who attended school in Arlington, was one of 30 American service members killed when their helicopter was shot down in a mission to aid Army Rangers who had come under fire.

Army dad in North Richland Hills to bring son's body home

| |Sunday, Oct. 09, 2011

Spc. Joseph Cemper was killed in Afghanistan by a suicide bomber.

Waxahachie High grad dies in Afghanistan

| |Sunday, Oct. 09, 2011

Joel Ramirez, 22, loved the military, his brother said.