KIEV - Ukrainian troops and pro-Russian separatists fought their first serious battles in months and Ukraine's defense minister said an attempt by rebels to take the eastern town of Maryinka was thwarted. Full Article
- U.S. stocks were higher in early afternoon trading on Wednesday on optimism that Greece was close to an agreement to avoid a default and as strong domestic data suggested an rebound in the economy.
JIANLI, China - Dozens of family members walked in protest to the rescue site of a sunken cruise ship in the Yangtze River, asking for news of their relatives who are missing after the worst shipping disaster in modern Chinese history. Full Article | Slideshow
Badges, radios and maybe some Geritol
When you think of a police car patrolling the streets of a U.S. city, the first thing that comes to mind may not be an 88 year-old World War II veteran teamed up with a pilot from the Vietnam war – unless you’re travelling through San Diego, California. Wider Image
A man is lucky to be alive, but may face charges after a South Carolina police officer pulled him from a burning car. The man was reportedly "extremely drunk". Jillian Kitchener reports.