A destroyed tank is seen along a road on the territory controlled by the self-proclaimed Luhansk People's Republic near airport of Luhansk, in Luhansk region, eastern Ukraine, November 19, 2014. REUTERS/Antonio Bronic

U.S. increasing non-lethal military aid to Ukraine

WASHINGTON - The United States plans to increase non-lethal military assistance to Ukraine, including deliveries of the first Humvee vehicles, U.S. officials said.  Full Article 

Obama to offer immigration relief to about 4.7 million: source 3:10pm EST

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama is slated to announce on Thursday that he will offer relief from the threat of deportation to about 4.4 million undocumented people who are parents of U.S. citizens and green card holders, according to a source briefed by the administration.

Angela Navarro, an undocumented Honduran-born immigrant with a deportation order, is pictured as she moves into West Kensington Ministry Church with her family - her husband and two U.S. born children, in Philadelphia Pennsylvania November 18, 2014. REUTERS/Mark Makela

Immigrants face hurdles with Obama plan

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK - President Barack Obama's televised address to the nation may prove the easiest part of his plan to relax U.S. immigration policy. Implementing it will be difficult.  Full Article 

People stand in line to withdraw money at an automated teller machine (ATM) of Ukrainian bank Privatbank in Simferopol, in this March 14, 2014 file photo.  REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

Crimean savers ask: Where's our money?

SIMFEROPOL Crimea - Ten months after Russia invaded this Black Sea peninsula and seized it from Ukraine, the financial fallout is still being felt. Thousands of ordinary citizens have little or no access to their funds.   Full Article 

A vehicle is shown submerged in snow sits on interstate I-190 in West Seneca, New York November 19, 2014.   REUTERS/Sharon Cantillon/Buffalo News/Pool

Snow paralyzes western New York another day

NEW YORK - Snow-bound residents of western New York awoke to as much as another foot of accumulation with possibly another 30 inches expected. The storm has killed at least eight people so far.  Full Article | Video 

Josh Nieves, 20, a music student from Fort Myers (L) and Tim Kehl, 19, a junior finance student from Tallahassee, kneel at the fountain in front of the library and pray at Florida State University, in Tallahassee, Florida, November 20, 2014. REUTERS/Bil Cotterell

Gunman killed, three students shot in Florida

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - A gunman wounded three Florida State University students, one critically, when he opened fire in a library where hundreds of students were studying for exams, authorities said.  Full Article 

Student Natchacha Kongudom flashes a three-finger salute inspired by the movie 'The Hunger Games' in front of a billboard of the film outside the Siam Paragon cinema in Bangkok November 20, 2014.   REUTERS/Chaiwat Subprasom

'Hunger Games' becomes symbol of resistance

BANGKOK - Three Thai university students were taken into police custody for handing out free tickets to the latest film in the "Hunger Games" series, from which Thai protesters have borrowed a gesture of resistance to a totalitarian government.  Full Article | Video 

Reuters Summit: U.S. stocks could return 10%+ in 2015

Wells Fargo's Margie Patel says U.S. stocks could surprise to the upside in the new year and likes healthcare, consumer discretionary & staples sectors