LAKE SELIGER, Russia/KIEV - Ukraine called on Friday for full membership in NATO, its strongest plea yet for Western military help, after accusing Russia of sending in armored columns that have driven back its forces on behalf of pro-Moscow rebels. Full Article
NEW YORK - U.S. stocks edged higher in a quiet session on Friday as the latest in a string of positive data pushed investors to extend a rally that had been briefly threatened by overseas concerns, although gains were capped ahead of an extended holiday weekend.
Just months after fleeing Canada to make a home in remote part of Guatemala, a group of ultra orthodox Jews are forced out in a bitter conflict with villagers. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.