Delayed ceasefire lets Russia keep bombing

MUNICH - Major powers agreed to a "cessation of hostilities" in Syria to begin in a week, doing nothing in the meantime to halt Russian bombing poised to give government forces their biggest victory of the five-year-old war.

Two shot at Arizona high school, police say 10:59am EST

PHOENIX Two people were shot at a high school in Glendale, Arizona, a police officer said on Friday, and a media report said one person had died.


Melania Knavs poses for a picture in Ljubljana in March 1987.   REUTERS/Stane Jerko .

SEVNICA, Slovenia - If Melania Trump succeeds Michelle Obama as First Lady, she may trace her road to the White House back to 1987 and a chance encounter in the capital of her native Slovenia.  Full Article 

Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton wave as they arrive on stage before the start of the debate.  REUTERS/Jim Young

Clinton, Sanders vie for minority votes

MILWAUKEE - As the Democratic race moves to states with large minority populations, both candidates openly courted black and Hispanic votes during a debate that was far more restrained and cordial than last week's debate in New Hampshire.  Full Article 

Federal Reserve Board Chair Janet Yellen testifies before a Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee hearing on the "Semiannual Monetary Policy Report to Congress" in Capitol Hill, Washington February 11, 2016.  REUTERS/Carlos Barria

Yellen's dilemma

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Federal Reserve's carefully scripted decision to raise interest rates last December, and return to "normal" policy, may now become a nightmare for the central bank if an economic downturn forces a return to unconventional methods.  Full Article 

Patches on the sleeve of a militiaman is seen at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge near Burns, Oregon, January 4, 2016. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart
Oregon standoff

Authorities search for explosives

BURNS, Ore. - Law enforcement officials were preparing to sweep a wildlife refuge in Oregon for explosives and evidence a day after the last holdouts in a protest over federal control of Western land surrendered.  Full Article 

Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk attends a forum on startups in Hong Kong, China January 26, 2016. REUTERS/Bobby Yip

Elon Musk's vision is not for the faint of heart

Leave it to Elon Musk to make a company's stock jump nearly 5 percent a day after reporting widening losses - all in the middle of a market selloff.  Full Article 


Greek farmers hold a Greek national flag near a burning garbage container during a protest against planned pension reforms outside the Agriculture ministry in Athens, Greece, February 12, 2016.      REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

ATHENS - Greek riot police fired tear gas at farmers protesting against pension reform plans in central Athens ahead of a major demonstration scheduled for later in the day.  Full Article 

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