Ukraine is preparing to defend itself against Russian forces in its eastern regions. "The invasion by Putin of the regular Russian army is a fait accompli," said Anton Herashchenko, an adviser to the Ukrainian Interior Minister, on his Facebook page Thursday, while Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko canceled a visit to Turkey to focus on Ukraine's military response.
- Even as economic recovery moseys forth, most Americans—71 percent—now say the Great Recession "exerted a permanent drag on the economy." In November 2009, only 49 percent said the same.
- Gun tourism is a thing, and an increasingly popular one.
- What happens when one half of a California mall has an $8 minimum wage and the other half must pay $10 per hour?
- Ferguson and other St. Louis-area police departments face steep overtime costs for all that time cops spent out pepper-spraying people and playing conquering army.
- Let's talk about Gen X for a change! Overall the generation is in more debt than either millennials or boomers; the single most indebted cohort are 44 year olds, who owe on average $142,077.
- John Lennon's killer says he's "sorry for being such an idiot."
The findings suggest that people infected in Connecticut were 10 times as likely to die as people infected in Utah or Oregon.
Massive Rent Declines in America's Most Expensive Cities Prove, Once Again, That Supply and Demand Is Real
San Francisco, New York City, Boston, and other large metro areas have posted double-digit drops in rent.
"If we’re actually going to be an anti-racist school district, we have to confront practices like this that have gone on for years and years."
Delivering rapid at-home testing kits to 330 million Americans is "something we can actually do at warp speed."
Betting sites have a better record of predicting election outcomes than most polls and pundits.