Russia's cold warrior has been studying his on-again, off-again adversary in the White House for more than five years now -- and some lawmakers argue his military invasion in Ukraine shows he has been emboldened by President Obama's actions.
Italy’s top cultural official scheduled an emergency for Tuesday morning after heavy rains led to the collapse of a section of wall in ancient Pompeii, the famous city buried by the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius in 79 A.D.
As host Ellen DeGeneres stated during the Oscars telecast on Sunday night, the most important thing in Hollywood "is youth." But try too hard to stay young and you'll become cursed, condemned and criticized.
If the Russian invasion of Crimea widens into a bigger confrontation with Ukraine, the former Soviet republic's will be left to defend itself with woefully outmoded equipment and communications systems that predate its independence, according to a 2012 Ukrainian Ministry of Defense report.
The family of an ailing teenager at the center of a bitter custody battle won a minor victory on Friday when the Massachusetts Department of Children and Families (DCF) announced plans to return 15-year-old Justina Pelletier back to her home state of Connecticut.
The 2014 Oscars "In Memoriam" tribute paid respects to several cherished entertainment industry figures who died over the past year, from Phillip Seymour Hoffman and Paul Walker to Roger Ebert, Sid Caesar and Shirley Temple Black.